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Douglas Tait

Douglas Tait received his B.S. in Computer Sciences from Temple University and his M.S. in Computer Architecture and Network Design from the University of Pennsylvania. His computer experience includes companies such as Unisys, Telesciences, General Electric and Martin Marietta. He spent several years developing device drivers for SS7 protocol stacks and became the program manager for AIN projects at MCI and Sprint. At Sun he founded the JAIN Initiative and continues to drive Java into Communications.


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Interoperability or Portability - When Networks converges with Computers.

Posted by dtait on December 15, 2003 at 10:24 AM PST

Portability or Interoperability – Can one helping the other?

Portability is the ability to move a program or programing logic from one system to another system, usually with minimal overhead, or in the case of Java, virtually no overhead. Interoperability is the ability of systems to seamlessly communicate with each other.

Network Computing - Programmers Nightmare or Java Dreamland

Posted by dtait on November 14, 2003 at 1:15 PM PST

My first experience writing SS7/Voice signaling-to-IP gateways should have been simple right? Wrong!