SOURCE: Information Builders

Information Builders

November 24, 2010 13:07 ET

iWay Software Positioned in the "Visionaries" Quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools

Evaluation Based on Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - November 24, 2010) - iWay Software, an Information Builders company and an innovator of enterprise integration solutions, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the "Visionaries" quadrant of the "Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools." (Gartner "Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools," by Ted Friedman, Mark A. Beyer, Eric Thoo, November 19, 2010.)

According to the authors of the report, "Contemporary pressures are leading to an increased investment in data integration in all industries and geographic regions. Business drivers, such as the imperative for speed to market, the agility to change business processes and models, and the desire to detect and harness patterns and capture events are forcing organizations to manage their data assets differently. Simplification of processes and the IT infrastructure is necessary to achieve transparency, and transparency requires a consistent and complete view of the data, which represents the performance and operation of the business. Data integration is a critical component of an overall enterprise information management (EIM) strategy and information infrastructure that can address these data-oriented issues."

iWay Software responds to this market demand by offering a full suite of enterprise integration solutions including:

  • The iWay Enterprise Information Management Suite: Facilitates real-time management of any information from anywhere across the entire enterprise. Regardless of where data resides, whether it's in structured or unstructured format, the iWay EIM suite can seamlessly integrate it, enrich it, and transform it into relevant, timely intelligence.
  • The iWay Business Process Automation Suite: A powerful and complete business process automation (BPA) solution built on the iWay Universal Adapter Framework and the iWay Integration Engine, this single, fully integrated platform delivers all the capabilities needed to automate key activities across the enterprise, while accelerating return on investment and minimizing total cost of ownership. 
  • The iWay Business-to-Business (B2B) Suite: A robust B2B and managed file transfer (MFT) gateway that enables rapid, effective management of trading partner and related activities. Unlike limited point-to-point solutions, the iWay B2B suite is a comprehensive infrastructure that dramatically improves the way partner transactions -- as well as those performed over external exchanges -- are planned, executed, and tracked.

"Enterprises everywhere are rethinking their data infrastructure, and focusing on how to not only manage information but make it really work for them in 2011," said Dave Watson, chief operating officer, iWay Software. "We believe our positioning in the 'Visionaries' quadrant by Gartner confirms our mission to make enterprise integration the foundation of any solid information management strategy. We will continue to invest in new product development to help enterprises leverage their existing data to their competitive advantage." 

About the Magic Quadrant
The Magic Quadrant is copyrighted November 19, 2010 by Gartner, Inc. and is reused with permission. The Magic Quadrant is a graphical representation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner's analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the Magic Quadrant, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors placed in the "Leaders" quadrant. The Magic Quadrant is intended solely as a research tool, and is not meant to be a specific guide to action. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

About iWay Software
iWay Software uses a single, integrated set of graphical design tools to assemble powerful real-time components for enterprise-class Business-to-Business (B2B), Business Process Automation (BPA), or Enterprise Information Management (EIM) integration scenarios -- without the use of custom code. We deliver the fastest, most cost-effective, and simplest way to integrate and streamline business.

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. Information Builders also offers solutions in the performance management, business activity monitoring, and enterprise search markets. The company's comprehensive enterprise product offerings 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 informationbuilders.com.

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