IDG’s InfoWorld Issues Special Report on Enterprise Application Integration

SAN MATEO, Calif. July 26, 1998–Detailed in this week's issue of InfoWorld, the IT newsweekly that defines technology for business is a comprehensive look at Enterprise Application Integration (EAI).

This special news and Test Center package, aimed at providing businesses with critical decision making information on this emerging market, includes a news feature, Test Center analysis, Replic-Action product review and Enterprise Toolbox column.

Enterprise Application Integration is a modern architecture that allows IT professionals to link and integrate their existing applications and data and to manage business processes more efficiently, thus saving money on implementing new solutions.

"Our EAI news and Test Center package will provide readers with a basis of understanding and options for implementation," said Siobhan Santinelli, Test Center director for InfoWorld. "InfoWorld is committed to providing our readers with in-depth coverage on the latest trends and emerging markets as well as analysis on how these issues will affect their business."

Featured in the Issue:

— News Feature: Dana Gardner, editor-at-large, examines how e-commerce is re-shaping the EAI marketplace.

— Test Center Analysis: Maggie Biggs, senior analyst and columnist, defines EAI, and explains the different ways that an EAI system can be architected.

— Replic-Action product review: InfoWorld is the first to review Casahl's Replic-Action 6.0. Replic-Action helps companies with EAI frameworks set up links between enterprise and workgroup applications.

— Enterprise Toolbox column: Maggie Biggs explains 10 things readers should consider to ensure effective implementation of EAI.

About InfoWorld

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InfoWorld's $23-million dedicated cross-platform, enterprise test bed — the InfoWorld Test Center — conducts the industry's most trusted testing of technology and products as well as provides in-depth analysis and the business ROI of the technology and implementation. InfoWorld is a wholly owned independent business unit of IDG , the world's leading IT media and information services company.