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IPSec VPNs for Extranets: Not what you want to wake up next to
In general VPNs are ill suited to building multi-company extranets, for any situation that extends across organizational boundaries, or where there is

extranet network  they didn't anticipate coordinating extranet connections with partners running the same internal addressing scheme. Network administrators that successfully emerge from the Network Address Translation maze often discover that the applications they wish to share across the extranet can't handle NAT at least when encapsulated in IPSec. Post-Modern VPN Alternatives Following the rise and fall of VPN hype, and in parallel to the browser's emergence as the common Internet terminal emulator, a variety of

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Web Content Management (WCM)

Web content management (WCM) systems manage content creation, review, and approval processes for web site content. This may include public Web sites (Internet) or private web sites (intranet or extranet). Use a WCM solution to organize and manage documents; provide content version control, collaboration utilities, and user- or document-level security. 

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SCE Leaders Partner To See Beyond Their Portfolio Part Three: Challenges and User Recommendations


One of the biggest challenges facing IT departments today is still unlocking data and processes from a plethora of heterogeneous applications running on different technologies and platforms, from mainframe to Web application servers. Since most SCE solutions involve a complex flow of transactions across a company's information systems network, users need simple to use, graphical tools to help them manage these transaction flows and quickly respond to problems.

extranet network  be used over an extranet or the Internet, the product should support the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), access control lists, and X.509 certificates. In addition, the prospective customer should ensure that the tool employs UML (Unified Modeling Language)-compliant business process modeling (BPM) software. Try to take advantage of standards and challenge vendors in terms of interoperability and compliance with standards such as J2EE, XML, Microsoft .NET and Web services. The software vendors, must Read More

A Supply Chain Applications Vendor Expands Beyond Its Roots


Click Commerce has evolved beyond its roots, into a provider of much more comprehensive on-demand supply and demand chain management software, consulting, hosting, and related services that should enable users throughout the world to collaborate in near real time.

extranet network  begin. Click Commerce IRB extranet provides institutions with an Internet submission system for IRB applications that simplifies application creation, eliminates routine errors, and alerts research teams of approaching deadlines. An IACUC, for its part, is a committee charged with reviewing animal welfare issues and approving all research involving use of animal subjects per US federal guidelines. Click Commerce IACUC extranet provides institutions with an Internet submission system for IACUC Read More

Transition for Manhattan Associates Necessary for Long Term Growth


Based in Atlanta, Georgia, $78 million Manhattan Associates, Inc. develops, markets, and supports supply chain execution systems for distribution center management and Internet fulfillment. 1999 was a difficult year for the vendor, marked by reorganization and management turnover in the midst of rapid corporate expansion. Completing its transition to an Internet enabler will be important for Manhattan's long term future.

extranet network  over an intranet or extranet. Warehouse management alone provides huge potential for collaborative applications such as VMI (Vendor Managed Inventory) and CPFR (Collaborative Planning Forecasting and Replenishment).. Heavy reliance on direct sales: Essentially all of Manhattan's products are sold via direct sales. The high overhead is evident in the company's sales and marketing expenses, which account for over 36% of total expenses. Certain third party integrators receive finder's fees from Manhattan Read More

VPNs Are Hot, but What Are They?


The Virtual Private Network (VPN) market is exploding. There are many different ideas on what a VPN is, and how to implement them. This article clarifies what sound VPN products and services should include, and what to expect as the market matures.

extranet network  a significant growth market. Extranet VPNs connect one enterprise to multiple enterprises. Suppliers want to be connected to their inventory markets. Hospitals want to be connected to primary care providers. Companies want to be connected through their ISP or ASP to their website. Financial institutions need to secure monetary transactions. Business partners need to share pieces of their networks with other partners. Unfortunately, as any seasoned network administrator who has implemented VPNs can tell Read More

Product Review: GFI's LANguard Network Security Scanner


Performing patch management is one of the most tedious chores that must be completed by network administrators. While there are many patch management tools available, they can be expensive, have sharp learning curves, or are not deployable across all software platforms. One third party solution, however, GFI LANguard Network Security Scanner, version 5, is an affordable option that can scan the network and deploy patches efficiently while looking for other potential security vulnerabilities.

extranet network  Review: GFI's LANguard Network Security Scanner Taking Patch Management to a New Level Without a doubt, one of the most tedious chores that network administrators must routinely perform is patch management. Hardly a week goes by that Microsoft doesn't release some sort of patch. It is the network administrator's responsibility to download the latest patches and apply them to all of the organization's computers. As tedious as patch management is though, it is one chore that really shouldn't be Read More

Demystifying the EPC Global Network: An explanation of ONS, EPC-IS, and EPC-DS


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extranet network  the EPC Global Network: An explanation of ONS, EPC-IS, and EPC-DS Introduction Many people don't realize that RFID has been used in various applications for more than 60 years. The vast majority of these were closed loop applications using active tags (think big, relatively expensive, reusable tags). But now the theme is worldwide open-ended applications of auto-id. Tagged products move across the end-to-end supply chain without the tags being returned to the source. Several enablers are Read More

