Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
iSeries software, Web Development
A portal is a first step toward what everybody in IT — or at least all the vendors — are talking about: service oriented architecture, or SOA. IBM is touting the idea of using portals to better and more quickly access what you need in an application in an easier-to-digest format.
IBM has WebSphere Portal, but there is also plenty of open-source portal software out there as well.