Published in collaboration with NCMS
Digital Manufacturing Report

News & information about the fast-moving world
of digital manufacturing, modeling & simulation

Language Flags

Leading Manufacturer/Retailer Streamlines Operations with the Fiorano SOA Platform


PALO ALTO, Calif., March 08 – Fiorano Software (, a leader in distributed integration solutions, announced today that the Fiorano SOA platform has been deployed by Nilkamal, a leading manufacturer and retailer of furniture and a broad range of home decor outlets, to streamline business operations by linking a number of disparate internal systems.

Experiencing double-digit growth in a fast growing economy, Nilkamal was faced with the requirement of providing the latest inventory data to hundreds of salespeople across the country. In addition, manufacturing and production planning systems needed to be continuously updated with field-sales data, while also being summarized for a number of management reports and updates to other sales teams.

Nilkamal’s core requirement was for real-time, bi-directional information-flows between its SAP enterprise resource planning (ERP) system and its customer relationship management (CRM) system. Nilkamal evaluated many technology options including traditional stack vendors like Oracle and IBM before finally settling on the Fiorano SOA platform.

“We did a tremendous amount of research before settling on the concept of a REST-based SOA and selected the Fiorano SOA platform to deliver this solution,” said Nilesh Modi, Head of Information Technology at Nilkamal Ltd. “We now have first-hand implementation and deployment experience so we can say we are happy we made the right architectural decisions for our middleware infrastructure. Implementing a cloud application like to seamlessly integrate and streamline our SAP has already given us tremendous productivity gains. We now intend to rapidly extend the Fiorano ESB across other applications in order to establish a robust, scalable and flexible enterprise nervous system for the organization.”

Explaining the usage of the SOA system within Nilkamal, Mr. Karan Doshi, CRM Project Lead elaborated: “By providing the ability to accommodate live changes to business processes on the fly, the Fiorano platform dramatically reduces development and debugging time. Business analysts draw pictures of new processes and they are deployed instantly across the network in real-time. A zero-coding, drag/drop approach to building integration flows ensures minimal product training and human-resource requirements, especially in comparison with legacy integration technologies.”

“For Nilkamal, integration with SAP ERP to provide front end Sales persons Order and Invoice related data via was a critical business need”, says Dushyant Jamwal, Practice Head - at Compro Technologies, the partner and consulting firm who helped implement the solution at Nilkamal. “With Fiorano ESB as the middleware, and availability of Fiorano’s rich set of pre-built adapters (for SAP &, the complexities involved in integrating SAP and were eliminated. This enabled the integration team to focus on achieving the business logic around getting the right data to the right place,” he added.

About Nilkamal (
Founded in 1950, Nilkamal is a manufacturer of molded furniture, crates, containers and bins and operates the mega-retail home store chain, @home with an annual turnover of over US$330 million. Occupying a total constructed area of 1 million square feet, all of Nilkamal’s manufacturing plants are ISO Certified and practice six- sigma quality processes. This extensive manufacturing infrastructure is supported by an extensive sales network, operating through 49 regional offices and 33 warehouses.

About Fiorano Software (
Founded in 1995, Silicon Valley based Fiorano is a California Corporation with proven leadership in enterprise middleware and peer-to-peer distributed systems. Fiorano's innovative event-driven dataflow SOA platform integrates applications and complex technologies into an enterprise nervous system, increases business process performance, yields higher message throughput and enhances availability through agent-based visual composition. FIorano’s SOA platform bridges the capability gap between business models and their implementation – the model is the application, ready to run.

Global leaders including AT&T, Boeing, British Petroleum, Credit Agricole, Department of Homeland Security, Fraikin, McKesson, NASA, Rabobank, Royal Bank of Scotland, Schlumberger, Toyota, US Coast Guard, United Spirits, Takata, POSCO Steel, Vodafone and Korea Telecom have deployed Fiorano to drive innovation through open, standards-based, dataflow SOA applications built in just days, yielding unprecedented productivity.

Fiorano Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) and FioranoMQ (Message Queue) deliver the industry fastest, lowest latency, highest throughput real-time messaging (asynchronous and synchronous) to power high performance, highly available, and collaborative workflow applications whose application services are distributed throughout the IT landscape. Fiorano Cloud Platform, built on the Fiorano Cloud ESB (Enterprise Service Bus), a hybrid ESB Platform integrates applications across SaaS, PaaS and on-premise worlds.


Source: Fiorano

RSS Feeds

Subscribe to All Content

Feature Articles

Titan Puts a New Spin on GE’s Wind Turbine Research

Unlike traditional energy sources, wind is a trouble to tame, which has led GE to turn to advanced simulations at Oak Ridge National Laboratory to put the technology on track to cover 12 percent of the world's energy production.

Lighting a Fire Under Combustion Simulation

Combustion simulation might seem like the ultimate in esoteric technologies, but auto companies, aircraft firms and fuel designers need increasingly sophisticated software to serve the needs of 21st century engine designs. HPCwire recently got the opportunity to take a look at Reaction Design, one of the premier makers of combustion simulation software, and talk with its CEO, Bernie Rosenthal.

D-Wave Sells First Quantum Computer

On Wednesday, D-Wave Systems made history by announcing the sale of the world's first commercial quantum computer. The buyer was Lockheed Martin Corporation, who will use the machine to help solve some of their "most challenging computation problems." D-Wave co-founder and CTO Geordie Rose talks about the new system and the underlying technology.

Short Takes

Local Motors and ORNL Partner for Automotive Manufacturing

Jan 24, 2014 | Local Motors, a vehicle innovator, and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have announced a new partnership that they hope will bring change to the automotive industry.

Robots Showcase Skills at DRC

Jan 22, 2014 | A month ago, the DARPA Robotics Challenge Trials (DRC) commenced. The main goal of the event was to aid in the development of robots that will someday respond to natural or even man-made disasters. At this year’s DRC, prototype robots from 16 teams were put through a series of trials in which they were to showcase their skills.

Engineers Develop Microwindmills to Power Electronics

Jan 17, 2014 | Engineers at the University of Texas at Arlington have developed a new technology that could come in handy when electronic devices run out of power. Their idea stems from a source of power generation that we are all familiar with; windmills.

Advanced Modeling Benefits Wind Farms

May 25, 2011 | Advanced computing resources optimize the site selection of wind farms.

Not Your Parents' CFD

Oct 13, 2010 | Outdated beliefs stand in the way of greater CFD adoption.

Sponsored Whitepapers

Technical Computing for a New Era

07/30/2013 | IBM | This white paper examines various means of adapting technical computing tools to accelerate product and services innovation across a range of commercial industries such as manufacturing, financial services, energy, healthcare, entertainment and retail. No longer is technically advanced computing limited to the confines of big government labs and academic centers. Today it is available to a wide range of organizations seeking a competitive edge.

The UberCloud HPC Experiment: Compendium of Case Studies

06/25/2013 | Intel | The UberCloud HPC Experiment has achieved the volunteer participation of 500 organizations and individuals from 48 countries with the aim of exploring the end-to-end process employed by digital manufacturing engineers to access and use remote computing resources in HPC centers and in the cloud. This Compendium of 25 case studies is an invaluable resource for engineers, managers and executives who believe in the strategic importance of applying advanced technologies to help drive their organization’s productivity to perceptible new levels.

Conferences and Events

Featured Events

Copyright © 2011-2014 Tabor Communications, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Digital Manufacturing Report is a registered trademark of Tabor Communications, Inc. Use of this site is governed by our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.
Reproduction in whole or in part in any form or medium without express written permission of Tabor Communications Inc. is prohibited.
Powered by Xtenit.