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Saga Continues Roll Out of EAI Tools


Saga Software announces availability of its Sagavista 1.1 Enterprise Application Integration software which is supposed to provide a faster messaging layer for improved performance, an enhanced Application Developer Kit (ADK), Unix support, agent adapters for Adabas« and 3270/5250 emulation.

saga accounting.ca  flagship product suite Sagavista, SAGA SOFTWARE, Inc. (SAGA) (NYSE:AGS) announced the availability of Sagavista 1.1, which provides a faster Messaging layer for improved performance, an enhanced Application Developer Kit (ADK), Unix support, agent adapters for Adabas(R) and 3270/5250 emulation which provides enterprise level mission critical mainframe access to legacy applications and databases for web integration. Sagavista 1.1''s enhanced ADK now includes additional tools and richer documentation that Read More

Enterprise Application Integration - Where Is It Now (And What Is It Now)? Part 2: Where Is It Now?


Enterprise Application Integration has changed massively in the past two years. Where is the market, and what vendors are left in the game?

saga accounting.ca  Business Integrator, Commerce Integrator Saga Software Sagavista Software Technologies (STC) e*Gate Enterprise Integration Talarian SmartSockets Tanit Tanit CAST, Tanit STREAM Tempest Software Tempest Messenger System Tibco TIB/ActiveEnterprise TSI International Software (Mercator) Mercator E-Business Broker Vitria Technology BusinessWare Who are the EAI vendors in 2001? Please note that not all vendors offer a complete solution. Most only offer pieces of the puzzle, but that is often all that a customer Read More

QAD Continues to Wade Through Red Ink


QAD, one of the leading ERP vendors, announced a number of product and alliance initiatives during its annual user conference in May. However, yet another saga in the tale of their expensive R&D operation was included in the report.

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Extricity Makes a Move into IBM’s Sphere of B2B Influence


B2B/EAI software vendor Extricity announced that International Business Machines is shipping the Extricity B2B platform as part of IBM’s WebSphere BtoBi Partner Agreement Manager. An OEM alliance with IBM is bound to provide Extricity with additional credence and leverage in the ever-expanding B2B/EAI market.

saga accounting.ca  Tibco , Mercator , Saga , and IBM. Read More

IONA Purchases Netfish Technologies (And Much, Much More)


As the last step in a long list of acquisitions, IONA Technologies has purchased Netfish Technologies, a provider of integrated XML-based B2B process collaboration solutions. This acquisition, along with six others including the Sagavista EAI technology, completes IONA’s strategy to create a Total Business Integration™ solution with the IONA Suite.

saga accounting.ca  (which had recently purchased Saga Systems ), completes IONA''s strategy to create a Total Business Integration solution , a standards-based, end-to-end, e-business platform known as the IONA Suite . IONA is a pioneer in the ORB and CORBA (Common Object Request Broker Architecture) market with its flagship Orbix product. Orbix also includes IONA''s Adaptive Runtime Technology (ART), one of the foundations of the IONA Suite. Netfish''s flagship product offering is the Netfish XDI Product Suite , a B2B Read More

Baan Resurrects Multi-Dimensionally Part 3: Market Impact


Baan remains one of only a handful of vendors that are capable of providing full application suites on scaleable platforms that can be globally deployed by larger enterprises.

saga accounting.ca  that the CRM products saga has all but ended. Baan has chosen to differentiate itself by concentrating on industry pertinent content through, e.g., enterprise-wide CRM analytics and reporting instead of traditional CRM functionality, that many vendors can tout as well. To that end, the company has developed thousands of key performance indicators (KPIs) and linked them to business processes/workflows and best practice templates relevant to its above target industries. Another Baan initiative likely to att Read More

CDC Software Wins at the Pivotal Auction. Now What? Part One: Event Summary


While Pivotal might have temporarily mitigated its protracted troubles by having the privilege to choose between three potential suitors, the time for some decisive moves is now, given that competitive pressures will not go away, but rather will intensify.

saga accounting.ca  of the Oracle-PeopleSoft takeover saga in the ERP (enterprise resource planning) market, seems to have recently had a closure with relatively graceful winners and losers, despite an inevitable slight dose of drama, twists and turns, and playing hard to get throughout the process. Namely, on December 8, Pivotal Corporation (NASDAQ: PVTL; TSX: PVT), a Vancouver, Canada-based mid-market CRM provider, announced that it proposed a strategic combination with CDC Software . CDC Software is a wholly owned Read More

Gosh, They Kill Partnerships, Don't They?


