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Transforming the Local Area Network to a new enterprise model

The traditional enterprise software model thinks of the business as a single structure, a building, within which you wire different functions together to run the enterprise. When deployed, these systems behave like the “Heavy Iron” tagline that they have earned over the years. Inflexible and difficult to manage, they typically require a maintenance crew and over time become layered with new requirements, eventually producing a bewildering blob.

Today everyone expects the same streamlined and functional environment that they enjoy when using their favorite web interactions, for example a browsing and shopping session at Amazon. After the purchase, you have a seamless view of how your merchandise finds its way through a complex workflow to your door. However, at work you end up traveling Read more