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Enterprise Application Integration - the Latest Trend in Getting Value from Data
Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) is one of the hot-button issues in IT for the Year 2000. Information Week Research's survey of 300 technology managers

ns isg 2000  object technologies, and custom consulting. Many vendors have evolved out of the middleware space, and some are coming from the Extract/Transform/Load space. It remains to be seen what approach will provide the most value for a new EAI product. Many of these products are refashioned middleware tools. Vendors are attempting out of the box solutions, but there is immense complexity involved in integrating applications, particularly extended supply chain, e-commerce, and customer relationship management/sa

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The Hype About PeopleTools 8


In January 2000, PeopleSoft announced a server centric platform for the development of Internet solutions.

ns isg 2000  management of PeopleSoft's eBusiness applications for business transactions and collaboration via the Internet. The new application is designed to offer developers and customers a single Internet architecture for Internet-based access, effectively lowering application development, deployment, maintenance, and training costs. PeopleTools 8's server-centric architecture will eliminate the need for client software installations. It will also allow access to PeopleSoft's eBusiness applications through low ban Read More

ROI Systems MANAGE-s Well Past 2000 Part 2: Impact and Recommendations


Expanding incrementally, with goals that are carefully balanced with providing excellent customer support, close attention to the bottom line, and leveraging a tried-and-true business model, partnerships and technologies has been ROI Systems' formula of success. It is now in a position to move forward with its plans for further needed product enhancements, staffing expansion and company growth, at a time when many of its peers continue to struggle.

ns isg 2000  Part 2: Impact and Recommendations Event Summary On March 13, ROI Systems , Inc. ( www.roisystems.com ), a privately held provider of extended ERP software systems, with its headquarters in Minneapolis, MN, announced that Indiana-based Core Business Software Solutions (CBSS) would serve as a business partner in its Midwest region. CBSS, a technology consulting firm, will distribute and implement ROI Systems' MANAGE 2000 extended ERP system. CBSS's decision to distribute ROI's MANAGE 2000 was reportedly Read More

Informatica Powers Siebel’s New eBusiness Analytics


Siebel Systems is incorporating Informatica’s data integration platform into Siebel eBusiness Analytics 2000.3. The vendors hope to use the integrated product to consolidate data into a 'comprehensive e-business data warehouse'. Have the vendors found the e-business holy grail?

ns isg 2000  of e-business analytic and extract/transform/load software, and Siebel Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: SEBL), a provider of e-business applications software, have announced that Siebel Systems has incorporated Informatica's data integration platform within Siebel eBusiness Analytics 2000.3 . Launched as part of the enhanced and expanded Siebel eBusiness 2000.3 application suite, Siebel eBusiness Analytics provides executives and managers with insight into their customer base and multi-channel e-business operations Read More

PeopleSoft Completes Acquisition of Vantive; Vantive CRM Applications Integrate with PeopleSoft and Other ERP Systems


On January 3, 2000 PeopleSoft Inc. announced it had completed its acquisition of The Vantive Corporation, the world's second-largest independent supplier of customer relationship management (CRM) solutions. The transaction was completed December 31, 1999 with the issuance of approximately 28 million shares of common stock and options to purchase common stock, and is anticipated to be accounted for as a pooling-of-interests. The acquisition of Vantive makes PeopleSoft the only enterprise software company offering a full suite of CRM products that integrate tightly with PeopleSoft and other major back-office applications.

ns isg 2000  of Vantive; Vantive CRM Applications Integrate with PeopleSoft and Other ERP Systems Event Summary On January 3, 2000 PeopleSoft Inc. announced it had completed its acquisition of The Vantive Corporation, the world's second-largest independent supplier of customer relationship management (CRM) solutions. The transaction was completed December 31, 1999 with the issuance of approximately 28 million shares of common stock and options to purchase common stock, and is anticipated to be accounted for as a pooli Read More

J.D. Edwards’ Mixed Blessings


On August 23, J.D. Edwards reported financial results for the third quarter ended July 31, 2000. Despite notable license fee revenue growth of 56% over the same period last year, the net loss for the Q3 2000 was a hefty $22.6 million.

ns isg 2000  ended July 31, 2000. License fee revenue grew 56% over the same period last year, to $116.7 million (See Figure 1). Transactions over $1 million represented half of the license fee revenue in the third quarter of fiscal 2000 and led to a substantial increase in the average sales price of license transactions. Services revenue was $144.4 million, compared to $157.1 million in the third quarter of fiscal 1999. Total revenue for the third quarter of fiscal 2000 was $261.1 million, compared to revenue of Read More

SAP Remains Solid While Transitioning


On July 20, SAP AG, the leading provider of enterprise business software applications, announced its results for the quarter ended June 30, 2000. Despite an 18% decrease of net income, a notable increase of license revenue in all markets worldwide was encouraging.

ns isg 2000  Remains Solid While Transitioning SAP Remains Solid While Transitioning P.J. Jakovljevic - August 23, 2000 Event Summary According to a press release from July 20, SAP AG, the leading provider of enterprise business software applications, announced its results for the quarter ended June 30, 2000. In the second quarter, revenues rose 19% over the same period last year to E1.50 billion. License revenues grew by 23% to E554 million of which sales of mySAP.com, the leading e-business platform, accelerated Read More

Mail.com to Join the Microsoft Exchange 2000 ASP GoldRush


Through the "official" Microsoft Exchange agreement Mail.com hopes to increase its market share. Mail.com’s differentiator is its proprietary MailZone and FaxMailer products which allow for Fax integration and enhanced security.

