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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 cu Read More

New Era of Networks Gets Blinded By the NEON


A recent ruling by a judge in the 268th Judicial District Court in Texas has upheld a jury verdict that awarded NEON Systems $39 million in damages against New Era of Networks, which, the jury found, had a nasty habit of abbreviating 'New Era of Networks' as, guess what, Neon. If upheld on appeal, this ruling will cause the new e-business division of Sybase a lot of administrative grief and expense (not to mention the money from the jury award).

saga accounting.ca  New Era of Networks saga is that now that Sybase owns the company, the stock symbol on NASDAQ of NEON should eventually free up. We wonder if NEON Systems might want it? User Recommendations Customers evaluating application integration and data movement strategies should not be concerned with this announcement from a product standpoint. Its major effects will be that NEON Systems can say I told you so , and New Era of Networks (now the e-Business division of Sybase) will have to devote time and effort to Read More

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

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 guiding 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

Pure-Play CRM Vendors: Choose an Integrated or Best-of-Breed Solution?


When selecting a CRM vendor should you go with a one-source solution, reducing the need for integration with other corporate data sources, or go with a best-of-breed approach, getting the best in each category but being left with standalone applications that must be integrated? This article compares the two approaches and offers some advice.

saga accounting.ca  David Linthicum, CTO of SAGA Software, Inc., for one fifty minute session at a CRM conference and you''ll realize how immature, complicated, and confusing the EAI marketplace still is. He''ll talk to you about four different types of EAI (Data level, Application interface level, Method level, and User Interface level); he''ll tell you that EAI is expensive; and he''ll explain why the existing EAI methods fall short of their promises (security issues; non-real-time data transfer; customer coding requirements, Read More

Baan Defectors - Is This Only Tip of an Iceberg?


While Baan may have avoided euthanasia in the nick of time, evidence is mounting that a number of anxious and/or disgruntled customers have not found this assuring.

saga accounting.ca  Impact Baan''s protracted financial saga, negative publicity, personnel departures and channel shakeout, as well as the uncertain direction of acquired company, have begun to take its toll on customers'' loyalty and patience. There has long been an open season on disconcerted customers of beleaguered ERP vendors like Baan and SSA. SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft, J.D. Edwards, Symix, MAPICS, QAD, as well as ROI Systems in this specific example, are only a few of the vendors, which have, with different level of Read More

A SaaS Start-up Cautionary Tale: The Makana Experience (Or: How You Can Create a Great Product and Still Hit the Wall)


Great products and a growing customer base are not enough to succeed in the SaaS ICM marketplace. Find out why Makana, a startup SaaS vendor, found it difficult to reach profitability.

saga accounting.ca  turn in the Makana saga is a recent e-mail I received from a Salary.com representative, issuing a no-comment with respect to Makana, as Salary.com intends to exit the sales compensation business. As for Makana, it has not exactly gone out of business per se , but has recently suspended operations as it seeks new investment. The point, of course, is not only that the enterprise software industry is as volatile as a sus domestica on ice, but—more prosaically—that great products and a growing customer 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

EAI Market Consolidation Continues With Peregrine Acquisition of Extricity


Peregrine Systems, Inc. a provider of Electronic Market Enablement and Infrastructure Management solutions, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Extricity, Inc. Extricity will contribute its B2B relationship management software as Peregrine creates a digital business offering that provides a full range of software products and managed Internet services using Peregrine’s Get2Connect global trading network.

saga accounting.ca  IONA ''s purchase of Saga ''s Sagavista technology from Software AG , and others, it is now clear that access to capital for continued product development and marketing is becoming more difficult for the smaller vendors, and partnerships and acquisitions are the current solution. Extricity has been a player in the market the vendor refers to as B2B Relationship Management , and has marketed an EAI product suite based on the Extricity B2B Alliance Manager, a software server which supports the execution of Read More

Finding the Key to Small Manufacturer's Profits - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series discussed the genesis of ProfitKey International, one of the longest-standing enterprise resource planning (ERP) providers for small to midsize discrete manufacturers that has never been merged with another peer product. After the protracted bankruptcy saga of its former parent company, HALO Technology Holdings, ProfitKey was recently bought out by Phoenix Asset

saga accounting.ca  After the protracted bankruptcy saga of its former parent company, HALO Technology Holdings , ProfitKey was recently bought out by Phoenix Asset Management , and is now keen on starting a new chapter. What Is ProfitKey Exceptionally Good At? As described in Part 1 , ProfitKey''s flagship Rapid Response Management (RRM) product is more than 90 percent home grown and mostly offers out of the box functionality, which is critical to attaining new customers in the company''s sweet spot market segment – 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

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

A Tale of a Few Good SCM Players - Part 4


Part 1 of this blog post series followed the genesis of Manhattan Associates from its inception in 1990 throughout the mid-2000s. During this time, Manhattan Associates was the epitome of an impeccable supply chain management (SCM) software company in terms of market share, growth, profitability, and its product capabilities. Indeed, the company set the industry standard for the supply chain

saga accounting.ca  particular considering that the saga kept i2 in limbo for several months and that the company has not truly recovered yet. While I am not fond of making merger speculations, I wouldn’t be terribly surprised if JDA was in discussions to buy Manhattan (or RedPrairie as a less clean fit). Manhattan’s business and success is still heavily loaded with WMS. The company has gotten some visibility from the planning and execution integration message, but that has not really flown in the longer term because, Read More