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.
Gentran users to GIS. Tibco Software positions its flagship B2B gateway software, BusinessConnect, as an extension (in fact, it s a native application) of its flagship (and best-of-breed) internal integration middleware, BusinessWorks. Tibco s primary focus is on SOA, and it positions BusinessConnect primarily as a way for its customers to B2Benable internal SOA projects. BusinessConnect is highly portable, has strong community management capabilities, and has proved its quality and scalability in