BEA, WebMethods collaborate on application integration
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WebMethods and BEA Systems have announced a relationship they say will make it easier for customers with hybrid environments -- using both BEA WebLogic Integration and the WebMethods integration platform -- to develop new Java applications and integrate them into existing enterprise and legacy applications.
San Jose-based BEA and WebMethods of Fairfax, Va., said they have formed the collaboration to enable their mutual customers to leverage their existing investments in technologies from both companies. The two companies plan to build a Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE) Connector Architecture-based, bi-directional connector between BEA WebLogic Integration and the WebMethods integration platform. The J2EE CA standard helps ensure that the products will work together, and with the open standard, customers can receive the maximum benefit from their investment in applications and business processes. The announcement was made at Sun Microsystems' JavaOne conference in San Francisco.
Iona releases business integration products
Iona Technologies has announced a series of new products, partnerships and pricing programs at the JavaOne conference in San Francisco to extend the company's e-Business Platform for Total Business Integration. Dublin-based Iona announced the 3.0 release of the Iona iPortal Application Server, which combines strict J2EE conformance with application integration and Web services generation tools, the company said.
Iona also announced the general availability of the Iona B2B Integrator, which is the company's business-to-business integration solution, and the Iona Enterprise Integrator, which is the company's application-to-application integration solution.
Whitelight, Attunity partner on application and data integration
WhiteLight Systems, an analytic applications provider, has announced a partnership with business process integration specialist Attunity Ltd. of Israel. The partnership enhances WhiteLight's analytic suite by allowing expanded data access through Attunity Connect, according to the new partners.
Under the terms of the agreement, customers of Palo Alto, Calif.-based WhiteLight can unite Web, mainframe and legacy applications and data for e-business initiatives by using Attunity Connect in conjunction with the WhiteLight AnalyticServer.
Elagent, iWay partner on business process software
New York-based iWay Software, a provider of middleware for e-business integration, and Elagent Corp., an Addison, Texas-based provider of enterprise process integration software, have announced a partnership agreement. Elagent will add iWay Software's structured data adapter and connector technologies to its BPM Studio Business Process Management platform to integrate legacy and other data sources within running processes throughout the customer's extended enterprise.
The agreement between iWay Software and Elagent will provide customers with an extended solution set for the integration of rules-based business activities with data from a customer's specific ontology, according to the new partners.
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