The typical IT infrastructure is a complex mix of technologies from different vendors that is difficult and costly to maintain. Main challenge is to make it all work together-and to do it faster and at a lower cost.
HST's answer to this challege is Data 360 an upcoming product provides a common framework for integrating incompatible and distributed systems, making it faster and easier to tie together applications and data so you can integrate them into business processes that span your organization. Data 360 reduces the complexity of your IT infrastructure and dramatically improves its reliability, flexibility, and scalability - giving you the ability to focus on improving how your business runs instead of worrying about whether or not your infrastructure will be scalable or flexible enough to support new initiatives or capitalize on perpetual shifts in the market.
Data 360 (Business Suite) is a complete software offering that enables customers to adopt a micro services architecture. Data 360 helps clients manage the complexity of their IT environment by allowing them to link their different IT systems as loosely coupled services that work together-providing more flexible, reusable component architecture with faster development cycles and lower costs.
Data 360 lets applications, databases, and mainframes communicate and interact with Data 360 by automatically routing and transforming information so it gets where it needs to be, when it needs to be there, and in the proper format. Data 360 lets integration of businesses using the best available approach for clients specific situation - whether that is an industry-standard technology such as Bigdata, Hadoop, Spark , Kafka, JSon, XML, web services or clients own messaging software
What can this do for our clients? It can help them increase efficiency through automated processes and tighter integration with trading partners; drive better business decisions, through improved visibility into business operations; achieve information accuracy, by implementing a single source of truth for customer, product, and financial data; and adapt to changing business needs, through a flexible infrastructure that increases their organization's agility.
As part of the competitive research, it is found that lot of customers are demanding a web based solution as several personnel in the office can work on the system at the same time without going thru the hassle of installing software on all their machines. It is also easy to upgrade the software at one central location rather than upgrading it on every pc as and when there is a need to upgrade the software
Also, to stay ahead in the competition. The following technologies are decided: