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SOA as a Foundation for Applications and Infrastructure
SOA promises interoperability in the heterogeneous business world by promoting loosely-coupled architecture, reusing software, and ending vendor-dependency

soa foundation  for Applications and Infrastructure SOA as a Foundation While both service oriented architecture (SOA) and traditional enterprise application integration (EAI) cover integration and horizontal application services, SOA goes much further by catering to vertical (business specific) services and presentation services. The latter would become the foundation for a universal desktop for all the Web-based applications of an enterprise, thereby providing a common look-and-feel and language transparency across

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Core PLM for Discrete Industries

The foundation of product lifecycle management (PLM) for the discrete manufacturing industries is product data management (PDM). It covers design and product-related aspects of PLM including management of material specifications, product structures, production processes, design tools, document management, and design collaboration. 

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