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The Challenges of the Lawson-Intentia Merger
The new company forged from Lawson and Intentia will have to carefully blend their different corporate cultures, which has traditionally been proud of in-house

eai webmethod  and enterprise application integration (EAI), infrastructure and applications management vendors including IBM , WebMethod s, Sun , BEA Systems , will provide Lawson with toolkits that are readily available for making deeper functional adjustments and customizations. They will also allow for better scalability, security, and load balancing and overall, it will contribute to areas where the company has traditionally trailed the bigger competitors. Other strategic relationships should also allow Lawson to

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Talarian and NextSet Team for B2B Solutions


NextSet Software has formed an alliance with EAI vendor Talarian Corporation to incorporate Talarian SmartSockets middleware technology into NextSet’s Evolution Business-to-Business platform and Internet exchange applications. This is yet another entry by an EAI vendor into the ever more crowded B2B market space.

eai webmethod  the table. Undoubtedly, other EAI software houses will be closely examining this new product and using what they learn to catch up quickly. The EAI and B2B markets are moving at such a rapid pace that the keep up or die syndrome has set in with a vengeance. This development coincides with announcements by webMethods , Tibco , and other leading EAI vendors regarding product releases along the same lines. User Recommendations Companies considering creating business-to-business trading exchanges should Read More

Serving up EAM Integration


Integrating systems has created major havoc within enterprises, and gluing together disparate mission-critical business systems from multiple vendors that were never designed to work together is definitely a cause for IT concern.

eai webmethod  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

Fujitsu Poised to (Inter)Stage Glovia's Comeback Part Four: Challenges and User Recommendations


Glovia has managed to maintain its existing customers' satisfaction level while successfully re-inventing itself. As a result, it has maintained a presence among the top 10 manufacturing ERP vendors in several markets. One cannot help feeling that Glovia's knowledge of its target market has always been deeper than its market visibility and share.

eai webmethod  are coming from the EAI specialists, the infrastructure (platform and tools) providers, and packaged applications vendors. Given that the fragmented and morphing BPM and integration market needs to model, define and develop, deploy and monitor, analyze, and modify business processes, Fujitsu has to act fast to counteract strong competition from many directions such as best-of-breed BPM vendors (e.g. Intalio , Fuego , Handysoft , Savvion , Longview , Cartesis , etc.); business modeling players (e.g. IDS Read More

EAI Market Consolidation Continues With Peregrine Acquisition of Extricity


Peregrine Systems, Inc. a provider of Electronic Market Enablement and Infrastructure Management solutions, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Extricity, Inc. Extricity will contribute its B2B relationship management software as Peregrine creates a digital business offering that provides a full range of software products and managed Internet services using Peregrine’s Get2Connect global trading network.

eai webmethod  Peregrine Acquisition of Extricity EAI Market Consolidation Continues With Peregrine Acquisition of Extricity M. Reed - April 3, 2001 Event Summary Peregrine Systems, Inc . (NASDAQ: PRGN), a provider of Electronic Market Enablement and Infrastructure Management solutions, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Extricity, Inc. (privately held). Extricity will contribute its B2B relationship management software as Peregrine creates a digital business offering that provides a full Read More

Saltare.com Prepares LEAP Into B2B Fray


Saltare.com offers a sound value proposition for companies who want to manage important events in their supply chains in real-time.

eai webmethod  with them through an EAI (enterprise application integration) tool, to allow users to respond to important events in their supply chains in real-time. Initially, the company is concentrating its efforts on private B2B marketplaces, enabling companies to collaborate with internal divisions and external partners. It ultimately will target public marketplaces where potential buyers can be relative strangers. LEAP! is designed to allow companies to give participants of both marketplaces a certain degree of vi Read More

Business Process Management: A Crash Course on What It Entails and Why to Use It


Business process management (BPM) has to integrate existing enterprise applications, Web services, and people in such a way that it can also quickly change, destruct, or construct processes. This is far beyond the realm of traditional enterprise application integration (EAI).

eai webmethod  traditional enterprise application integration (EAI). BPM: A Crash Course on What It Entails As a nascent software category, BPM often means different things to different people. One could, in great part, blame this on the slew of budding pure-play software providers that refer to themselves as full-fledged BPM providers, but really only cover a niche or two of the entire BPM realm. One should also distinguish clearly between BPM as a management activity and BPM as a modeling tool , since these 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 webmethod  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 Read More

