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Daniel Retzer is chief technology officer at XSP, a corporate actions automation provider

A solution built around a Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) is the key to a solid and flexible architectural foundation. Without SOA, software providers such as XSP could not inherently take advantage of the most important disruptive technology since the advent of the personal computer: the cloud.

Peel away the marketing hype and the cloud may appear to be a simple concept that has been around for decades in the computing world —that is, a model of providing software from a remote location, ov