Xcentrisity® Business Information Server (BIS) is a web server environment that manages application sessions and makes them available via any web browser, or other web user agent that is granted access to the BIS server.
Xcentrisity BIS helps IT organizations to distribute their applications across platforms, operating systems and Internet with a minimum of programming and maintenance. It gives application developers the capability to build Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) applications that incorporate legacy business data and logic, freely mixed with the latest web languages and tools.
Building on the power of XML as the foundation of connectivity, together with industry standard web servers such as Microsoft IIS and Apache, BIS offers application developers a unique opportunity to build state-of-the-art browser-based Web Applications or SOAP-based Web Services comprising COBOL programs and COBOL data files and databases.
Using Xcentrisity BIS, Siedlungswerk was able to migrate its character-oriented application to a web application to take advantage of new technologies.
Xcentrisity enabled tax credit research and retrieval experts, M.A.R.S STOUT quickly develop a true Web application built on RM/COBOL, ensuring a high level of release-to-release integrity.
Casino and gaming software provider, Table Trac needed to modernize its application portfolio and prepare to move into future technologies, while preserving intellectual property and business logic. Xcentrisity BIS proved to be the key.