IBM Integration Bus (IIB), formerly known as WebSphere® Message Broker, is a robust, scalable Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) that enables the integration of data sources from a wide range of platforms across both service oriented architectures (SOA) and non-SOA environments. With IBM Integration Bus, organizations can eliminate costly point-to-point connections and batch processing to increase business flexibility regardless of platform, protocol or data format, while tapping into the collective intelligence of a business’s entire value chain to make smarter business decisions.

An ESB serves as the integration foundation within a business, ensuring connectivity and transformation in IT environments. With IBM Integration Bus, customers can expect increased value with an ESB that is:

IBM Integration Bus Product Overview


Robust

With support for over 80 platforms, no competitor is as robust as IIB. This saves clients time and money by leveraging their existing skills and technology.


High Performing

IIB provides industry-leading performance, including message throughput with customers reaching over 450 million messages/day and latency with IIB, proving up to 2.25x faster than our next best competitor.

Solution Flexible

From Intelligent Insights leveraging ODM and rules to Mobile Integration, IBM Integration Bus works seamlessly with a wide variety of products to enhance the value of your enterprise systems, applications and data.


As businesses grow, it is important to maintain a secure and flexible integration foundation with IIB that not only connects existing applications and data, but can meet the demands of the future while also ensuring they don’t have to sacrifice performance, time or money.

With IBM Integration Bus Advanced:

Help your entire organization make smarter business decisions by providing rapid access, visibility and control over data as it flows through your business applications and systems.

Connect throughout an array of heterogeneous applications and web services, removing the need for complex point-to-point connectivity.

Provide extensive support for Microsoft applications and services to make the most of your existing Microsoft .NET skills and software investment.

Deliver a standardized, simplified and flexible integration foundation to help you more quickly and easily support business needs and scale with business growth.

Support reliable communication by insuring messages delivery and avoiding duplication


1 Help your entire organization make smarter business decisions

  • Provides connectivity and universal data transformation for both standard- and non-standards-based applications.
  • Allows you to capture information for immediate analysis as it flows through your business.
  • Allows you to define rules and apply them to the data or events flowing through WebSphere Message Broker.
  • Enables you to send information to other applications to compare near real-time data to key performance indicators (KPIs).
  • Allows you to securely store data for offline analysis or audit logging without requiring changes to business applications.

2 Connect throughout an array of heterogeneous applications

  • Dynamically routes and transforms data, allowing interoperability of heterogeneous systems.
  • Dynamically mediates interactions between services and applications, allowing you to onboard new services or applications.
  • Provides integrated nodes and developer aids for connecting to IBM Sterling Connect:Direct®.
  • Allows you to connect virtually any application or service over multiple protocols including SOAP, HTTP, Java Message Service (JMS) and more.
  • Allows security-rich data storage for offline analysis or audit logging without requiring changes to business applications.

3 Provide extensive support for Microsoft .NET environments

  • Allows you to integrate new or existing Microsoft .NET applications directly within WebSphere Message Broker flows.
  • Provides direct support for many of the languages supported by Microsoft Common Language Runtime (CLR).
  • Provides a tightly integrated development tooling experience with Microsoft Visual Studio.Provides integrated nodes and developer aids for connecting to IBM Sterling Connect:Direct®.
  • Connects Microsoft .NET applications to make the most of the scalability and availability provided by WebSphere Message Broker.

4 Deliver a standardized, simplified and flexible integration foundation

  • Scales to meet your business needs for small or large systems.
  • Does not require a database. Tooling and runtime can be installed in minutes.
  • Includes patterns for common transformations that can help minimize errors and reduce implementation time.
  • Provides enhanced auditing and diagnostics using a browser.
  • Offers a Data Format Description Language (DFDL)-based parser for use in WebSphere Message Broker or other platforms.



5 Support reliable communication

  • Can support delivery of SOAP messages without duplication, and when connections or endpoints are temporarily unavailable.
  • Allows WS-RM to be configured on a WebSphere Message Broker flow.
  • Allows customization of WS-RM behavior using an enhanced policy setter.



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