SOA and Grid Computing
I read your editorial in the November issue of the Network
Magazine with interest.
I think you have made some very good and valid comments on
SOA and Grid Computing and how the industry sometimes changes the ideas and
concepts to suit its products and offerings. I would like to congratulate you
for writing an interesting and thinking editorial.
S Anantha Sayana
Head, Corporate IT, L&T
Thank you for the encouraging words. I will strive to continue
writing thought-provoking edits.
Prashant L Rao
The right balance
I read the November issue of Network Magazine. The title
followed by cover stories rightly focusses on maintaining the right balance
of technology and cost. I feel it is one of the most critical aspects that a
CIO has to face today. It is also tough to measure RoI with respect to solutions
deployed for security. I would appreciate if you focus on stories on IT security
Thank you for the value-added inputs and encouraging comments.
It is great to realise that the various stories carried in the November issue
offered help to augment your knowledge enhancement needs.
Today different vendors offer their products with their
own licencing model, while the open standard-based solutions
are offered on subscription model. Managing multiple
OS, enterprise-wide applications are getting complex
by every passing day. Further, the various applications
and solutions deployed need to communicate with each
other without hitting hard on the overall operational
Concerning your request on IT
security stories you may find the upcoming January 2007
issue to be valuable. The special issue will focus on
the various security strategies deployed and implemented
by enterprises in different verticals.
This is in reference to the November issue of Network Magazine.
I came across a short piece of interview with Dr Vijayaditya, Director-General,
National Informatics Centre in the Interface section. I found the section very
informative. The governments across the state and the centre are doing a commendable
job by interconnecting all the government Web sites. Post-reading the interface,
I surfed the portal india.gov.in. The Web site is well designed and user-friendly.
Rakesh Kumar Munday
We appreciate that you found the section informative and
valuable. Although the portal has been launched, the main objective is to make
it the home portal of every desktop across the country and that remains to be
The other ongoing process is to tie up with various state
governments and provide links to the same through india.gov.in. NIC is also
working on launching the portal in Hindi and it will eventually make the site
available in all Indian languages.
We always look forward to hearing from you. Please
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