IBM United States
Software Announcement 201-034
February 13, 2001
NEON Adapters for MQSeries Integrator Now Available from IBM
(Corrected on April 6, 2001)
In Ordering Information section changed 0168 to 0192, removed this offering is optional. In Prices section deleted feature 0029 under OTC column.
(Corrected on March 2, 2001)
Added feature number 9001 for asset registration to Basic License and Support and Subscription sections.
(Corrected on February 15, 2001)
Added Ordering Information section.
At a Glance
For ordering, contact:
Your IBM representative, an IBM Business Partner, or IBM Americas Call Centers at 800-IBM-CALL (Reference: YE001).
New Era of Networks (NEON) Inc., offers an assortment of prepackaged solutions called NEON Adapters.
NEON Adapters are designed to connect MQSeries® Integrator (MQSI) with specific off-the-shelf applications and standards, from SAP R/3 ERP applications to DB2®, Oracle, and SQLServer OLTP environments using vendor companies' standards such as Broadvision, EDI, I2, PeopleSoft, FIX, Siebel, and J.D. Edwards.
NEON Adapters help to reduce development time. They also provide reliable, documented, and configurable connections between the above applications and standards for MQSeries Integrator V1 and V2.
NEON Adapters are available for different hardware and software environments to match MQSeries Integrator V1 and V2 products.
MQSeries Integrator Platforms
For full details of the NEON Adapters, refer to NEON at:
To order, contact your IBM representative.
NEONadapter for R/3 works with MQSI by automatically loading the SAP formats as they are defined in your environment into the MQSI repository. Once an interface is defined to MQSI, the definition can be referenced many times without rekeying or copy/pasting the formats.
This technique dramatically shortens the time needed to integrate SAP R/3 and greatly reduces errors during development. The NEONadapter for R/3 provides several interface capabilities including ALE/IDOC, BAPI, RFC, ABAP Direct, and DMI to connect the SAP implementation to MQSI.
The NEONadapter allows you to take advantage of the most common SAP interfaces without writing code. To move the information between the adapter and SAP, NEON uses IBM's MQSeries Link for R/3 connecting to IDOCs. The NEONadapter for R/3 has been certified by SAP through the Complementary Partners Program.
NEONadapter for e-mail generates personalized e-mail messages using your customer information and a template e-mail message and routes messages based on business rules.
NEONadapter for e-mail talks directly to SMTP and POP3 mailers such as Microsoft Exchange Server, PostOffice, SendMail, and Lotus Notes®. No client mailer is required.
NEONadapter for e-mail can send a copy of all outbound mail to another e-mail recipient.
If an SMTP sever connection goes down, NEONadapter for e-mail can retry the same server at a set interval depending on the specified configuration.
NEONadapter for BroadVision connects the Broadvision One-to-One Business Commerce Application to MQSI. BroadVision needs to share information on sales orders, receive order status, and synchronize product and customer information.
The NEONadapter eliminates the need for point-to-point interfaces written in C or COBOL to connect to BroadVision. NEON uses the BroadVision APIs to create off-the-shelf, easy-to-maintain implementation. The adapter also supports the initial data conversion to BroadVision. The connection is real-time, so customer service representatives can access the latest, most accurate data from all the applications in the environment.
Connects to BroadVision.
NEONadapter for EDI connects to MQSI. The solution delivers out-of-the-box integration with EDI. The adapter loads the EDI formats from predefined EDI standards, including X12, UN/EDIFACT, TRADACOM, and EANCOM. By simply accessing the standard format via the GUI, you can create and maintain custom EDI formats and Third Party Agreements (TPAs) quickly. Once designed and tested, the custom EDI formats are outputted in XML and imported into MQSeries Integrator. This is 80% faster than the manual method of creating TPAs.
Connects to EDI.
NEONadapter for FIX connects to MQSI. The solution delivers out-of-the-box integration between MQSI and NEON's FIX engine. The engine encapsulates the low-level details for managing the FIX communication sessions. It supports versions 2.7, 3.0, 4.0, and 4.2 of FIX protocol. It is configurable at run-time and can manage concurrent FIX sessions. The NEONadapter uses the IBM MQ-FIX link as the gateway process to MQSeries. The FIX engine is a flexible and customizable object framework/class library developed in C++. The easy-to-use and robust API allows the user to parse and use FIX messages within the user's applications.
