ServiceNet for SOA Governance
Sonoa Systems provides an appliance for policy enforcement, monitoring, and mediation within SOA
(Service Oriented Architecture) governance solutions.
Challenges with governing SOA ServiceNet enforces SOA governance with a policy-driven
Service-based applications are composed of disparate components approach for security and access control, traffic management
on heterogeneous platforms that evolve and change independently. (e.g., client-specific rate limiting), service mediations (e.g., protocol
They are often owned and managed by different development and credential mapping), and performance and uptime. With
teams. This highly distributed model for SOA (Service-oriented ServiceNet, development and operations teams can:
Architecture) presents unique management and governance
challenges. How can teams provide: • Create, provision, and enforce a broad array of policies.
• Store and manage policies in a repository such as HP Systinet™.
• Security and performance without control over service • Monitor, log, and publish statistics for services and policies.
consumers or providers?
• Priority service to business-critical transactions among A purpose-built appliance and complete solution
competing interests? ServiceNet is a network device using a hardware-proxy approach
• Change management without ripples that cripple the business? optimized for XML stream processing for non-intrusive policy
• Consistent security policy enforcement, controls, and enforcement. The appliance can handle up to ten times more
compliance across shared services? message volume and throughput than software-based solutions,
• Performance, latency, and scalability when one business with extremely low latency. ServiceNet uses a flexible, powerful
transaction results in dozens of service messages? policy model for implementing both crosscutting and client-specific
policies with configuration, not code.
SOA governance solutions
SOA governance is the creation and administration of policies ServiceNet offers all the functionality for securing, controlling,
that align with business objectives to ensure security, reliability, monitoring, and managing SOA-based application deployments,
and service quality. Policy authoring, consistent enforcement, including a browser-based administration and monitoring tool, an
and lifecycle management are critical to ensure compliance with Eclipse-based development tool for custom policy development,
governance requirements. A successful SOA governance solution and an optional management server for clustered deployments.
must enforce policies at wire-speed with extremely low latency. It
must be flexible and non-intrusive, and simple and cost-effective Integration with leading solutions
to deploy, operate, and manage. ServiceNet seamlessly integrates with best-of-breed solutions
for service modeling, repository/registry, operations monitoring,
Sonoa ServiceNet for SOA governance and security. As a certified member of the HP Governance
Sonoa provides a simple, adaptable, and cost-effective solution for and Interoperability Framework (GIF), the Sonoa ServiceNet
service policy enforcement, mediation and monitoring. ServiceNet appliance complements HP Systinet and HP Business Availability
integrates seamlessly with leading SOA governance solutions and Center, providing policy management, network proxy-style policy
interoperates with leading registry/repository, identity management, enforcement, mediation, and monitoring as an integrated part of the
and network/service management tools. HP SOA Governance Solution. Sonoa is also expanding partnerships
with other management and security vendors, and has recently
completedoffers integration with AmberPoint—a leading SOA
Network, System, Service Management
Security & Identity Management
Registry & Repository
Benefits for Enterprise IT
Sonoa Sonoa ServiceNet enables the enterprise to address governance
issues within a SOA environment, including:
• Complete visibility and control with minimal impact on latency
IP Network or throughput