SOA Software, a leading provider of API Management that helps businesses plan, build, secure, monitor and share APIs, announced today API Management for the IBM WebSphere DataPower family of SOA appliances. The new solution manages the full lifecycle of DataPower-based APIs and extends the capabilities of the widely deployed SOA Software Integrated Governance Solution for IBM DataPower.

This unified approach to managing both APIs and services extends the capabilities of DataPower infrastructure, enabling mobile and web solutions for internal mainframe and WebSphere MQ based services. SOA Software’s API Gateway, Lifecycle Manager for APIs and Community Manager have been integrated with DataPower, providing our customers a seamless API Management solution.

SOA Software’s API Management solution for DataPower goes beyond basic API management by offering management of the full API lifecycle. From plan, to build, to run, to share, the API Management solution provides the ability for customers to manage every aspect of both APIs and internal services using a single, comprehensive solution. With this new solution, customers can realize a complete API solution quickly and cost effectively.

“APIs present a challenge to IT organizations today,” said Alistair Farquharson, CTO of SOA Software. “SOA Software’s unique approach to API management on DataPower allows IT organizations to keep pace with technology advances presented by next generation mobile and web applications while benefitting from the same rich enterprise support we already offer customers today. Our solution makes managing secure, integrated APIs easy, whether a mobile app needs to securely access mainframe data or a web application needs to initiate a business transaction using WebSphere MQ.”

The SOA Software API Management solution for DataPower supports a wide variety of API standards including REST, JSON, OAuth and OpenID. It ensures interoperability with diverse backend systems through its support for SOAP and WebSphere MQ. It supports diverse security standards including SAML, Kerberos, LDAP, X509 and WS-Security. DataPower’s enterprise integration capabilities for APIs are further strengthened by SOA Software’s rich orchestration features, as well as its support for transformations including WebSphere Transformation Extender. Support for monitoring, metrics, service level agreements, and API access control all ensure API programs run consistently and predictably.

The API Management solution for DataPower enables rich communities for DataPower API developers and app developers through its developer portal. The developer portal lets API developers publish their DataPower APIs for app developers to find and consume. Social media features, API documentation, and integrated forums make it easy for developers to collaborate. Real-time system monitoring gives developers up to date status of their APIs and apps.

APIs help organizations expose critical internal business data to their customers to increase transparency and improve the customer experience. SOA Software’s API Management solution for DataPower lets DataPower customers use DataPower to secure and integrate their APIs within an enterprise environment. The result is a cost effective, full lifecycle solution for DataPower APIs that makes it easy to quickly yet securely expose internal resources to mobile apps and Web applications.

About SOA Software

SOA Software is a leading provider of Enterprise API Management and SOA governance products that enable organizations to plan, build, run and share enterprise services and APIs. Some of the world’s largest companies including Bank of America, Pfizer, and Verizon use SOA Software products to harness the power of their technology and transform their businesses. Gartner placed SOA Software in the Leaders Quadrant for the 2011 “Magic Quadrant for SOA Governance Technologies.”

For helicopter tour Hawaii you need to carry out proper planning in order to enjoy tour to the core.

Plane tour in Hawaii is quiet popular in order to enjoy the scenic beauty of place. Apart from plane tour, people nowadays also consider opting for helicopter tour Hawaii that can allow them to enjoy nature in a personalized manner. Before planning particular tour, it is very much essential on your part to have complete knowledge of the place. This will help in opting for correct season to visit Hawaii and selecting correct online tour operator.

Why do people consider going online for any of the Hawaii tour bookings? If you plan to visit Hawaii in peak season then it can become difficult to get in to the desired island tour. Advance booking can allow you to enjoy tour in personalized and safe manner. You will not have to slog for Hawaii plane tour if everything is booked well in advance. Online booking can allow you to plan your tour properly without getting in to any kind of hassle.

The best way to enjoy helicopter tour Hawaii is by means of opting for correct company that offers best tour at best rates. The tour company you select should be capable enough to provide solution to all your queries and offer you with exciting deal. The experience of Hawaii tour can walk with you all your life because nature here showcases the best view.

