adds seamless back-office integration via e-Link XML
Houston, TX. – November 20, 2001 – Today,
SoftSmiths announced the availability of e-Link, the
highly anticipated XML Application Programming Interface
(API) part of its e-Merchant product suite. SoftSmiths
delivers critical e-Business solutions and services
that enable energy industry participants to enhance
and reliability in the competitive marketplace.
e-Link provides an XML framework that enables developers
to seamlessly integrate back-office systems by deploying
business adapters for risk management, trading, scheduling,
generation, load, meter, and NERC E-Tag information.
Critical information is transmitted in real time, optimizing
decision-making processes enterprise-wide. This enables
companies to manage risk and optimize usage of assets
in a highly dynamic competitive environment.
e-Merchant is a toolbox for Purchasing/Selling
Entities whose market strategy may focus on high-volume
trading, buying and selling of physical assets or a
combination of both. SoftSmiths’ e-Merchant suite
offers a flexible, scalable business technology solution – seamlessly
integrating Risk Management, Trading, Portfolio Assessment,
Resource Management, Scheduling, Accounting and Reporting.
"With the addition of this industry standard
API, we not only provide our customers a unifying link
that transforms isolated applications into a manageable
enterprise-wide solution, but also a phased transition
from legacy systems to fully integrated next generation
transaction systems," said Hugo Stappers, Director
of Sales/Marketing at SoftSmiths.
SoftSmiths, Inc. is a Texas-based, privately held
corporation. The company has been successfully delivering
e-business solutions to energy service companies since
commencing commercial operations in January 1997.
SoftSmiths is a leading provider of business critical
Transaction Management Systems and services to the
energy industry. SoftSmiths products are designed to
address increased customer and transaction volumes
and yield increased operational efficiencies, thereby
enabling its customers to profitably operate in the
SoftSmiths' highly differentiated
position in the market is a result of its in-depth
knowledge of the
industry’s business practices, having the broadest
product development strategy and using its intellectual
property and consulting service to meet its customer’s
competitive business requirements.
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