S3™ Integration Hub

Student System REST Services

Reengineer with Real-time Data

S3 bridges external administrative applications with inherently disparate SIS databases using real-time web services. It securely delivers the accuracy and interactivity users have come to rely on by enriching public facing tools that live outside of an institution.

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Manage Complexity

Bridge the silos of information residing in disjointed databases to streamline connections.

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Maximize Productivity

Put an end to making users jump through the hoops of using multiple applications to perform tasks and garner information.

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Save Time & Money

Decrease the administrative expense of exchanging data over multiple systems through automation.

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Digital Transformation

Make systems smarter by optimizing the assets in which you’ve already invested heavily in.

S3™ Features

Overview

A lightweight application installed and automatically updated behind institutional firewalls. S3 offers a common method of bridging disparate Student Information Systems and other institutional applications. Real-time data requests are sent to S3, routed and handled securely without exposing ports or access points.

  • Automate the receipt, logging and fulfillment of data requests with our cloud hosted Gateway.
  • Data requests originate from Consumer Applications authorized access to S3.
  • Institutions can manage access to data services easily. Eliminate external exposure to private institutional data.
  • Authenticate Consumer Applications with digital certificates.
  • Avoid brittle integrations dependent on software versions. S3 helps keep interfaces running smoothly without extra IT effort.
  • Easily tailorable by Institutions. Takes less than two hours to install and setup for a range of uses.
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Gateway

A switchboard in the cloud that forwards requests from a consumer to the correct source and marshals the replies.

  • Authenticate, authorize and log all services
  • Establish standard communication protocol
  • Provide separation services
  • Integrate with any application
  • Track and log utilization
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Consumer

A Software Development Kit (SDK) used within web-connected applications.

  • Authenticate with the gateway via certificates
  • Establish a real-time connection with the gateway
  • Manage multiple applications simultaneously
  • Ensure message encryption
  • Track utilization with secure keys
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Portal

The administrative interface that gives institutions complete control to manage what consumers have permission to utilize their services.

  • Manage services through a single point of entry
  • Download and test the SDK install and services
  • Generate authentication certificates
  • Manage permissions
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Technology

A secure data sharing platform to create connectivity and bridge applications.

  • Integrate with any SIS, LMS or Curriculum Management System
  • Utilize web services to construct, test and return queries
  • Use standard SQL queries and procedures
  • Scale performance with SQL Server and Microsoft IIS
  • Connect data to applications through APIs
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