You need to know Hawaiian Islands in detail if you planning helicopter tour to Hawaii. Knowing them in details can assist in making best selection of tour at best possible price. Compare rates offered by some well established companies and on basis of it take decision related to Hawaii tour.

Following are some of the things you need to look for while planning air tour to Hawaii:

Look for the company that can guarantee you with window seat when it comes to plane or helicopter tour.
There has to be guide with you, who can provide you with complete detail related to tour and different places in Hawaii.
The guide should be able to explain you the history of place and other related details.
In the given time limit, the pilot should be able to cover major Hawaii air designation.
The company should offer you with the plan depending on the number of people in a family planning to visit together.
They should explain you the route of helicopter tour Hawaii well in advance.
They should provide you with instruction sheet that offers details like things to carry while planning helicopter tour.

It seems one of the hardest tasks set for a freelance photographer is to find freelance photography jobs. Knowing the craft and having passion are not enough to land you high-paying gigs. You must get out and market yourself. Here are 5 creative ways to find freelance photography jobs.

Many big and small companies have been harnessing the power of social media for their business, so why not follow their lead and use it to find freelance photography jobs? Set up a strictly professional account on sites like Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. You can add friends and family to start your following, but make sure you keep all conversations, images and other activity professional.

In the brick and mortar world, most up-and-coming freelance photographers will try to get their work up in as many coffee shops and local businesses as possible to get freelance photography jobs. This is a perfect place to start and can be replicated on the net. Look for photography sites and blogs and write to them about showcasing some of your work.

Finding freelance photography jobs can sometimes be a catch-22. You wont get jobs unless you have experience and you cant get experience if no one will give you the chance! To eliminate this problem, start offering a free sample along with your portfolio. Something like one free small image that the client may keep and use just to land those first few freelance photography jobs.

Online advertising is a multi-billion dollar industry that can be tapped into to find tons of freelance photography jobs. There are several ways to advertise for pennies on the dollar, too. First, print up small fliers (4 to every sheet of printer paper) and pass them around locally to get freelance photography jobs around your area. Then move on to advertising online. Narrow the scope of your ads to a very local area and very specific demographics to lower your costs and target your ads.

Writing about photography will place in the light of an expert and make freelance photography jobs come to you. Get a blog, submit articles to sites, write about all sorts of photography issues, tips and tricks to get your name out there and get people to see you know what you are doing.

These tips can help you gain more exposure and find freelance photography jobs. The size of your reach is entirely up to you.

Police sergeant Merryll Manning is on vacation on an island in the Florida Keys for a Murder Mystery weekend. The plan is to solve the mystery and win a cash prize of $5,000.00. Easier said than done. Merry has his teenage-looking girlfriend Susan Ford along for the trip. Susan isn’t above using her sexuality to keep Merryll flustered and under her thumb.

Merryll Manning: Trapped On Mystery Island by John Howard Reid was published more than twenty years ago in Australia. The first installment of the twelve part Merryll Mysteries made its American debut in the spring of 2008.

The game players are an eclectic group including a priest, lawyer, novelist, as well as several actors who may or may not be playing parts in the game. Merryll begins mingling with the players as only he can. His abrasive, eccentric style quickly puts him at odds with several of the gamers. Merry continuously aggravates the priest with religious debates; while Susan’s sexy and spunky charms push and pull Merryll’s concentration from the game.

Soon the first victim of the game falls as Merryll has predicted. The others have a problem with a policeman’s unfair advantage in the game. Others believe Susan is under-age and doubt Manning is a cop at all.

When blood is found, Merryll traces it to a real murder victim. The horrific bloody murder scene has a profound affect on Merryll. Another gamer disappears during a smoke break. With no way to contact the mainland, to leave the island, or to inform the police, Merryll takes over the investigation.

