If you are considering SOA or currently doing some SOA in your organization, you are in good shape. If not, I would recommend you get on that path, before you are left out.
SOA and Web Services are a key part of many IT organization’s strategy in 2006. There are a wide array of SOA products and services provided by various vendors out there in the market. IBM being the leader in SOA has the whole set of SOA tools that you require to kickstart your SOA plan.
Here is a whitepaper from IBM that could help you: Whitepaper: IBM SOA Foundation: Providing what you need to get started with SOA.
IBM SOA foundation includes a set of tools to cover the entire SOA life cycle which includes four stages: Model, Assemble, Deploy and Manage.
IBM offerings includes a wide array of software tools including WebSphere Business Modeler, WebSphere Process Server, Enterprise Service Bus (ESB), WebSphere Message Broker, WebSphere Business Monitor among others.