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Centralised API based Data Exchange

Spanning the ESS Product Suite

ESS DeX aims to provide a centralised data exchange platform that reflects industry standards and best practice that transects the ESS product set exposing a unified set of data to authorised consumers in a cost-effective, legal and ethical way; empowering bidirectional data transfer.

ESS Dex provides integrators with access to a subset of data drawn from SIMS 7 and SIMS Primary keeping the Customer in control of their data and providing Integrators with a consistent single integration point irrespective the original data source.

ESS DeX data exchange

ESS DeX unifies the available data meaning as an integrator you do not have to be concerned what the underlying data sources are. ESS DeX Centralises that data access point so you only need to integrate once. ESS DeX standardises; Presenting the Data in a 'use' specific format including IMS Global One Roster, restful APIs and Data Verification.


Identity and Access Management

The IAM services are based around SIMS ID (in education) and Single ID for non-education applications. Both platforms provide Identity and Access management and are based around industry standard, best practice applications. Service include OAuth2.0, OpenID Connect, SAML 2.0 integration services for Authentication User, role and group management is provided as part of the service as is inbuilt multifactor authentication. The IAM service supports direct user credential management through data ingestion, direct UI entry, and secure invite methodologies. Federated third-party identity providers are also supported.


ESS DeX - OneRoster - Example Calls

Sample calls to assist with integrating ESS MIS products and IMS Global One Roster.


ESS DeX - RAP API - Example Calls

Sample calls to assist with integrating ESS MIS products and our Resource and Provisioning APIs.