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The 2008 Handbook of Application Delivery: A Guide to Decision Making
IT organizations can no longer manage networks in isolation from the applications they support, requiring a shift from focusing on devices to a focus on

data flow diagram of the production cycle  reside in the same data center. As a result, the impact of the WAN is constrained to a single traffic flow, that being the flow between the user's Web browser and the application server. In a Web services-based application, the Web services that comprise the application typically run on servers that are housed within multiple data centers. As a result, the WAN impacts multiple traffic flows and hence has a greater overall impact on the performance of a Web services-based application that it does on the

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ERP for the Oil and Gas Industry (Upstream)

The model of ERP systems for the upstream oil and gas sector addresses the particularly specialized business model of this industry. It is common practice for companies, individuals, and government agencies to form partnerships to explore, develop, and share production of oil wells. More often than not, this is a short-term alliance rather than a long-term partnership, and business structuring must therefore be flexible at initial set-up and throughout the lifespan of the venture. This model of ERP systems includes criteria for financials, human resources, production data capture and reporting, maintenance management, and supply chain management (SCM) functionality. 

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