75% of companies plan to invest into service-oriented architectures in 2005

A recent survey of 473 enterprise buyers by the Yankee Group of Boston revealed that in the next 12 months, 75% plan on investing in the technology and staffing necessary to enable a service-oriented architecture. Yankee’s survey results point out that the greatest investments in SOA are coming from the wireless telecom and manufacturing markets (78%), while financial services (77%) and health care (71%) are not far behind.