Covast Announces General Availability of its EDI Accelerator for Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006
Latest Version of Covast EDI Accelerator, Delivering Full and Proven Scalability and Increased Ease of Use through a New Intuitive User Interface, is Available as Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006 is Released
ATLANTA -- March 27, 2006 - Covast, a leading provider of B2B integration
solutions for collaborative business environments, today announced the general
availability of Covast EDI Accelerator for Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006.
After a successful Beta Program with numerous major customers, the Covast
release comes as BizTalk Server 2006 is released to manufacturing. Part of the
Windows Server System, BizTalk Server 2006 reduces complexity in the enterprise
by efficiently and effectively integrating systems, employees and trading partners
faster than ever before. The Covast EDI Accelerator has an easy to use interface
and advanced end-to-end EDI capabilities to extend the B2B integration functionalities
of BizTalk Server 2006.
Covast has worked with Microsoft since 2000 to help customers take advantage
of their legacy EDI investments. The Covast EDI Accelerator for BizTalk Server
2006 is fully integrated with the Microsoft BizTalk Server architecture.
"Covast EDI Accelerator for Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006 helps businesses
quickly and easily integrate legacy EDI systems onto a single integration platform,"
said Daan Scheer, CEO of Covast. "The latest version of the Covast EDI
Accelerator meets the integration demands of today's growing enterprise, delivering
exceptional scalability, ease of use and wide support of all of the global standards
and protocols. We are committed to continuing to work closely with Microsoft
to deliver to our customers solutions that help them grow their business and
By integrating BizTalk Server 2006 with the Covast EDI Accelerator, Microsoft
and Covast have worked together to deliver the industry's most advanced solution
for easily and quickly integrating a company's EDI infrastructure with internal
applications and Internet-based trading partners. Covast EDI Accelerator and
BizTalk Server 2006 build on the Windows Server System advancements in scalability
and reliability to help businesses build a flexible IT infrastructure that grows
with the business and provides high levels of system up-time.
With this solution, an enterprise can easily and quickly integrate its EDI
infrastructure with internal applications and Internet-based trading partners.
The solution provides the translation of a wide variety of EDI documents to
and from XML, enhancing the EDI support native in BizTalk Server 2006. By integrating
EDI and XML, the Covast EDI Accelerator extends the value and agility of BizTalk
Server 2006 to expand a company's ability to enter new markets and add new trading
To learn more about the Covast EDI Accelerator for Microsoft BizTalk Server
2006, please visit www.covast.com.
Covast provides Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) integration solutions that
bridge the gap between legacy applications and today's new Internet standards.
The company offers a suite of products designed to facilitate fast, cost-effective
integration of EDI applications and systems into single platform environments,
such as those supported by Microsoft BizTalk Server and IBM WebSphere. With
its European headquarters in the Netherlands and its U.S. headquarters in Atlanta,
Covast has strategic relationships with partners and customers including Microsoft,
IBM, Accenture, EDS, HP, Citrix and Siemens. For more information, visit http://www.covast.com.
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