IS THE WEB
YOU CAN TRUST
IT JUST WORKS
The advent of the world-wide web, the convergence of network protocols on the
Internet standards, the wide availability of end-user computers connected to
the Internet (or to private intranets) and equipped with web browsers
and Java, and the extremely large computing and storage capacity available for
shared servers, have combined to produce a unique opportunity.
It's now feasible re-engineer all of the software services provided by
networked computer systems so that they have the following features:
Click on the links to see discussions of each of these slogans.
- The Platform is the Web:
the services are all available through any web-connected computer.
- Location Independence:
the user of the services can be totally mobile, moving among client computers
- Bandwidth Tolerance:
the services will work adequately over a wide range of connectivity bandwidths.
- Easy Data Retrieval:
it's easy to retrieve information from large repositories without complex
- You Can Trust It:
the services can protect the privacy and integrity of all data and
- It Just Works:
customers can arrange for whatever level of reliability, availability, and
fault tolerance they want.