• February 04, 2003 04 Feb'03

    Battle may be brewing for WS-I board seats

    WebMethods and Cape Clear have both announced that they will run for the two newly created board of director seats in the Web Services Interoperability Organization (WS-I), but they may end up competing against each other because Sun Microsystems is...

  • February 03, 2003 03 Feb'03

    IBM grid computing - revisited

    What's really intriguing about IBM's latest series of grid announcements is that instead of focusing on the technical intricacies, this time IBM has focused on how grids can be used.

  • January 31, 2003 31 Jan'03

    January 2003: The Month in Review on

    January got its name from Janus, the Roman god of gates and new beginnings. Janus was often depicted as having two faces looking both forward and backward like the doorway he represented. We aren't the two-faced type but our January content includes...

  • January 31, 2003 31 Jan'03

    Web services players give life to Genesis forum

    Several Web services players are among the vendors that have joined forces to launch a new industry group called the Genesis forum. The group will explore the business potential of next-generation technologies like Web services, grid computing and ...

  • January 31, 2003 31 Jan'03

    Web services will drive Tibco's new strategy

    To satisfy customer demand, Tibco is venturing into the Web services management space, and is already helping a German railway operator build a Web service to make its railway cars run more efficiently during the 2006 World Cup soccer tournament. ...

  • January 30, 2003 30 Jan'03

    Should technology giants run their innovation like an investment portfolio?

    The pace of technology development even in these depressed sales markets is rapid and volatile. When and where to invest for research and development of new products and services becomes a bigger challenge.

  • January 29, 2003 29 Jan'03

    CA licensing in the news

    The New Year has seen the giant software vendor going all out to tell the world about both its flexible licensing offerings and being less concerned with explaining its financial position with its third quarter returns.

  • January 28, 2003 28 Jan'03

    The outsourcing juggernaut moves on

    Over the last few years, we have seen a steady rise in the popularity of outsourcing. Some organizations look to outsourcing to prop up fragile business models through the divestment of assets to make the balance sheet look impressive. Others ...

  • January 27, 2003 27 Jan'03

    Content as services

    Most of the content management challenges facing businesses today have to do with content that is inflexible. To provide this missing flexibility, companies must add a layer of abstraction on top of enterprise content in order to isolate the content...

  • January 25, 2003 25 Jan'03

    Amazon contest champ WebWin earns its name

    StorePerfect, an e-commerce Web services application developed by WebWin Solutions, has won's first Web services contest. StorePerfect interacts with Amazon's Web service API and provides product resellers with the ability to easily ...

  • January 24, 2003 24 Jan'03

    Quick Takes: ZapThink looks at Web services, content mgmt

    This week's news briefs include information on a new report from ZapThink, a new security book from the CTO of Vordel, and product updates from Kinzan and Iron Speed.

  • January 23, 2003 23 Jan'03

    Metadata integration

    IBM's Xperanto is much in the news. It is aimed at data integration. This IT-Director columnist wonders whether if Xperanto can be used for data integration, it could also be used for metadata integration.

  • January 22, 2003 22 Jan'03

    Infravio gets new CEO, sticks to pure integration

    Web services management provider Infravio has a new CEO. Jeff Tonkel, former chief executive of Envive Corp., has taken the reins from one-time Napster chief Eileen Richardson. Tonkel says Infravio's focus will remain on enabling application ...

  • January 22, 2003 22 Jan'03

    Where is IT going?

    With political uncertainty keeping the economy slow, the industry pundits are having a wild time trying to predict what is actually going to happen this year.

  • January 21, 2003 21 Jan'03

    Grid computing – how IBM, Sun and Microsoft line up

    It's not easy to see the link between grid computing and Web services, but one of the hottest initiatives going is aiming to use Web services as the conduit to access grid resources. The451 examines the major grid computing players -- IBM, Sun and ...

  • January 21, 2003 21 Jan'03

    Centralization or devolved power?

    The latest incarnation of this controversy appears to be about to hit the IT industry in what has referred to in a recent article as a looming database war. The catalyst for this conflict will be IBM's forthcoming Xperanto.

  • January 20, 2003 20 Jan'03

    Users say an X# language could ease XML handling

    Users are mixed in their reactions to Microsoft's reported efforts to create a new data-centric programming language, but few can deny that there is an industry-wide demand for easier XML processing. While some users welcome anything that would make...

