2.2. Technology options

The IBM Software Strategy for e-business maximizes the use of open standards and protocols versus proprietary technologies. Appropriate understanding for these technologies and the impact of different design choices of technologies (including the Internet and open systems) dramatically affects both functional and non-functional aspects of the e-business solution.

This section looks at many of the technologies that should be considered for e-business applications based upon the IBM Software Strategy for e-business. Many of these technology choices continue to evolve and expand as the open standards specification evolves to include a broader view of the enterprise architecture. These recommendations have been updated based ...

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