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SAP Weaves Microsoft .NET And IBM WebSphere Into Its ESA Tapestry Part Two: Market Impact
With SAP NetWeaver and the Enterprise Services Architecture, SAP will have delivered the blueprint for turning Web services from a concept into business reality

eai gnome  pursue application server or EAI markets, it will certainly make the respective niche vendors' jobs of selling into fertile SAP client base very difficult down the track. SAP might have conceded to the fact that its customers might not necessarily accept the one-size-fits-all mantra when it comes to its functional applications, but SAP hopes they may likely opt for that approach when it comes to the enterprise integration and infrastructure. Nevertheless, given the nascence of the offering, in the short

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TDCI Inc


TDCI is an enterprise solutions provider serving mid-market and large manufacturing organizations. The company delivers software for product customization management (PCM), enterprise application integration (EAI), and enterprise resource planning (ERP). In addition, TDCI offers selection, implementation, data migration, and development services for users of ERP packages from other software vendors. TDCI designs and deploys software solutions for: - Integrated operational and financial management - Sales and channel management - Product configuration and visualization - Engineering automation - Integration

eai gnome  (PCM), enterprise application integration (EAI), and enterprise resource planning (ERP). In addition, TDCI offers selection, implementation, data migration, and development services for users of ERP packages from other software vendors. TDCI designs and deploys software solutions for: - Integrated operational and financial management - Sales and channel management - Product configuration and visualization - Engineering automation - Integration Read More

EAI Vendor CrossWorlds Eases Middleware Customization


CrossWorlds Software, an enterprise application integration vendor, is making it easier for customers to acquire components and utilities with specific functionality. The vendor will create a CrossWorlds Exchange site on a subscription basis, for $50,000 per year with additional fees for some components.

eai gnome  customers and make their EAI solution more ubiquitous. In addition, the vendor has announced that Ingersoll-Rand Corporation will use the CrossWorlds tool to connect their Oracle e-procurement and legacy applications. CrossWorlds' e-business infrastructure software will enable Ingersoll-Rand to integrate its Oracle applications, e-procurement, and legacy systems for its global shared-services processes, enterprise-wide and over the Internet to include their supply chain partners. The integration Read More

Espire Infolabs


Espire Infolabs, an SEI CMMI Level 5 and ISO 9001:2000 software services organization, is one of India's leading software and business process outsourcing companies. Espire provides IT and IT-enabled services and solutions to organizations across the globe. The company has a presence in the US, UK, Australia, Japan, and Singapore Espire specializes in a wide spectrum of technology domains, including n-tier applications, mobile computing and enterprise application integration (EAI) thus providing optimal, flexible, scalable and cost-effective solutions. The company's customer base encompasses major vertical segments, including education, finance, health care, hospitality, insurance, logistics, manufacturing, and telecom & VoIP.

eai gnome  and enterprise application integration (EAI) thus providing optimal, flexible, scalable and cost-effective solutions. The company's customer base encompasses major vertical segments, including education, finance, health care, hospitality, insurance, logistics, manufacturing, and telecom & VoIP. Read More

PeopleSoft, Lawson To Resell Integration Tools


Two ERP vendors recently signed agreements to resell integration software from Enterprise Applications Integration vendors.

eai gnome  players in the marketplace, EAI vendors will need to explore innovative development approaches for creating conduits that join various applications in their many combinations. Partnerships like those of PeopleSoft and Lawson are a step in the right direction. User Recommendations While partnerships such as those mentioned above can save time in getting information about a prospective integration tool, users should not select an integration package based solely on the advice of an ERP or supply chain manag Read More

Merger Mania At Its Extremes Part 2: Challenges & User Recommendations


While the merger is justifiable it does not provide the new entity with much room for mistakes. SynQuest also needs to quickly figure out the best combination of its disparate products and technologies and articulate a clear and assuring message to the market that it can deliver a strategy for the planning, executing, and adaptive management of supply chains in a foreseeable future.

eai gnome  of its transition from EAI vendor to SCEM vendor took place this year with the sale of its integration products and operations to a systems integrator. SynQuest, a renowned SCP vendor, has nonetheless struggled to gain mind and market share ever since its IPO in 2000 (see SynQuest Posts Mixed Results ). Despite partnering mutually and with other providers (see J.D. Edwards Names SynQuest Preferred Solution and SSA Seeks Support from Synquest ), neither company has ever experienced a merger with and Read More

Software Technologies Corporation (STC) Prepares to go Public


Enterprise Application Integration vendor Software Technologies Corp. (STC) announced the filing by the company of a Registration Statement with the Securities and Exchanges Commission relating to the proposed initial public offering of up to $100 million of its common stock.

eai gnome  efforts on their eGate EAI suite. This follows news of a success for STC on an implementation at Petsmart Inc. (a Phoenix-based pet supply chain), where the eGate product was used to integrate SAP R/3 with Point-Of-Sale systems from NCR Corporation. In order to complete the integration, Petsmart tied SAP and the NCR system into an Oracle 8 database and used eGate to marry the application programming interfaces together. The time required to process store transactions into the ERP system was reduced from Read More

EAI Vendor Extricity Teams with Moai to Automate E-Commerce Systems


Enterprise Application Integration vendor Extricity announced a business-to-business alliance with Moai Technologies, Inc., to provide a full-range of automated e-commerce systems. Moai’s Dynamic Commerce Markup Language (DCML) is an XML-standard compliant language for dynamic commerce markets, and combined with Extricity’s B2B platform, the vendors hope to better integrate e-commerce business processes.

