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 .