Enterprise Service Bus (ESB)
ESB is the backbone of integration software architecture. Codit
has extensive experience in implementing the ESB pattern at various
customers worldwide. Applying the ESB pattern means
centralizing Enterprise Services on an enterprise wide
platform, which ensures centralized monitoring, governance
and federation of services.
Loosely coupling of the applications from the services, provides
the agility and responsiveness to business change that modern
Advantages of an Enterprise Service Bus (ESB)
When implemented well, an ESB will bring the following
- Flexibility and agility in adapting processes with business
changes, through loosely coupling
- Process visibility, through centralized monitoring and
- Extensiveinteroperability through standards-based
ESB and the cloud
We can extend a company's ESB to and through the cloud, by
leveraging the Windows Azure AppFabric platform. Codit
plays an active role in the advisory group and the Technology
Adoption Program for Windows Azure AppFabric and is an early
adopter of this technology.
Enterprise Application Integration (EAI)
EAI is the integration of applications and services that eases
the connection of, and collaboration between, different business
units, applications and subsidiaries.
Capabilities of EAI
Having implemented EAI projects in various industries, Codit
knows how to provide the following EAI capabilities to our
- Data Integration: Master data distribution,
ensuring consistency of information in multiple systems.
- Intelligent message routing: Content based
routing of business data, using the Codit Matrix technology.
- Message enrichment and cross reference
lookups: Using database and configuration data to enrich
messages or translate values, using the Codit Transco
- Connectivity: using one of the many Microsoft
or Codit adapters, we are able to connect to virtually any system
EAI solution patterns
In line with the landscape of our customers, we design our
solutions according to one of the following patterns:
- Point to point: Only advised for small configurations, because
it is unmanaged and decentralized.
- Hub & spoke: Often called message broker.
- Lose coupling of systems.
- Central monitoring & management.
- ESB: An enterprise integration bus where business units and
applications can publish their services and data on.
- Federated ESB (or ISB): An ESB solution that is connecting
business units all over the globe, by using standard communication
Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)
A suite of interoperable services that can be used across
multiple applications and systems from several business areas.
We solve our customers' integration problems, by applying a
real-world pragmatic SOA approach. It is our conviction that it
benefits both IT and business. Using the right technologies like
AppFabric, BizTalk Server and WCF allows us to set up these
Key advantages of the Codit SOA strategy:
- Business agility
- Isolation of business logic, by choosing the right
- Abstraction of service implementation
Governance with Codit Integration Dashboard
In SOA implementations, governance is crucial to manage and
monitor the health of services and processes. The Codit Integration
Dashboard is the perfect tool to enable self-service-governance for
business and key users, both for local or cloud-deployed solutions.
The Dashboard is built to support ESB enabled services.
about Codit Integration Dashboard
Business to business integration (B2B)
B2B integration: what?
Most of our customers not only integrate applications inside
their own data center, but often extend their integration solution
to integrate with their business partners such as customers,
suppliers, distributors, logistic partners and government
Although on a technical level, these types of processes are much
alike, there is a big difference on the actual implementation and
approach to them. We have extensive experience in
collaborating with your business partners in order to set up the
partner integration in a good and effective way.
Electronic Data Interchange or EDI (EDIFACT/X12) is often seen
as an old technology. But in reality, many of our major clients
still have the need to integrate their customers and suppliers
through an EDI standard.
Codit has implemented several different EDI projects, all on
BizTalk Server. We have EDI specialists with complete knowledge of
the EDI standards, business implementation and methodology. They
can help you analyze your particular EDI integration needs together
with those of your business partners. Codit ensures you to set up
your EDI integration using
the right strategy that supports your needs regarding validation,
acknowledgements, VAN or AS/2 connectivity, batching &
We have experience in various EDI standards: