PeopleSoft Integration Broker provides service oriented architecture (SOA) technology that facilitates the transmission of synchronous and asynchronous service operations. Use the PeopleSoft Integration Broker to:
Perform asynchronous and synchronous messaging among internal systems and third-party systems.
Expose PeopleSoft business logic as web services to PeopleSoft and third-party systems.
Consume and invoke web services from third-party and PeopleSoft systems.
The two major components of PeopleSoft Integration Broker are the integration gateway and the integration engine. The integration gateway is a platform that manages the receipt and delivery of service operations passed among systems through PeopleSoft Integration Broker. The integration engine is an application server process that routes service operations to and from PeopleSoft applications as well as transforms the structure of service operations and translates data according to specifications that you define.
PeopleSoft Integration Broker offers the following benefits:
PeopleSoft Integration Broker is provided with PeopleTools so you don't need to purchase additional, third party integration tools.
Consistent infrastructure using PeopleSoft Application Servers and web servers.
Ability to reuse development staff skills.
"Out-of-the-box" integration to all PeopleSoft applications.
Supports all major integration methods, such as web services.