EAI Customer Wins

Data storage specialist Iomega selects TIBCO, Euro retailer Cora Group to use SeeBeyond

Tempe, AZ  September 6, 2002  News this week from the enterprise application integration world of customer wins for TIBCO and SeeBeyond.

TIBCO reported that data storage specialist Iomega Corp. has tapped the EAI provider's solutions to integrate its global supply chain.

Iomega will use components of TIBCO's Business Integration Platform to meet its business-to-business communications needs, according to Tim Good, vice president and chief information officer at Iomega.

"We did an extensive analysis of different supplier options to meet our B2B needs and chose TIBCO," said Good. "The long-term value to Iomega is that TIBCO's platform will be an instrumental component of our business integration strategy."

Meanwhile, the Cora Group, a leading European retail group, has selected SeeBeyond as its enterprise-wide standard for application integration. SeeBeyond will help create a real-time information network across Cora's various stores and different operating companies.

Founded in 1969, Cora Group is focused on general retailing. It has approximately 21,000 staff across 600 stores and operating companies in France, Luxembourg, Hungary, Romania, Madagascar and Vietnam.

SeeBeyond will provide an integration backbone enabling Cora to streamline supply chain processes across countries and stores to integrate a range of existing and future applications, from proprietary applications on AS/400 and OS/390 to SAP Retail.

"Cora was looking for a global infrastructure that would support our rapid international growth," said Hubert Carpentier, chief information officer for Cora Group. "In order to continuously manage and optimize our business processes across different operations and countries, we needed a solution that offered flexibility, market leading connectivity, modularity and reliability. We found this in SeeBeyond and look forward to achieving a real-time information network for all countries, store brands, existing and future distribution centers."

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