Cast Iron Systems, formerly known as IronHide Corporation, has released its first product, Application Router 1000. According to Cast Iron, the platform simplifies the process with which business applications share information, regardless of protocols and data formats. The system handles all protocol conversion, data format conversion and rules-based routing of information necessary to support business integration needs. Application Router has gone out to customers ranging from Fortune 500 to mid-sized enterprises. Application Router can automate integration both inside the enterprise and within a company’s value-chain, according Cast Iron, which said its customers have used the device to connect their ERP systems to custom applications, provide standard connectivity using RosettaNet and UCCnet, and to synchronize mission-critical databases in a reliable and manageable manner.
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