Differences between B2B and EAI Web Services
Let us first look at the differences between B2B and EAI. The major differences may be listed as follows:
- EAI as the name suggests acts within an enterprise to solve a local problem, while B2B as the name suggests acts across the enterprises.
- EAI aims at integration of application and data sources within an enterprise, while businesses integrate for purposes such as a supply chain or collaborating on a common product design.
- B2B mandates implementations of community management, user profile management, and sophisticated security management, while such services are not required for EAI.
- B2B may require a deep support for standards such as OBI (Open Buying on Internet), XML, cXML (Commerce XML), and EDI ...