Data Junction Ups its E-business Presence
- By Scott Bekker
- May 31, 2000
Data Junction Corp. recently delivered new e-business applications for its data integration engine, DJEngine. The applications include the ability to solve content aggregation, transaction integration, and data exchange problems encountered when doing e-business integration. Data Junction (www.datajunction.com
) also recently announced an e-business agreement with IBM Corp.
By providing an automated solution, DJEngine enables seamless e-business integration, including catalog aggregation; bidirectional data integration between different applications and formats. In addition, DJEngine supports transformation to most XML standards, parallel execution on both Windows NT and Unix, and support for streaming data.
DJEngine also includes COM and JNI interface options so Data Junction technology can be embedded into any existing e-business infrastructure.
In addition to the new applications release, Data Junction has announced an expanded relationship with IBM Corp. (www.ibm.com).
Data Junction will now be working with IBM to help speed the implementation of e-businesses. By working with IBM to provide fast integration between IBM's WebSphere Commerce suite and many other formats that Data Junction's DJEngine supports.
DJEngine provides users with the Data Junction e-business integration framework that includes content management, order notification management, and Web-data harvesting. IBM's WebSphere Commerce Suite offers functions for content management, relationship marketing, order management, and payment management for Internet both business-to-business and business-to-consumer, and e-marketplace operations.
The WebSphere Commerce suite integrates with IBM's Web commerce, Web applications, Web applications development tools, and transaction processing products.
The companies' enhanced agreement is expected to greatly aid customers with their e-businesses. "Data Junction's E-business integration software combined with WebSphere Commerce suite will enable companies to rapidly integrate their production data systems using XML and almost any other data format or applications," says Dave Liederbach, vice president of marketing for e-commerce at IBM. --Alicia Costanza
Scott Bekker is editor in chief of Redmond Channel Partner magazine.