Oracle Application Server 10g is an application platform suite (APS). It is a comprehensive solution for developing, integrating, and deploying your enterprise portals. Based on a J2EE server, Oracle AS 10g is designed for grid computing as well as full lifecycle support for Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA). Like other enterprise portal technologies, Oracle AS 10g integrates enterprise applications and enables content management and workflow alignment.
Planning for deployment across the enterprise grid;
Designing pages and page templates;
Adding portlets for enhanced collaboration and content management from Oracle's catalog; we can recommend which of these our past clients in your industry have found most useful;
Customizing portlets for more efficient information access and retrieval, or creating new ones for you using the Portlet Developer's Kit (PDK), based on industry standards such as Web Services for Remote Portals (WSRP) and the Java Portlet Specification (JSR 168);
Advising which enterprise applications can be integrated depending on your requirements for user control and retrieval capability;
Adapting features of Oracle AS 10G such as Web Clipping, which offers wizard-driven capabilities for visually capturing content and functionality from existing Web sites;
Utilizing OracleAS Portal's hosting support functionality as both a platform for Application Service Providers (ASPs) and as a way to host departmental intranet or extranet portal sites.