What is UDDI ?

UDDI (Universal Description, Discovery and Integration) is a directory for storing information about web services to  discovering, publishing and finding businesses and integrating business services by using the Internet. It is platform-independent framework for describing services. UDDI communicates via SOAP, CORBA and Java RMI Protocol. UDDI web service interfaces described by WSDL. UDDI is built into the Microsoft .NET platform. UDDI is an open industry initiative enabling businesses to discover each other and define how they interact over the Internet.