  • January 20, 2003 20 Jan'03

    Infravio charges ahead with XML-based Web services platform

    Infravio is launching its Web Services Management Platform at the Demo 2002 conference this week in Phoenix. Its first product, Web Services Management System, launched in October 2001, is now a subset of the new product.

  • January 19, 2003 19 Jan'03

    Business Intelligence trends in 2002-3

    Business Intelligence might be thought to be a fairly staid area where the market is mature. That is far from the truth. There are three trends that have appeared in the last twelve months.

  • January 15, 2003 15 Jan'03

    Grand Central exec: 2004 to be breakout year for Web services

    The CEO of Web services management provider Grand Central Communications says that Web services won't make a huge impact until 2004, when more customers implement enterprise applications with native Web services functionality. Craig Donato also says...

  • January 14, 2003 14 Jan'03

    Adjoin seeks to bring pricing pressure to Web services management

    A former Lotus CTO and two Palm executives have teamed up to launch Adjoin, a Web services management startup. Even though the company has a systems-management-oriented platform and some experienced development talent, The451 believes the company ...

  • January 13, 2003 13 Jan'03

    With X#, Microsoft may popularize functional programming

    Microsoft hasn't confirmed reports that it is developing a new data-centric programming language, but one expert believes it's a no-brainer because such a language -- rumored to be called X# at Microsoft -- would make the software giant the first ...

  • January 13, 2003 13 Jan'03

    Stop press, WS-Security works!

    CBDi reports on its CBDI project, which it believes to be a world-first demonstration of heterogeneous interop of secure Web services using the WS-Security specifications.

  • January 13, 2003 13 Jan'03

    The definition of Web services

    Dr. Bob Sutor of IBM disputes the notion that Web services still have no clear definition. He describes the requirements that Web services technologies are being designed to meet so that readers can identify places in their own businesses where Web ...

  • January 13, 2003 13 Jan'03

    Stop press, WS-Security works!

    CBDi reports on its CBDI project, which it believes to be a world-first demonstration of heterogeneous interop of secure Web services using the WS-Security specifications.

  • January 11, 2003 11 Jan'03

    Integration -- BEA style

    One of the main reasons why IT projects fail, exceed budget or miss expectations, is that we often forget about the need to integrate with existing systems until the last minute.

  • January 10, 2003 10 Jan'03

    Quick Takes: PushToTest looks for high marks with e-mail testing

    In our fast update of industry happenings, PushToTest releases an update to its Web services testing suite that adds e-mail to the mix, Vordel signs a partner agreement to offer its product in several new regions, 360Commerce announces a Web ...

  • January 09, 2003 09 Jan'03

    The five biggest myths about Web services

    Two-and-a-half years into the evolution of Web services, the hype surrounding this technology has become deafening. The good news is that after you strip away the bravado, there is still a lot to be excited about. Right now, the trick is separating ...

  • January 08, 2003 08 Jan'03

    Secret Web services may pose new risks

    Secret Web services that originate both inside and outside of a company's firewall could soon pose serious security risks to many companies, even those not officially working with Web services. However, there are measures companies can take to ...

  • January 08, 2003 08 Jan'03

    A how-to guide for supporting digital signatures within SOAP messages, part 3

    SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol) is one of the many specifications contributing to the success of Web services. It defines the XML document structure for sending Web service requests and responses. However, there are security requirements that ...

  • January 08, 2003 08 Jan'03

    A how-to guide for supporting digital signatures within SOAP messages, part 2

    SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol) is one of the many specifications contributing to the success of Web services. It defines the XML document structure for sending Web service requests and responses. However, there are security requirements that ...

  • January 08, 2003 08 Jan'03

    A how-to guide for supporting digital signatures within SOAP messages

    SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol) is one of the many specifications contributing to the success of Web services. It defines the XML document structure for sending Web service requests and responses. However, there are security requirements that ...

  • January 07, 2003 07 Jan'03

    Are you ready for a data protection appliance?

    Backups form the ultimate bedrock on which all data protection systems are built. Amongst the many big name vendors that offer tools and products into this space can be found a number of smaller suppliers providing increasingly sophisticated niche ...

  • January 02, 2003 02 Jan'03

    Service-oriented architecture using Jini (continued)

    Service-oriented architectures are becoming an integral aspect of the IT strategy, offering the ability to register, discover and use services, where the architecture is dynamic in nature. However, the technologies that provide the implementation of...

