The IT-friendly system architecture – open, flexible and scalable

To provide long-term security for your investments, crossbase software modules and services are based on proven, open standard systems. We will be happy to advise you on the required hardware and additional software.

Our IT specialists are experienced in incorporating the necessary IT components in complex systems, e.g. in an environment with virtualization, SAN, firewall, Reverse Proxy, Active Directory, portals and access across multiple sites.

IT system requirements

  • Operation: Installed at customer end
  • Hardware: Windows, Linux or Unix database server, virtualization server, Windows workstations, Mac workstations via Parallels, VirtualBox, Terminal Server or Citrix
  • Database system: Oracle Database server, 11g or later; database administration can also be performed by crossbase
  • Provision of data: XML / Excel, API server / REST services
  • Link to ERP systems: SAP, Microsoft (Axapta, Navision), proALPHA, Abas, Infor LN etc.
  • Applications: Network-capable desktop clients and web front end based on the web application server
  • Remote access to Desktop applications: Citrix (all desktop applications are Citrix-certified), Microsoft terminal server, online applications
  • Automation of online media: Modules developed in-house for CMS, online catalogs with shop functions, online media service based on Java, JavaScript, Angular, JS, jQuery
  • Automation of graphics and print media: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
  • Link to translation systems: SDL Trados, across, acrolinx
  • Link to Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF


crossbase architecture with representation of the connected third-party systems and applications

The crossbase architecture:

1) Bi-directional interface based on XML, Excel and API server to ERP system, translation memory system, Excel files and other external systems.

2) Integration and link to Adobe (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) and Office programs (Word, PowerPoint, Excel).

3) Integration and link to crossbase CMS using website, online catalog, media service and mobile applications. Alternatively, provision of data using API server or XML.

4) Integration and link to eCommerce and CAD/BIM with API server and XML.


Thomas Kern
Managing Partner, Project Manager
+49 (0)7031 / 714 – 720


Herby Tessadri
Head of Sales, Authorized Signatory
+43 (0)5574 / 64880 – 39

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