IONA Purchases Netfish Technologies (And Much, Much More)


As the last step in a long list of acquisitions, IONA Technologies has purchased Netfish Technologies, a provider of integrated XML-based B2B process collaboration solutions. This acquisition, along with six others including the Sagavista EAI technology, completes IONA’s strategy to create a Total Business Integration™ solution with the IONA Suite.

eai webmethod  others including the Sagavista EAI technology from Software AG (which had recently purchased Saga Systems ), completes IONA's strategy to create a Total Business Integration solution , a standards-based, end-to-end, e-business platform known as the IONA Suite . IONA is a pioneer in the ORB and CORBA (Common Object Request Broker Architecture) market with its flagship Orbix product. Orbix also includes IONA's Adaptive Runtime Technology (ART), one of the foundations of the IONA Suite. Netfish's flagship pr Read More

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 expediency over strategy. With so many technology choices, it’s important to understand the role each can play when building an overall business-to-business (B2B) strategy. Learn about the four points you should consider when evaluating vendors and service providers.

eai webmethod  Parity With Larger Competitors ). EAI vendors are also expanding out past the four walls of the enterprise to operate in the trading community. Informatica is about to announce a B2B gateway that will allow companies to use the technology footprint they already have with the vendor. Fast and reliable onboarding of partners along with the ongoing monitoring of network performance are essential ingredients to a B2B e-commerce strategy. They're also qualities your company should look for in this vendor 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 webmethod  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

J.D. Edwards - A Collaboration Thought Leader Or A Disguised ERP Follower? Part 1: About J.D. Edwards


Like most of its peers, J.D. Edwards is hoping to rebound by focusing on Internet collaboration and extended-ERP applications. The company has also differentiated itself from competitors by embedding Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) into its OneWorld product. 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. However, we also believe that managing this large application portfolio, much of which involves partnering or extensive integration and customization, will be cumbersome. Part 1 presents an overview

eai webmethod  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. However, we also believe that managing this large application portfolio, much of which involves partnering or extensive integration and customization, will be cumbersome. This note presents in two parts a current evaluation of J.D. Edwards, examining its history, products, and marketing strategy, with specific recommendations for both J.D. Read More

Oracle Further Orchestrates Its SOA Forays Part Four: SOA and Web Services


The battle for the dominance in service-oriented architecture (SOA) and Web services has nonetheless so far largely been a war of words without the clear winner yet (and not any time soon), as many underlying Internet-based standards have emerged only recently.

eai webmethod  both SOA and traditional EAI cover integration and horizontal application services, SOA goes much further by catering for vertical (business specific) services and presentation services. The latter would be the foundation for a universal desktop for all the Web-based applications of an enterprise, thereby providing a common look-and-feel , and language transparency across multiple applications. For a detailed discussion of the relationship between SOA, Web Services, BPM, and BPEL, particularly in terms Read More

webMethods Gets Active (Software That Is)


In May webMethods Inc. announced that it will purchase Active Software Inc. in an all-stock deal. The purchase is worth approximately $1.3 Billion. WebMethods is a vendor of B2B e-commerce integration software, and the acquisition of Active allows them to extend their integration strategy for extended supply chain and business-to-business e-commerce.

eai webmethod  and the Netherlands. Since EAI is most important to large, multi-national corporations, this should help to increase their market presence. Some of webMethods existing customers include Dell Computer, Lucent, and Bell Atlantic. Active claims approximately 200 customers in verticals such as telecommunications, government, manufacturing, and transportation. User Recommendations Customers evaluating Enterprise Application Integration solutions should be cautious at this point. The market is beginning to Read More

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


Since January 2000 when TEC last addressed the trends in Enterprise Application, there have been massive changes in the overall direction of Application Integration in general and EAI in particular.

eai webmethod  Integration in general and EAI in particular. A great many of the players have changed in the vendor arena, new terminology ( buzz-phrases like IAI, or Inter-Enterprise Application Integration , and e-Business Infrastructure Enablement , or B2Bi), has arisen out of the marketing machine, and customers are generally confused as to just what vendors are offering and how it may (or may not) solve their business problem. In addition, the strong downturn in the technology economy has affected many vendors' Read More