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The Forrester Wave™: Integration-Centric Business Process Management Suites, Q4 2008

Software AG, IBM, And TIBCO Software Lead

October 6, 2008

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Why Read This Report

Forrester evaluated leading integration-centric business process management suite (IC-BPMS) vendors across 109 criteria and found that Software AG, IBM, TIBCO Software, Vitria Technology, Oracle , SAP, and Cordys Software achieved leadership status based on their combined strength across the four major areas of evaluation: enterprise application integration (EAI), business-to-business interactions (B2B), business process management (BPM), and service-oriented architecture (SOA). Microsoft, Sterling Commerce, and Sun Microsystems scored as Strong Performers in this category, but each has some limitations related to BPM functionality. Enterprise architects should use the information in this report as the foundation for a customized review of this product category designed to meet their specific enterprise needs.

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Table of Contents

  • IC-BPMS Tools Are Game-Changing Technology
  • IC-BPMS Requirements Overview
  • Diverse Functionality Is At The Heart Of All IC-BPMS Products
  • Vendor Profiles
  • Supplemental Material