Enterprise Architect to Offer Service-Oriented Modeling Framework™
(SOMF™) for Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) and Cloud Computing
Modeling in Forthcoming Release
Enterprise Architect 8 Will Introduce Powerful New Service-Oriented Modeling Capabilities.
Monroe, NJ (PRWEB) March 15, 2010 -- Sparx Systems, Cephas Consulting Corporation, and Methodologies
Corporation, leaders in the software modeling industry, today announced the inclusion of Service-Oriented
Modeling Framework (SOMF) 2.0 with the imminent release of Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect 8.
Mr. Ben Constable, the Chief Operations Officer of Sparx Systems, a leading vendor of modeling tools based on
open standards, stated: “Integrating the SOMF framework into Enterprise Architect 8 was really a natural
development for us. Sparx Systems has had a strategic interest in providing service-oriented architecture modeling
tools for some years now. In SOMF 2.0 we have a powerful, visual framework that gives our users a holistic view
of their services landscape. We see SOMF therefore as complementing and bringing together downstream
SOA-enabling technologies already supported in Enterprise Architect, including XML Schema, WSDL and
Mr. Frank Truyen, President of Cephas Consulting Corporation a leading modeling training institution, added:
"We are thrilled to have this opportunity for helping Sparx Systems realize the complete SOMF notation in its
powerful Enterprise Architect modeling tool, as well as working with Michael and his team in providing a solid,
highly capable implementation of the SOMF modeling features. We feel strongly about the potential for SOMF to
reach a very wide user base across the world, and are ready to help its dissemination by offering tool specific
training and mentoring services."
Finally, Mr. Michael Bell, the author of SOMF™ and founder of Methodologies Corporation the leading
service-oriented modeling company, concluded: “We have noticed a strong demand for SOMF, an enterprise
software modeling framework that i