Microsoft BizTalk Server is a server product for Business Process Management and Enterprise Application Integration, developed by Microsoft.
BizTalk enables organizations to integrate their business processes and manage through the exchange of electronic business documents (such as purchase orders, invoices, delivery notes, etc.) between applications in XML and other formats, as well as outside the boundaries of the organization. BizTalk supports several standard EDI formats such as EDIFACT, X12 and RosettaNet, and there are plenty of adapters available for facilitating connections to several platforms (including SAP and PeopleSoft) via various protocols such as HTTP, FTP and SMTP.
BizTalk Server uses the Microsoft .NET technology and supports SOAP and Web Services. Software for BizTalk Server is done through Visual Studio .NET.