Metaserver launches business process integration software
Metaserver Inc., a New Haven, Conn.-based provider of business process integration software, has released Metaserver 3, the next generation of its BPI software, enabling business initiatives such as enterprise portals and Web-based services, the company said. The new version extends the products' visual modeling capabilities to simplify the creation, testing and deployment of distributed Internet applications, according to Metaserver.
Metaserver 3 allows companies to tie together their internal and external systems by modeling business processes, automating these processes and then executing them while continually managing the overall system, the company said. Metaserver said its new technology enables companies to identify, diagram and deploy a solution to integrate disparate computing systems and unite trading partners, employees, customers and suppliers over the Web.
Business Objects offers new portal integration toolkit
San Jose-based Business Objects said it has released its BusinessObjects Microsoft SharePoint Server Portal Integration Kit. The kit will provide Web Parts for Microsoft digital dashboard users to allow them to use business intelligence capabilities within their enterprise portal applications, the company said.
Business Objects integrated BusinessObjects InfoView, a business intelligence portal, with Microsoft's SharePoint Portal Server 2001, the first Microsoft product to be based on the digital dashboard framework. The integration, via Web Parts, will enable end-users to access, analyze and share critical business data spanning an intranet and extranet, the company said. Web Parts are reusable components that contain any kind of Web-based information and are what make up Microsoft's digital dashboard.
Systems integrator launches Value Net Integration Suite
Inventa, a Redwood Shores, Calif.-based provider of business-to-business integration solutions, has released its Value Net Integration Suite. Tools within the suite aid the internal and external integration of partners, suppliers, manufacturers, distributors and end-users, the company said. The Value Net Integration Suite focuses on process innovation and streamlines a company's participation in a value chain, according to Inventa.
The company said its Value Net Integration Suite, paired with its LightSpeed methodology, will allow delivery of integration solutions in fixed-time -- 60 to 100 days -- at a fixed price.
MphasiS named integration provider for Yahoo! enterprise portal solution
MphasiS, a Santa Monica, Calif.-based provider of system integration services, has announced an agreement with Yahoo! Inc. to be a certified systems integration partner for Corporate Yahoo!
Under the agreement, MphasiS is now certified as one of Corporate Yahoo!'s system integrators responsible for facilitating the integration of Corporate Yahoo! customers' proprietary systems with access to Yahoo's platform of content and Internet services. Yahoo! chose MphasiS because of its ability to design personalized portals that integrate with a company's systems, channels, security and content, according to MphasiS.
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