SOURCE: Information Builders

Information Builders

May 05, 2009 11:44 ET

iWay Software Offers New Salesforce.com Adapter for WebSphere

Companies Reduce Time and Cost With Seamless Integration for All SaaS-Based Applications

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - May 5, 2009) - iWay Software, an Information Builders company and innovator of enterprise integration solutions, today announced the addition of a new Salesforce.com adapter for WebSphere. This new adapter allows companies of all sizes, across all industries, to enhance their Salesforce.com environment with secure and code-free integration of "cloud-based" and on-premise applications. The iWay Salesforce.com adapter is available now. A free trial is being offered at the IBM Impact Conference at the Information Builders/iWay Software booth Booth # P1B in area ZOS, as well as on the iWay Software Web site.

iWay's Salesforce.com adapter provides interface and integration touchpoints for all software-as-a-service (SaaS)-based Salesforce.com applications and services, including sales, service and support, partner relationship management, analytics, and industry or custom applications. It enables information-sharing between Salesforce.com and virtually any other type of information system including: packaged applications, e-business connections, transaction processing environments, database systems, message systems, and file transfer technologies. This tight integration will facilitate the rapid sharing of critical information about prospects and customers, sales and marketing programs, post-sales support activities, and more across the entire technology infrastructure.

"Our new Salesforce.com adapter provides seamless integration between Salesforce.com applications and other internal and external systems, eliminating the need for costly, time-consuming, high-risk hand-coding," said Gerald Cohen, president and CEO of Information Builders.

iWay's Salesforce.com adapter integrates with WebSphere Integration Developer, WebSphere Process Server, and WebSphere ESB run-time environments allowing users to:

--  Share timely data between service and support applications as well as
    engineering, manufacturing, and quality management systems to more
    effectively identify and track product defects
--  Link sales and inventory management systems to facilitate better stock
    and demand planning
--  Synchronize sales pipelines and forecasts with accounting information
    for improved financial planning and management
--  Exchange order status and delivery information with clients and
    partners
--  Integrate sales, marketing, accounting, call center, and other
    applications, for a single, accurate view of prospect and customer details
    and histories across the business.
    

The iWay Salesforce.com adapter is available immediately. A free 90-day trial version is available at the iWay Software Web site.

About iWay Software

iWay Software's integration methodology is simple: it uses a single, integrated set of graphical design tools to assemble powerful pre-built components for enterprise-class business-to-business (B2B) integration, business process automation (BPA), or enterprise information management (EIM) integration scenarios -- without the use of custom code. Integration configurations can be deployed in a stand-alone manner to any environment supporting a JVM -- or to Web application servers from any vendor. iWay delivers the fastest, most cost-effective, and simplest way to integrate and streamline critical business processes. iWay Software's vendor-, platform-, and protocol-neutral 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 grow and innovate according to their needs.

Information Builders' customers include 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. More information is available at http://www.informationbuilders.com.

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