Astera Software Releases Centerprise 4.0 - A High Performance Data Conversion and Integration Platform

Company: Astera Software
Published: 12 September, 2009
Astera Software, a leader in data integration software, announces the release of Centerprise Data Integrator 4.0. Designed from the ground up with a parallel processing architecture, Centerprise 4.0 is one of the best performing data integration tools on the Windows platform. Moreover, it retains the acclaimed ease of use that has made Centerprise a resounding success.

"With ever-increasing volumes of data comes the need for a high performance data integration platform. Astera delivers this performance and scalability without breaking the bank. This release further enhances Astera's position as a performance and usability leader," says Ibrahim Surani, Astera's CEO.

Centerprise 4.0 delivers a large number of new features and performance improvements while providing an intuitive, clutter-free user interface that is designed for business and IT users alike. A number of new connectors have been added to Centerprise including Salesforce, COBOL, hierarchical files and others. Native bulk insert for popular databases further enhances industry leading performance and throughput to handle the most demanding integration jobs. Centerprise's popular data synchronization and incremental update features have been further optimized and can bring about a 90% reduction in processing time in many common usage scenarios.

Centerprise 4.0 features include:

* Powerful data mapping capabilities including direct, lookup, expression, and SQL mapping types. Support for pivot, unpivot, and aggregation data mapping.

* Parallel processing data transformation engine takes full advantage of multi-core and multiprocessor machines to deliver the performance and scalability required for high-volume integration jobs.

* Extensive data profiling and data quality features provide an insight into data. These include detailed field and record level information and data quality rules.

* Powerful XML data mapping capabilities including the ability to process complex XML schemas and a sophisticated database-to-XML mapping capability enabling the creation of complex XML documents from a database without writing any SQL or XSLT.

* Support for SQL Server, Oracle, DB2, Sybase, MySQL, Informix and other databases.

* A full-featured scheduler to run jobs hourly, daily, weekly, monthly, and on file drops. Email notification of job status. Complete history and profile of jobs.

* Intuitive, clutter-free user interface making it easy to learn and use.

* Streamlined and affordable pricing.

* Supports all Windows 32-bit and 64-bit platforms.