Pitney Bowes Business Insight has released Sagent Data Flow v6.6, the latest version of its data integration and business intelligence solution. With a number of new integration capabilities and zero-tolerance defect management, Sagent Data Flow consolidates data from disparate sources into a single view for improved analysis, operations and better decision-making. By enabling organizations to access and integrate data from multiple data sources, the Sagent Data Flow solution helps organizations create data that is "fit for use" to better understand, service and grow customer relationships.
Sagent Data Flow v6.6 combines the capabilities of extract, transform and load (ETL) and business intelligence into one solution. It enables organizations to merge, cleanse and analyze enterprise data, enhancing its value for existing business intelligence and ERP applications. The latest version enables customers to integrate and automate quality testing to avoid software failure and security breaches, detect errors for 64-bit Windows applications and seamlessly integrate with Netezza as a certified data source.
"Organizations across all industries utilize Sagent Data Flow for profiling, data warehousing, ETL and business intelligence, ultimately driving smarter business decisions around growth strategies and customer service," states Scott Arnett, senior product manager, Pitney Bowes Business Insight. "The latest version is equipped with new features designed to extend its reach across the enterprise. Sagent Data Flow v6.6 provides organizations with the ability to confidently pull and analyze data from across the enterprise."
New features and benefits in Sagent Data Flow v6.6 include the capability to work with Netezza as a certified data source and target using ODBC (Open Database Connectivity), which enables users to create a BaseView and MetaView with a Netezza database, construct a drag-and-drop query and support any transform that can work with ODBC data sources; the availability of WSDL (Web Services Description Language) which enables users to call plans through a web service to exposed APIs for quick results; the ability for client applications to run on Windows 7 Servers enabling users to operate on Solaris 10 and Weblink with Internet Explorer 8; support for all Centrus transforms on 64-bit platforms, providing high performance with quick and flexible implementation; and enhanced capabilities for ERP systems including SAP (mySAP and Business Warehouse) E-Business Suite, JD Edwards, PeopleSoft and Siebel. Sagent DirectLink to provide a single source solution for enterprise intelligence and web-based data access.
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