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 notes on eai


Software Giants Make Courting A Small Guy Their
Mid-market and the SMB segment are the next frontiers and a promised land for all the enterprise vendors, small and large alike.Still, the willingness of

notes on eai  platform, DB2 database, Lotus Notes groupware and Tivoli systems management products that feature a lower TCO, owing to near zero administration and to aggressively priced initial license fees. Further, due to the immensely successful former AS/400 (now iSeries ) hardware platform, IBM has achieved quite high brand awareness and, more importantly, brand preference within the market segment. To that end, the Express portfolio should reduce the complexity of middleware and, combined with the new attractive

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