Reporting

Index Exchange (IX) provides tools that you can use to gather performance data and make informed decisions about monetizing your inventory.

Publisher use cases

As a publisher, here are some scenarios where our reporting tools can help you:

  • Monitoring: You can ensure that everything is operational and healthy and that you're tracking toward your goals.

  • Optimizing: You can identify areas where you may have inefficiencies and use data to increase your performance.

  • Alerting: You can identify when specific KPIs pass their SLAs or thresholds and then notify key stakeholders.

  • Troubleshooting: You can quickly drill into problems, identify root causes, and fix them.

  • Revenue reporting and billing: You can track revenue throughout the month and reconcile monthly payments with reporting.

Available fields

As a publisher, you have access to a wide range of reporting fields that span the following types of data and performance metrics:

  • Transactions data (impression events)

  • Supply data (slot events)

  • Demand data (bid events)

  • Deals data

  • Brand data

For more information about all the reporting fields available to you, see Data dictionary.

Reporting services

IX provides access to reporting data through the IX App and through our Reporting APIs.

IX App

You can use the IX App to create, schedule, and manage your own reports. Building reports in the IX App is designed for users who want to easily create and manage their reports through a user friendly UI. For more information, see Reports in the IX App.

Reporting APIs

The following table lists the reporting options and their features that are available through an API with IX.

Reporting options

Access to data Format of data Customizable reports Delivery scheduling

Reporting API

The Reporting API provides aggregated reporting data that can be delivered through email, Amazon S3 bucket, or pulled through the API. You can create your own customized reports and schedule their automated delivery.

  • API

  • Email

  • Amazon S3

  • csv, csv.gz, and csv.zip

 

Client Audit Logs (CAL) API

The Client Audit Logs (CAL) API allows you to retrieve raw log files for impression and bid events through the API. It requires a more technical setup and maintenance on your end, but provides you with the freedom to build out your own reporting solution. This solution is best for publishers with engineering resources.

  • API

  • gzip compressed CSV files (.csv.gz)

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