Web Services: Distribution and Integration

  • Liliana María Arboleda Cobo Universidad Icesi
Keywords: Web services, distributed systems, Web, Web applications, XML, WSDL, SOAP, UDDI.


This article presents an overview of web services and the way enterprises should monitor and administer them.

To accomplish this goal, the different standards involved in their development are presented, along with the description of their basic functional framework, emphasizing on how the use of this kind of services provides both a basic process distribution and, an integration of the information managed by the enterprise in its business applications.

Finally, a brief explanation is given about the global benefits accomplished by using web services and the main implications of their use in an organizational environment.


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Liliana María Arboleda Cobo, Universidad Icesi
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