  • January 02, 2003 02 Jan'03

    Sun looks to be customers' advocate in WS-I

    Sun's senior executive in charge of Web Services Interoperability Organization initiatives says the company is pursuing election to the group's influential board in order to be the industry's "custodians regarding standards cooperation." Sun also ...

  • January 02, 2003 02 Jan'03

    Service-oriented architecture using Jini

    Service-oriented architectures are becoming an integral aspect of the IT strategy, offering the ability to register, discover and use services, where the architecture is dynamic in nature. However, the technologies that provide the implementation of...

  • December 31, 2002 31 Dec'02

    Novell Next Generation Groupwise

    Over the last few years two companies have come to dominate the enterprise collaboration software market space - Microsoft and IBM. Novell has also been a serious contender and the company now looks to be getting ready to make another push into this...

  • December 30, 2002 30 Dec'02

    December 2002: The Month in Review on

    Thought you had opened all your Christmas presents, didn't you? Well, look again, because right next to Aunt Martha's petrified fruit cake is our December content wrapped up with a big red bow. Relax after the busy holiday season by pouring yourself...

  • December 20, 2002 20 Dec'02

    Experts predict advances in processes, SOAP; setback for WSDL

    We're proud to say we have the most knowledgeable roster of Web services experts on the Web, and best of all is that they're ready and waiting to answer your questions on a number of topics. Here's what several of them predict will happen in the ...

  • December 19, 2002 19 Dec'02

    Luminaries expect more Web services growth in 2003

    Even though hype regarding the potential of Web services reached an all-time high in 2002, experts said that the technology has made significant strides during the past year and that user adoption, standards development and enthusiasm will continue ...

  • December 19, 2002 19 Dec'02

    Who will set agent standards?

    In order to create a really good management model of the IT infrastructure, it is necessary to be able to collect event information from every component that exists within.

  • December 19, 2002 19 Dec'02

    Special Report: 2003 Predictions and Prognostications

    Some have called 2002 the breakout year for Web services. So what's next? In this exclusive special report, offers up a bevy of predictions from analysts, industry experts and observers, and takes a look back at the key events ...

  • December 19, 2002 19 Dec'02

    Opinion: Less hype, more consolidation coming in 2003 Site Editor Brent Sheets offers his thoughts on what to expect from the Web services industry in 2003.

  • December 19, 2002 19 Dec'02

    Sun-BEA deal reflects Sun's new software focus, shows BEA hedging its bets

    Sun has chosen to park BEA's 'Rolls Royce' WebLogic application server alongside its 'Toyota truck' Sun ONE software. In doing so, it hopes customers will be able to get what they want while still running it all on Solaris, but will it work? The451 ...

  • December 18, 2002 18 Dec'02

    Don't lose your CIO over Web services

    A Meta analyst says CIOs should be wary of taking on too much responsibility for a Web service implementation because projects that go awry could lead to executives getting fired or going to jail. Meta's Douglas Lynn also believes that CIOs face a ...

  • December 18, 2002 18 Dec'02

    Software licenses need to be managed

    Over the past few years a number of vendors and industry organizations have invested considerable time and effort in attempts to educate the world about the benefits of asset management.

  • December 17, 2002 17 Dec'02

    Quiz #32: Securing your network

    You can't be too thin, too rich or too secure. Is your network secure? Just how much do you know about securing your network? Take our quiz to find out.

  • December 17, 2002 17 Dec'02

    Quiz #31: Laptops

    Laptops may one day outnumber desktop computers. So how much do you really know about laptops? Take our quiz to find out.

  • December 16, 2002 16 Dec'02

    The Web services readiness review

    During this past year CBDi has focused much attention on technology, standards, platforms, etc. But it's now time to consider how to make best use of the technologies. Here are some really hard questions that will assist you in thinking about ...

  • December 12, 2002 12 Dec'02

    Quiz #30: Troubleshooting

    Do you consider yourself an IT troubleshooter around the office? Have you got what it takes? Then test yourself with this fun quiz to see how you stack up on troubleshooting issues.

  • December 12, 2002 12 Dec'02

    Quiz #29: iSeries (AS/400) Commands

    The iSeries (AS/400) is one of IBM's greatest success stories. It is widely installed in almost every industry segment. Test your knowledge of iSeries commands.

