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Architecture Evolution: From Web-based to Service-oriented Architecture
Traditional enterprise systems have proven difficult to change and extend. The inherent problem of old core code and business logic duplication is part of the

logic office  core code and business logic duplication are often hushed up, or not discussed openly (for more information, see Integrating All Information Assets ). The first stage in ERP's conquest of the Web was to allow browser access through support for hypertext transfer protocol (HTTP), HTML, and Java. This stage of adding a web access layer onto existing old client/server systems has largely been completed by the majority of enterprise vendors. This is, however, only a short-term solution, since only the client

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Warehouse Management Systems (WMS)

A warehouse management system (WMS) should provide database and user-level tools in order for a company to optimize its storage facilities while at the same time providing user level task direction and activity support. The WMS should enable warehouse operators to optimize pick, put-away, and replenishment functions by employing powerful system logic to select the best locations and sequences. 

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