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systemfabrik Releases an EAI Product?
With the announcement of the immediate availability of Warehouse Workbench 4.0 (WWB), systemfabrik, originally an Extract/Transform/Load (ETL) vendor, is

eai whitepapers  Releases an EAI Product? Event Summary HAMBURG, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- systemfabrik, the leading European vendor of Information Integration products, has announced the immediate availability of Warehouse Workbench 4.0 (WWB). The new set of features prepares the ground for an enterprise wide platform for information transformation, thus bridging the gap from Data Marts to Enterprise Application Integration and e-commerce. WWB 4.0 provides a unique platform for rapid development of mission c

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SCE Leaders Partner To See Beyond Their Portfolio Part Three: Challenges and User Recommendations


One of the biggest challenges facing IT departments today is still unlocking data and processes from a plethora of heterogeneous applications running on different technologies and platforms, from mainframe to Web application servers. Since most SCE solutions involve a complex flow of transactions across a company's information systems network, users need simple to use, graphical tools to help them manage these transaction flows and quickly respond to problems.

eai whitepapers  a central hub, the EAI servers themselves tend to be proprietary and non-standard. Customers are increasingly desiring to do away with point-to-point integration approaches at that data level (with extensive lists of custom APIs and connectors/adapters) and to replace it with more inter-enterprise ranging integrations, based on business processes that extend beyond the traditional definitional boundaries of a single application suite. Many believe that the advent of standards and Web services will allevia Read More

Shall Bifurcated Tack Reverse J.D. Edwards’ Bad Spell?


By opting now for a “best of both worlds strategy,” J.D. Edwards might finally have a formula of getting out of the doldrums it has been in for some time. While maintaining product flexibility, it can now provide its own ‘must have’ applications (e.g. SCM and CRM), and offer, through partnerships, the secondarily important bolt-on’s.

eai whitepapers  from investing in third-party EAI products to link disparate best-of-breed applications together - is attractive, but mostly to more agile and risk-taking companies, whose number has been dwindling lately. While it is a more sophisticated approach than traditional EAI, given that most other vendors only enable users to integrate third-party packages by providing them with application programming interfaces (APIs) that then require further coding, it is nonetheless complex and may likely deter smaller Read More

PeopleSoft, Lawson To Resell Integration Tools


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

eai whitepapers  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

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 whitepapers  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

NEON Systems Moves Further into Enterprise Application Integration


NEON Systems has signed an agreement to develop and distribute Sterling Software's SOLVE:Diplomat product. Diplomat has been used to integrate disparate Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and call center systems. NEON intends to evolve it into a unified EAI (Enterprise Application Integration) solution.

eai whitepapers  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

SEEBURGER


SEEBURGER, maker of the Business Integration Suite, provides a comprehensive electronic data interchange (EDI), business-to-business (B2B), and enterprise application integration (EAI) solutions for SAP users. Available on premises, in the cloud, and as a service.

eai whitepapers  (B2B), and enterprise application integration (EAI) solutions for SAP users. Available on premises, in the cloud, and as a service. Read More

Mercator Software Extends EAI Solutions for Insurance with XML


Mercator Software (which is changing its name from TSI International Software to reflect the name of its flagship product) has announced support within its “Integration Broker” products for both XML and EDI transactions based on the ACORD standard for the insurance industry.

eai whitepapers  Software Extends EAI Solutions for Insurance with XML Mercator Software Extends EAI Solutions for Insurance with XML M. Reed - April 21st, 2000 Event Summary Mercator Software (NASDAQ: MCTR), the e-business transformation company, announced new capabilities within its Mercator E-Business Integration Broker products that enable dramatic reductions in the time, cost and effort to integrate ACORD XML transactions with existing insurance applications. With new e-business data transformation support Read More

Six Success Factors for Building a Best-run Marketing Organization


To address evolving market demands, companies must take new approaches to marketing activities and integrate all company functions. Customer relationship management (CRM) can empower your marketing organization to support growth and demonstrate value to customers. Find out six factors that can allow your company’s marketing team to make intelligent decisions and drive effective end-to-end marketing processes.

eai whitepapers  Success Factors for Building a Best-run Marketing Organization Six Success Factors for Building a Best-run Marketing Organization If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. SAP CRM provides a central marketing platform that enables organizations to analyze, plan, develop, and execute all marketing activities through all customer interaction points. This integrated application empowers marketers with complete business insights 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 whitepapers  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

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 whitepapers  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

EAI Vendor MITEM Integrates Legacy Systems With Siebel


MITEM Corporation has announced that its legacy application integration software MitemView 5.3 has been validated by Siebel Systems for its Siebel eBusiness Applications. As more EAI vendors vie for market share, having their connectors/adapters certified by the vendor of the target application may become a key to product sales and competitive advantage.

eai whitepapers  Legacy Systems With Siebel EAI Vendor MITEM Integrates Legacy Systems With Siebel M. Reed - June 4, 2001 Event Summary MITEM Corporation , a company that describes itself as a provider of legacy integration software for conducting real-time e-Business , today announced that the integration between its Mitem View 5.3 and Siebel e Business Applications has been successfully validated by Siebel Systems . Siebel Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: SEBL) is the world's leading provider of eBusiness applications software. Read More

i2 Technologies at the Front of the Supply Chain


i2 Technologies is the largest and fastest growing vendor of supply chain management software with $456 million in revenue over the last twelve months and a 48% average growth rate over the last five years. Fueled by a powerful sales and marketing machine and corporate development strategy, i2 will maintain its lead through Y2K and beyond.

eai whitepapers  more internet-based CRM or EAI company acquisition as i2 expands its eBusiness suite. (70%). Growth projection: Expect 35-40% average growth over the next 3-4 years, less than previous years, but ahead of the rest of the market (70%). Vendor Recommendations Continue existing initiatives in mid-market to increase market share, both internal development to scale down core applications and partnerships with mid-market systems integrators, such as Mastech. Focus development efforts on reducing complexity of Read More

Siebel Rallies Its Integration Alliance Troops Part 2: Market Impact


The era of Siebel's uncontested supremacy in the CRM market seems to be nearing the end. However, Siebel's idea of its Universal Application Network seems innovative and should help the needs of the higher-end of the market, whose paramount concern have been the enormous costs of integration and the general lack of responsiveness by enterprise application vendors to address this issue.

eai whitepapers  a central hub, the EAI servers themselves tend to be proprietary and non-standard. The customers are increasingly desiring to do away with point-to-point integration approaches at that data level (with extensive lists of custom APIs and connectors/adapters) and to replace it with more inter-enterprise ranging integrations, based on business processes that extend beyond the traditional definitional boundaries of a single application suite. Therefore, Siebel's strive for standards-based business processes t Read More

EAI Vendor Mercator Drops to a Lower Place on the Map


Mercator Software, formerly known as TSI International Software, reported higher than forecasted marketing expenses, a new CFO, and missed their earnings estimate by 4 cents a share (predictions were 8 cents a share). Despite the resultant sharp drop in market capitalization, Mercator’s capabilities in the areas of XML and enterprise application integration are still solid.

eai whitepapers  Place on the Map EAI Vendor Mercator Drops to a Lower Place on the Map M. Reed - August 4, 2000 Event Summary Mercator Software, formerly known as TSI International Software, missed their earnings estimate by 4 cents a share (predictions were 8 cents a share), and dropped 54 percent in value in early market trading. Latest estimates showed the stock at $24.75, which is a 60.5 percent drop from their prior market capitalization. The company reported higher than forecasted marketing expenses, and the fact Read More