iWay Software to Continue Building and Supporting Adapters for Microsoft BizTalk Server
New York, NY – August 2, 2005 – iWay Software, an Information Builders company and the leading adaptive software provider, today announced that it is selling source code and intellectual property rights for eight of its most common .NET-based application adapters to Microsoft. The adapters allow Microsoft BizTalk Server to more easily communicate with PeopleSoft, J.D. Edwards, Oracle applications, Oracle databases, Siebel, TIBCO Rendezvous, TIBCO EMS, and Clarify applications. Outside of these eight adapters, iWay Software will continue to build, develop, and sell directly other application and data adapters for BizTalk Server.
“Microsoft will now be able to provide a complete solution that involves popular applications and middleware integration without relying on third parties for sales, support, or implementation,” says John Senor, president of iWay Software. “They are still relying on iWay for additional, less common adapters. BizTalk Server is a very powerful integration platform and we expect to expand our adapter offerings for .NET in the future.”
A longtime industry partner of Microsoft, iWay Software is best known for its Adaptive Framework, which is a suite of productivity tools and over 280 packaged adapters that allows IT to increase productivity and its ability to make a business more competitive. The Adaptive Framework incorporates years of middleware and solutions architecture expertise to provide the foundation of an enterprise’s service-oriented architecture. All 280 of iWay’s current adapters support .NET, as well as all other popular architectures.
“This deal is about simplifying the purchase and support experience for our customers,” says Ted Kummert, corporate vice president of the Business Process and Integration Division at Microsoft Corp. “We will continue to support our adapter partners because they enable our customers to connect more easily to the broadest range of applications and technology. Our partners currently provide more than 250 additional applications and technologies adapters. iWay Software is and will continue to be a key provider of adapters for BizTalk Server.”
About Information Builders
Information Builders, a $300 million company, is the leader in enterprise business intelligence and real-time Web reporting. The company’s WebFOCUS product � the industry’s most secure and flexible – is able to meet all the reporting needs of the extended enterprise, ranging from analysts to power users to the widest deployments for hundreds of thousands of users. Additionally, WebFOCUS’ empowerment of organizations seeking to leverage all their data by accessing it all – from legacy to data warehouse – is unmatched.
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About iWay Software
iWay Software, an Information Builders company and the world’s leading adaptive software vendor, accelerates business integration by providing tools that make service-oriented architectures easy to implement. Clients achieve short-term ROI by using iWay to reduce custom programming and to solve problems quickly, while incrementally creating an architecture that supports long-term projects. The biggest names in software, including BEA and Microsoft, use iWay adapters to simplify access to ERP and CRM systems, messaging, legacy systems, e-business protocols like AS2 and ebXML, and more. Additional message transformation and data integration make iWay a natural integration choice � standalone or with other middleware. For more information visit www.iwaysoftware.com.