eai gnome  to Automate E-Commerce Systems EAI Vendor Extricity Teams with Moai to Automate E-Commerce Systems M. Reed - May 11, 2000 Event Summary In April Moai Technologies, Inc., a provider of negotiated e-commerce solutions, announced it has entered into a partnership with Extricity, Inc. to provide a single, complete interface, automating a full range of e-commerce systems. Extricity provides a family of business-to-business (B2B) software solutions, which are designed to simplify e-commerce automation and Read More

Information Builders Did It iWay


Information Builders plans to spin off its middleware technology group (which develops and supports the EDA middleware product) into a new wholly owned subsidiary named iWay Software. The move is supposed to allow Information Builders (IBI) to concentrate on the WebFocus and Focus business intelligence products, while allowing iWay to handle e-business integration.

eai gnome  chain management (SCM) applications. EAI, or enterprise application integration, is the term commonly applied to this type of application, and it is clearly not a passing fad. Companies are rushing madly to webify their applications, and any software product that speeds implementation time and/or allows access to a difficult data source will have a leg up on the competition. User Recommendations Potential customers for EAI-type products should carefully examine the range of data sources that will Read More

J.D. Edwards Chooses Freedom to Choose EAI


J.D. Edwards announced a new corporate vision that extends its ‘idea-to-action’ to inter-enterprise collaboration expressed in the phrase ‘freedom to choose’. In other words, take the best of ERP, CRM, eBusiness, and business intelligence components, plumb it with possibly the best of EAI and the workflow integration components and create something called collaborative commerce ‘best-of-breed’ mishmash.

eai gnome  Chooses Freedom to Choose EAI J.D. Edwards Chooses Freedom to Choose EAI P.J. Jakovljevic - July 27, 2000 Event Summary At its FOCUS 2000 annual user group meeting, which took place in Denver on June 19-22, J.D. Edwards' top executives unveiled a slew of initiatives that they claim will really change the enterprise applications vendor's direction. According to its press release from June 20, J.D. Edwards announced its Freedom to Choose business strategy designed to meet customers' needs for flexibility Read More

J.D. Edwards Touts Leadership in Collaboration and Flexibility -- There Seems to be Some Notable Functionality Too


In its major comeback attempt J.D. Edwards has been playing the card of system openness and interconnectivity, some of the key principles of the Internet economy. On October 2, the usually laid back vendor hosted a glitzy show in New York City for the official launch of the highly publicized Xe version of its flagship OneWorld software package. While the launch emphasized flexibility, we noticed the system had some remarkable functionality

eai gnome  from investing in 3rd-party EAI products to link disparate best-of-breed systems together - is certainly attractive. While J.D. Edwards' move into the EAI arena is indisputably risky, we commend its determination to bite the bullet and include integration systems into the core product offering. Some of its competitors, who are still convinced that they can deliver most of the necessary functionality themselves, may find themselves seriously lagging once they finally realize the need for interconnectivity Read More

EAI - The 'Crazy Glue' of Business Applications


When companies create or change trading relationships or when they swap out business application systems, information systems professionals are required to build application system interfaces and alter transaction processing models. Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) Tools have matured nicely and continue to evolve making the job not only more simple but actually offering a preferred alternative to code-data-level integration alternatives. Selection of EAI tools must be based on technical capabilities that support the entire life-cycle of usage.

eai gnome  Applications The Promise of EAI Plug and Play business application system integration is the goal of investment in EAI technology. Buyers have a number of applications from various suppliers and a number of external trading partners with whom they want to exchange business transactions. EAI suppliers promote products that connect to a diverse set of applications (Adapters) transform data format, structure and content (Transformation Capabilities), move data among applications predictably and with assured Read More

Mercator Continues to Suffer Turmoil - Can They Stay on the Map?


What’s new at EAI vendor Mercator Software? TEC updates a report from August 2000. Mercator Software has found themselves on a long and rocky road, where the bumps have included loss or reassignment of most of their executive management team, a precipitous drop in market capitalization, and an uncertain future. On the upside, Mercator has announced a 50% increase in revenue for October and November 2000 compared to the same period in 1999, and also announced a major sale to Amazon.com.

eai gnome  Software (NASDAQ: MCTR). See EAI Vendor Mercator Drops to a Lower Place on the Map for complete details). The vendor missed their second quarter earnings estimate by 4 cents a share (predictions were 8 cents a share), and dropped 54 percent in value. Estimates showed the stock at $24.75. The company reported higher than forecasted marketing expenses for Q2, and the fact that Ira Gerard, the CFO, was stepping down due to health reasons. Since that time, Mercator stock has nose-dived to $4.31 (as of Read More

Andersen Gives Yantra a Vote of Confidence


Yantra and Andersen Consulting have announced a broad strategic alliance to provide supply chain solutions through PureEcommerce™, a Web-based customer transaction management solution for extended enterprises.

eai gnome  potential conflict arises because EAI software can arguably perform the same core functions that PureEcommerce offers, which raises the question, why install Yantra at all. The inclusion of Yantra in system architectures depends on Andersen's ability to convince clients that PureEcommerce is better at handling large transaction volumes than EAI software would be alone. User Recommendations Users should not read too much into the announced partnership of Andersen and Yantra, in spite of the benefits Yantra Read More

Dell Sharpens Its Linux Focus


Building on its current Linux position, Dell will start shipping Linux-based systems that use file management software from developer Eazel.

eai gnome  Sharpens Its Linux Focus Dell Sharpens Its Linux Focus R. Krause - December 18, 2000 Event Summary [Source: CNET] November 30, 2000 - Dell Computer has announced a deal with Eazel , a developer of Linux-based software. Eazel's primary product is Nautilus , its file management software which runs on the GNOME desktop, which, along with KDE , is one of the two main desktops (user interfaces) used with Linux. Some of the terms have not been disclosed, but they appear to include pre-loading of Read More