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We are going To plugin the Salesforce CRM system into our applications environment. This installation will require different integration processes between existing systems - some of them are legacy - and the salesforce.

Can you suggest me different and possible integration tools, techniques or best practices to link between AS400 ERP system and Salesforce? in order to send/receive data between both of them.

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Marina Martin, are you willing to share your process steps for this integration? –  Jim Gentile Apr 29 at 19:06
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I've done quite a few AS/400 integrations with Salesforce. The easiest way I've found is to have the As/400 publish a CSV to a password-protected FTP site, then run a PHP script via cron job that parses that CSV and upserts Salesforce.

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I would suggest starting at the Integration page on developer.force.com.

There are a huge number of options, but that will give you an idea of how to begin planning.

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