ZSL’s Z*Connect is a world-class software platform that provides alerts and notifications over Short Messaging Service (SMS), Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) and traditional paging networks. Z* Connect has been listed as the best mid-market products by VAR Business 500. It is protocol independent and delivers messages to both SMS and any other wireless devices. This platform provides PushAdapters over Java messaging framework for different SMS and email protocols. Alerts and notifications generated by server applications are delivered to mobile devices (including Smart phones and pagers) using the push adapters. These easy-to-use adapters are designed to shield developers from the details of protocols and enable quick development of wireless-smart applications.
Z*Connect has bundled a web application suite, with a rich list of features with it. The web application suite for administrator enabled remote administration. Z*Connect users can use the web application suite for sending SMS and Smart Messages through the web.
The Z*Connect SDKs are provided for applications that may require additional details at the protocol level. Each carrier that supports SMS has one or more SMS Centers (SMSC) that manages short message traffic. Z*Connect’s Push Engine allows communication between External Short Message Entities, and any wireless device, through SMSC of the wireless carrier. Devices that do not support standard SMS protocols are also supported through SMTP protocol. Z*Connect includes Scheduler for effective scheduling of time-based alerts and notifications. The administration interface simplifies maintenance of time-based services and enables the push engine to deliver alerts and notifications to those clients registered for SMS messages. Z*Connect offers seamless integration options with any Enterprise Application.
It supports alert methodology based on specific events, transactions, and your company’s business logic. Another unique feature of Z*Connect is its ability to provide for automated escalation of high priority alerts to targeted users in accordance with predetermined rule sets. This feature assures accountability and improves response time when dealing with mission critical events. The Z*Connect development framework enables rapid development and deployment on any industry standard messaging server. Z*Connect package includes clear and comprehensive documentation, software libraries, extensive source code examples and a built-in development and debugging environment. It is designed so that your customers are up-to-date any time, anywhere on any device. You simply provide information and alerts that are of interest to your users and profitable to your company.