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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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virtual extranet  the acronym stands for Virtual Private Network , however, what a VPN is depends on whom you ask. According to Eric Wolford, Director of IP marketing for AT&T Internet services VPNs tend to now be what the market says they are. The best way to find out what a provider means when they talk about VPNs is to review its VPN Service Level Description . If a VPN provider does not have a Service Level Description , you can be sure that it is not clear on what a VPN service is supposed to offer. So is a VPN a Read More

Baan Resurrects Multi-Dimensionally Part 1: Recent Announcements


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