Kinaxis Unveils New Integration Capability to Simplify and Accelerate Time to Value for Supply Chain Planning

Leading concurrent planning platform expands integration solution to seamlessly integrate various business systems and data streams ranging from bulk to big data

OTTAWA, Aug. 15, 2017 /CNW/ - Kinaxis® (TSX: KXS), provider of RapidResponse®, the leading cloud-based concurrent planning solution, today announced the availability of its expanded Integration Platform for RapidResponse. The secure cloud integration solution enables enterprises to seamlessly integrate data from internal and external business systems including data from ERP, warehouses, trading partners, IoT and data stores.

"Our newly expanded Integration Platform enables our customers to realize additional value from their RapidResponse investment," said Sarah Sedgman, Chief Customer Officer, Kinaxis. "As we support our customers on their supply chain journey, we know how important it is for them to rapidly connect diverse data sources with our market leading supply chain platform. Our unified integration solution allows customers to connect various data streams into RapidResponse and quickly gain visibility and insight into their end-to-end supply chain; reducing decision latency, and improving operational and financial performance."

"Successful, growing enterprises today need a level of scalability that cannot be addressed by traditional supply chain solutions that ultimately reinforce silos within the business," said Kris Reid, Vice President of Product Management, Kinaxis. "As customers expand the use of RapidResponse across business functions, they often need to connect additional data from new sources. Our expanded integration capability allows these various data sources to be harmonized into our single product data model, enabling our unique ability to support concurrent planning."

Introducing Integration Platform for Kinaxis RapidResponse

  • Data connectivity offering a breadth of connectors to both traditional and modern data sources, including SAP, Oracle,, 3rd party data sources as well as IoT and sensor data
  • Integration of batch and message-based data to and from internal data streams such as Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), manufacturing and business Intelligence systems as well as data sources external from customers such as suppliers, logistics providers, IoT devices and 3rd party cloud solutions
  • Pre-built, certified integration solution for SAP with process templates
  • A best in class integration solution including security, scalability and ETL infrastructure (powered by Talend) which is offered as part of the RapidResponse SaaS service

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About Kinaxis Inc.
Offering the industry's only concurrent planning solution, Kinaxis is helping organizations around the world revolutionize their supply chain planning. Kinaxis RapidResponse, our cloud-based supply chain management software, connects your data, processes and people into a single harmonious environment. With a consolidated view of the entire supply chain, you can plan expected performance, monitor progress and respond to disconnects when reality hits. RapidResponse lets you know sooner and act faster, leading to reduced decision latency, and improved operational and financial performance. We can prove it. From implementation to expansion, we're here to help our customers with every step of their supply chain journey. 


SOURCE Kinaxis Inc.

For further information: Media Relations: Melissa Clow | Kinaxis, Tel: (613) 592-5780 ext. 5513,; Investor Relations: Rob Kelly | LodeRock Advisors Inc., (416) 992-4539,

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