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French Retailer, Éditions Atlas, Uses Fiorano SOA for Real-Time Enablement of Its Global Operations

Fiorano Software today announced that Éditions Atlas, a leading French retail company, has deployed the Fiorano SOA platform to integrate applications across multiple European subsidiaries, yielding an unprecedented increase in productivity.

Operating throughout Europe and Scandinavia, Éditions Atlas has over 5 million customers and sends over 40 million parcels each year. With the increasing complexity of operating with legacy systems at different locations, the company needed a unique interface suitable for all countries to integrate its custom-built CRM applications and services deployed on heterogeneous systems. The Fiorano SOA platform running in a virtual machine cluster provides an enterprise IT foundation for Éditions Atlas enabling multiple 24/7 real-time processes including: logistics, where a Zip Code Control system that manages package delivery processing and customer service operations to extract phrases from a database to feed a text-to-speech system used to answers Frequently Asked Questions.

Éditions Atlas initially used Fiorano to integrate operations across France, Belgium and Switzerland and seamlessly expanded the system to Denmark, the Netherlands, and Russia. Fiorano SOA provides a reliable message-oriented integration framework and platform to design scalable and reusable solutions critical for business expansion. The Fiorano SOA platform implements standards for communication, connectivity, transformation and security, enabling application interoperability and allowing skills and software-assets to be easily transferred between projects. Fiorano supports and drives industry standards for integration, including Java, Web Services, and XML.

About Fiorano (www.fiorano.com):

Founded in 1995, Fiorano has been a trusted provider of enterprise integration middleware, high performance messaging and distributed systems. Fiorano's innovative event-driven SOA platform integrates applications and complex technologies into an enterprise nervous system. Fiorano’s hybrid Cloud-ESB integrates applications across SaaS, PaaS and on-premise worlds.

Global leaders including L’Oréal, Fraikin, Capgemini, UFF, US Coast Guard, POSCO, British Telecom, AT&T Labs and Vodafone have deployed Fiorano's solutions to drive innovation through open, standards-based, event-driven SOA applications yielding unprecedented productivity.

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