Host Integration Server 2006 provides comprehensive bidirectional services for integrating Microsoft Windows with legacy systems. Host Integration Server 2006 extends Windows to other platforms by providing interoperability in three areas:
Application Integration Services
Data Integration Services
Network Integration Services
Most of the services provided by Host Integration Server expose a programming interface, which enables you to extend the functionality of the product and integrate it more tightly in your own environment. This guide describes these interfaces and provides guidance on how to use them.