Discover how to unleash the power of Microsoft's .NET Enterprise Servers to create and deploy integrated solutions
From IT mainstays such as Exchange Server to leading-edge solutions including Content Management Server, the Microsoft .NET family of products will help you build, deploy, and manage solutions that meet your business requirements. This hands-on, practical guide will show you how to create these distributed and integrated solutions while leveraging the strengths and coping with the weaknesses of .NET Enterprise Servers.
Beginning with an in-depth review of XML and the ADO application program interface, which are essential for integration, the authors provide a thorough description and honest assessment of each of the servers' key features and any shortcomings. You'll also learn when and how to deploy solutions for each product, including a detailed list of best practices for integration and interoperability.
While providing an independent overview of the entire family of .NET Enterprise Servers, this book will help you: * Deploy .NET solutions based on combinations of current and legacy members * Tackle the job of integrating .NET internally-avoiding expensive consultant fees * Assure that solutions are integrated and meet the needs of your company * Understand how .NET Enterprise Servers work together and solve particular problems