This FAQ is to help explain The Open Group's Web Services .
- Introduction to The Open Group's Web Services ?
The Open Group has a number of integrated systems providing web services to meet the
various needs of consortia.
This infrastructure service provides the
foundational systems that enable consortia to establish a presence on
the Internet, enable web-based collaboration and communication within a
consortium, provide for membership and event management, and for
document review. The Open Group's computer systems integrate email and
web services employing a relational database system. This provides
both internet and intranet capabilities.
This set of FAQs attempts to answer frequent questions about The
Open Group's web services.
- How does The Open Group Web Access control work?
Access control to areas on the web is governed by membership
within The Open Group.
- What is a Plato Web site?
A Plato web is an example of what is often called Groupware or Web
Collaboration software. It is designed so that a group of people,
typically in a project or working group, can share items such as email,
documents, actions and calendar events, in a controlled area of the
For more information see the Plato FAQs.
25 Apr 2005