Tuesday 11/17/09 was a very exciting day for the BizTalk Server product team as well as for BizTalk developers attending the PDC 2009 conference in LA.
We have announced the release of BizTalk Server 2009 R2 in 2010 and we have laid out the roadmap for BizTalk Server future. (You can watch the PDC session here.)
The roadmap includes details around the following future releases:
Here are the highlights of each version:
BizTalk Server 2009 R2:
Latest Application Platform Support for:
BizTalk Server 2009 R2 will also provide new tools to increase the productivity of developers and IT professionals in particularly but not exclusively for B2B scenarios here are some examples:
Business to Business Scenarios
At PDC we have demonstrated an early prototype of the new BizTalk Mapper hosted in Visual Studio 2010 (beta) .
BizTalk Server vNext (beyond 2009 R2)
This release will focus on the following main themes:
At PDC we presented a demo that highlighted the first themes: Platform Alignment & Enterprise Connectivity.
This demo using a preview of an early prototype for WF (.NET 4.0) integration within BizTalk included the following scenarios:
Expect more details, screenshots and videos of the demos to be available soon…