EAI

EAI is short for “Enterprise Application Integration“, a methodology which balances seamless experience across heterogeneous enterprise applications and datasets of various origins, scope and capability with the need to make major changes to those applications or datasets.  

ECBS

The European Committee for Banking Standards (“ECBS”) was a standards body that focused on European banking technology and infrastructure.  It was formed in 1992 and disbanded in 2006; it has since been replaced by the European Payments Council. It is still common to see references to the ECBS in GSIT and PeSIT documentation.

Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)

EDI is a computer-to-computer exchange of business documents. This exchange is based on a standard electronic format which allows business partners to interact.

Enterprise Application Integration

Enterprise Application Integration (“EAI”) is a methodology which balances seamless experience across heterogeneous enterprise applications and datasets of various origins, scope and capability with the need to make major changes to those applications or datasets. Today, EAI often uses ESB (“Enterprise Service Bus”) infrastructure to allow these various applications to communicate with each other.  Before[..]

Enterprise Service Bus

An Enterprise Service Bus (“ESB”) is a modern integration concept that refers to architectural patterns or specific technologies designed to rapidly interconnect heterogeneous applications across different operating systems, platforms and deployment models. ESBs include a set of capabilities that speed and standardise a Service-Oriented Architecture (“SOA”), including service creation and mediation, routing, data transformation, and[..]

ESB

ESB is short for “Enterprise Service Bus“, a modern integration technology used to quickly tie heterogeneous applications across different operating systems, platforms and deployment models.  

European Payments Council

The European Payments Council (“EPC”) coordinates European inter-banking technology and protocols, particularly in relation to payments.  In 2011 the EPC boasted that it processed 71.5 billion electronic payment transactions. The EPC assumed all the former duties of the European Committee for Banking Standards (“ECBS”) in 2006.  It is now the major driver behind the Single[..]

External Authentication

External authentication is the use of third-party authentication sources to decide whether a user should be allowed access to a system, and often what level of access an authenticated user enjoys on a system. In file transfer, external authentication frequently refers to the use of Active Directory (AD), LDAP or RADIUS servers, and also refer[..]

Extreme File Transfer

Here at Pro2col we’re increasingly being asked by our clients to help them move large data sets. The amount of data as everyone knows is increasing in size, as are file sizes. It is now common in our discussions to talk about files of many Gigabytes in size. The challenge this presents however is how[..]