Concur's Customers Can Network Now


Following the path of other E-procurement vendors, Concur announced a purchasing network for large companies. At the same time, Concur announced that its entire suite of products, including access to its purchasing network, will be available to small and mid-sized companies as an outsourced, Web-based product.

extranet network  s Customers Can Network Now Event Summary Concur Technologies (Nasdaq: CNQR) made two announcements that mark its determination to be, and be seen as, a major player in the hot E-procurement market. The Concur Commerce Network will give Concur's E-procurement customers a marketplace to display and purchase their wares. The company claims that its network already offers thousands of suppliers. Concur also announced that electronic purchasing and the rest of its Concur eWorkplace suite of products Read More

Five Steps to Prepare Your Network for IPv6


In the coming years, a new Internet protocol, IPv6, will gradually succeed IPv4. The two Internet protocols aren’t interchangeable or compatible, so organizations will have to run them both in parallel on their networks for some time. This checklist offers five steps as a phased, cost-effective approach to move to the next-generation Internet protocol.

extranet network  Steps to Prepare Your Network for IPv6 In the coming years, a new Internet protocol, IPv6, will gradually succeed IPv4. The two Internet protocols aren’t interchangeable or compatible, so organizations will have to run them both in parallel on their networks for some time. This checklist offers five steps as a phased, cost-effective approach to move to the next-generation Internet protocol. Read More

Power and Thermal Management Considerations for Network Telecom Solutions


As telecommunications networks grow in size and complexity, enterprises and service providers are faced with an increasing burden on operating expenses. In particular, the amount of power consumed and heat dissipated within even a single rack of communications servers is now a very real budget consideration. Clearly, lowering these numbers is the concern of all communication platform designers.

extranet network  and Thermal Management Considerations for Network Telecom Solutions As telecommunications networks grow in size and complexity, enterprises and service providers are faced with an increasing burden on operating expenses. In particular, the amount of power consumed and heat dissipated within even a single rack of communications servers is now a very real budget consideration. Clearly, lowering these numbers is the concern of all communication platform designers. Read More

Network Design: A Sole-source, Service-based Approach


Typically, useful network documentation requires a significant investment in time and effort. But because enterprise networks are in constant flux, many companies do not document their network on a regular basis. However, by adopting a sole source, service-based solution for network shapes and stencils, organizations can perform mission-critical documentation more regularly—in ways that are simpler, faster and more effective.

extranet network  Design: A Sole-source, Service-based Approach Typically, useful network documentation requires a significant investment in time and effort. But because enterprise networks are in constant flux, many companies do not document their network on a regular basis. However, by adopting a sole source, service-based solution for network shapes and stencils, organizations can perform mission-critical documentation more regularly—in ways that are simpler, faster and more effective. Read More

Network Associates Hopes to Rekindle the Flame


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extranet network  Associates Hopes to Rekindle the Flame Vendor Genesis NAI was nothing more than a Desktop Utility company back in 1993. Through numerous acquisitions, by the mid 90s it was able to re-brand itself as a Network Tools company. As year 2000 gets underway, with a new concentrical ASPish focus, NAI expects to take the Network Tools story, throw in some management, and evolve into a Distributed Systems Management company. Today NAI is trying to brand itself as The World-leader in Security and Read More

Unleashing the SAN In Your IP Network


Computer storage holds the lifeblood of today's economy. From movies, music, books, and classroom materials, to corporate, personal, and financial data of all sorts, everything is being stored digitally. For this reason, the information and the knowledge derived from today's Internet-reliant world have become the core elements by which our society increases its productivity. Find out more in this white paper from Stonefly.

extranet network  the SAN In Your IP Network Computer storage holds the lifeblood of today's economy. From movies, music, books, and classroom materials, to corporate, personal, and financial data of all sorts, everything is being stored digitally. For this reason, the information and the knowledge derived from today's Internet-reliant world have become the core elements by which our society increases its productivity. Find out more in this white paper from Stonefly. Read More

Identity-based NAC: Using Identity to Put the “Control” in Network Access Control


Access control is more than just checking devices for malware before admitting them to a network. Identity-based network access control (NAC) looks at the identities of users and devices, and knows what resource they are authorized to access, allowing enterprises to tightly control access, and the devices and behavior of users.

extranet network  (DMZ) . Create custom extranets - Working within the application itself or building complex web, specific applications can be provisioned for external access. Embrace web-based applications - Software as a Service (SaaS) offerings move the application to a hosted provider, alleviating the need for access to your network. A common drawback of these approaches is that each is expensive, complex, management intensive, and slow to adapt. They also give IT departments reduced visibility and control across Read More

Coupa Expands Supplier Network via Alibaba.com


Coupa, a provider finance cloud solutions, announces a strategic partnership with Alibaba.com, the leader in cross-border wholesale trade. Read about the benefits of Coupa's supplier network expansion.

extranet network  Expands Supplier Network via Alibaba.com At its recent Coupa INSPIRE 2014 conference, Coupa Software announced a strategic partnership with Alibaba.com , a leading platform for cross-border wholesale trade serving millions of buyers and suppliers around the globe. Through Alibaba.com, small businesses can sell their products to companies in other countries and source merchandise from abroad.   On the other hand, Coupa is a bullish provider of user-friendly cloud applications for finance, including Read More