Xillio Upgrades Its Unified Content Connectivity Platform

Sep 11, 2018


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Xillio, a provider of content migration and integration software, has released a new version of the Xillio API platform. The new features expand on Xillio’s goal to deliver a unified and uniform approach to making business content stored in any content repository or file share – be it cloud, on-premise, or legacy systems – easily accessible to any application. 

The Xillio API is a content connectivity platform through which developers build integrations from their applications to any popular content repository. Xillio takes care of all the content system connectivity behind the scenes, no matter how many different systems they want to access. Xillio already has connectors to many systems and constantly adds new ones. If a content system changes, Xillio handles the connector upgrades so the customer doesn’t have to.

Here are some of the key new features in the new release:

  • Query feature. Now you can execute a query to search for documents or objects in a repository and retrieve all entities and metadata matching the query parameters.
  • Retrieve custom metadata. The Xillio API now supports uniform access to custom metadata. This feature is essential for business process management or workflow management use cases, where workflow status is stored as custom metadata.
  • Retrieve version information. Some repositories automatically track the change history of an object by saving multiple versions. This new feature offers a uniform way to retrieve information about the available versions and learn about a specific version’s metadata and content.
  • Retrieve translation information. The Xillio API now offers uniform access to all the different translations of the objects and pages that are available within a certain content repository.  This enables retrieving information about multiple translations within applications.
  • Content scripts feature for WCM. Each WCM system has its own way to store pages and content. There is a demand for uniform access to this page content across multiple systems. You can now write content scripts to change the format of the retrieved content. This makes it possible to normalize the output from different WCM systems into one unified format.