NEONadapter for i2 connects i2 RHYTHMLink to MQSI. NEON's adapter provides a ready-to-go, plug-and-play solution using complementary technology fom NEON and i2. The NEON adapter:
Real-time connections allow customer service representatives access to the most accurate data from all applications.
NEONadapter for J.D. Edwards provides a ready-to-go, plug-and-play solution that leverages complementary technologies from J.D. Edwards One World or World and MQSI. The NEONadapter generates bidirectional J.D. Edwards Z-file formats to load into the MQSI format repository. It provides inbound and outbound run-time processes that insert data into J.D. Edwards backend databases or extracts from J.D. Edwards backend databases. The adapter consolidates the integration effort and provides a maintainable framework to accommodate the constantly changing business environment.
Connects to J.D. Edwards One World.
NEONadapter for Oracle automatically captures Oracle Applications interface definitions. It sanitizes the data to meet strict Oracle Applications requirements before inserting information to the Oracle Applications backend database. The adapter also provides error processing capabilities to permit business users to configure and resubmit data messages in accordance with security and error processes already in place. By providing the know-how to connect to Oracle applications, the NEONadapter for Oracle Applications gets customers up-and-running faster on a more maintainable MQSI solution.
NEONadapter for PeopleSoft connects PeopleSoft applications to MQSI. The NEONadapter certified by the PeopleSoft Alliance Software program, jump-starts integration projects by saving time and providing a reliable, documented, configurable implementation. The NEONadapter for PeopleSoft has several ways to connect to PeopleSoft applications, including Message Agent, Open Query, and Triggers. The NEONadapter eliminates the need for point-to-point interfaces written in PeopleSoft. Real-time connection allows customer service representatives to access the latest, most accurate data from all applications.
Connects to PeopleSoft General Ledger.
NEONadapter for Protocols connects to MQSI. NEONadapter for Protocols is an interface allowing MQSI to exchange data with systems dynamically. The adapter interacts with systems that use batch files. TCP/IP sockets, the CPI-C subset of the LU6.2 protocol, Teletype (TTY), RS-232 and FTP as communication mediums. Whether you need to combine pieces of messages into a single message or send one message to multiple destinations, NEONadapter or Protocols is the solution. This powerful scripting language and the GUI allow your developers to perform message enrichment and validation lessening implementation time and effort.
NEONadapter for R/3 works with MQSI by automatically loading the SAP formats as they are defined in your environment into the MQSI repository. Once an interface is defined to MQSI, the definition can be referenced many times over without retyping or copying and pasting formats. This technique dramatically shortens the time needed to integrate SAP R/3 and greatly reduces errors during development.
The NEONadapter for R/3 provides several interface capabilities including ALE /IDOC, BAPI, RFC, ABAP Direct, and DMI to connect the SAP implementation to MQSI. You can take advantage of the most common SAP interfaces without writing code. To move the information between the adapter and SAP, NEON uses MQSeries Link for R/3 to connect IDOCs. The NEONadapter for R/3 has been certified by SAP through the Complementary Partners Program.
NEONadapter for Siebel eliminates the need for point-to-point interfaces written in C or COBOL to connect your applications. NEON decreases your implementation time because once an interface is defined in the system, it can be reused in any other integration effort. The connection to Siebel is real-time, so that customer service representatives can access the latest, most accurate data.
NEON's adapter handles the communications with Siebel and then provides the necessary metadata to MQSI to make this an off-the-shelf, documented implementation.
Connects to Siebel.
NEONadapter for Terminals connects terminals to MQSI. NEONadapter for Terminals is an interface to exchange data with systems that must be accessed via their terminal or GUI. NEONadapter for Terminals supports over 35 terminal types. An easy-to-use GUI IDE makes it easy to specify the terminal or GUI layout.
A programmable adapter means you can access the data for other reasons, such as enrichment and syntactical transformation.
NEONadapter for XML automates the specification of your XML message structures and the Document Type Definitions (DTDs) into MQSI, saving development time and effort. NEON offers a library of predefined XML DTDs, the Business Object Documents (BODs), defined by the OPEN Application Group (OAG). If you are planning to adopt available XML message standards, implement faster with out-of-the box message formats. Instead of worrying about the low-level interfacing details, your staff can focus on higher-level integration issues. Using NEON's preformatted libraries of industry-standard XML DTDs also accelerates implementation.
