What is the ideal scenario where I would be using Web services as an integration platform?
Those organizations that require Web services have a need to access both information and application services that exist in local and remote information systems. Typically, these problem domains have the following characteristics:
- There are redundant application services that exist at two or more systems
- There is a need to create a new application that satisfies a business need, but is also able to leverage aggregated application services from remote systems
- The information residing within the source or target system is of significantly less value when decoupled from the services
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