  • December 11, 2002 11 Dec'02

    Will Web services slip or leap?

    This article provides an overview of the unique features of Web services technology, peeps into the key players' roles and discusses the challenges needing tackling before Web services can be accepted in true business sense.

  • December 10, 2002 10 Dec'02

    Web services identity management sector ripe for consolidation

    User management has always been an issue for organizations, but Web services throws up new security and management issues that major players are now looking to address through partnerships and acquisitions. The451 has the scoop on which smaller ...

  • December 06, 2002 06 Dec'02

    Can leadership lead to self-delusion of infallibility?

    The IT and Telecommunications sectors have had their dose of sparkling personalities with apparent strong leadership qualities over the past decade. We have all wondered at their seeming ability to grow organizations with speed and control which ...

  • December 04, 2002 04 Dec'02

    Under deadline, power provider implements critical Web service

    Power provider Entergy didn't need a complicated Web service to exchange XML files with its trading partners, but it had only 60 days to get a mission-critical Web service running. With the help of Systinet, Entergy was able to power up a Web ...

  • December 04, 2002 04 Dec'02

    Web services: Jam today, not tomorrow

    Web services have one huge advantage over other IT step-changes, says Neil McEvoy; you don't have to wait forever for the promise to be realized. A smart business can make Web services technology pay for itself in the short term while at the same ...

  • December 04, 2002 04 Dec'02

    November 2002: The Month in Review on

    The first American Thanksgiving Day took place in 1621, as the Pilgrims celebrated their survival in the New World. If you're concerned with survival in the brave new world of Web services, then page down and enjoy the cornucopia of Web services ...

  • December 02, 2002 02 Dec'02

    Follow up answers from the Jim Keogh webcast

    Jim Keogh is the author of 54 technology-related books, including J2EE: The Complete Reference. Jim ...

  • December 02, 2002 02 Dec'02

    Is peer services computing the next wave?

    Every now and then the way that computer systems are built changes significantly. The model for building systems may now be about to change. This, at least, is what Tim Negris, CEO of Equinom is arguing.

  • November 27, 2002 27 Nov'02

    Successful Web services require standards and strategy

    Sticking to standards is important when developing best practices for Web services, but experts at Comdex Fall 2002 said it is just as important to plan how a Web service will integrate with other technologies and whether it will replace or augment ...

  • November 26, 2002 26 Nov'02

    Grid computing gaining hold

    Most of us have heard of the SETI@home project (harnessing spare PC compute cycles donated by casual PC users to power the complex computations required to investigate extra-terrestrial life) but far fewer of us understand that the same technology ...

  • November 22, 2002 22 Nov'02

    Does patience pay off?

    J2EE, .NET, portals, WCM, Web services, EAI and PKI are among those technologies that can bring added value when it comes to optimizing and streamlining information systems. But while media hype pushes customers to adopt these technologies, ...

  • November 21, 2002 21 Nov'02

    .NET fans, foes duke it out at Comdex

    Is Microsoft's .NET application development framework the source of all that's good in IT or the root of all evil? Combatants from both camps debated the question at Comdex this week. Microsoft's supporters claimed that .NET uses XML to solve real ...

  • November 21, 2002 21 Nov'02

    Top tier software vendors

    Further proof has emerged for the theory that the integrated software and service providers are gaining share on the specialist, point product providers.

  • November 20, 2002 20 Nov'02

    IBM, Sun and others tout merits of Web services

    Web evangelists from Microsoft, IBM, Sun and BEA attempted to convince Comdex attendees this week that Web services would soon become the de facto method for exchanging data electronically.

  • November 18, 2002 18 Nov'02

    Analytics deliver staggering ROI

    The average analytics project implemented within businesses today is delivering a return on investment of 431% over five years. More than half of the implementations studied - 63% - delivered that payback in two years or less.

  • November 13, 2002 13 Nov'02

    XML creator says royalty-based standards could work

    One of the co-creators of XML says that core Web services standards like SOAP and WSDL should be royalty-free, but there might be a place for royalty-based standards too. Dave Hollander, CTO of integration vendor Contivo and leader of the W3C's XML ...

  • November 13, 2002 13 Nov'02

    Dinosaurs battle in tar pits

    It was Fred Brooks that gave us that vivid image of the mortal struggles of great beasts of prehistory in the tar pits. Today the struggle continues, it's just there are different beasts, and the criteria for the survival of the fittest is ...

