The Integration Server is a central tool with which users can professionally connect their imos iX world with external systems such as ERP, MES or sales systems.
The generation of data or the import of orders are always consistent in terms of the process, but take up quite a bit of time and computing power. By automating their order processes and the final production data generation to a large extent, users can concentrate on the essentials in order processing - the Integration Server takes care of these tasks in the background and on another system so that work can continue undisturbed and without waiting time. The result is complete and technically flawless data for the entire order and production process.
Intelligent software agents - so-called iBots - are assembled into interface apps and then independently handle the exchange of data between different applications such as ERP, MES and POS with the Integration Server. Error logging and monitoring bring the necessary transparency to the data flow and help with error analysis.
In conjunction with the iX NET, iX PLAN or iX Organizer software modules, users can enter orders decentrally at the end customer or in the showroom and finally load them into iX CAD in the form of an order. Due to the use of the same data in the different applications, security and consistency is guaranteed throughout the entire process.
Users can import order data from iX NET Shops as well as return the order status to the store.
Not only can order data and master data be imported, but optionally a subsequent action can be initiated for the orders.
Via an order file in XML format, users create a complete order with articles from the catalog and variable values. The order file can be specified by any system.
All output functions can be edited via the Integration Server.
Order header data and associated actions such as creating, updating, or archiving are communicated between imos iX and the ERP to enable cross-system synchronicity.
Production information is used to determine how orders are to be divided into individual production orders. The process can be linked to other processes.
The Integration Server is a framework for automating order management and process data generation using configurable "iBots". iBots are atomic integration modules that can be assembled into molecular connectors. They organize and automate the exchange of data between different program modules and systems.
The Integration Server application can be run on multiple clients (computers/machines), e.g. to achieve more computing power. The Integration Server interface is the same for all systems and administration is possible from any location, provided there is a connection to the SQL server.
Processes are managed and monitored by a central instance. This increases the security of processes, especially in more complex system environments.
Various processes can be automated via the Integration Server. All configured processes, executed by the iBots, run in parallel and can be processed side by side.
Due to the use of the same data in the different applications, security and consistency is ensured throughout the process.
The Integration Server offers the possibility of configuration for all important elements, so that there is a suitable solution for almost all system environments.
The Integration Server can be implemented in different system sizes and is easily scalable. Scalability is implemented by adding or removing clients to adjust the necessary computing power.
The actions performed by Integration Server are transparent and listed in the logging.
Expand your possibilities in the production process!
These imos iX products are a useful addition to the Integration Server and make your processes even more efficient.