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Chapter 4. Extended Enterprise pattern
The Extended Enterprise business pattern from the Patterns for e-business, also
known as the Business-to-Business (B2B) pattern, addresses the interactions
and collaborations between business processes in separate enterprises. This
pattern can be observed in solutions that implement programmatic interfaces to
connect interenterprise applications. It does not cover applications that are
directly invoked through a user interface by business partners across
organizational boundaries.
Note: The Application patterns for Extended Enterprise are basically the
implementation of Application Integration across organizational boundaries.
The difference is mainly how quality of service aspects affect the Runtime

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