  • November 06, 2002 06 Nov'02

    Webcast: Developing Web services applications using J2EE 1.4

    Many IT departments are considering whether or not to move ahead with developing a Web services infrastructure using J2EE. This webcast provides valuable insight into J2EE Web services that helps IT managers, architects, and developers decide ...

  • November 05, 2002 05 Nov'02

    Testing, testing, testing

    CBDi Forum addresses testing and certification, the next big issue for Web service deployment. This article provides a simple framework for thinking about what type of testing is required at each stage of the life cycle and comment on Mindreef, a ...

  • November 04, 2002 04 Nov'02

    Web services: An elephant in the dark

    The gurus and analysts are missing the most important aspect of Web services. There is a revolution going on between business and technology with Web services putting the focus back on business and removing technology from the role of a dictator. ...

  • November 04, 2002 04 Nov'02

    CA opens its door to Web services

    Computer Associates isn't trying to be all things to all people when it comes to Web services, but it does believe it has an edge in making Web services "accessible to humans" with portals and legacy-to-Web development tools. One of CA's top ...

  • November 01, 2002 01 Nov'02

    Can Confluent redefine Web services management?

    Web services management company Confulent is looking to redefine its niche by offering a cost-effective, easy-to-use product. The451 believes the company has a strong offering, but it faces stiff competition and risks being best remembered for ...

  • November 01, 2002 01 Nov'02

    Borland grows from strength to strength

    Borland capped off a busy month with another acquisition last week. This time it was TogetherSoft, a clever little firm that touts first rate development suites -- making it a prime selection for Borland's increasingly powerful round table.

  • October 31, 2002 31 Oct'02

    Vignette shines content management guiding light

    Vignette sought to extend its lead in the content management space with the unexpected acquisition of portal vendor Epicentric. It's said that the buy-out will cost Vignette around $32 million in cash and stock but it's a wise move that should pay ...

  • October 31, 2002 31 Oct'02

    October 2002: The Month in Review on

    Trick or Treat? This month we offer you both, as we treat you to another frighteningly long list of helpful tricks, tips and articles from our harvest of October content. You'll grin as wide as a jack-o-lantern when you page down and see all the ...

  • October 30, 2002 30 Oct'02

    Getting the most out of a J2EE platform

    Most major enterprises have made their choice of application server, and many have even launched important projects based on this new infrastructure. The great majority of these enterprises have opted for the J2EE standard, with all the advantages ...

  • October 30, 2002 30 Oct'02

    Case study: Expanding Web services beyond the intranet

    Financial services firm netDecide wanted to extend its Web services to wireless devices but couldn't figure out how to display data on a handheld without a helping hand. Thanks to Cysive and its Cymbio Interaction Server software, today netDecide's ...

  • October 29, 2002 29 Oct'02

    IDC takes the gloss off Web services

    IDC, in its considerable wisdom, has taken upon itself the role of straight talker and there are few as well-equipped for such a job. It has turned its sights on the over-puffed Web services market which, it says, is a long way from delivering real ...

  • October 28, 2002 28 Oct'02

    Systinet gives its WASP more sting via ISVs, OEMs

    A new version of Systinet's Web Application Services Platform (WASP) comes with improved customization, more exposed APIs and documentation, better pricing and leasing options, all designed to benefit independent software vendors. The451 likes ...

  • October 24, 2002 24 Oct'02

    Understanding the real costs of integration

    These days, it seems that everyone is pitching the merits of using Web services to better integrate systems and businesses. "Drastically reduce integration costs, increase time-to-market and improve business flexibility using Web services!" claim ...

  • October 24, 2002 24 Oct'02

    Meta panel touts Web service wars, but no shots fired

    Though Meta Group promised fireworks this week when it brought together representatives from major Web services platform vendors, including Microsoft and Sun, they all cordially agreed that business leaders must play a major role in their companies'...

  • October 23, 2002 23 Oct'02

    Meta: Web services are "disruptive" but worthwhile

    An analyst who spoke at Meta Group's Summit on Web Services says the technology isn't the Holy Grail some believe it to be, but it can protect companies from the pitfalls of legacy technology. However, attendees questioned whether Web services have ...

