Business-to-business (B2B) gateway solutions have matured to the point where they can support a wide range of projects. However, there are still functional differences—including product maturity, service-oriented architecture (SOA) enablement, architectural coherence, and community management—among competing solutions. Find out who the leaders, challengers, visionaries, and niche players are in the B2B gateway market.
as Health Level Seven (HL7) and RosettaNet, and is executing well in its alliance with GXS, whereby BizTalk users can administer their entire B2B communities, including external business partners to which they connect directly with BizTalk, and external business partners to which they connect indirectly via the GXS Trading Grid. One of Microsoft s core strengths is value pricing; its reasonably priced ($35,000) Enterprise Edition of BizTalk Server 2006 R2 includes all B2B protocols, adapters and BizTalk