Enterprise Service Bus: A Definition
Enterprise service bus (ESB) refers to the latest generation of the integration software market. Unfortunately, consistency is not a feature of this market. One can compare two products sporting the moniker "ESB" and find very little in common. In this Application Platform Strategies Technology & Standards document, Burton Group Vice President and Research Director Anne Thomas Manes discusses the features and capabilities typically found in an ESB and provides a framework for comparing and assessing products.