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WALTHAM, Mass., July 13, 2005 - Cape Clear Software has today announced details for the first series of SOA Architects' Forums, interactive workshops that will provide practical guidance for SOA implementations using a True ESB. This exclusive event will feature presentations, hands-on demonstrations, and interactive discussions. The forums will also provide the perfect environment for organizations-across all verticals-to share ideas and discuss challenges associated with migrating to SOA. The first events will take place in London and Boston.

SOA Forum dates:
* European SOA Architects' Forum, Chiswick, London, U.K. - July 27, 2005
* U.S. SOA Architects' Forum, Waltham, Massachusetts, U.S.A. - August 3,

Attendees can find out more information and sign up for the SOA Architects'
Forum online.

The workshop will provide an introduction to SOA principles, an overview of ESB concepts, the keys to incremental implementation and project management, as well as offering practical advice for getting SOA projects up-and-running quickly. The events will cover a wide range of topics including:

* SOA - What it is and why it is important
* The standards that make SOA possible
* Managing SOA projects within the business
* Creating an SOA Advocacy Group within your organization
* Identifying and prioritizing projects, and determining ROI
* Practical incremental project management
* The role of a True ESB in a Service-Oriented Architecture