Web Tier - Business Behaviour

Many eReading Business Processes will make use of the Web Tier. Here are 3 examples:
  • Sales Process : the web tier hosts eCommerce web sites (eBook, eMagazine or eNewsPaper stores). Those sites host parts of a Sales Process : catalog search, payment, download...

  • Publishing Process : the web tier allows to Information editors to publish information from the Entreprise of from the Desktop Tier. For example the Amazon Digital Text Platform is such a service where anyone can publish an eBook (see http://delicious.com/appepaper/publishing).

  • Synchronization Process : When the eReader is synchronized with information on the web, part of the synchronization process is implemented on the web tier. For example, Gmail Contacts can be synchronized with the eReader device (Android-based or iPad with Google Apps).