The new version of Microsoft BizTalk Accelerator for RosettaNet is a component of BizTalk Server, Microsoft's business integration software that competes with applications from IBM, Oracle, Tibco Software, Vitria, WebMethods and SeeBeyond. --Alorie Gilbert, Special to ZDNet News
Microsoft said Thursday that it has enhanced its software program that helps companies adopt RosettaNet e-business specifications. RosettaNet is a consortium of high-tech companies developing e-business standards based on Extensible Markup Language (XML). The consortium recently released a new version of its specifications that guide how computer companies and their suppliers use the Web to share information such as inventory levels, delivery schedules and sales orders.