Systems integrators specialize in bringing together component subsystems and ensure that those subsystems function well together. This usually involves the integration of software or hardware to accomplish a task or facilitate a business need leading to cost savings, efficiency and increased productivity. Systems integrators may work in many industries including information technology, manufacturing, defense, entertainment, finance and more.
According to the Institute for Partner Education & Development, systems integrators traditionally realize approximately half their revenue from consulting services and 40 percent from information technology services in design, implementation and post-transaction consulting. System integrators usually take title to products they integrate/modify to work together.
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The review and analysis of a company’s internal financial and management controls by outside auditors dates back to 1939 when the first Statement on Auditing Procedures (SAP) was developed. Beginning in 1982, SAPs were replaced by Statement on Auditing Standards (SAS). In 1992, SAS 70 – titled Service Organizations – was developed by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) to provide a framework for a very detailed examination of a service organization’s financial and operational controls, often including the IT control procedures.
Software Defined Networking or SDN is an emerging technology that allows for more granular control over a network’s data traffic streams. As this cutting-edge technology is expected to be adopted industry-wide within several years, understanding this technology and its importance to information technology (“IT”) functions is critical. This paper provides an overview of SDN, including what makes it so significant, defines important associated terms, applications and uses, and reviews its benefits and risks.