November, 1996 UniForum's IT Solutions

Table of Contents


The Object/Relational Database Takes Shape
Relational and object database technologies have complementary strengths and weaknesses. Combining them could be the answer.
by Larry Stevens

Open TP Monitors Extend Their Range
Today's transaction processing monitor is ranging into the realm of communications middleware.
by Philip J. Gill

Beyond Paper
Effective publishing on the Web requires an understanding of the new medium's opportunities and limitations. Here are some strategies at work.
by Tom Abate

Who Needs a CIO?
As enterprises decentralize the IS function to meet the needs of distributed computing, the role of the CIO faces change.
by Alan S. Kay


From the President
A word from our President
UniForum and The Open Group: a new partnership

Behind the News
Analysis of industry events
Java Beans Components; Telcos poised to become ISPs

Inside The Open Group
A report on emerging technology and standards
Research Institute furthers open systems

Dealing with Client/Server
Issues in purchasing and implementation
Database access boosts Web value

Handling the Distributed Network
Strategies for network management
New column advises network managers

VAR Viewpoint
Reseller issues in open systems
Reaping the benefits of downsizing

Standards & Technology
A look behind the scenes
Users advance IT standards

Open Books
Reviews of current titles on open systems subjects
Internet security for the enterprise

The Analyst's Couch
Unbound opinions from industry observers
and NT live together


Corporate Sponsors
Current listings of vendor and end-user sponsors

Conferences, exhibitions, training and education

New Products
Latest releases for open systems

Affiliates and Alliances
The global backbone of UniForum