Category: Infrastructure

Here Comes the Sun

For a relatively small data center operation, Affordable Internet Services Online boasts a rather eclectic customer base. Situated in Romoland, Calif., amid the rolling hills

Project Pointers

PlanningDefine expectations. Establishing a service-oriented architecture can be a complex, multi-year effort. So, up-front planning is essential for getting the job done right, according to

Turning Integration on Its Head

Integration was once the province of custom-built adapters that linked one system to another. The resulting point-to-point integration created a tangle of interfaces that were

WebMethods: Shifting Gears

Customers have been watchingWebMethods closely in recent months.In addition to WebMethods beingacquired in June by Germany’s SoftwareAG for $546 million, the company, earlierthis year, introduced

How SOA is Changing Integration

Business integration garnered a ton of buzz early in the decade. But companies soon learned that point-to-point integration often led to “spaghetti” architectures, leaving a