DataPower Technology, Inc. along with Accordare announced a partnership aimed at easing the creation and ongoing maintenance of XML-based trading partner connections. The agreement combines Accordare’s Reflector and DataPower’s XS40 XML Security Gateway to provide an intelligent e-business mediation point. The combined offering delivers “no-coding” XML security, eases coping with mismatched XML business document formats, detects common business process protocol interoperability errors, helps debug disagreements over security and standards specifications, and overcomes other obstacles to launching and maintaining electronic business connections. By combining Accordare’s Reflector and the DataPower XML Security Gateway, a “drop-in” network device purpose-built to provide complete XML Web services security and wirespeed XML performance, enterprises can now eliminate these barriers and get business-to-business transactions flowing “live” in record time.,