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One of the more interesting observations I've made in the past year concerns the model on which corporations base their IT strategies. I've visited a large number of major corporations, and there's a very strong trend. These corporations are large, with established business practices a...
As more enterprises move toward an e-business strategy, the communication and integration of disparate, heterogeneous applications and systems is key. Businesses must be able to securely connect and communicate with customers and trading partners alike.
More than ever, midsized businesses face the challenge of operating in a global economy, where nothing stands still. Product life cycles that once might have been measured in terms of years, are now measured in months or even weeks. From development to service, successful companies are...
Web services have been touted as a really 'big thing' in the software industry the last couple of years, and for good reason: they promise technical interoperability between platforms from different vendors, an hitherto unheard-of thing in an industry plagued by proprietary non-compati...
Web services have been touted as a really 'big thing' in the software industry the last couple of years, and that is for good reason: they promise technical interoperability between platforms from different vendors, an hitherto unheard-of thing in an industry plagued by proprietary non...
Web services are past the initial marketing hype. Early Web services were part of experimental one-off projects within a single enterprise department. Now, larger Web services deployments are moving outside of the enterprise firewall to better leverage existing business partnerships an...
The recent explosive growth of transactional information and applications over the Web has led to a very real concern for IT managers - how to address the processing bottleneck in Web and application servers. For service-oriented architectures (SOAs) that use XML to bridge the transfer...
Father James Keller, the founder of a religious order called The Christophers and a popular religious television and radio personality in his day, wrote an amusing story about Mozart. He said, 'A young man, just beginning the study of musical composition, once went to Mozart and asked ...
The creation and adoption of 'standards' help to bring about interoperability. Within the management area, the Web Services Distributed Management (WSDM) specification, currently being developed within OASIS, is an attempt to bring about interoperability for the management of distribut...
(Oakland, CA) - AmberPoint, Inc., a provider of Web services management software, has announced a version of its no-cost developer's tool for monitoring, diagnosing, and debugging Java-based Web services.