NEON SWIFT Format Libraries
provides SWIFT Gold Certified formats for MQSI. The solution delivers
out-of-the-box integration between MQSI and S.W.I.F.T. Purchasing the
NEON adapter and its library makes it unnecessary for the customer to go
through the time-consuming and error-prone processes of describing the
S.W.I.F.T. messages to MQSI, saving time and frustration. The
NEONadapter for S.W.I.F.T. has the "S.W.I.F.T. Gold Ready Label" status
that assures it has met the requirements of S.W.I.F.T.-based,
These programs are not impacted by euro currency.
IBM can now offer your customer a complete Business Integration solution that includes adapters for MQSI from NEON.
The latest evidence of the great relationship between IBM and NEON is a new remarketing agreement. Now you can sell your customer the world's number one message broker technology MQSI and also resell NEON's famous and respected adapters.
You can offer your customer the complete solution for real one-stop shopping. In the past, customers had to contract separately with NEON for this technology. Now you can resell it directly, making customer acquisition easier and adding significantly to the revenue potential of your solution.
Hardware and Software Support Services
SmoothStart and installation services are not provided.
Basic License To order, specify the program number, a one-time charge (OTC) feature number, the adapter feature number, and feature number 9001 for asset registration.
The NEON ID is shown for reference purposes only.
Ensure you also order the corresponding Support and Subscription 5697-G69 features with these adapters.
Adapter Feature NEON Program Name Number ID OTC Feature Number 0001 NEON Enterprise Adapter AIX(R) 4.3 DB2(R) 5.0 6235 0122 AIX 4.3 DB2 5.2 6236 0123 AIX 4.3 Oracle 7.3.4 6237 0133 AIX 4.3 Oracle 8.0.6 6295 0194 AIX 4.3 Oracle 8.1.5 6248 0166 AIX 4.3 Oracle 8.1.6 6274 0196 HP-UX 11.00 Oracle 8.0.6 6285 0163 Solaris 2.5.1 DB2 5.0 6301 0165 Solaris 2.5.1 DB2 5.2 6376 0100 Solaris 2.6 Oracle 7.3.4 6292 0142 Solaris 2.6 Oracle 8.0.6 6299 0105 Solaris 2.6 Oracle 8.1.5 6379 0168 Solaris 2.6 Oracle 8.1.6 6373 0192 Windows NT 4.0 DB2 5.0 6269 0164 Windows NT 4.0 Oracle 7.3.4 6278 0108 Windows NT 4.0 Oracle 8.0.6 6249 0128 Windows NT 4.0 SQLServer 6.5 6293 0106 Windows NT 4.0 SQLServer 7.0 6258 0103 OTC Feature Number 0003 NEONadapter for e-mail Windows NT(TM) 4.0 SQLServer 6.5 6370 2406 Windows NT 4.0 SQLServer 7.0 6371 2403 OTC Feature Number 0002 NEONadapter for Broadvision Solaris 2.6 Oracle 8.0 6296 0253 Solaris 2.6 Oracle 8.0.6 6297 0205 Windows NT 4.0 SQLServer 7.0 6265 0203 Adapter Feature NEON Program Name Number ID OTC Feature Number 0004 NEONadapter Suite For EDI Sun Solaris 2.5.1 6276 0362 For EDI AIX 4.3 6283 0332 For EDI HP-UX 10.2/11.0 6474 0331 OTC Feature Number 0033 NEONadapter Suite for EDI -- 6469 0304-01 Single processor OTC Feature Number 0030 NEONadapter Suite for EDI -- 6465 0304-02 Dual processor OTC Feature Number 0032 NEONadapter Suite for EDI -- 6472 0304-04 Quad processor OTC Feature Number 0005 NEONadapter for FIX 6263 