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Informatica Morphs into Enterprise Decision Support Vendor
Informatica Corporation, long an established vendor in the Extract/Transform/Load (ETL) market space, has morphed themselves into a vendor of solutions for the

computer api definition  of Platinum Technology by Computer Associates has thrown the DecisionBase product off of its release schedule (by a minimum of six months), which should allow Informatica to gain further ground against this competitor. (For further information on the DecisionBase product see Computer Associates Splashes Into the Data Warehousing Market with Platinum Technology Acquisition September 23rd, 1999 .) With both of its major competitors in a state of flux, Informatica has an opportunity to gain ground.

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Microsoft Convergence 2003 portrayed an Enterprise Solutions crossroad!


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computer api definition  available already such as computer telephony integration, campaign management, PRM (Partners Relationship Management) and so on. Each ISV could then be seen as new CRM player adding to an already large number of CRM providers. MS CRM is distributed through a large number of authorized resellers, more than 1000 right now. So the question that first comes to one's mind is to wonder how the customer will navigate through that plethora of ISVs and resellers that Microsoft is partnering with. The issue is how Read More

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Is There Finally a Metadata Exchange Standard on the Horizon?


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computer api definition  Evidian, IBM, PassGo, or Computer Associates? Executive Summary As the complexity of enterprise systems increases, users are often forced to remember more and more passwords. As the demand on users increases, many users choose to write down their passwords, and by doing so, jeopardize security. Even if the users never do anything to compromise the organization's security, they are more likely to forget passwords when multiple passwords are required. The resulting constant password resets can amount to an Read More

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