OctoBurst(tm) will split a large report into many
sub-reports based on specified control breaks. This function is incredibly
useful as it will allow automatic creation and distribution of reports.
Some specific applications are:
Breaking commission reports into individual files by city, last name,
first name and date. Each report (file) can then be converted to PDF and
placed into an appropriate directory structure based on filename.
Breaking payroll reports by division, department, last, first name and run
Breaking and distributing general ledger reports.
OctoBurst is easy to use and fully integrated with OctoPDF to provide one
Elimination manual bursting or splitting of reports will provide a large
labor and money savings
Allows more granular report distribution
Allows better security by providing report subsets
Return on investment (ROI) of a few days or weeks
Uses inexpensive PCs and PC disks rather than expensive mainframe CPU and
DASD resources for conversion, report storage and Web serving.
OctoBurst costs many thousands of dollars less than many commercially
available "Report Bursters".
OctoBurst may be run as an integrated product with OctoPDF or as a
"standalone" product for non OctoPDF under Windows NT/ 2000/XP with or
without RPM at a command line.
700mhz or faster system is recommended. Input may be provided through
local/network disks or remotely through any of the following systems.
Supported Remote Systems
IBM System/390 running OS/390, VSE or VM with TCP/IP and LPR software such
as: VPS TCP/IP IBM's Infoprint manager (IP Printway)
Windows NT, 2000, XP with LPR software
Windows 9x with any LPR software including INTELLIscribe® (by Brooks
Unix or Linux with LPR
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