BPEL for Web services, also known as BPELWS or BPEL4WS, is based upon XML
standards. It is intended to provide a means to implement task-sharing in a
distributed or grid computing environment both within and across multiple
organizations. The BPEL acts as a "glue" between various Web services.
Date: Aug, 14 2006
Author: BP Group, http://business-process-management.us