Ingram Micro: The trouble with XML and Web services

XML or EDI? Tracking the evolution of the two technologies is one of the biggest challenges facing the supply chain, particularly when XML standards are still evolving and EDI (electronic data interchange) remains deeply embedded in many legacy systems.

One company coping with the complex reality of this issue on a daily basis is global IT distribution outfit Ingram Micro Inc. and its value-add division IM-Logistics, which recently added the distribution of brand new Windows XP boxes and marketing collateral to its r