Author John Howard Reid has an undeniable skill for keeping the reader guessing who-dun-it. Reid points the finger of guilt, through Merryll, at many of the characters. The reader keeps turning pages to see who Merryll will infuriate next with his accusations and taunts. Tension, mistrust, suspense, and a quick pace keep the reader captivated to the final page.

Don’t mistake this as another self-published vanity project. John Howard Reid is a talented, experienced writer with more than 70 books to his credit. His dialogue is brilliant in the back-and-forth banter between Merryll and the priest, and Merryll and the novelist. He paints scenes so well that you expect to see Merryll and his suspect burst into your living room.

Books three and four in the series are scheduled for release in 2010 with Merryll Manning: Beachfront Holiday set for release in June. Merryll Manning is a wonderful, old-fashioned style mystery series. Start here with Trapped on Mystery Island and you’ll be hooked. Highly Recommended.

Lulu.com (June 24, 2008) 978-1435720855

By William Potter for Reader’s Choice Reviews.

A majority of people tend to overlook and ignore foot and ankle problems, especially if the problems don’t interfere with their day to day activities. However, what may start as a mild pain can lead to major problems in the future. If you sense pain or feel a lump in and around your feet or tend to experience ankle pain more frequently, then you need to visit a qualified foot doctor in UK. Problems on your feet or ankle may occur due to several reasons such as improper foot wear, extreme sporting, sprains due to tripping over or fall, etc. Seeing a specialist at the earliest can resolve these problems and cure the ailment faster.

Types of Services

There are some signs of injuries that can be recognized immediately while some show up only much later. Therefore, it is always good to examine your feet on a regular basis for anything that may not be normal and get it treated immediately. Finding remedies, especially for feet related problems may not be easy if you had to visit a regular hospital. To avoid further delays you can visit a specialty foot and ankle clinic in Liverpool that offers a comprehensive and fully integrated service for foot and ankle problems. These include bunions, lesser toe problems, arthritis of the foot and ankle, sporting injuries, tendon problems and fractures.

Surgical Treatments

Reputed clinics offer world class treatment of all foot and ankle conditions. They offer a full range of surgical procedures ranging from less complex procedures for common conditions to extensive reconstructive or replacement surgery. A highly qualified, experienced and skilled doctor can provide open and arthroscopic surgery, minimally invasive surgery for early big toe arthritis and bunion removal. Large facilities with all the latest surgical equipments use a team based approach where physiotherapists, orthotists and podiatrists will provide high quality assistance in rehabilitation or non-operative treatment to patients.

Choosing a Clinic

Finding a family clinic could be a much easier task, but not a foot clinic. With the few that are available you have to make your choices very carefully. Here are some tips for choosing a good . Choose a clinic that focuses on using the most advanced treatments to deliver maximum results to patients. It should consist of a highly experienced team of consultants, surgeons and other professionals who can provide comprehensive diagnosis, selection of treatment, surgery and physiotherapy. It should offer round the clock medical officers and staff, a rigorous system of infection prevention and control policies and surveillance.

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Over the course of the year, there are many concerts that take place all over the UK. These concerts are put on by the leading bands in the world and take place at the leading venues in the UK including Wembley Stadium, Manchesters MEN Arena, the NEC in Birmingham and many other venues. The popularity of these bands tends to mean that tickets sell out very quickly and many people buy for them and their friends only to find out that they cant make it. When this happens, they tend to advertise their tickets on eBay.

EBay has been a popular place to buy and sell a variety of items and as a result the online courier services on the market are continuing to grow in popularity. When concert tickets go on sale many people miss out and turn to the popular shopping site in order to buy tickets, some tickets are sold for many times above face value but there are some genuine people who are happy just to recuperate their money by selling them at face value.

Bids are often left late but as the tickets only tend to arrive around 10 days before the gig itself, buyers are not worried and when they can make the most of the services offered by the leading online couriers to make sure that the tickets arrive safe and sound to the buyer. If you, the seller, make it clear to the buyer that you are going to be using these couriers then there are also more likely to buy from you rather than another user as they will have peace of mind that you are going to send them securely.

