Achieving Scalable and Seamless Data Integration for a Global Diagnostic Medical Solutions Provider

Introduction

This case study highlights how our client, a leading provider of diagnostic medical imaging solutions, successfully addressed their data integration challenges by leveraging the power of Boomi, a scalable and high-available integration platform. By implementing an event-driven integration architecture, adopting standardized design patterns, and utilizing Boomi’s features, Customer achieved seamless data exchange between cloud and on-premises applications, resulting in significant business benefits.

Customer Spotlight:

Customer is a global company offering a comprehensive range of diagnostic medical imaging solutions, including CT, MR, X-Ray, Ultrasound, and Healthcare Informatics. Their primary goal is to deliver exceptional health opportunities for patients through uncompromised performance, comfort, and safety features.

Challenges and Operational Issues:

Customer faced several challenges and operational issues related to data integration, including:

·       Implementing an event-driven integration architecture to facilitate seamless data exchange between cloud and on-premises applications.

·       Ensuring scalability by utilizing upgradable application views instead of custom SQL solutions.

·       Establishing a standard exception handling framework to minimize the risk of data loss.

 

Business Goals

Customer recognized the need for a scalable and highly available platform to connect various applications across different environments. They chose Boomi as their integration tool to achieve the following business goals:

·       Establish a robust event-driven integration architecture.

·       Leverage upgradable application views to ensure scalability.

·       Define a standard exception handling framework to prevent data loss.

Solution and Business Benefits

To address these challenges, Customer implemented the following solutions and achieved significant business benefits:

·       Designed and developed integrations using standardized design patterns, integration best practices, and generic components.

·       Prioritized the use of standard Boomi shapes and functions to ensure scalability, reducing reliance on custom scripting.

·       Utilized Boomi as the centralized integration logic and leveraged its flexibility in conjunction with Solace.

·       Ensured synchronization of data among different applications to avoid data quality issues.

·       Implemented Boomi Molecule as the runtime engine to ensure high availability and zero downtime.

Technology Challenges:

Customer faced several technology challenges during the integration process, including:

·       Transitioning from ETL-based design patterns to event-driven design patterns.

·       Adopting canonical models for mapping instead of direct mapping.

·       Retrieving data from Oracle ERP using event-driven integration architecture.

·       Building a flexible integration logic using topics and queues.

Technology Stack

Integration Tool: Boomi
Touch Points: Oracle Fusion, Salesforce, Oracle EBS

By leveraging the capabilities of Boomi, Customer successfully addressed their data integration challenges and achieved their business goals. The adoption of standardized design patterns, event-driven architecture, and the utilization of Boomi’s features resulted in seamless data exchange, improved scalability, and enhanced operational efficiency. With a centralized integration logic and high availability provided by Boomi Molecule, Customer experienced significant business benefits and ensured the delivery of optimum health opportunities for patients worldwide.