Altova, creator of XMLSpy, announced general availability of its family of server software products for Windows, Linux, and MacOS. The new FlowForce Server manages the orchestration of events, triggers, and the automation of workflows and processes. MapForce Server automates any-to-any data mapping and aggregation processes, and StyleVision Server automates multi-channel report generation.
FlowForce Server is a new tool for managing today's multi-step, enterprise-level data aggregation, processing, and reporting tasks. With its web browser interface, FlowForce Server allows data architects, data analysts, and other IT professionals to implement, monitor, and manage a secure data transformation server without writing or compiling any source code. FlowForce Server jobs can be triggered by date and time, by the arrival of files in hot folders, or by http command.
MapForce Server performs high-speed data transformations for any combination of XML, database, flat file, EDI, Excel, XBRL, and/or web services data based on data mapping projects defined using the Altova MapForce data integration tool.
StyleVision Server automates multi-channel business report generation in HTML, PDF, RTF, and Word (Open XML) based on templates created in Altova StyleVision, a stylesheet and report design tool for XML and XBRL.