VS Central Report module provide the possibility to collect the revenue and all the transaction data of a store chain in a single central site. This module handle data coming from different VS server versions and allows running aggregated reports about sale activities. The VSCR architecture uses a message delivery technology with publish and subscribe methods to exchange data with the Front End stores. Each clients put on the BUS (publish) transaction and host data in XML format; the Central Report Server receive (subscribe) data and process it by storing into the Central Database.
The following are the most important module characteristic:
• Automatic data gathering and aggregation
• Online updates via asynchronous messaging
• Web interface for report access anywhere
On the Central Report Server it is possible to perform all the reports relative to all the VisualStore Servers in real-time. It is possible to generate “cumulative reports intra-stores”. It will be possible to generate reports starting from store with different VisualStore versions.
Nine standared reports are included. The Report Generator utility is included to generate additional customized reports.