The same applies for all types of products sold on shopping sites as you can use the leading parcel delivery firms to make sure that all parcels reach their destination safely and securely. These services have been on the market for over two decades so they are well versed in sending parcels to a variety of destinations worldwide. It is, therefore, important to make the most of the deals available as you could be missing out on some great deals that save you time and money. If you are looking to buy anything from eBay always look at the sellers history as this will tell you a lot about the product you are buying.

Sports apparel from Nike seems to be the most popular around. They offer not only stylish apparel choices but also garments designed to give comfort and fit all the time. But the most popular of Nike’s line of sports apparel are the shoes, particularly used in running. Shoes that both mimic and allow the foot its freedom to get things done – in this case, walking, jogging and running.

Nike running shoes have become popular because it is the favored exercise program being followed by most people. Running has provided both excellent exercise and stress relief for most people. In order to get the most out of the sport in terms of fitness and comfort, its important to have the right running gear that Nike can provide. Most of its shoes use much technology and research into its manufacture.

Nike Shoes is in the forefront of innovative technologies that eliminate fear element from trail runners’ minds that otherwise are constantly haunted by the rough mountainous terrains, the forest route they run through without being able to concentrate on competition.

In 1983 the Nike shoe company released a plain white sneaker they trademarked the Nike Air Force One. These were a quality sneaker intended for sportswear sales, being introduced into a market where such footwear was gaining popularity. Initially the Air Force One shoe line was a plain white shoe available in either a low cut or a high top. In 1986 Michael Jordan was contracted for marketing and took to the courts wearing red and black Nike Air Force Ones, which have become a trademark shoe for him since that time. Almost over night the popularity of the shoe boomed.

The two main features that set Nike Air Jordan shoes series apart from other sneakers were in the design of the shoe itself, and in the logos printed on the shoes. The most unique feature of the Air Jordan line though was in the Nike Air technology. This allowed for a design that brought extra air into the sole of the shoe, creating a better cushion for the foot of the wearer. All of the Air Jordan shoes had this technology, but it became much more visible in the later lines. In these designs a squeezable shoe ‘pump’ was installed into the tongue of the shoe. By pressing the pump a buyer could change the firmness of the fit of the shoe, adjusting this for personal preference and maximum comfort.

Having a pet is a true delight. While most consider dogs as great pets, there are other animals and birds which people choose to have as their pets. Among these are ducks. These birds are very affable. They love to seek attention, too. Some people, though, think that raising them is rather weird and their only purpose is for their eggs or meat. They have no clue as to how to raise ducks as pets. Gardeners, however, find these creatures useful as they feed on bugs. These aquatic creatures are also a pleasure to look at. Children adore them very much.

It is thrilling to have ducks at our backyard. However, it is required of you to know how to raise ducks as pets. Ducks mature at about 7 months after hatching and they may live up to 10 years.

When considering raising ducks, you must make sure that a body of water is near. You should also at least 10 feet of yard space per duck. Once you have these, the rest is easy.

You should be knowledgeable about ducks’ nature, eating habits and other important facts if you intend to raise ducks as pets. There are also a lot of tips that will tell you how to raise ducks as pets. You need to learn how to make them happy. One example is that ducks are social birds and should not be raised alone. A lone duck may feel lonely and show awkward, shy behavior. Be sure to raise it with a partner. It may be wise to keep one male and several females. Males can get too active when they mate and one female may not be able to handle it.

Be sure to create a shelter for your pets which will keep them from cruel weather conditions. It can be made from light materials like wood. Always check that it is kept dry and make sure to cover the ducks from rain.

It shouldn’t be surprising that ducks love water. It is ideal to have the shelter near a body of water so that the ducks can exercise and swim. If you choose to have an artificial pond, change the water regularly.

You now have the basics on how to raise ducks as pets. Raising them as pets has great benefits. Be sure to constantly observe the right pet care and ask the help of experts when needed. Ducks are attention-seekers, so remember to shower them with love.