0407 OTC Feature Number 0006 NEONadapter for i2 Windows NT 4.0 6243 0503 SQLServer 7.0 OTC Feature Number 0007 NEONadapter for J.D. Edwards Windows NT 4.0 SQLServer 6.5 6288 0606 Windows NT 4.0 SQLServer 7.0 6394 0603 OTC Feature Number 0008 NEONadapter for Oracle Base (Required) 6372 0000 Windows NT 4.0 Oracle 8.0.6 6242 0728 Windows NT 4.0 Oracle 8.1.5 6386 0711 Windows NT 4.0 Oracle 8.1.6 6378 07105 OTC Feature Number 0009 NEONadapter for Peoplesoft Windows NT 4.0 Oracle 8.0.6 6275 0828 Windows NT 4.0 SQLServer 6.5 6287 0806 Windows NT 4.0 SQLServer 7.0 6281 0803 Adapter Feature NEON Program Name Number ID OTC Feature Number 0010 NEONadapter for Protocols AIX 4.3 6240 0962 HP-UX 11.00 6244 0931 Solaris 2.6 6245 0930 Windows NT 4.0 6253 0904 OTC Feature Number 0011 NEONadapter for R/3 AIX 4.3 DB2 5.2 6282 1023 AIX 4.3 Oracle 7.3.4 6284 1033 HPUX 11.00 Oracle 8.0.6 6257 1063 HPUX 11.00 Oracle 8.1.5 6377 1024 SOLARIS 2.6 Oracle 7.3.2 6239 1095 SOLARIS 2.6 Oracle 8.0.5 6286 1020 SOLARIS 2.6 Oracle 7.3.4 6390 1042 SOLARIS 2.6 Oracle 8.0.6 6268 1005 SOLARIS 2.6 Oracle 8.1.5 6392 1068 SOLARIS 2.6 Oracle 8.1.6 6395 1092 SOLARIS 2.7 Oracle 8.0.6 6388 10107 SOLARIS 2.7 Oracle 8.1.5 6384 10108 SOLARIS 2.7 Oracle 8.1.6 6381 10109 Windows NT 4.0 DB2 5.2 6252 1083 Windows NT 4.0 DB2 6.0 6385 10116 Windows NT 4.0 Oracle 7.3.4 6266 1008 Windows NT 4.0 Oracle 8.0.5 6279 1010 Windows NT 4.0 Oracle 8.0.6 6247 1028 Windows NT 4.0 Oracle 8.1.5 6393 1011 Windows NT 4.0 SQL SERVER 6.5 6238 1006 Windows NT 4.0 SQL SERVER 7.0 6259 1003 OTC Feature Number 0012 NEONadapter for Siebel Windows NT 4.0 Oracle 8.0.6 6267 1128 Windows NT 4.0 Oracle 8.1.5 6272 1111 Windows NT 4.0 SQL SERVER 7.0 6291 1103 OTC Feature Number 0013 NEONadapter for Terminals AIX 4.3 6300 1262 HP-UX 11.00 6273 1231 SOLARIS 2.6 6294 1230 Windows NT 4.0 6270 1204 OTC Feature Number 0014 NEONadapter for XML AIX 4.2 DB2 5.2 6277 1371 AIX 4.3 DB2 5.2 6241 13100 AIX 4.3 DB2 6.0 6380 13118 AIX 4.3 DB2 6.1 6383 13103 AIX 4.3 Oracle 8.0.6 6389 1394 AIX 4.3 Oracle 8.1.5 6374 1366 AIX 4.3 Oracle 8.1.6 6403 1396 AIX 4.3 Sybase 11.1 6398 1335 HP-UX 11.00 Oracle 8.0.6 6399 1363 HP-UX 11.00 Oracle 8.1.5 6404 1324 HP-UX 11.00 Oracle 8.1.6 6402 13104 Adapter Feature NEON Program Name Number ID Solaris 2.6 Oracle 8.0.6 6409 1305 Solaris 2.6 Oracle 8.1.5 6408 1368 Solaris 2.6 Oracle 8.1.6 6416 1392 Solaris 2.6 Sybase 11.1 6410 1342 Solaris 2.6 DB2 5.2 6414 13111 Solaris 2.6 DB2 6.0 6406 13117 Solaris 2.6 DB2 6.1 6412 1316 Windows NT 4.0 DB2 5.2 6407 1383 Windows NT 4.0 DB2 6.0 6411 13116 Windows NT 4.0 DB2 6.1 6401 13106 Windows NT 4.0 Oracle 8.0.6 6397 1328 Windows NT 4.0 Oracle 8.1.5 6405 1311 Windows NT 4.0 Oracle 8.1.6 6413 13105 Windows NT 4.0 SQLServer 6.5 6415 1306 Windows NT 4.0 SQLServer 7.0 6396 1303 OTC Feature Number 0015 SWIFT Msg Fmt - Basic Payments 6254 1407 OTC Feature Number 0017 SWIFT Msg Fmt - Depository 6290 1507 Receipts OTC Feature Number 0019 SWIFT Msg Fmt - Foreign Exchange 6262 1607 OTC Feature Number 0023 SWIFT Msg Fmt - Forward Rate 6260 1707 Agreements OTC Feature Number 0020 