BizTalk has been Microsoft's flagship integration product since its introduction in 2000.

It is a highly capable, proven system that has been used by thousands of organizations across the world to integrate a wide variety of disparate systems and it forms the backbone of many companies' software infrastructure. It has been widely adopted due to its highly capable tool-set, fit with other Microsoft products, standards compliance and cost of ownership.

An implementation of BizTalk can differ greatly in its scale according to the nature of the architecture that is delivered for you. In general it is used to deliver a solution that falls into one or more of the following three categories:

  • Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) which encompasses SOA
  • B2B connectivity between organizations
  • Business Process Management (BPM)

Many customers have benefited from a successfully developed Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) architecture using BizTalk. The ESB architecture is now seen as the most appropriate approach to use for implementing a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) across an organization.

In response to this, Microsoft’s Patterns & Practice team launched their 'ESB Guidance' to help customers implement an ESB using BizTalk. In June 2009, this was taken a step further with Microsoft's launch of the BizTalk ESB Toolkit.

Find out more about the BizTalk ESB Toolkit »

Raving Mad About has developed expertise in the use and deployment of BizTalk into a number of corporate and enterprise environments, and we are happy to discuss any requirements you might have. We have an advanced, modern delivery methodology to ensure that you get the best outcome for your business and we will provide you with a highly proficient delivery team covering project management, design, development, training and support services.

From idea to reality, we will assess your requirements and deliver the best solution for your brief.

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