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interoperability

An informatics term referring to the ability of two or more systems or components to exchange and use data.

interoperability

(ĭn″tĕr-ŏp″ĕr-ŭ-bĭl′ĭ-tē) [″ + ″]
The ability of different software programs, e.g., the ones that drive electronic medical records, to share information with each other.
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Demonstrated interoperability and the ability to ship in volume are key ingredients to success in emerging 10 Gigabit applications.
When CP-TA launched, the group set out to address interoperability head-on," said Brian Partridge, Senior Analyst, Communications Network Infrastructure, Yankee Group.
The company has been involved in various standards activities from data movement and device interoperability to methods for SAN component discovery and management.
With this first IMS Plugfest, we built a reference test network which will be used to accelerate the interoperability of IMS services, enabling the quadruple play," said IMS Forum Chairman and President, and Pervasip CTO Michael Khalilian.
In today's marketplace, however, few RAID controller manufacturers have aggressively addressed the interoperability issue.
The push for interoperability based on accepted standards has encouraged vendors to proactively certify their solutions with a variety of partners.
The SATA-IO Integrator's List should give SATA buyers more confidence in the interoperability between these devices," said David Woolf, UNH-IOL SATA Consortium Manager.
The IMS Plugfest sponsors, test plan contributors and participants include among others: Ditech Networks, Empirix Ixia, InterOperability Lab/University of New Hampshire, GlobalTouch Telecom, Mu Security, NE Technologies, Inc.
GMI 2006 brings together dozens of carriers and vendors to test the interoperability of IMS-based infrastructure components in a real-world setting.
IBTA Plugfest to Precede Interoperability Test Event
Currie will discuss how software applications can be extended to foster interoperability across the healthcare enterprise as part of a panel discussion entitled "Health Care Interoperability & Integration: Challenges and Issues.

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