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How will the proliferation of wireless devices impact enterprise network infrastructures?
Written by Chris Smith
With the large number of mobile devices, including smart phones and wireless tablet computers, about to hit the market this spring and the move toward accessing enterprise applications from mobile devices accelerating, we wondered how IT departments were planning to handle the inevitable requests from users to access the corporate network. Many of the companies we contacted were not prepared to answer the questions below. However, we found two IBM Business Partners, Key Information Systems of Woodland Hills, California, and East Coast Computer, of Pompano Beach, Florida, that knew exactly what we were talking about and were willing to go on the record with their opinions. Their comments are printed below. We would like to thank Will Rodgers, Network Practice Manager, Key Information Systems, and Zane Gramenidis, President, East Coast Computer, Inc. for the time they took responding to our questions.
Power7 Webcast! Please join us On-Demand for Benefits of Migrating Now to Power7 presented by IBM i Power Systems marketing manager, Guy Paradise and Vision Solutions Services vice president, Peter Sa. In addition to learning about the significant IT and business benefits of migrating now to Power7, you will gain insight on how to smoothly make the upgrade without sacrificing your weekends, incurring data loss or business disruption.
Service-oriented architecture (SOA) is an elegant and helpful solution for larger enterprises that need frequent online interaction with business partners. For smaller enterprises, it's still largely a luxury.
Written by John Ghrist
SOA continues to be touted as something like an approaching Golden Age. Just over the horizon is this wonderful world where all software will consist of modular components, callable across the Internet to be reassembled into applications that will be concurrently multipurpose and custom-built.
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LANSA's Rapid Application Modernization Process (RAMP) is a single integrated solution that addresses both your immediate and strategic modernization requirements.
What's unique about RAMP is it's a "reengineering" product that lets you rapidly consolidate your applications into a graphic application framework and then incrementally replace your legacy programs with new reengineered components — in a timeframe that makes sense to your organization.
Do you think SOA is irrelevant because you have legacy applications and your developers’ skills are primarily RPG or COBOL?
Many iSeries technology managers assume that SOA concepts and benefits are primarily for Java architects or relevant only when designing entirely new applications.
ADVANCED BusinessLink’s white paper “SOA What? Why SOA is crucial for iSeries RPG Shops” discusses why SOA is so important for traditional iSeries shops and how SOA can be a life-changing event for your team.
In this paper, we explain the basic concepts and terminology behind Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) without entrenching the reader with details of SOA and Web services academia and implementation specifics.
Rather, our goal is to provide coaching on how an IT professional managing a dynamic, legacy-rich infrastructure can sensibly take steps towards this architecture and the potential benefits that can be achieved, without risking the organization’s stable business applications environment and operations.