Systems Integration and Management News
April 23, 2013
In a Q&A, consultant Jim Damoulakis offers advice on managing data integration efforts involving big data, including information from outside sources.
July 14, 2009
Microsoft takes steps to attract more Business Productivity Online Suite customers as it faces increased competition from Google Apps in the hosted application services market.
January 16, 2009
This week's headlines: XP users say thanks but no thanks to Windows 7, and storage vendors court VARs at Macworld.
February 18, 2008
Service providers might be a little overwhelmed by service-oriented architecture (SOA) solutions, but it's time to go beyond the confusion and learn how you can increase ROI with SOA. It is a means to an end, says Robert Schneider, an independent ...
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This guide defines service-oriented architecture (SOA) while explaining the significance of SOA governance and the roles solutions providers play in successful implementation and data standardization practices. Continue Reading
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Channel partners with experience in software-defined data centers have a good opportunity to build integration services and consulting work around the VMware NSX architecture. Continue Reading
An Ind.-based nonprofit calls on the channel for help integrating its business system and moving it to cloud. One of the project's main challenges: Make its system accessible to the nonprofit's blind or visually impaired workforce. Continue Reading
Does the glitch-ridden Health Insurance Marketplace bring back bad memories? Niel Nickolaisen offers his Rx for rolling out a mission-critical app. Continue Reading
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Despite management gains, integrated infrastructures come with a slew of headaches, such as vendor lock-in. Should your data center risk it? Continue Reading
Adding physical memory may seem like the best way to solve a Linux server's memory shortage. But that's not the only way, so troubleshoot first. Continue Reading
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