Appian BPM Suite for Designers: SOA & Integration
Appian unites process participants with enterprise data systems and external services into a cohesive and easily managed business process. Quickly build integrations with packaged connectors for common system interfaces and native support for SOA frameworks.
- Web Services
- Database Integration
- Smart Services
- Secure File Transfer
Reliably connect to SOAP and REST web services to integrate SOA-enabled systems into business processes. Appian's simple drag-and-drop Process Modeler makes it easy to include web services into any process diagram.
Connect processes, forms, and rules with native integration adapters for common Relational Database Systems (RDBS). Register databases as reusable custom data types for easy access in all designer interfaces.
Increase communication efficiency with email, process, and task automation. Automatically send structured emails from templates to process participants, or receive and process inbound emails into follow-up tasks.
Build reusable integration adapters as Appian Smart Services using a standard Java OSGi plug-in framework. Publish Smart Service integrations for use in Appian processes, rules, forms, or reports.
Utilize enterprise service bus and messaging middleware to pass messages between Appian and other enterprise systems. Appian provides standard connectors to common messaging middleware for modeling BPMN message event interactions.
Secure File Transfer
Securely transfer and store files from external systems using Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP) integration adapters. Files may be pushed or received for batch processing data records or storing case documents.
Authentication & Directories
Integrate corporate directories and standardize authentication for secure access by participants. Appian’s extensible directory and authentication framework is adaptable to any corporate security requirements.