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Distributors have had wildly varying degrees of success in updating their legacy systems. Service Oriented Architecture provides an opportunity to preserve the value of legacy systems but doesn't pigeon-hole a distributor into an exclusively Web interface or Windows-based application. It also allows your system to adapt to technology that has yet to surface. Here's an overview.

It's 2007 and legacy systems have beaten the odds. Here we are, still plugging away on our green-screen applications, improving them, expanding them and making them work harder than ever before. How did this happen?

Dozens of silver-bullet green-screen-to-GUI tools have wandered into and back out of the marketplace. Many conversions have been performed, but there have been wildly ...