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MetaDirectory

(1) A data warehousing tool from Information Builders that captures and associates meta-data from the company's different applications. Formerly SmartBase, it was renamed MetaDirectory in 1998. See SmartMart and Information Builders.

(2) (metadirectory) A directory that contains information about other directories. It functions as a master directory gleaning information from all the other directories. See DirXML.
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Both IBM and Isocor, members of the new consortium, have metadirectory products - and Novell is preparing to launch metadirectory technology of its own, called Virtual Replica sometime soon.
According to Gartner, more than 70 percent of firms with more than 1,000 desktops will implement metadirectory technology by 2005.
Security is a key concern for our customers, and often requires extensions to directory and metadirectory function.
At Deloitte & Touche LLP, we have been predicting increased convergence between metadirectory, directory management, and provisioning technologies for the past two years," said John Clark, Deloitte & Touche LLP Security Services principal.
Burton is credited with developing the first network-based email messaging system that was both application and hardware independent (NetWare Message Handling Services), as well as the creation of such breakthrough concepts as The Internet Services Model, Universal NetWare Architecture, file server technology, metadirectory, and fault tolerance, among others.
The connectors eliminate the need for coding custom extensions to backend systems that are not currently supported by the Microsoft metadirectory.
RLI), a developer of software solutions for directories, and Business Layers, a provider of e-business infrastructure software, today announced a partnership that combines RLI's RadiantOne Context & Coordination Server (CCS) metadirectory solution with Business Layers' eProvision Day One software.
The Microsoft/Strategis relationship consists of tailored technology offerings focusing on specific Microsoft infrastructure technologies including Windows 2000 and Active Directory, Microsoft Metadirectory Services, Microsoft Windows Installer and MSI, and Microsoft Systems Management Server 2.
Siemens will demonstrate real-time, presence aware communication solutions such as OpenScape; HiPath 3000, 4000, 5000 and 8000 real-time IP systems; optiPoint IP telephones and optiClient PC clients; HiPath MetaDirectory, SIcurity and smart card solutions for security and identity management; HiPath trading and dispatch applications; HiPath ProCenter contact center solutions; the Xpressions unified messaging application, and the SimplyPhone personal click and dial productivity tool.
At Critical Path, Morrone built and directed the sale of e-mail and metadirectory solutions to the enterprise and Internet service provider markets.
With Nsure Identity Manager 2, customers can implement a fully integrated identity management solution, rather than standalone provisioning, password management or metadirectory products, to assimilate identities from across all connected systems.
Prior to joining Aelita, Galvin was a senior consultant with Microsoft Consulting Services, specializing in Exchange 2000 and Microsoft Metadirectory Services.