New York, NY – Web Age Solutions, Inc, a front runner in the fields of technical education, collaborative mentoring and custom curriculum development to many of the world’s largest organizations, today announced it has been selected by Avaya Inc., a leading global provider of business collaboration systems, software and services, as a premier training partner by the Avaya DevConnect program. “Being able to offer our community access to these core technology training programs is more than just a great benefit of participating in the DevConnect program,” said Jon Alperin, director, developer relations, Avaya. “Having key skills within development organizations can significantly reduce development cycle time, and lead to higher quality solutions being developed and deployed in less time. This can have a direct bottom line benefit in terms of jumpstarting return on investment timeframes or implementing cost reduction programs for customers and enterprises alike.” Web Age Solutions teams with Avaya DevConnect Program There is a tremendous amount of misinformation surrounding SOA and service orientation in general, and what it really means for modern enterprises. Brimming with innovative guidance for veteran or new managers, executives, and business leaders, Service Oriented Architecture Field Guide for Executives presents the solid foundation every CEO, CFO, and CIO needs to help them plan, architect, and implement their organization’s service oriented environments—cost-effectively and efficiently. Now Available at Amazon.com Web Age Technical Journal June 2009 Other News Gary Ng and Matt Silver have published “Securing Web Services with WebLogic Server 9.2” on dev2dev.bea.com. Matt Silver has published “WSRP Really Works! – Part I ” and “WSRP Really Works! – Part II “on java.sys-con.com. Tapas Banerjee, CEO, has published Teaching SOA: A Training Company Explains Its Approach to SOA Instruction on IT Business Edge. Gary Ng and Matt Silver have published “Securing Web Services with WebLogic Server 9.2” on dev2dev.bea.com. ZapThink and Web Age Solutions Partner to Offer World-class SOA Training. Kyle Gabhart, SOA Lead, has published “Secure, Reliable Web Services with Apache” on XML.com. Kyle Gabhart, SOA Lead, will present “Service Oriented Patterns and Anti-patterns” at SOAWorld in June.