Technical Specifications

Technical Specifications

The software is based on modern technologies and open architectures, and can be integrated without problem into existing DP environments.

  • Flexibility from a virtually platform-neutral architecture
  • Scalability due to the client/server architecture
  • Special feature that no installation is required for the PLANTA client. This reduces costs, because complex software distribution is not required.
  • Web enablement
  • Central data administration
  • Open to existing and new technologies
  • Interoperability thanks to standardized interfaces for data exchange and for integration

Security

PLANTA has always provided a high level of security for customer data with its on-premise solution.

  • Access only granted to authorized individuals, with a user ID and password
  • Role-dependent rights concept with the options of
    • User-dependent access protection for all objects or functions; object and function protection can also be combined
    • Rule-based protection for data records
    • Only the administrator has administration and database rights
  • Security provided by encrypted client/server data transmission

Customers demanding a high level of data protection also ask for additional security standards – finding the answer in PLANTA Secure.

 

Feature Description
Architecture 3-tier client/server/database
Software technology C/C++, PLANTA Customizer, Python, .NET, C#
Server operating ­system Linux, Windows
Database Oracle, Microsoft SQL-Server
Client operating ­system Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10*
Network protocol TCP/IP, Internet/Intranet, HTTPS

The system requirements depend on the specific customer usage scenario. Factors which affect this include the number and intensity of users, the data volume, etc.

 

*PLANTA Project supports the following Windows 10 editions: Windows 10 Pro, Windows 10 Education, Windows 10 Enterprise. PLANTA Project is supported on the following servicing branches of Windows 10 – Current Branch for Business (CBB) and Long-Term Servicing Branch (LTSB) and will be supported for the lifetime of the app until 10/2020

 

Data Exchange and Integration

Interface Support
PLANTA interfaces Microsoft Project, ERP systems (e.g. SAP), Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint
Import/export formats .txt, .csv, .xml, .html, .pdf
Interface technologies Webservices, BAPI (SAP RFC), Microsoft Project files (XML), ASCII-File (.csv)

PLANTA Link is a base for configuring all common interfaces flexibly via parameters.

Data management can be proceeded either on premise or flexibily using an SaaS solution.