SWIFT Msg Fmt - Interest Rate Swap 6280 1807 OTC Feature Number 0021 SWIFT Msg Fmt - Loan/Deposits 6289 1907 OTC Feature Number 0022 SWIFT Msg Fmt - Precious Metals 6264 2007 OTC Feature Number 0025 SWIFT Msg Fmt - System Messages 6255 2107 OTC Feature Number 0018 SWIFT Msg Fmt - Documentary 6256 2207 Credits OTC Feature Number 0016 SWIFT Msg Fmt - Collections 6261 2307 OTC Feature Number 0027 SWIFT Msg Fmt - Corporate Actions 6387 2607 OTC Feature Number 0028 SWIFT Msg Fmt - Security Lending 6382 2707 Adapter Feature NEON Program Name Number ID OTC Feature Number 0024 SWIFT Msg Fmt - Securities Settlmt 6298 2407 and Reconcil OTC Feature Number 0026 NEONadapter for SWIFT 6375 2507 (Telex optional) OTC Feature Number 0034 NEONadapter for SWIFT - 6466 2500 Telex option
Support and Subscription
To order, specify the program number, a annual charge feature number, and feature number 9001 for asset registration.
Program Number 5697-G69
Annual Charge Feature Program Name Number NEON Enterprise Adapter 0001 NEONadapter for e-mail 0003 NEONadapter for Broadvision 0002 NEONadapter Suite for EDI 0004 NEONadapter Suite for EDI - Single processor 0031 NEONadapter Suite for EDI - Dual processor 0029 NEONadapter Suite for EDI - Quad processor 0030 NEONadapter for FIX 0005 NEONadapter for i2 0006 NEONadapter for J.D.Edwards 0007 NEONadapter for Oracle 0008 NEON Adapter for Peoplesoft 0009 NEON Adapter for Protocols 0010 NEONadapter for R/3 0011 NEONadapter for Siebel 0012 NEONadapter for Terminals 0013 NEONadapter for XML 0014 SWIFT Msg Fmt - Basic Payments 0015 SWIFT Msg Fmt - Depository Receipts 0017 SWIFT Msg Fmt - Foreign Exchange 0019 SWIFT Msg Fmt - Foward Rate Agreements 0023 SWIFT Msg Fmt - Interest Rate Swap 0020 SWIFT Msg Fmt - Loan/Deposits 0021 SWIFT Msg Fmt - Precious Metals 0022 SWIFT Msg Fmt - System Messages 0025 SWIFT Msg Fmt - Documentary Credits 0018 SWIFT Msg Fmt - Collections 0016 SWIFT Msg Fmt - Corporate Actions 0027 SWIFT Msg Fmt - Securities Lending 0028 SWIFT Msg Fmt - Securities Settlmt & Reconcil 0024 NEONadapter for SWIFT (telex optional) 0026 NEONadapter for SWIFT - Telex option 0034
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Feature Number OTC Program Number 5697-G68 0001 $100,000 0002 80,000 0003 55,000 0004 225,000 0005 75,000 0006 80,000 0007 95,000 0008 50,000 0009 80,000 0010 65,000 0011 95,000 0012 80,000 0013 65,000 0014 65,000 0015 15,000 0016 5,000 0017 7,500 0018 15,000 0019 5,000 0020 12,500 0021 5,000 0022 10,000 0023 2,500 0024 15,000 0025 2,500 0026 35,000 0027 15,000 0028 10,000 0030 165,000 0032 195,000 0033 125,000 0034 25,000 Feature Annual Number Charge Program Number 5697-G69 0001 $25,000 0002 20,000 0003 13,750 0004 56,250 0005 18,750 0006 20,000 0007 23,750 0008 12,500 0009 20,000 0010 16,250 0011 23,750 0012 20,000 0013 16,250 0014 16,250 0015 3,750 0016 1,250 0017 1,875 0018 3,750 0019 1,250 0020 3,125 0021 1,250 0022 2,500 0023 625 0024 3,750 0025 625 0026 8,750 0027 3,750 0028 2,500 0029 41,250 0030 48,750 0031 31,250 0034 6,250
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