Satyam Partners with WebLayers, Inc.
Alliance with Policy Management leader will enable Satyam to Automate SOA Governance
HYDERABAD, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Satyam Computer Services, Ltd. (NYSE: SAY), a leading global consulting and information technology services company, announced today that it has formed an alliance with Cambridge Massachusetts-based WebLayers, the leading provider of enterprise policy management solutions. The alliance enhances Satyam’s ability to deliver best-in-class enterprise policy management to automate SOA governance in companies around the world.
Both companies will also collaborate on expanding the pre-built WebLayers’ Policy Libraries to provide governance over packaged enterprise software such as SAP and Oracle Applications. As these applications are moving to SOA, there is a need to govern the design and development of new service interfaces to ensure interoperability. Satyam is recognized as having the largest and deepest practice in packaged enterprise software.
“As enterprises are now making significant investments in SOA, we’ve seen a tremendous need to automate what today is a manually-intensive process of governance,” said Shailesh Shah, director and senior vice president, Consulting and Enterprise Solutions, Satyam. “Our expertise in defining best-practices governance strategies and the ability to make this operational with the policy management and enforcement solution from WebLayers is what is needed to ensure success with SOA.”
“Satyam has the deep domain expertise which will enable WebLayers’ customers to expand the use of our platform and provide them a comprehensive governance solution. At the same time, this partnership will significantly expand WebLayers’s distribution into Satyam’s global customer base in industries such as energy, entertainment and media, financial services, healthcare, high technology, insurance, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, and utilities,” said Gregg Bjork, CEO of WebLayers.
About Satyam Computer Services
Satyam Computer Services Ltd. (NYSE: SAY), a leading global consulting and information technology services company, offers a range of expertise aimed at helping customers re-engineer and re-invent their businesses to compete successfully in an ever-changing market. Nearly 40,000* highly-skilled professionals in Satyam work Onsite, Offsite, Offshore and Nearshore, to provide customized IT solutions for companies in several industry sectors. Satyam’s ideas and products have resulted in technology-intensive transformations that have met the most stringent of international quality standards. Satyam Development Centers in India, the USA, the UK, the UAE, Canada, Hungary, Malaysia, Singapore, China, Japan and Australia serve 558* global companies, of which 163* are Fortune Global 500 and Fortune US 500 corporations. Satyam’s presence spans 55 countries, across six continents.
*Figures as per financial year ended March 31, 2007
WebLayers is the market leader for automated SOA governance.
WebLayers Center™, the company’s flagship product, is a policy management solution that automates what has traditionally been a manual, labor intensive process of enforcing governance policies. In use today at many of the world’s largest companies and government agencies, WebLayers Center is the only solution to ensure compliance throughout the lifecycle which provides the necessary visibility and guidance to govern effectively.
WebLayers is also the founder and coordinator of The SOA Forum, an industry roundtable of executives who are mandated with the challenging mission of driving a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) within their organizations. The SOA Forum is celebrating over three years of successful and interactive collaboration between its members. Today the Forum includes over 1,300 members representing more than 400 organizations.
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