We recently released new connectors for FTP and SFTP connectivity in Mule 4, now available in Anypoint Exchange. Even though FTP and SFTP are two very different protocols, we crafted these connectors to be practically identical, providing an easy and consistent experience. As a result, the same use cases are addressed in a similar way in both protocols.
At Dreamforce ‘17 this week, we are repeatedly hearing about the importance of improving the customer experience. Customers today expect more and demand more, wanting a consistent buying journey across all channels. This idea of “unified commerce” requires more than thinking about your strategy for each distinct channel; but, rather meeting customer expectations across their entire experience ––from shopping and personalization to fulfillment and customer service.
This blog post is contributed by one of our partners, Infoview Systems.
One of the biggest IT challenges is the growing IT delivery gap and the ever-increasing pace of business changes. This is especially true for established companies saddled with a mix of older applications. In order to efficiently connect these systems to other business components at scale, the application business logic and data must be packaged as easy-to-consume reusable assets.
There’s a brand new Mule 4 Anypoint Connector for Database (DB) that you can use to connect to any relational Database engine. Unlike other connectors such as File or FTP, this connector has a pretty similar UX compared to the one in Mule 3.x, with some considerable improvements, including:
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS) is a transaction server that runs primarily on IBM mainframe systems under z/OS and z/VSE. According to IBM CICS Report 2015, 92 of the top 100 banks use the mainframe to provide at-your-fingertip banking services to their customers. And nine out of the top 10 global life and health insurance providers process their high-volume transactions on a System z mainframe.
ServiceNow is a cloud computing platform that helps enterprises to move faster. With ServiceNow, enterprises can replace unstructured work patterns from the past with intelligent workflows in the future. Businesses get thousands of requests from customers, IT incidents, and HR cases on a day-to-day basis. They move on their own paths,
Mule 4 Beta is out and we have a completely new File Connector, which replaces the old transport. This connector greatly enhances Mule’s capability to handle files and folders on a locally mounted File System.
The importance of eCommerce is expanding rapidly, especially with Amazon continuing to build its robust platform. Online sales will reach $414 billion by 2018 and mobile commerce now accounts for 21% of total digital sales. Given the growing importance of eCommerce as a channel, it is imperative that eCommerce works seamlessly with a retailer’s traditional channels.
Typical eCommerce Platforms today tightly couple their technology layers, inhibiting any flexibility to drive omnichannel experiences.
Anypoint Platform offers a wide variety of Anypoint Connectors to facilitate easy integration with third-party applications. But what kinds of connectors are available in Anypoint Exchange and what are the most downloaded connectors for 2017?
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