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News and Announcements

This page provides brief overviews and links to interesting news articles, press releases, and announcements related to UDDI. Feel free to edit this page by adding appropriate links.

Mercury buys Systinet: is UDDI still for policy only?
On the face of it, the acquisition of Systinet Corp by Mercury Interactive Corp underscores the reality that UDDI, the Universal Description, Discovery and Integration language, is continuing to morph from its origins as a run-time discovery engine to become a policy enforcement mechanism. (Computer Business Review Online, 10 Jan 2006)
Understanding UDDI
A quick reference to UDDI-compatible registries. The following is a basic step-by-step guide of how companies use a Web services registry such as for their SOA. (InfoWorld, 19 Jan 2006)
Microsoft, IBM, SAP discontinue UDDI registry effort
Microsoft, IBM, and SAP are discontinuing the UDDI Business Registry (UBR) project for Web services on January 12, according to Web-based bulletins from the three companies. (InfoWorld, 16 Dec 2005)
Effective description, discovery, and integration
The Rodney Dangerfield of Web services standards is clearly Universal Description, Discovery, and Integration. UDDI don't get no respect. Its original conception -- a global e-marketplace for services -- looks, for now, like a dot-com-era fantasy. Inside enterprises, however, it does serve as a convenient place to catalog services. And the more extensible information model in Version 3 of the standard has raised hopes that UDDI may yet prove to be the framework on which we'll hang operational and policy controls. (InfoWorld, 5 Oct 2005) Focus Areas: BPEL | DITA | ebXML | IDtrust | OpenDocument | SAML | UBL | UDDI
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