For many manufacturers, distributors and retailers with a mishmash of disparate back-office business applications, Sterling Commerce, a traditional integration and communication provider, has recently unveiled a package designed to automate web-based commerce all the way from order capture to fulfillment and payment, as a result of bringing together a few prudent acquisitions over the last three years.
months. Painstakingly Building a SCM Portfolio Through its 2004 acquisition of the once privately-held Tewksbury, Massachusetts, (US)-based supply chain fulfillment vendor, Yantra . Sterling has since leveraged this purchase to help Sterling's development of composite SCM applications, built with Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE) technology, and is considered an advanced SOA platform, which enables business collaboration beyond the four walls of the enterprise. Yantra's solution had long offered tools to