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iWay Software Announces Expanded Support for IBM's WebSphere Product Line

  • 16 July, 2003 10:07

<p>MEDIA RELEASE</p>
<p>New JCA-Compliant Universal Adapter Framework and Tight Integration With WebSphere Tools Eliminate Need for Custom Programming WebSphere Integration Solutions</p>
<p>Sydney – 16 July 2003 – iWay Software, an Information Builders company and the world's leading adapter provider, today announced expanded support for IBM's WebSphere product line – including WebSphere Application Server and the former MQSeries products, – WebSphere MQ and WebSphere MQ Integrator (WMQI). iWay's Universal Adapter Framework will dramatically reduce the cost, time, and effort of integrating enterprise applications with WebSphere Application Server by dramatically reducing the need for custom programming.</p>
<p>Tight integration with WebSphere Studio, the platform's development environment, enables customers to easily create connections to mission-critical legacy data and packaged composite applications. Being JCA compliant, the iWay Universal Adapter Framework enables painless integration of packaged applications, relational and nonrelational databases, transaction processing systems, and industry standard document formats. iWay's Universal Adapter Framework also allows you to incorporate more than 250 information systems into the WebSphere architecture.</p>
<p>iWay adapters provide tight integration via reusable interfaces that can be invoked from WebSphere, using JCA or as Web services using WSIF, WSDL, and SOAP. Additionally, the iWay plug-in suite is compatible with existing WMQI processing nodes, allowing interfaces to be reused by WebSphere Application Server or WMQI.</p>
<p>"We are pleased to ease the integration needs of IBM WebSphere customers," said Mr Jon Piercey, Country Manager Information Builders Australia. "Our Universal Adapter Framework will deliver ease in flexibility, alongside considerable reductions in complexity, time, and cost associated with enterprise integration deployments."</p>
<p>About IBM WebSphere
IBM is the world's largest information technology company, with eighty years of leadership in helping all types of computing platforms, allowing customers to take full advantage of the new era of e-business. IBM WebSphere is the market-leading Internet infrastructure software, or middleware, for creating, running, and integrating e-business applications across a variety of computing platforms. Built on open standards such as J2EE™, XML, and the new Web services standards, and endowed with IBM's core strengths of reliability, scalability, and security, WebSphere server software and development tools are used by tens of thousands of customers and have shown fourteen consecutive quarters of double-digit sales growth.
About iWay Software
iWay Software, an Information Builders company and the world's leading adapter vendor, accelerates business integration. With facilities to integrate systems in real time, near-real time, or on a scheduled basis, iWay provides a complete reusable infrastructure for EAI, B2B, e-commerce, mobile business, and e-government. iWay's experience with complex information systems led to the development of prepackaged Intelligent Adapters to connect to more than 250 packaged applications, transaction systems, legacy data, relational databases, and e-business formats without writing custom code. iWay Software integration solutions significantly reduce the time, cost, effort, and risk of integration projects throughout the enterprise. For more information, visit www.iwaysoftware.com.</p>
<p>About Information Builders
Information Builders is the leader in enterprise business intelligence and real-time Web reporting. The company's WebFOCUS product – the industry's most secure and flexible – meets all the reporting needs of the extended enterprise, ranging from analysts to power users to the widest deployments for hundreds of thousands of users. WebFOCUS' empowerment of organizations seeking to leverage all their data by accessing it all – from legacy to data warehouse – is unmatched.
Information Builders' award-winning technology has successfully provided quality software and superior services for 28 years to more than 11,000 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 1,900 people, has over 350 business partners, and generated revenues exceeding $300 million in 2002.</p>
<p>*Indicates trademark or registered trademark of International Business Machines Corporation.</p>
<p>For further information please contact:
Cathryn van der Walt, 12 Worlds
T: (02) 9501 1931
E: Cathryn@12worlds.com</p>

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