J2EE Connector Architecture and the Enterprise

Connecting disparate EIS systems throughout the enterprise is a lofty goal indeed. It's fraught with the kind of complex problems that can always be found in the integration of incompatible interfaces. The J2EE Connector Architecture attempts to untangle this web through mechanisms of standardization.

What Is an EIS?

Just exactly what is an EIS system? When we speak of EIS systems, we're usually talking about the core applications that a business runs on. They often have a long-standing history with a company and represent a significant part of the IT budget. Over time, a great deal of effort is spent in their customization and fine-tuning in order to tailor them to a particular organization's needs. ...

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