The solution is e-sourcing, or e-business on demand
today announced it was among a select group of independent software vendors (ISVs) chosen to participate in IBM's Innovation Forum for e-business on demand.
The Innovation Forum's purpose is to provide promising ISVs with an introduction to the e-business on demand model and explore various opportunities, including establishing new markets, developing a partner ecosystem around IBM's on demand environment tailored to meet the needs of customers in specific industries, and gaining access to the services and offerings that will help developers achieve competitive advantage.
a global solutions provider for the retail industry, was recently approved for the IBM e-business On Demand for Retail(TM) VAE (Value Added Enhancement).
Retail Store Systems had to meet numerous corporate and individual certification requirements to obtain the IBM e-business On Demand for Retail VAE -- certifications that demonstrated its extensive product knowledge (infrastructure and applications) for both the Store Front and Enterprise environments.
Inkra Networks announced today that IBM Global Services (NYSE:IBM) has selected Inkra's Virtual Service Architecture(TM) (VSA) to provide next-generation data center infrastructure for its e-business on demand offerings.
Inkra's Virtual Service Architecture is an obvious choice to power IBM's e-business on demand," said Andrew Schroepfer, president and founder of Tier 1 Research.
IBM e-business on demand
services represent the next stage in computing, in which applications, infrastructure and business processes are delivered on demand over the network.
The new IBM e-business on demand service - Linux Virtual Services - connects customers with Linux-based applications to IBM e-business hosting centers that provide managed server processing, storage and networking capacity on an on-demand basis.
Today's introduction of Linux Virtual Services marks a major expansion of IBM's strategy to deliver e-business on demand.
The new claims processing system extends the e-business on demand capability to the healthcare industry, making a key business process accessible as a fully managed hosted option running on IBM's e-business infrastructure.
IBM offers a variety of e-business on demand services for customers, including managed hosting, e-commerce, e-procurement, remote network management and managed storage.