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Thomas Erl is the world’s top-selling SOA author, Series Editor of the Prentice Hall Service-Oriented Computing Series from Thomas Erl, and Editor of the SOA Magazine (www.soamag.com). With over 100,000 copies in print world-wide, his books have become international bestsellers and have been formally endorsed by senior members of major software organizations, such as IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, BEA, Sun, Intel, SAP, and HP.


His most recent titles SOA Design Patterns (www.soapatterns.com) and Web Service Contract Design and Versioning for SOA were co-authored with a series of industry experts and follow his first three books Service-Oriented Architecture: A Field Guide to Integrating XML and Web Services, Service-Oriented Architecture: Concepts, Technology, and Design, and SOA: Principles of Service Design (www.soaprinciples.com). Thomas is the founder of SOA Systems Inc. (www.soasystems.com), a company specializing in SOA consulting and training services with a vendor-agnostic focus. Thomas is also the founder of the internationally recognized SOA Certified Professional program (www.soacp.com and www.soaschool.com). Thomas is a speaker and instructor for private and public events, and has delivered many workshops and keynote speeches. Articles and interviews by Thomas have been published in numerous publications, including The Wall Street Journal.


For more information, visit: www.thomaserl.com.