A cursory glance at black female models doesn’t reveal much about them. When we encounter hip hop vixens on television, music videos and magazines, we only see what they want us to see. The image that these models present to the public is carefully crafted to tantalize and entertain hip hop fans who by the way arent complaining. If anything, hip hop fans love what they see and they appreciate these models brazen beauty and sexiness.

Courtesy of Black Men Digital magazine, however, we have had an opportunity to peek into the private lives of some black female models and what weve found is amazing. For instance, did you know that many of the hip hop vixens you see on TV are actually very ambitious entrepreneurs who have launched very successful businesses? Interviews with some of these women have revealed how they work hard, smart and tirelessly to bring their lofty goals to fruition.

Meet Shanti Saha, proprietor of Saha Concierge. This dazzlingly beautiful model is a nursing graduate from Florida State University. Rather than becoming a nurse, Saha, an ambitious East Indian and Filipina entrepreneur, struck out in a different direction. She started her Los Angeles-based concierge business seeking to provide travel arrangements for high-end clients. Within a very short time this highly intelligent entrepreneur has tucked a few big names under her belt. Her client list is impressive; Sean Kingston, Yung Berg, James Harden, and Cuda Love, to name but a few, are some of her clientele. Diligence and commitment to satisfying discerning high-end clients has enabled her to put together a one of a kind business whose reputation is now growing in leaps and bounds.

Shanti Saha isnt the only model making waves in the business world. As Black Men Digital interviews reveal, numerous hip hop vixens are venturing into commerce, usually in addition to their modeling careers. Black female models increasing forays into business is testimony to their ambition, intelligence and independence. These hip hop vixens have turned previously held notions about black female models on their heads. It was widely believed, for instance, that models arent very bright women hence their choice of profession. The opposite is true though, considering all what these models have achieved.

Beauty is a boon for models, no doubt, and many people imagine that being hot is all it takes to succeed in the hip hop industry. As Shanti Saha and her fellow enterprising hip hop vixens have learnt through experience, it takes lots of time and effort before people can appreciate black female models entrepreneurial drive. Women entrepreneurs are now staking a claim in what was hitherto a male domain and men are slowly, albeit reluctantly, beginning to take note.

There are many cities around the world where you can study the English language. When making your decision about where to study, there are several things to consider such as ease of transport, accommodation, teaching staff, courses and the ability to mix with a wide range of other international students. Studying at an English college in Auckland, New Zealand makes sense for several reasons. Auckland is not an expensive place to live, so many international students choose it as their base.

Students who decide to study English in another country want to challenge themselves in a safe environment and Auckland is certainly a good place to do that. You will be away from home, but surrounded by friendly and helpful people and many other international students. You will be around English speakers every day, which is a great environment for practising and making progress in your studies.

In Auckland, you can study English at a central city location with modern facilities. People from many nationalities come to Auckland to study English, so you will meet a wide range of other students in a friendly atmosphere. Studying in Auckland also means that your free time can be spent relaxing at beautiful beaches or in lush green parks. There are plenty of wide open spaces in Auckland.

If you prefer the hustle and bustle of city life, Auckland has movie theatres, plenty of shopping, weekend markets as well as lively bars and restaurants. You will find it easy to make friends in this multicultural city. The city is well served by many forms of public transport and there is a wide range of accommodation within easy reach. Auckland has a warm coastal climate and the beaches are well known for their access to a choice of water sports as well as the opportunity to take boating trips to see dolphins and whales off shore.

When you take time off from studying English in Auckland you wont be far from the best museums, art galleries and tourist activities such as the magnificent Sky Tower. You can even get adventurous and do a bungy jump from the Auckland Harbour Bridge. Its very easy to travel from the central city out to the surrounding countryside, which includes beaches, forests and mountains.

Students who study English in Auckland say they love the opportunity to study in a central city location where everything is close by and the facilities are world class. Being in a comfortable and safe environment makes it easy to settle in and succeed in your studies.