  • October 23, 2002 23 Oct'02

    Breaking XML to optimize performance

    As XML becomes ubiquitous throughout the enterprise, it increasingly taxes the systems that must deal with it. Even though there are a wide range of hardware and software solutions coming to market that aim to alleviate XML's performance bottlenecks...

  • October 21, 2002 21 Oct'02

    Progress buys eXcelon for $24 million

    Progress Software has announced that it will buy XML tools and data management firm eXcelon for $24 million. Over the next six to 12 months, eXcelon's product line will be merged with that of Sonic Software, an integration and Web services ...

  • October 16, 2002 16 Oct'02

    Oracle pushes for common Web services choreography

    One of Oracle's top Web services gurus says that getting a choreography standard in place will be critical to the evolution of Web services. Oracle's director of Web services standards believes a common choreography will be key for advanced ...

  • October 16, 2002 16 Oct'02

    XML and databases

    Databases play an essential role within information systems. They fall into three main categories: document, object, and relational databases. After the advent of XML technology came the arrival of native XML databases, along with a new topic of ...

  • October 15, 2002 15 Oct'02

    Living with the new economy

    Confidence in the technology sector is pretty low. Some blame the dot com failure whilst others look back to September 11 and the fear of a long-term war on terrorism. The fact is that the IT industry has been given a sharp reality check.

  • October 14, 2002 14 Oct'02

    Blanketware buoys Canoe's e-commerce Web service

    Canadian portal is the latest Web site to take advantage of Web services. It has implemented an e-commerce Web service from Blanketware that not only presents visitors with real-time product information from multiple online merchants, but ...

  • October 11, 2002 11 Oct'02

    Like rivals, SeeBeyond looks to benefit from vertical focus

    SeeBeyond's latest prepackaged software releases include capabilities to streamline supply chain operations. But SeeBeyond doesn't have the vertical integration space to itself, and the451 believes IBM, webMethods and Tibco will provide strong ...

  • October 11, 2002 11 Oct'02

    Novell to launch devtools

    After the acquisition of SilverStream, Novell is giving the first showing of its new development environment for Web services at the upcoming Gartner Symposium. The product itself won't have moved on far from the SilverStream offering but this is a ...

  • October 09, 2002 09 Oct'02

    RSA strives to keep Web services safe

    RSA Security says C programmers can use its new SDK to add digital signatures to Web service messages and prevent tampering beyond firewalls, but XML messages could still fall victim to prying eyes.

  • October 08, 2002 08 Oct'02

    Security: The number one worry for IT pros

    An interesting study from services company Synstar landed on's desk claiming to identify the various pressures faced by IT managers and IT Directors in European companies with more than 200 employees. The questions asked were broken ...

  • October 07, 2002 07 Oct'02

    Internet confidence stays flat

    Confidence in the Internet appears to have hit something of a plateau this year with the most recent, and previous, quarters showing very similar levels, says ACNeilson in its annual assessment of Internet products and services. Despite that, ...

  • October 04, 2002 04 Oct'02

    Jupiter forecasts uphill battle for Web services customers, vendors

    A new report from Jupiter Research suggests companies that implement Web services should expect rifts between executives and IT staffs, while Web services vendors will struggle to make money and may face an industry consolidation in 12 to 18 months.

  • October 04, 2002 04 Oct'02

    Follow up answers from the David R.R. Webber webcast

    David R.R. Webber is the co-author of ebXML: The New Global Standard for Doing Business...

  • October 01, 2002 01 Oct'02

    September 2002: The Month in Review on

    September's birthstone is the sapphire. Did you know that during the Middle Ages priests wore this blue stone as protection from impure thoughts? Some folks at that time believed the sapphire could even transform ignorance to wisdom. Well, we can't ...

  • October 01, 2002 01 Oct'02

    Mercury Interactive defines BTO

    For years, Mercury Interactive has been the leader in applications testing. More recently it has been extending its reach into the broader area of application monitoring and reporting. Now, in a major launch, the company is taking another step by ...

  • September 30, 2002 30 Sep'02

    BT launches end-to-end Web services program for U.K., Europe

    BT opens Web services program in U.K.

  • September 30, 2002 30 Sep'02

    Web services' idées fortes

    Web services are more evolutionary than revolutionary, building upon earlier service-oriented technologies and approaches to distributed computing. Web services are standards-based, but open standards are really only the price of admission. The true...