ns isg 2000  or unofficial is reasonably insignificant when it is viewed as a component of the 'pie' rather than the whole. Perhaps one of the key differentiators is Mail.com's proprietary MailZone and FaxMailer products which allow for Fax integration and enhanced security. User Recommendations Outsourcing messaging has become attractive to today's fast paced organizations that are looking for an easier way to maintain a messaging system. Internally hosted e-mail systems require constant maintenance and are Read More

What’s New in Microsoft SQL Server 2000


SQL Server 2000, the next major release of SQL Server 7, is Microsoft’s SQL 7 release of its database both re-architected and re-written. Microsoft has high hopes for the latest version in a market that was worth $8 Billion in 1999, an 18% increase over 1998. What remains to be seen is whether it will attract customers not already using SQL Server.

ns isg 2000  dropped out of the consortium in 1990. Between 1991 and 1993, Microsoft and IBM divorced in the OS/2 arena, and SQL Server 4.2 for Windows NT and the Windows NT 3.1 operating system were released. In 1994, Microsoft and Sybase ended their co-development efforts (for a period in the early 1990's, SQL Server 4.x for OS/2 was actually labeled Microsoft on the manuals and Sybase on the diskettes.) Microsoft carried forward on Windows NT, and Sybase carried forward on UNIX. Microsoft SQL Server version 6.0 Read More

Is Baan Clinically Dead?


On January 4, 2000 Baan, Europe's No. 2 business software company, sank deeper into trouble as its CEO resigned and it forecast a fourth quarter loss of $240 million to $250 million after restructuring. Its shares plunged over 30 percent as analysts cut recommendations on the loss-making vendor, which has yet to name a replacement for Mary Coleman, who is returning to her Silicon Valley home after taking charge only last May.

ns isg 2000  percent as analysts cut recommendations on the loss-making vendor, which has yet to name a replacement for Mary Coleman, who is returning to her Silicon Valley home after taking charge only last May. Baan had reported a fifth consecutive quarterly loss in the third quarter, but in November had given a more upbeat earnings outlook. Some analysts had seen it bouncing back from a software-spending freeze in last year's millennium bug preparations. Baan said a restructuring would cost $200 million in the Read More

Oracle Loses Again


SAP AG has chosen SQL Server 7.0 as its strategic database for the Windows platform. The companies also will cooperate to make the Windows 2000 OS available as a platform choice for customers wishing to implement mySAP.com solutions. On the heels of the agreement to use IBM DB2 as a preferred backend database, Oracle continues to lose market share as a database in the ERP arena.

ns isg 2000  wishing to implement mySAP.com solutions. Microsoft also announced that it is the first mySAP.com customer to use Windows 2000 for its product implementation of SAP inter-enterprise software solutions. mySAP.com is an open collaborative business environment of personalized solutions on demand that lets organizations of all sizes fully engage employees, customers, and partners to capitalize on the Internet economy. This announcement extends an October 1999 agreement between SAP AG and Microsoft Europe unde Read More

Supply Chain Planning in 2000: The Brains Behind Internet Fulfillment


The supply chain planning market will top $2.5 billion in 2000, driven in large part by the needs of Internet customer fulfillment.

ns isg 2000  Planning in 2000: The Brains Behind Internet Fulfillment Supply Chain Planning in 2000: The Brains Behind Internet Fulfillment S. McVey- April 4th, 2000 Market Overview Supply chain planning (SCP) software applications reason through the difficult trade-offs that manufacturers face in producing goods and delivering them to customers. They do this either by giving users tools for visualizing their supply chains in ways that facilitate decision-making, or by automating the entire decision-making process. Read More

Microsoft Releases Preview of Exchange Server 2000


Microsoft Corp announced the availabilty of Exchange 2000 Server Beta 3, the messaging server previously code-named Platinum. The product will be distributed via Microsoft's web site at http://www.microsoft.com/exchange. The product is available in English, German, French and Japanese versions.

ns isg 2000  German, French and Japanese versions today. (Source: Microsoft) Market Impact Microsoft Exchange 2000 Messaging Server is interwoven with the company's new release of Windows 2000 server. Due to Microsoft's entrance into the Active Directory Structure (ADS) users will be driven to upgrade not only their existing NT Servers, but also their existing Exchange Servers, while new users will implement the 2000 Back Office Suite directly. ADS is Microsoft's attempt to catch up to Novell NetWare's NDS. Read More

J. D. Edwards FOCUSes on Active Supply Chain


With co-founder McVaney once again at the helm, J. D. Edwards flexed its new supply chain management capabilities at FOCUS 2000 in Denver.

ns isg 2000  to the core xtr@ applications, but its most significant accomplishment has been to integrate them with its OneWorld enterprise application suite. ASC and OneWorld use the same database, which makes it possible to maintain information needed by both the planning and execution at a single point. Though evident only in demonstration, the collaboration potential of the combined solution was impressive. New forecast requirements can be communicated to ASC, residing at the manufacturer, by retailers via a web Read More

Epicor Continues To Bleed


On April 27, Epicor Software Corporation reported its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2000. Net loss for the quarter was $8.9 million or $0.22 per share, compared with a net income for the same period last year of $2.1 million or $0.05 per share.

ns isg 2000  sequential decrease in operating expenses from approximately $52.8 million before charges in the fourth quarter of 1999 to $38.4 million in the first quarter of 2000. The company believes that the first quarter 2000 revenues were negatively impacted by an unanticipated lag in demand following Y2K as customers continued to postpone IT expenditures for enterprise systems, particularly in the manufacturing sector. During the first quarter, the company completed several strategic objectives aimed at Read More