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P1209
XML Web Services
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For further information please contact:

Uwe Herzog
Project Supervisor
EURESCOM
Wieblinger Weg 19/4
69123 Heidelberg, Germany

Project Information
What is this Project about?

XML Web services are rapidly gaining momentum. The vision of XML Web services has grown beyond the cross network application integration and now includes protocols used to pass object information between applications, an API that can be used to find services, and a language for describing services.

Telcos are in great position to benefit from the development of XML Web services. This development will allow them to both become an application service provider (selling services such as mobile location, instant messaging etc.) and will allow third party content/application providers to rapidly deploy applications that will utilise Telcos' networks (e.g., 3G mobile applications). It is, therefore, a must for Telcos to be not only up-to-date with the XML Web services, but to actively participate in their development.

What are the main objectives of this Project?

  • Evaluate key XML Web services technologies
  • Produce technology overview report
  • Investigate relevant standards bodies' activities
  • Understanding of key XML Web services standards and future trends
  • Analyse XML Web services pertinent to the Telco environment
  • Investigate new XML Web service business models
  • Experiment in a multi-party, multi-technology environment on issues such as interoperability, scalability, robustness etc.
  • Gain hands-on experience on available XML Web Services technologies
  • Build a body of knowledge related to the design of XML Web services

What are the key results for this Project?

Detailed reports will be produced where the relevant technologies will be categorised and analysed. Presentations will be given internally to the EURESCOM member companies, and externally to interested parties. When the prototype services are completed, demonstrators will illustrate the concepts developed. 

Project Results
Deliverable Title  No Issue date
XML Web Services Technology Overview D1 Oct 02
XML Web Services Scenarios and Business Models D2 Dec 02
XML Web Services Demonstrator and Experiments (report) D3 May 03
    XML Web Services demonstrator overview  (animated slideset) TI1 Mar 03
     XML Web Services demonstrator  (web front-end demonstrator) TI2 May 03