XML Security Technology Landscape
Key Findings: The next roadblock on the path to Web Services adoption is security. Security is today’s key enabler for Web Services. The XML and Web Services security market will reach $4.4 billion in 2006, which will represent 65% of the total authentication, authorization, and administration security market. This growth represents an average compound annual growth rate of 300%. Web Services offer great potential for B2B communication and integration, but the lack of robust security and manageability solutions currently inhibit the ability for companies to conduct business with each other via Web Services over the Internet. The combination of adequate funding, solid business models, seasoned management teams, and high quality engineering staff leads some startups to offer surprisingly robust XML and Web Services security solutions. The best positioned companies to be profitable in the XML and Web Services security space are those companies that already have deep technical knowledge…

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XML and Web Services Security
Key Findings: The next roadblock on the path to Web Services adoption is security. Security is today’s key enabler for Web Services. The XML and Web Services security market will reach $4.4 billion in 2006, which will represent 65% of the total authentication, authorization, and administration security market. This growth represents an average compound annual growth rate of 300%. Web Services offer great potential for B2B communication and integration, but the lack of robust security and manageability solutions currently inhibit the ability for companies to conduct business with each other via Web Services over the Internet. The combination of adequate funding, solid business models, seasoned management teams, and high quality engineering staff leads some startups to offer surprisingly robust XML and Web Services security solutions. The best positioned companies to be profitable in the XML and Web Services security space are those companies that already have deep technical knowledge…

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Service-Oriented Integration
Key Findings: Service-Oriented Integration (SOI) simplifies system integration by providing a single, simple architectural framework based on Web Services in which to build, deploy, and manage application functionality. The SOI market is expected to grow from $435 million in 2001 to about $6.2 billion in 2006. The top three EAI vendors have over 43% of the overall EAI market. With the entrance of Microsoft and other vendors in 2002, this landscape is expected to change. Web Services isn’t an integration technology, but a distributed computing technology that lends itself well to being used in integration scenarios. In a Web Services context, there really is no difference between EAI, B2Bi, and Data Integration. SOI solutions allow users to get a greater level of interaction and granularity with components deep within the application. SOI faces challenges in immature specifications, insufficient reliability, security, and transaction control. Microsoft and IBM have made strong…

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ZapNote: Vitria
The Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) and Business to Business Integration (B2Bi) space is getting more competitive by the day, with industry juggernauts IBM and BEA pushing into the markets dominated by the four established EAI vendors: WebMethods, Tibco, SeeBeyond, and Vitria. On top of these increased competitive pressures comes the advent of Web Services. With their open standards-based, loosely coupled approach to integration, Web Services provide a clear, short term cost benefit to companies looking to integrate systems, both within their enterprises as well as across their value chains. [hide -2]Download File[/hide][hide +1]Purchase: $395[/hide]…

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XML & Web Services Security
Security is the immediate roadblock facing widespread implementation of Web Services technologies across the enterprise. As a result, many software vendors are throwing their hat into the XML and Web Services security ring, offering a broad and confusing number of solutions to a variety of real and perceived problems. However, much of this effort amounts to jostling for defensible market positioning ahead of a solid demand for enterprise-class XML and Web Security products and services. As a result, ZapThink believes that the emerging market for XML and Web Services security solutions will be characterized by a period of turbulence, as companies struggle to clarify their messages and shake the kinks out of their product offerings.[hide -2]Download File[/hide][hide +1]Purchase: $1495[/hide]…

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ZapNote: Clareon
Purchasers spend an inordinate and unnecessary amount of time and money in making payments to vendors and suppliers and collecting and reconciling payments for the sale of products and service. While there are more automated and electronic means for payment, each of these existing solutions have challenges that have prevented completely successful adoption in a business-to-business environment. Clareon has created PayMode as a bank-neutral, high-volume electronic payment solution for secure, information-rich, business-to-business transactions. PayMode is an Internet and XML-based settlement mechanism that allows businesses to send and receive payments and remittance data in a secure environment while providing both online and call center support for its users.[hide -2]Download File[/hide][hide +1]Purchase: $395[/hide]…

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ZapNote: Coherity
Current aggregation infrastructures are good at integrating different data sources as long as there is a common subset, but the problem is what do you do with the incremental exchanges shared across more than one data source, but not all? Coherity solves this problem through their Adaptive Information Integration Suite consisting of a Native XML Data store, Coherity XML Database (CXD), and a CRM-focused integration application called Coherity Integrated Customer Care (ICC). The system enables transparent data and data model exchange by accommodating data structure variations that inevitably occur when aggregating data from multiple application sources.[hide -2]Download File[/hide][hide +1]Purchase: $395[/hide]…

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ZapNote: Schemantix
What has hampered explosive growth in marketplaces is that a number of value-added services beyond simple cataloging and order presentment are needed. In effect, the e-marketplace needs to offer the same features as a real-world marketplace, including complete sourcing to payment. The Schemantix Business Service Suite provides a set of interoperable turnkey applications for Billing, Payment, Logistics, Reporting, Factoring, and Request for Quotes (RFQ). These solutions are based on the Schemantix Business Service Platform that provides a customizable and localized solution for e-Marketplace participants and is tightly integrated with Commerce One and SAP marketplace systems.[hide -1]Download File[/hide][hide +0]Register to Access this Document[/hide]…

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