SeeBeyond ICAN 5.0 to be showcased at CeBIT 2004
03 February 2004 | 3072 views | 0
SeeBeyond (Nasdaq:SBYN), provider of the world's first fully integrated platform for the development and deployment of composite applications, today announced that it will be showcasing its Integrated Composite Application Network (ICAN) Suite 5.0, at CeBIT 2004.
A complete platform for system, application and data integration, ICAN 5.0 is an open, scalable and end-to-end integration platform that permits the seamless flow of information across a wide range of business applications. As a part of its presentation at CeBIT 2004, SeeBeyond will emphasize the comprehensive, unified toolset delivered with ICAN 5.0, enables business process management, business-to-business integration and business activity monitoring -- all based on a service oriented architecture (SOA) which leverages existing IT assets.
In today's corporate environment, IT systems must be flexible and able to adapt at short notice to changing business demands. A service oriented architecture can provide this flexibility, allowing faster and more cost-effective application development. With an SOA, applications or components are conceived as services that can be freely distributed and dynamically combined to create cross-application business processes -- or what is commonly called, 'composite applications'. Experts estimate that a coordinated approach of this kind will halve the costs of infrastructure.
"A service-oriented architecture enabled by ICAN 5.0 allows IT departments to put together fast and efficient, company-wide end user applications in a very short time," says Ian Howells, Vice President Marketing EMEA at SeeBeyond. "Companies can quickly benefit from the added transparency, speed and business value derived from this type of architecture. As a result, organizations are able to optimize their business processes, while cutting maintenance costs and improving customer service."
As studies from leading global management consulting firm, Accenture show, distributed applications for logistics and replacement by ERP have increased productivity by between five and 25 percent. Deploying a service oriented architecture permits this distributed approach, in addition to enabling the convergence of corporate applications -- both increasing productivity and decreasing maintenance costs. It also enables new applications to be developed in a more productive way than before: simple services can be recycled and merged into more complex services or a business process. With SeeBeyond's ICAN 5.0, organizations can employ all of these capabilities today.
Discussing in more detail the value of an SOA in delivering scalable and efficient solutions, SeeBeyond will be highlighting the capabilities of ICAN 5.0 in the context of the banking industry. In a presentation entitled, "Cost efficiency Through Straight Through Processing", SeeBeyond will provide real-world examples of international financial institutions achieving industry mandated processing requirements using SeeBeyond's unified solutions based on a service oriented architecture.
The CeBIT 2004 conference is being held March 18 - 24th in Hanover, Germany.