Layer 7 Technologies Client University of Chicago Medical Center Named to 2009 InfoWorld 100

Prestigious Award Recognizes IT Initiatives that Further Business Goals  

VANCOUVER, BC — December 2, 2009 — Layer 7 Technologies, the leader in SOA security and governance, today announced that its client the University of Chicago Medical Center (UCMC) has been named to IDG InfoWorld’s annual list of most notable IT initiatives for 2009. UCMC used technology from Layer 7 to provide security and governance in its innovative Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), which simplifies information exchange and application reuse in healthcare. This is the second time a Layer 7 customer has been selected to the InfoWorld 100 list.


“We are delighted that UCMC has been recognized for its innovation in making healthcare information and application service more reusable across hospital processes,” said Paul Rochester, CEO for Layer 7 Technologies “Using Layer 7, UCMC was better able to leverage SOA to deliver secure, flexible Web services to their medical stakeholders.”

Announced annually, InfoWorld’s list of the 100 most innovative corporate IT solutions honors IT projects that demonstrate the most creative use of cutting-edge technologies to achieve business objectives.

“This year’s recipients of InfoWorld's highest honor are shining examples of IT projects undertaken by tech leaders committed to pushing their organizations forward,” said InfoWorld Features Editor Jason Snyder.


About Layer 7 Technologies

Layer 7 Technologies is the leader in SOA security and governance. Founded in 2002, Layer 7 sells the SecureSpan™ family of XML appliances that feature sophisticated runtime governance, agent-less Web services management and industry-leading XML security. Layer 7 helps organizations address their security, visibility and governance issues by enabling them to control, monitor and adapt their Web services, no matter where they originate – in the enterprise or in the cloud. For more information, visit us at


About InfoWorld Media Group

InfoWorld Media Group helps IT Decision Makers choose the right technology, within the context of a cohesive strategy for business impact at their organizations. InfoWorld identifies and promotes emerging technology segments that add unique value for the organizations that implement them, as well as the vendors that provide those solutions. Using an integrated communications approach including online, events, research, and a continued investment in an independent Test Center, InfoWorld analysts and editors provide hands-on analysis and evaluation, as well as expert commentary on issues surrounding emerging technologies and products. Visit InfoWorld at

About International Data Group

International Data Group (IDG) is the world's leading technology media, events, and research company. IDG’s online network includes more than 450 web sites spanning business technology, consumer technology, digital entertainment and video games worldwide. IDG also publishes more than 300 magazines and newspapers in 85 countries. IDG's media brands include CIO, CSO, Computerworld, GamePro, InfoWorld, Macworld, Network World, and PC World. IDG’s lead-generation service, IDG Connect, matches technology companies with an audience of engaged, high-quality IT professionals, influencers, and decision makers. IDG is a leading producer of more than 750 technology-related events including Macworld Conference & Expo, LinuxWorld Conference & Expo, Entertainment for All Expo (E for All), DEMO, Storage Networking World, and IDC Directions. IDC, a subsidiary of IDG, is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events. Over 900 IDC analysts in more than 90 countries provide global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends.

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