IBM Takes on Flood of RFID Data

July 19, 2004

[From internetnews.com]

Many large businesses are already awash in a flood of RFID (define) data, much of it too poorly integrated and barely managed.

IBM says its WebSphere Product Center is a link to help filter the flood of RFID data heading into enterprise systems. On Monday, it launched a new version of the product management middleware it acquired along with its creator, Trigo Technologies, in April...

...That's where WebSphere Product Center comes in. The management tool sits on top of an Oracle (Quote, Chart) database and links product-related information with terms of trade, such as pricing, and synchronizes the information with other enterprise systems. It lets the business share the information with internal users and external customers, manufacturers, and suppliers.

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