Connectivity and SOA

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Although service-oriented architecture (SOA) provides greater flexibility for organizations, connectivity within SOA is a major issue, and must be addressed at an early stage. The use of a bus architecture provides a high level of abstraction, and minimizes the number of adaptors required, while data transformation and intelligent data mapping help to lower time spent on retro-testing and maintenance costs.

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