This session shows how Microsoft’s Web services platform products can be used to create an integration solution for a real-world business interoperability scenario in the insurance industry. We show how standard WS-* web services protocols combined with vertical industry payload standards such as the ACORD Life schemas can deliver true multi-vendor business solutions - based on interoperability principles that can be applied across any industry .
Interoperability means connecting people, data, and diverse systems
It gives customers control over the data they create and want to share Vendors create innovative solutions that bridge technologies to address real customer needs in an innovative manner The nature of software allows for translatability in lieu of uniformity
Many Systems == Development & Management Complexity FTP HL7 LDAP EDI WS-* SAP Oracle DB SNA DRDA TN3270 MQI Oracle LOB Siebel JD Edwards RLIO Tibco Clarify HTTP TCP/IP RosettaNet UPnP XML Swift HIPAA IBM DB2 Teradata (etc.) Database Clearing House Partner IBM Mainframe SAP Services Directory Remote Store Your Enterprise