Implementation of a Service Oriented Architecture at Deutsche Post MAIL

  • Michael Herr
  • Uwe Bath
  • Arne Koschel
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3250)


This paper explains the background and some of our experiences in implementing an integration infrastructure. It describes representative problems of historically grown IT landscapes and shows experience how Deutsche Post MAIL solved this challenge. For that purpose we introduced a business-driven enterprise application architecture and point out its main features and benefits. Afterwards we give an overview on Service Backbone as the technical implementation of the corresponding integration infrastructure. We address IT managers, business architects as well as IT professionals, who want to understand which problems can be solved by establishing a service oriented architecture and how Service Backbone can be used as an integration infrastructure within a SOA [1].


Enterprise Applications Architecture (EAA) Service Web Services (WS) Domain Service Backbone (SBB) Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) Integration Infrastructure 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Herr
    • 1
  • Uwe Bath
    • 1
  • Arne Koschel
    • 1
  1. 1.Deutsche Post AGBonnGermany

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