What are the basic philosophies driving the Application Integration Framework™?
Based on several years of discussions with customers, partners and industry analysts, Red Oak Software has identified several requirements for Application Integration. The AIF has taken the following basic principles into account to address the core needs of integration projects. These include: Ubiquitous access to application data Non-intrusive (non-invasive) access to data High performance Rapid development Adaptability to changing requirements Easily maintained and updated Works with existing applications Works with existing integration systems Low overhead for startup Designed for production systems Ubiquitous access to application data Corporate data resides on many different platforms with in the corporation. Many companies are struggling with how to integrate the many different applications. With data currently residing in host-based applications, client-server applications, PC-based applications, and web-based applications, integration needs run across all of these platforms. I