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BizTalk and Windows Azure Service Bus as Relay

Stan Kennedy

Recently, I presented a webinar “Secure Integration Messaging with BizTalk and Windows Azure Service Bus (formerly known as AppFabric Service Bus).  The webinar and slide deck and be viewed here.
I’d like to take some time and walk through creating the solution.  In this webinar, I demonstrated how to process inbound orders from external trading partners into our on-premise middle-ware platform (which routes orders to the fulfillment order processing systems).  One of the key components to solving this integration problem was Windows Azure Service Bus.  The Windows Azure Service Bus exposes an endpoint and acts as a relay service to external endpoints. BizTalk 2010 can now natively connect to the Service Bus using the AppFabric Connect feature.  This feature can be installed from the BizTalk 2010 installation media.
Here is the overall architecture:

Below illustrates the integrated external B2B partners into our internal LOB systems flow…

I’ll walk…

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