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ORCA Product Overview
ORCA (Object Relational Caché
Accounting) is TCS’s flagship product. It is the hottest fully integrated,
financial management solution available to mid-sized organizations that
require total data integrity and security while maintaining levels of
accessibility to satisfy the needs of all users.
The ORCA application provides the commercial functionality integral
to any business operation, along with additional features that enable
the product to be very flexible and robust.
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key differentiator of the ORCA solution is its embedded Caché
database engine. Caché, the high performance database from
provides the following advantages:
object technology enables us to deploy in character mode, client/server,
or as Web-based depending on a customer’s preference.
uniquely combines robust object and relational technologies. Using
object technology, we have been able to build useful and meaningful
data models that form the basis for a dynamic suite of customizable
achieves greater throughput over your network.
|Lower cost of
runs faster on significantly smaller and cheaper platforms. And Caché
is simple to maintain, further reducing costs.
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about Caché and TCS, click here.
The heart of the application is a fully transaction based object design
which supports multi-company, multi-consolidation, multi-currency, multi-user
and fully integrated modular and functional workflow. Some of the specific
financial features are:
- The ability to create auto-reversing journals and recurring
journal entries at given time intervals (or on-demand).
- Full transactional analysis with drill-down to source
documents and transaction sets.
- Summary information and analysis on demand.
- Real time document processing with background job
manager for financial transaction postings.
- Multiple budget analysis and reporting including foreign
currency group consolidation and reporting consolidation
Remote Access and E-Commerce
has been designed to use the industry standard TCP/IP protocol for all interfaces.
This avoids the need to 'install' specific software on a client machine.
Multiple interface access points are offered while ensuring security
profiles are enforced. Specifically, this allows for:
- Remote management and support of ORCA systems.
- Intranet access (staff) as users via web browser or
- Internet access (trading partners, e.g. customers) as users
with limited security allowing product price and availability
enquiries, order placement, etc.
- Internet access (public at large) via dynamic HTML access
to product catalogue and "shopping cart" functionality.
- Automated distribution of "commercial documents", i.e.
purchase orders, payment advices, sales invoices,
debtor statements, etc, to suppliers and customers by internet email.