There are enterprise applications like ERP, CRM and SCM that work in tandem with legacy applications in order to address all the areas of business operations. Although they may be focussing on various aspects of business operations, they eventually need to seamlessly integrate and operate to drive positive ROI to the company.
Enterprise application management and post deployment should align with business in order fully the serve the purpose. This activity requires efficient application services that will be able to deliver on time highly flexile solutions to drive operational efficiency.
Application services primarily focus on four main areas – eBusiness, Enterprise Integration, Enterprise Applications Development and Maintenance.
eBusiness – Application services deliver web application development solutions including Rich Internet and Enterprise Applications (RIA/REA) to deliver the features and functionality of traditional desktop applications. They deliver solutions in the areas of e-commerce, portal and content management, and Open Source.
Enterprise Integration – The service providers assimilate an organization's internal information systems and those of customers, suppliers, and trading partners at a business processes level. They can build custom solutions or deliver productized business process integration solutions across leading software products including webMethods, TIBCO, IBM WBI, SAP etc.
Applications Development– The services enable tight integration of business and IT for new transformation projects and existing enterprise applications. They also provide package applications solutions in enterprise and on-demand hosted models.
Application Maintenance – The service providers offer legacy application support thereby making the transition process simple and issue-free.
With a reliable business partner, application management activities can be made cost effective for the organization. These service partners deliver high quality services using experienced and professional teams thereby ensuring effective business and IT alignment at all times.