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Attend the Gartner Application Architecture, Development & Integration Summit 2019 in London -

  • They will present in-depth research, unbiased...


IBM has announced 09/20/2019 for the End of Support for for Sterling Integrator versions 5.2.0 to 5.2.5.


In the age of the IOT and AWS, folks often wonder if EDI is a concept whose time has gone. Not so as it continues to remain not just relevant but an integral part of an enterprise.  Rumors of the death of electronic data interchange (EDI) have been greatly exaggerated, said a recent report from...


Singapore will galvanise its Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) with a new data sharing requirement. The news was unveiled at the World Mobile Congress 2019, which took place at the end of February in Barcelona. 

Drawing inspiration and guidance from the EU’s GDPR, the PDPA was...


The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) today released the draft agenda for a second meeting on the topic of dietary supplements standardization to be held on May 13, 2019 in Washington, DC. The meeting will bring together interested stakeholders to discuss standardization’s role in...


Microsoft customers and partners are asking what our cloud-hybrid integration roadmap is for BizTalk Server and beyond. BizTalk Server 2016 is our tenth release of a product that first shipped in December, 2000. Much has changed in the past 18 years, the rise of the Internet, the move to the...


OpenText™, a global leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM), today announced it has acquired Catalyst Repository Systems, Inc. (Catalyst), a leading provider of eDiscovery solutions for corporate legal departments and top law firms.

“The joint strength of OpenText and Catalyst...


OpenText™), a global leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM), today announced it has completed the closing of its previously announced acquisition of Liaison Technologies, Inc., a provider of cloud-based information integration and data management solutions.

“The world of...


The Windows 10 April 2018 Update is now available! Some of the new features that come with this update include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Timeline: lets you go back in time to past activities you've worked on across your devices.
  • ...