Development Gives Customers Enhanced Connectivity Between IBM WebSphere Products and Enterprise Information Assets
New York, NY � March 10, 2008 – iWay Software, an Information Builders company and an innovator of enterprise integration solutions, today announced that it will sell more than 35 iWay adapters developed on and built for IBM WebSphere technology. This offering opens tremendous market opportunity for iWay Software and extends IBM’s connectivity ecosystem offering customers additional cost-effective application integration options by delivering consistent adapter technology based on IBM’s WebSphere Adapter Toolkit.
iWay Software’s adapters accelerate business integration by providing a foundation for business agility with a low cost of entry and full project reusability. Simply assembled and configured off-the-shelf components allow for rapid data access and application integration without lengthy custom coding or expensive systems overhauls and allow for implementation of mission-critical applications without costly delays. iWay Software’s integration adapters also open doors to a service-oriented architecture (SOA) and for Web-enabling applications.
“Information Builders and iWay Software continue to innovate and sell solutions that fill a void in the market and greatly further the business objectives of our customer base,” said John Senor, president of iWay Software. “This offering will allow organizations to make IT infrastructures more agile, responsive, and resilient to business change by removing technical barriers to accessing data.”
The iWay Universal Adapter Suite for IBM middleware, which initially includes 35 adapters, will enable unparalleled connectivity for industry leading applications to IBM’s middleware offerings. Adapters for the following applications are included:
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In conjunction with this announcement, iWay Software has agreed to provide an adapter suite expressly for the IBM WebSphere 6.1 product line, including WebSphere ESB and WebSphere Process Server. The custom suite will be generally available in the first quarter of 2008.
“iWay’s commitment to build and sell adapters built using IBM’s WebSphere Adapter Toolkit and promoted via the SOA Business Catalog provides customers with a broad range of choices to connect their mission critical applications to WebSphere’s leading middleware. Customers who leverage these solutions will be able to reuse their existing assets and enhance the connectivity and integration of their organization,” said John Gordon, director of Channel Marketing, IBM SOA and WebSphere, IBM.
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About iWay Software
iWay Software’s integration methodology is simple: We use a single, integrated set of graphical design tools to assemble powerful pre-built integration components for enterprise-class B2B, A2A, or B2B2A integration scenarios – without the use of custom code. Integration configurations are deployed to run-time execution engines that can be deployed in a standalone manner to any environment supporting a JVM – including Web Application Servers from any vendor. We deliver the fastest, most cost-effective, and simplest way to integrate and streamline critical business processes. iWay Software’s vendor, platform, and protocol-neutral integration solutions achieve the promise of SOA: true reusability.
About Information Builders
Information Builders award-winning combination of business intelligence and enterprise integration software has been providing innovative solutions to more than 12,000 customers for the past 30 years. WebFOCUS is the world’s most widely utilized business intelligence platform. It provides the security, scalability, and flexibility needed at every level of global extended enterprises. Its simplicity helps create executive, analytical, and operational applications that reach dozens to millions of users. Information Builders iWay Software suite provides state-of-the-art, multi-purpose, pre-built integration components that address all SOA, application, data, and information management requirements. Its integration adapters have been adopted by the leading software platform providers. Together, these products give Information Builders customers the ability to live up to the company motto: “Your Business. No Barriers.”
Information Builders award-winning technology has successfully provided quality software and superior services to more than 12,000 customers, including most of the Fortune 100 and U.S. federal government agencies. Headquartered in New York City with 90 offices worldwide, the company employs 1,450 people and has more than 350 business partners. www.informationbuilders.com