SEEBURGER Named a Leader in Comprehensive Integration Solutions by Independent Research Firm
High Scores for B2B Support, Strategic Alliances, Customer Reference Checks & More
BRETTEN, GERMANY (November 22, 2010) — SEEBURGER AG announced today
that it has been named a Leader in Forrester Research Inc.’s recent evaluation of vendors offering comprehensive integration solutions (CIS) that help enterprises solve complex integration challenges. The report, “The Forrester Wave: Comprehensive Integration Solutions, Q4 2010” (November 9, 2010), recognized SEEBURGER for “leverage[ing] a strong B2B (business-to-business) story to offer a more comprehensive suite.”
In its evaluation, Forrester noted that the SEEBURGER Business Integration Suite (BIS):
• Has added new functionality to build out a more comprehensive integration environment over the last several years.
• Earned “very strong” scores in the B2B section of the evaluation.
• Achieved “above-average” scores in the architecture, integration server and application development sections.
SEEBURGER’s highest scores were in the product strategy, strategic alliances and customer reference checks categories, reflecting the company’s 25-year commitment to the space including a long-term relationship with SAP for supporting EDI document exchange.
The research firm also noted that SEEBURGER scored well in all areas of the evaluation, which covered solutions featuring a combination of tools that support enterprise application integration (EAI), B2B integration (B2Bi), business process management (BPM), model-driven application development (MDD) and service-oriented architecture (SOA).
“This report validates the strength of our integration offerings and our ability to provide a comprehensive suite with tools that can handle disparate internal and external integration projects,” said CEO Bernd Seeburger. “As the report itself states, buyers today are looking for comprehensive integration functionality to simplify their integration challenges and reduce ongoing maintenance. SEEBURGER has evolved from its B2B integration roots to offer a complete toolset for all integration needs.”
SEEBURGER BIS not only automates trading relationships throughout the supply chain to reduce administrative costs and accelerate business processes, but also enables internal application integration through comprehensive ERP system integration capabilities and specific solution extensions. Solution extensions provide end-to-end monitoring of B2B processes for end users.
More than 8,200 customers rely on SEEBURGER products and services to meet their business and application integration needs, including organizations in the automotive, consumer packaged goods and retail sectors as well as those in the aerospace/defense, chemicals, energy/utilities, finance, insurance, manufacturing, paper, pharmaceuticals/healthcare, and high-tech/telecommunications industries.
About the Report
For this report, Forrester Research, Inc. evaluated 15 leading CIS vendors against 137 criteria that reflect the requirements of application development and delivery professionals. Forrester’s analysis is based on vendor surveys and followup discussions, product demos and customer reference calls.
SEEBURGER is a global provider of business integration solutions that accelerate intra- and intercompany collaboration, reduce operational costs, and facilitate governance and compliance. The company offers a comprehensive suite of business-to-business and managed file transfer solutions, including ERP-specific solution extensions that optimize transaction flow, document and event automation, community management and other processes critical to efficient business operation. With more than 25 years in the industry, SEEBURGER today is ranked among the top business integration providers by industry analysts, serves thousands of customers in more than 50 countries and 15 industries, and has offices in Europe, Asia Pacific and North America. For more information, visit www.SEEBURGER.com
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