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B2B E-business in the Supply Chain: New Services and Technologies Require Companies to Reevaluate Their Strategies
IT groups aspire to standardize on common integration platforms, but the pressure to integrate with business partners quickly often forces companies to favor

eai hub spoke  for procurement performance management EAI vendors are also expanding out past the four walls of the enterprise to operate in the trading community. With most service providers typically focused on a particular business process and community, one question begs to be asked: Will there ever be a service deployed using the SaaS model that could become the B2B e- business hub for an entire enterprise? Crossgate , which lays claim to 3,000 customers and a network of 34,000 partners, is ready to take the

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