Built.io Adds New Updates to its Flow Enterprise Application Integration Platform

Posted 2/20/2016 12:06:18 PM by RICHARD HARRIS, Executive Editor

Built.io Adds New Updates to its Flow Enterprise Application Integration Platform
Built.io has introduced new functionality for its Built.io Flow Integration Platform-as-a-Service (iPaaS) which creates workflows and automates business processes for connected sensors, devices, systems and applications across mobile, web and IoT.

Built.io now has over 400 integrations to Built.io Flow’s library, enabling drag-and-drop automation for services ranging from enterprise cloud software to IoT. 

The new integrations fall into three categories:

- Cloud-based Business Software: Examples include Cisco Spark and Tropo, Salesforce Marketing Cloud, Marketo, Jive, Slack, JIRA, Twilio, Drip, Mixpanel, Zendesk

- Developer and DevOps Tools: Examples include MongoDB, Pingdom, GitHub, PubNub, Docker, PagerDuty

- API-enabled IoT and Consumer Services: Examples include Fitbit, Nest, Uber, Stripe, Pinterest

Among the updates to the Built.io Flow platform are:

- Built.io Flow Mobile App for on-the-go Integration: A mobile app for iPhone and Android that allows users to create, view and edit workflows, as well as receive results from automated business processes directly on their mobile device. The Built.io Flow Mobile App provides a personal mobile endpoint that users can embed into any workflow to trigger actions.

- Realtime API Listener: Built.io Flow already featured support for Triggers and Webhooks, which allow for events in one system to cause an action in another system. The Realtime API Listener takes this a step further by directly plugging into SaaS applications that provide true, realtime capabilities, such as Slack and PubNub.

- Slack Chat Bot Integration: The new Slack Chat Bot Integration embeds the ability to trigger workflows from within the enterprise collaboration tool, allowing users to chat and trigger automation in the same context. For example, as Slack users coordinate a team meeting, they can simultaneously commandeer Slack to book an available conference room, as well as to automatically set up a conference call dial-in.

- Enterprise Gateway: Transitioning for beta to general availability, the Enterprise Gateway allows companies to securely connect systems and software in their datacenter to the cloud. Normally, it is difficult for a cloud-based service to connect to legacy backend systems behind a firewall. The Built.io Flow Enterprise Gateway enables secure communication between such on-premises systems and the cloud. It is IT-friendly by conforming to existing security policies.

- User Experience Upgrades: A significantly improved UI with performance upgrades resulting in 4X faster response times, as well as a host of new and souped-up developer tools.

Read More https://www.built.io/products/flow/overview...


About the author: RICHARD HARRIS, Executive Editor

As the Publisher and Editor for App Developer Magazine, Richard has several industry recognitions and endorsements from tech companies such as Microsoft, Apple and Google for accomplishments in the mobile market. He was part of the early Google AFMA program, and also involved in the foundation of Google TV. He has been developing for mobile since 2003 and serves as CEO of Moonbeam Development, a mobile app company with 200 published titles in various markets throughout the world. Richard is also the founder of LunarAds, a mobile cross-promotion and self-serv mediation network for developers. He has been a featured presenter at trade-shows and conferences, and stays active with new projects relating to mobile development.

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