Singapore - Viewlocity
has announced the availability of its new Extensible Markup Language (XML)
As opposed to Electronic Data Interchange, XML offers a more open, flexible,
internet-based communication standard. "By using the unprecedented open
exchange offered by XML, our clients gain a more comprehensive view of their
supply chain because now they can integrate faster, and with more trading
partners, than ever before," said Viewlocity's vice president and regional
managing director of Asia pacific, Anders Berglund.
Viewlocity offers enterprise solutions that help bridge the gaps between the
vast array of supply chain systems such as:
- Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems such as J.D. Edwards OneWorld,
SAP R/3, OracleApplications or PeopleSoft
- Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) from McHugh or Provia
- Supply Chain Planning (SCP) systems provided by i2 Technologies or
- E-Commerce systems from InterWorld
- Order Management systems such as IMI
- Transportation Management Systems (TMS) from Manugistics
- Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP) systems such as MFG Pro
Viewlocity's XML Connector enables easy access and open exchange of business
messages, allowing companies to take full advantage of web-based collaboration
opportunities and form dynamic trading communities.
Trading partners transfer a diverse variety of information types such as
orders, product design information, forecasts and production schedules.
Viewlocity claims XML will provide flexible support for this diversity with key
capabilities that include graphical tools to edit and view business objects, as
well as transform and share the business objects.
Viewlocity has currently over 170 installations of its SAP ALE connector in
demanding SAP interoperability applications worldwide. Viewlocity also offers
its Connector Development Platform development for customers, partners and
system integrators to develop a variety of connectors to meet specific