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Methodologies Corporation to Publish the First Commercial Cloud Computing Modeling Notation? (CCMN?) Extended by New Release of Service-Oriented Modeling Framework? (SOMF?) 2.1

Methodologies Corporation to Publish the First Commercial Cloud Computing Modeling Notation™ (CCMN™) Extended by New Release of Service-Oriented Modeling Framework™ (SOMF™) 2.1

Monroe, NJ (PRWEB) February 9, 2011

Methodologies Corporation, leader in the software modeling industry, published today the first commercial Cloud Computing Modeling Notation (CCMN) that is shipped along with other advanced modeling capabilities in the new SOMF 2.1 release.

Software development managers, analysts, designers, architects, and developers will be able to leverage the offered SOMF models for small or large scale projects:

1)    Service-Oriented Conceptualization Model

2)    Service-Oriented Discovery and Analysis Model

3)    Service-Oriented Business Integration Model

4)    Service-Oriented Logical Design Model

5)    Service-Oriented Software Architecture Model

6)    Cloud Computing Toolbox Model

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Mr. Ben Constable, the Chief Operations Officer of Sparx Systems, a leading vendor of modeling tools based on open standards, stated: “We are delighted to work with Methodologies Corporation and Cephas Consulting to support the latest SOMF 2.1 specification in Enterprise Architect. SOMF provides an excellent framework for enterprise service analysis, design, architecture. The new Cloud Computing Modeling Notation (CCMN) in SOMF 2.1 will be most welcome addition to existing SOA modeling capabilities. By working with two leaders in this modeling domain, we're combining the strengths of SOMF's holistic, visual notation with Enterprise Architect's end-to-end model driven development environment. Enterprise Architect users can expect to see SOMF 2.1 built into our version 9 release scheduled for the first quarter of this year.”

Mr. Frank Truyen, President of Cephas Consulting Corporation a leading modeling and training institution with technical expertise in the Enterprise Architect modeling tool, added: "We are excited to work with Michael Bell and his team in making the Cloud Computing Modeling Notation (CCMN) available inside the Enterprise Architect modeling tool of Sparx Systems. The addition of CCMN expands the already strong value proposition SOMF 2.1, making it the compelling choice for modeling any enterprise level service portfolio".

Finally, Eric Pulier, the founder & Chairman, SOA Software, Inc., founder & CEO, ServiceMesh, Inc. concluded: “With this announcement, Michael Bell is bringing an extensive knowledge base to the vital intersection of enterprise scale SOA and the emerging cloud computing landscape. There is a transformation underway toward an "everything as a service" operating model, and the need for a consistent Cloud Computing Modeling Notation (CCMN) is clear. I look forward to collaborating with Michael and his team to bring this exciting innovation to enterprise and government organizations around the world."

About Sparx Systems

Sparx Systems ( specializes in high performance and scalable visual modeling tools for the planning, design and construction of software intensive systems. A Contributing Member of the Object Management Group (OMG), Sparx Systems is committed to model-driven development based on open standards.

The company's flagship product, Enterprise Architect, has received numerous accolades since its commercial release in August, 2000. Now at version 8.0, Enterprise Architect is the design tool of choice for over 200,000 registered users world-wide.

About Cephas Consulting Corporation

Cephas Consulting Corporation ( specializes in introducing modeling practices to organizations via training and mentoring techniques. The Cephas team combines years of experience working with the Enterprise Architect modeling tool, allowing it to offer a one-stop solution that addresses all aspects of managing enterprise metadata. In addition, Cephas has the required expertise to lead organizations into the use of Model Driven Architecture (MDA™), an exciting paradigm that is ideally suited to deal with the twin challenges of outsourced programming and rapid technology obsolescence.

About SOA Software, Inc.

SOA Software ( is a leading provider of unified governance automation products that enable organizations to successfully plan, build, and run enterprise services. The world’s largest companies including Bank of America, Verizon, and Pfizer use SOA Software solutions to transform their business.

About ServiceMesh, Inc.

ServiceMesh ( delivers enterprise-class solutions to enable Agile IT operating models for global 2000 clients. ServiceMesh solutions consist of advisory services, pre-built solution accelerators, and the ServiceMesh Agility Platform™ to optimize cloud-based, “everything-as-a-service” environments across their lifecycle.

Enterprise customers select ServiceMesh to create IT optimization strategies and bring to market game changing competitive advantages that leverage a federation of IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, internal and external cloud providers. Customers use the Agility Platform to automate and manage their plan, build, run and monitor lifecycle with the security, governance, transparency, auditing, identity management, and policy control required by large enterprises. These strategies and solutions provide customers with quantum improvements in operating costs and business agility, and enable new business and economic models to support their strategic business initiatives.

About Methodologies Corporation

Methodologies Corporation ( is a leading business and technology modeling company that offers methodologies, adoption of best practices, implementation of modern enterprise software, and business architecture. Methodologies Corporation facilitates business growth by providing strategy, assessment, training, and implementation of services. These offerings are devised to foster enterprise assets reusability and consolidation, expenditure reduction, increased productivity and efficiency, and accelerated time-to-market. These goals are achieved through the adoption of state-of-the-art technologies, such as business process modeling, service-oriented architecture (SOA), enterprise architecture, application architecture, and Cloud Computing.


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