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Catalyst International to Tread Water With SAP Through 2000
While Catalyst should be congratulated for improving profitability, the Wall Street and user communities were clearly expecting to see more revenue from its

eai projections  third party software from EAI (Enterprise Application Integration) vendor Mercator to integrate WMS and SAP R/3. Provided Catalyst can one day refine its ability to execute alongside SAP, SAP users should find the alliance to be a low risk alternative to other SAP WMS combinations.

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WAM Systems Offers Supply Chain Planning Packaged Solution For Chemicals


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eai projections  Planning to partner with EAI vendors including webMethods and Extricity , WAM will offer a B2B messaging layer to PICASO that helps users engage in collaboration with trading partners. Vendor Trajectory and Strategy WAM Systems remains dedicated to solving the supply chain problems characterizing the chemical industries. Though its core market is polymers, WAM has identified new areas of growth in peripheral verticals. It plans to target primary expansion markets in paints, adhesives, and lubricants and Read More

Hewlett Packard Makes Multiple Moves in Middleware


In recent days, Hewlett Packard has announced agreements for strategic alliances, technology licensing, and/or joint product development of middleware products with TIBCO Software, IONA Technologies, and webMethods. Industry rumors indicate that HP is trying to acquire an EAI vendor to complete its push towards a complete application server product. Who will it be?

eai projections  terms of purchasing an EAI vendor, the jury is still out. Some industry sources have indicated that New Era of Networks ( NEON ) was being considered, but Sybase has taken that vendor out of play. Other possibilities, depending on exactly what functionalities HP decides to shop for, may include Mercator Software , IONA, Vitria, or TIBCO. User Recommendations Over the course of the last two years, the Application Integration market (loosely defined by TEC as including EAI, IAI, B2Bi, and A2A applications) Read More

Serving up EAM Integration


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eai projections  enterprise application integration (EAI). EAI has been the approach traditionally used to enable the interoperability between two or more enterprise software systems. It involves developing point-to-point links connecting specific enterprise systems. However, it can be expensive and result in long implementation timeframes. In some cases, the cost of the EAI implementation can exceed the cost of the software being integrated. The lean and agile nature of today's organizations is placing increased demands Read More

NEON Systems Moves Further into Enterprise Application Integration


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eai projections  into a single, unified EAI product line encompassing major computing platforms and applications. This key expansion of the NEON Systems product family will provide a comprehensive EAI solution. In addition to the distribution rights, NEON has been granted a source code license and has hired the Cary, North Carolina-based software development lab dedicated to the Diplomat product. Diplomat was first deployed at a customer site in 1993. The technology has developed into a proven and established product Read More

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Attaining Real Time, On-demand Information Data: Contemporary Business Intelligence Tools


Demand for instant access to dispersed information is being met by vendors offering enterprise business intelligence tools and suites. Portlet standardization, enterprise information integration, and corporate performance management are among the proposed solutions, but do they really deliver real time information?

eai projections  To refresh our memory, EAI is the unrestricted sharing of data and business processes throughout networked applications or data sources in an organization. Early enterprise applications in areas such as, inventory control, human resources (HR) and payroll management, sales force automation (SFA), and database management system (DBMS), were designed to run independently, with no interaction between the systems. They were custom-built within the technology of the day for a specific need, and were often Read More

Pure-Play CRM Vendors: Choose an Integrated or Best-of-Breed Solution?


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eai projections  within the realm of EAI (Enterprise Application Integration), called for database-to-database coding for the batch transition of information between systems. Or it called for message-based brokering, where a message broker would step in and let you send data from a given transaction to another application, for close to real time processing. Or it's now calling for what's (confusingly) being called a brokered integration solution. With this new approach, a central integration hub is built, and all the Read More

Is ROI King In Evaluating IT Investments? Part 2. Measuring the Impact of IT Investments


If the underlying business assumptions change, the cash flow projections may be critically flawed but the KPI’s can still be relatively reliable indicators of the impact of an IT project. In the long run, IT project KPIs may be the best indicators for IT managers to use in evaluating the results of their IT investments.

eai projections  ROI King In Evaluating IT Investments? Part 2. Measuring the Impact of IT Investments Measuring the Impact of IT Investments Ray Tucker, CFO of the $1.3 B adhesives manufacture H.B. Fuller, finds, We can't really understand all of the benefits that will come from electronically enabling our business. We know that as we standardize on technologies we will grow our business. The benefits will probably come from places we don't expect to see them . Tucker states that the problem with financial analysis Read More

EAI Vendor Active Software Activates Transactions


Active Software, Inc., a provider of enterprise application integration software products, today announced the ActiveWorks™ Application Transaction Coordinator (ATC) to ensure the transactional integrity of end-to end business processes across systems, both within and outside the corporate firewall.

eai projections  Active Software Activates Transactions EAI Vendor Active Software Activates Transactions M. Reed - June 1, 2000 Event Summary Active Software, Inc. (Nasdaq: ASWX), a provider of enterprise application integration software products, today announced the ActiveWorks Application Transaction Coordinator (ATC) to ensure the transactional integrity of end-to end business processes. A new component of the ActiveWorks Integration System, the ATC is said to provide guaranteed application-to-application transactiona Read More

Enterprise Application Integration - Where Is It Now (And What Is It Now)? Part 1: What Is It Now?


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JuxtaComm And IBM Integrate Their Integration Products


JuxtaComm Technologies has announced a relationship with IBM to provide a “universal adapter” capability by implementing the IBM MQSeries Integrator as a component of its Integration Broker Solution. What business value will this provide to customers?

eai projections  loss . Market Impact Integrating EAI products with IBM MQSeries Integrator (as well as MQSeries Workflow and the base MQSeries product) seems to be the flavor of the month for vendors, including Evoke Software , Vitria , and Extricity . Potential customers will be hard pressed to find an EAI vendor who does not have an adapter for MQSI, or is not currently developing one. The MQSeries base product is already built into JuxtaComm's offering, so the feature extension should be fairly straightforward. Two Read More

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eai projections  Costs with Efficient Operations: A Fast Track to More Working Capital Reducing Costs with Efficient Operations: A Fast Track to More Working Capital If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. Founded in 1972, SAP has a rich history of innovation and growth as a true industry leader. SAP currently has sales and development locations in more than 50 countries worldwide and is listed on several exchanges, including the Read More

Implementation Acceleration Using Integration


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eai projections  15, 2000 Event Summary EAI and business-to-business integration vendor webMethods, Inc. (NASDAQ: WEBM), a provider of business-to-business integration (B2Bi) solutions, today announced the general availability of webMethods Packaged Integrations - pre-built software solutions that enable Global 2000 companies to rapidly automate common cross-application business processes. The vendor claims that compared to traditional implementations, these highly flexible solutions make it possible to accelerate the Read More