UDig’s technical and functional expertise mitigated risk and reduced development costs with the design and buildout of a new ESB solution. The solution established a Service Oriented Architecture that is event driven and loosely coupled with their current environment. 

UDig Provided

  • Application Integration

Challenges

  • A full-service freight transportation provider employed a large legacy environment to run business critical applications.
  • The organization’s underlying legacy architecture was complex, difficult to change and expensive; limiting company growth.
  • Client requirements included increased functionality and efficiency, reduced risk from antiquated technology and a loosely coupled solution for future flexibility.
The solution enabled a more agile environment mitigating technology risk, requiring fewer customizations and is proving to be more cost effective.

Solution

  • UDig designed and built a new Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) solution and established Services Oriented Architecture (SOA) best practices.
  • The loosely coupled solution enabled a more agile environment mitigating technology risk, requiring fewer customizations and is proving to be more cost effective.
  • The solution provides critical infrastructure to the architecture and will act as the communication backbone between both internal and external systems for future integrations.
  • UDig consultants also focused on mentorship of client employees, building in-house knowledge of the technologies and leveraging reusable assets.

Technologies Used:

  • webMethods 9.0
  • webMethods Web Services
  • Iseries
  • Java Services
  • Java/J2EE Development
  • REST, SOAP, WSDL
  • Linux/Unix/Windows Server
  • Legacy Integrations
  • Trading Networks