There is nothing new in the fact that software partnerships do not last long. While Commerce One would face serious consequences if there were a breakup with SAP, the bigger and better party would not be unscathed either. The partners may, therefore, stay together, for the children's sake.

saga accounting.ca  Summary The soap opera-like saga of breakups and heartbreaks in the enterprise markets seems to be going in full force. On January 17, SAP AG (NYSE: SAP), a leading provider of business software solutions, announced that it was scaling down the scope if its Internet exchange division, SAP Markets '' partnership with Commerce One, Inc. (NYSE: CMRC), one of the leading e-commerce applications providers. The partnership, which began in June 2000 and has until recently been touted by SAP as a proof of its new Read More

Frantic Merger-Mania Spiced Up With Vendettas Leaves Customers Anxious Part Two: Analysis Continued


To continue to be healthy, an enterprise software vendor either needs a defendable niche or a large market share. For the latter, acquisitions are often required to grow and prosper. With revenue streams shifting from new accounts to up- and cross-sales to existing customers, software support and services, a large customer base is the key to continued health.

saga accounting.ca  the most by the saga described in Part One , although it has neither seen nor heard the devil its shares have soared significantly since Oracle ''s move. Well, it has recently announced its intentions to target PeopleSoft and J.D. Edwards '' users with marketing campaigns that should likely feature sweetened'' migration deals to its fairly unified and tightly integrated suite running on possibly the widest choice of platforms and technologies. SAP remains the undisputed leader (see Figures 7 & 8) regardless Read More

Best Software Delivers More Insights To Its Partners (As Well As To The Market) Part Five: Challenges and User Recommendations


Best Software/Sage is a company that delivers products based on savvy understanding of its customers' needs, of the competitive forces in the market, and on constant adaptability. It is still standing on top of the hill in many SME markets, and it is typically a much more difficult task for anyone to capture the hill than to defend it.

saga accounting.ca  to the Oracle/PeopleSoft/J.D. Edwards saga. This, in turn, could make Sage feel compelled to hit the acquisition trail itself again, given it is already involved in a three-way bid for embattled Softline that has recently been de-listed from the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE). Scala Business Solutions, Exact Software and Unit 4 Agresso could be other potential targets. Yet, while these acquisitions could postpone the face-off with Microsoft for some time, they would certainly add fuel to the fire of Read More

CDC Software + Consona = Aptean (Or: New Bottles for Old Wines)


August 2012 started with the announcement of the merger of Consona Corporation and CDC Software under the name Aptean. The new brand, announced on August 7, signifies the coming together of two leading enterprise application software companies. At first glance, this merger looks like a mini Infor (reminiscent of Infor’s aggressive consolidation days) or a mini Sage. After finally getting out

saga accounting.ca  hostile Onyx Corporation takeover saga by CDC Corporation several years ago). Merger of Two Equals? Although most of the Aptean management team seem to have connections to CDC, the company spokesperson maintains that this is a merger of two equals under a single ownership ( Vista Equity Partners ). While the overarching company name has changed, the plan is to maintain the brand names of all of the product lines, and to continue investing in and supporting all of the CDC and Consona solutions. The Read More

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 showed nearly 75% of respondents said EAI is a planned project for their IT departments in the coming year. According to a survey conducted by Bank Boston, the market for EAI is expected to be $50 Billion USD by 2001. However, successful EAI requires a careful combination of a middleware framework, distributed object technologies, and custom consulting.

saga accounting.ca  Business Integrator, Commerce Integrator Saga Software: Sagavista Software Technologies (STC): e*Gate Enterprise Integration Talarian: SmartSockets Tanit: Tanit CAST, Tanit STREAM Tempest Software: Tempest Messenger System Tibco: TIB/ActiveEnterprise TSI International Software (Mercator): Mercator E-Business Broker Vitria Technology: BusinessWare Many of these vendors have only written pre-packaged applications for particular vertical industries (i.e., Telecom), so customers will have to investigate Read More

A New Era Dawns for Sybase


Sybase, Inc. has announced an agreement to acquire New Era of Networks (also known as NEON). After completion, Sybase will create a new e-Business division integrating NEON and other parts of its product suite. Within the last month, Sybase has announced record earnings and completed a three-year re-engineering effort to transform themselves from a database vendor to an e-Business infrastructure provider.

saga accounting.ca  chapter in the continuing saga of Sybase''s recovery from near disaster. Not too many years ago, Sybase was considered a has-been in the vendor community, with declining revenues, a defecting customer base, and the fourth or fifth (out of 5, dueling with Informix for the bottom rung) ranking relational database management system. Since that time, Sybase has refocused on vertical markets, released new versions of its software (including Sybase Adaptive Server IQ Multiplex for Windows NT which was proven to Read More

The Challenge to Achieve Perfect Order Management


Superior order management can provide you with a competitive edge across the board. To move closer to order perfection and a truly loyal customer base, you must cost-effectively eliminate the issues preventing on-time, accurate order fulfillment. This involves every process, including planning and forecasting, acquiring and creating accurate orders and contracts, handling order changes, and resolving fulfillment and post-delivery problems.

saga accounting.ca  Management Product Configuration The Saga of Trade Promotions Order to Cash The Sales Transactions: Inquiry, Quotation, Order Order Selection and Prioritization Production Scheduling and Fulfillment Billing, Returns, and Claims After Quote to Cash The Service Life Cycle Lifetime Value, Order Customization, and Integration End-to-End Order Management Requirements Collaboration Operations Planning and Forecasting Product Configuring Pricing Functionality Contract Management Inquiry, Quotation, Order Read More