The WebMethods is an integration Platform that has many different runtime components & various Development tools. It includes EAI & B2B capability. The WebMethods supports many e-standards Like XML Rosetta Net ,EDI etc. WebMethods is considered an middleware market. The main competitors of Webmethods are TIBCO, Vitria, See beyond & IBM WebSphere MQ product series. It provides a good graphical tool to produce flow service that do mapping from any data format into the other format & connecting different application together.
It also serves as a huge hub for trading partner integration. In this you do not build an applications , instead you use it to integrate your SAP-ERP system to the Weblogic Siebel CRM as example or the Mainframe to the PeopleSoft. The Advantage of using Webmethods: It delivers Improved business responsiveness: Get the real-time visibility into your enterprise-wide business processes & up to the minute status information. User-focused information: That define the exact data to be captured to support you’re analytical & decision making requirements.
Integration is about making things simpler – for customers, for suppliers and for employees, both IT and line of business. But the actual achievement of integration is not at all simple and requires skilled, experienced professionals who can apply integration technologies to solve and meet your organization’s unique requirements. EOK’ broad range of skills and implementation experiences has allowed us to become one of the leaders in the delivery of services around integration technologies such as webMethods, Oracle, IBM and SAP.