We wish to draw a comparison between XI and other EAI tools available in the market especially SeeBeyond and Mercator.
Any comparative study on these three tools especially in the areas mentioned below, or otherwise, will be highly appreciated
1 Connectivity: Packaged Application adapters, Middleware adapters, Adapters to file system, mainframes and databases. Availability of custom adapters.
2 Transformation and mapping tools
3 Content based routing: Routing of data based on message content
4 Business Process Composition: Component model for BP composition as well as support for control and data flow modeling.
5 Message Warehousing: Message persistence for store and forward as well as support for message mining and message archiving
6 Business Process monitoring: Real time monitoring of processes as well as components involved in BP.
7 Compose and execute Business processes that invoke WebServices
8 Dynamic reconfiguration of Business processes: Flexible to support reconfiguration of business process with no or minimal intervention
9 Multi language support: Component development, code generation support in various programming languages
10 J2EE, .Net and WebServices support
11 Performance and scalability
12 24 X 7 reliability and security