Global Provider of Vendor-Neutral SOA & Cloud Computing Professional Services

SOA Systems Inc. is a leading global provider of vendor-neutral training, certification and consulting services in the areas of: Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA), Service-Oriented Computing, Service Engineering, Service-Orientation, and modern industry service technologies. Our clientele includes numerous Fortune 500 companies, international government agencies, organizations in the defense communities, and academic institutions. Our expertise is proven and well documented through a series of published books, papers, and on-going industry research. We maintain a constant eye on the industry-level perspective, keeping our training, certification, and consulting offerings in close alignment with how the SOA industry continues to evolve, mature and expand.

SOA Systems Inc. was founded over ten years ago by Thomas Erl who remains the President and CEO of the organization. Thomas is a recognized thought leader in the SOA space and has been the world's top-selling SOA author for many years and also remains the Series Editor of the Prentice Hall Service Technology Series from Thomas Erl. For more information regarding this book series and how the titles have been incorporated into formal training programs, visit:

Training & Certification

SOA Systems Inc. has become widely recognized for developing a comprehensive vendor-neutral certification curriculum dedicated to service-oriented computing and service-oriented architecture (SOA), as part of the acclaimed SOA Certified Professional (SOACP) Program that is overseen by the SOA Education Committee.

The courses in this program are being used by schools and organizations around the world and examination is available worldwide via Pearson VUE testing centers ( SOACP professionals can join an ever-growing community and can further track their certification progress via the AITCP Member Management System. For more information, visit

SOA Systems Inc. and have a team of strategically located Certified SOA Trainers that deliver instructor-led certification workshops on a regular basis in North America and Europe and periodically in numerous international locations. These instructors are also available to deliver private on-site workshops at client locations. For information, visit

Also provided as part of the SOA Certified Professional Program is a comprehensive self-study program that allows IT professionals to study course materials remotely from anywhere in the world via the availability of Self-Study Kits and Self-Study Certification Bundles. For more information, visit


SOA Systems Inc. offers a wide range of vendor-neutral consulting services. Our exclusive focus on SOA has enabled us to develop a high degree of field-proven expertise. Our consultants have participated in a large number of SOA initiatives, fulfilling different roles and addressing different challenges.

Examples of the types of services we offer include:
strategic guidance and advisory services for general service-oriented computing initiatives
service engineering and conceptual service modeling
modern service technology assessment and prototyping
service virtualization and cloud computing architecture and modeling
business process analysis and service-oriented business modeling
service-oriented solution design and design of key service endpoints
on-site training, mentoring, and knowledge-transfer
combined training and consulting workshops
SOA transition planning and management of strategic SOA initiatives
custom roadmap and maturity model development
audits of existing solution designs, technology architectures, and reference
assessment of vendor products, technologies, and platforms
evaluation of industry standards and specifications
development of internal standards and guidelines
physical data modeling for standardized XML Schema design
evaluation of third-party service adapters (including market assessments)
numerous authoring and communications services

Pearson VUE Exams
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Self-Study Kits
For each Pearson VUE exam a self-study kit is being made available, allowing you to study remotely and at your own pace. For information about the latest available Self-Study Kits, visit the Self-Study page.

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