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Primeton is a leading provider of component-oriented software development and operations platforms that help customers drastically cut down project time and improve system reliability. Major banks, telecom operators and equipment suppliers, and government agencies in China and around the world use Primeton products to gain agility in rapidly changing business and regulatory environments. Primeton helps businesses build SOA solutions that support SCA/SDO specifications.
For over three decades, Oracle has been the center of innovation for business software — birthplace of the first commercially available relational database, the first suite of internet-based applications, and the next-generation enterprise-computing platform, Oracle Fusion. Today, Oracle provides the world's most complete, open, and integrated business software and hardware systems, with more than 370,000 customers — including 100 of the Fortune 100 — representing a variety of sizes and industries in more than 145 countries around the globe.
Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) is a worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. Microsoft contributes to, and collaborates with, more than 150 standards organizations on an annual basis. Its standards work embraces innovations in PC hardware, software and associated devices, the Internet and its infrastructure, Consumer Electronics devices, Telecommunications systems and products, and a wide variety of industry specific products and services. This work is made possible through development of core interoperability technologies, without which these products and services would not be able to deliver the value they do to customers of virtually anyone, virtually everywhere. Microsoft believes that interoperability is best achieved through a balanced approach that includes standards, products, community, and access to intellectual property. Microsoft's Interoperability Principles address Open Connections, Standards Support, and Data Portability, and include an Open Specification Promise governing a range of Web, Web Services, Virtualization, Security, and Office XML File Formats specifications.
ISIS Papyrus, founded in 1988, services 2,000 corporate customers in more than 50 countries with a consolidated enterprise platform for process and content management focused on improving customer relationships. The Papyrus Platform acts as the backbone for the business user to auto-discover processes and case work, enable business rules, and manage and optimize personalized correspondence. ISIS Papyrus has always promoted those market or formal standards that bring substantial benefits to the business user... The Papyrus Business Information Platform was designed to consolidate customer-centric processes through a productive metadata repository. It drives change management across a distributed multi-OS infrastructure across mainframe, Unix, PC and Web environments without conversion, reprogramming or even recompilation. In global organizations that collaborate across different time zones, languages, and cultures, Papyrus supports all code page systems, including Arabic and Hebrew with right-to-left formatting, as well as Japanese, Chinese and Korean Fonts...
IBM Corporation is the world's largest information technology company, with 80 years of leadership in helping businesses innovate. IBM software offers the widest range of infrastructure software for all types of computing platforms, allowing customers to take full advantage of the new era of e-business. IBM developerWorks is IBM's technical resource web site for developers, providing a wide range of tools, code, and education on products as well as on open standards technology such as Web services, Wireless, Linux, XML, Java technologies, and more. IBM alphaWorks provides a unique opportunity for early adopter developers around the world to experience the latest innovations from IBM; over 200 technologies are available for download.