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Pros and Cons of Portal technology

Portal Technology came with lot of promises. Many companies started migrating from normal web based application to portal technologies in no time within last couple of years.
Why there was so much like for Commercial and Open Source Portals?

Few Services the Portals where providing out of the box
Displaying large amount of information in a single page Information can be fragmented into simple small windows which can be placed anywhere on the pageA particular window has two modes View and Edit. View is the default for displaying information and edit is used to for editing the information.Developers in a team can work on any particular portlet ( window) without interfering with other developers workPortals provide security, look and feel out of the box and everything is dynamically updatable.Couple of Big drawbacks of Portal Technlogy

Bandwidth: this is one big drawback all the portals which are available in the market rendering, refreshing, every request to server yields to consume …