Traditionally and for most business users, integration solutions have been hidden in the back office: a case of out of mind, out of sight. Let us show you that is not the case.
By leveraging the front office features of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 and the back office integration features of BizTalk 2009, you can expose your integration solution to the whole business. This will give you greater visibility and control of your integration solutions.
As a platform for storing, managing and organising large numbers of documents, SharePoint delivers departmental applications with rich functionality in addition to the ASP.Net Web Part framework. SharePoint provides authentication, role based security trimming and personalisation. This is combined with the powerful search capabilities it offers. Many end users are already familiar with how SharePoint looks and feels as they have experienced it as their Intranet platform.
BizTalk can be partnered with SharePoint in several ways. We will focus on two areas: solutions to enhance the visibility of your BizTalk integration solution; and, extend your SharePoint based solution to leverage the line of business adapters, EDI/AS2 and BizTalk accelerators. This approach will allow you to reach deeper into your infrastructure or interact closer with your customers. We will demonstrate surfacing your auditing, logging and exception management from BizTalk in SharePoint. We will also show how and when to use BizTalk to extend your SharePoint solutions.
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