Address the complexity of your application and IT environment. IBM WebSphere software and solutions can enhance business agility and improve your SAP applications.

IBM® WebSphere® software can enable SAP® users to better address their business needs by helping reduce the cost and complexities of integration across multiple enterprise applications. Through the use of flexible and isolated components, these solutions can accelerate the implementation, integration and value of your SAP investments. Based on open standards, WebSphere solutions enable clients to build highly integrated and flexible business processes based on a service oriented architecture (SOA) to deliver enterprise functionality.

WebSphere integration solutions provide robust, scalable technology on several platforms, and effective, integrated tools to build, monitor and administer your application integration needs. These solutions capitalize on your existing and newly created assets to offer scalability and performance, and facilitate stability for SAP upgrades.

Success in the current business climate depends on your ability to adapt quickly. Based on hundreds of client engagements, IBM offers a proven approach to creating an SOA environment. SOA can help enable efficient business processes and help reduce the amount of custom code required by standardizing on the WebSphere platform. WebSphere, SOA and open standards can help ensure implementations get a fast start to full functionality.

Order the "SOA in living color demonstration CD" for an executive summary and example scenarios integrating SAP to develop new business processes.

Also, read "SOA connectivity makes all the right moves" to learn more about transporting and tracking your data and files reliably and securely.