Magic Software Enterprises
announced today at the Gartner Application
Integration and Web Services Summit the release of Version 2.5 of its iBOLT
Business Integration Suite. The new version delivers enhanced heterogeneous
environment support, an enhanced User Interface and a customizable
framework to facilitate the tailoring of Special Editions of iBOLT for
Enterprise Software Vendors.

Lee Sutton, Co-Director of the Integration Competence Center at Magic
Software will be presenting the iBOLT Integration Suite in a presentation
entitled “Real World Integration in a Service Oriented World” to be held
on April 19 at the Gartner Application Integration and Web Services Summit
which Magic Software is a sponsor of.

iBOLT version 2.5 ( delivers significant
enhancements to the Data Mapper, a component that is being used for data
transformation. Enhancements made to this existing sophisticated
integration feature further strengthen iBOLT?s out-of-the-box data
transformation and integration capabilities. These enhancements include
direct support for ODBC, the capability to map Data to HTML-type
destinations and the ability to Drag-and-Drop elements to automatically
create connections between sources and destinations

iBOLT 2.5 adds enhanced support for component development using the .NET
framework, adding to the existing development options with JAVA IDE?s and

“This new iBOLT version is very much user driven. Version 2.0 was a
breakthrough in empowering business users and architects, and we received a
lot of feedback that was translated back into this version,” said Avigdor
Luttinger, Head of the iBOLT program at Magic. ?We have also structured the
iBOLT Special Edition, which was initially developed for our SAP Business
One partnership, as a highly customizable platform for OEM’s. Beyond that,
we’ve worked along our roadmap guidelines and leveraged learning-curve
effects such as performance enhancements and self-paced training sets.”

iBOLT V2.5 Highlights

User Interface

The User Interface in iBOLT 2.5 has been enhanced and improved to make
project development even easier and more intuitive than before, thus
reducing time spent during project development.

Self Paced Training

Leveraging the usability levels introduced with iBOLT V2, iBOLT became even
more accessible with the new self-paced training suite. Requiring 40 hours
of autonomous work and loaded with samples, prospective customers can now
evaluate iBOLT at their own time and space. This further lowers the access
threshold, something SMBs are particularly sensitive to.

iBOLT Special Edition

The Special Edition (SE) of iBOLT takes advantage of iBOLT?s scalability
and modularity to offer ISV?s the opportunity to license iBOLT as their
integration backbone. IBOLT SE can be easily trimmed to fit the exact
specifications and features required by packaged software vendors, who face
more and more frequently the requirement to interface with third-party