Abercrombie & Kent Considerably Improves its Operational Efficiencies by Deploying Attunity's Real-Time Data Integration Platform
Monday December 5, 8:34 am ET
Attunity's Real-Time Data Integration Helps A&K Reduce the Latency in Its Reporting, Considerably Reducing Its Batch Windows and Increasing System Resource Utilization
BURLINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 5, 2005--Attunity, Ltd. (NASDAQ: ATTU - News), a leading provider of strategic enterprise integration platforms for real time and on demand data integration, today announced that Abercrombie & Kent (A&K) has deployed its Attunity real-time Data Integration platform with Microsoft's DTS to improve the timeliness of its reporting, eliminate its nightly batch processing and free up system resources to improve service levels to its customers.
Abercrombie & Kent, a luxury travel company based in Oak Brook, IL with 48 offices worldwide, needed to improve the timeliness of its financial reporting and provide accurate and up-to-date information on customer data, reservations and schedules. They have selected Attunity's Stream solution to update their data warehouse, based on Microsoft's SQL Server, in real-time. The information, extracted from the HP NonStop production system, is delivered on-demand to the SQL Server for business and financial reporting. "Attunity's real-time Stream solution has allowed us to considerably increase our operational efficiencies," said Scot Anderson, VP of Information Technology at A&K. "We can now maintain our customer database and generate timely operational and financial reports immediately without having to wait for our nightly batch processing to complete. As a matter of fact, the Attunity solution may allow us to eliminate our batch windows altogether."
Attunity's real-time Integration Suite provides seamless integration between the SQL Server 2005 BI Suite and HP NonStop platform. It provides direct data access and fast and efficient change data capture, allowing companies to build reports and dashboards that access information on the NonStop. Furthermore, using Attunity's Data Federation solution, real-time information from multiple sources can be provided as part of a virtual view, delivered directly to business users.
"Attunity is addressing critical and difficult data integration challenges involving real-time data movement, batch windows and the growing volumes of data," said Daniel Sapir, VP of Worldwide Marketing at Attunity. "We are very pleased that Abercrombie & Kent selected us for their real-time reporting. Our real-time solution is specifically architected to deliver immediate business benefits with increased operational efficiencies and cost reductions."
Attunity is a leading provider of enterprise data integration software. Using Attunity's products, companies can seamlessly connect to data sources, stream data changes across the enterprise, and federate heterogeneous information to achieve a single view of their business. Employing a unique distributed architecture, Attunity software runs natively on enterprise data servers, turning locked data silos into an efficient Information Grid. The result is significantly enhanced performance and reduced cost of ownership.
Attunity's software solutions is used by companies worldwide for data integration initiatives such as service-oriented integration to the mainframe as part of EAI projects, legacy data access for business intelligence and reporting, real-time and efficient ETL based on change data capture, and single customer views from disparate information sources. Also, Attunity is a trusted partner for industry leaders like IBM, Oracle and HP, who embed Attunity software into their products and solution offerings. http://biz.yahoo.com/bw/051205/20051205005528.html?.v=1