IBM Unveils New Integration Offerings
IBM announced 11 new WebSphere Integration Adapters focused on four industrieshealth care, energy and utilities, automotive and electronics.NEW YORKIBM Corp. on Tuesday announced a number of new integration technologies designed to better meet enterprises needs for connecting disparate applications and technologies and automating business processes. "What we see is businesses around the world are obsessed with integration," said Steve Mills, senior vice president and group executive of IBMs Software Group in his opening remarks at IBMs Integration Media Day here. "Businesses are having to deal with integration challenges that come in a variety of formshow do institutions work together, how do people work together, how do processes connect, and all the process flows associated with that." To that end, IBM announced 11 new WebSphere Integration Adapters focused on four industrieshealth care, energy and utilities, automotive and electronics. These adapters will be available next month.
The adapters can be used to connect and automate business processes between applications, mainframe products, e-business architectures, technology protocols and trading partners, IBM officials said.