With Web Services, you can leverage the cloud storage and advanced business logic of the Sage Intacct SaaS framework while providing your own customer-facing web application.

For example, you might integrate a web store front or other business with automated billing into the Sage Intacct ecosystem.

Once integrated, your application can create, update, read, or delete standard or custom objects in a Sage Intacct company (or tenant). Your application interacts with the system through the Web Services gateway using one of the Sage Intacct SDKs or using the underlying XML API framework directly.

The rest of this topic highlights basic concepts of Web Services. Some of the material about working with XML APIs directly is not as relevant when working with the SDKs, but it’s still