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DataMirror and Andrews Consulting Group Extend Support for Leading ERP Applications

IntelligentApplications News - March 16, 2004
DataMirror, provider of live, secure data integration and protection solutions, and consulting firm Andrews Consulting Group (ACG) have announced that ACG's RapidDecision business intelligence solution is expanding to include support for BPCS, MAPICS, and PeopleSoft applications. This expansion allows customers to employ RapidDecision with their preferred ERP package on a wide range of platforms and databases including: DB2 UDB-IBM iSeries, Microsoft SQL 7.0/2000-Microsoft NT/2000, Oracle-Microsoft NT/2000, Oracle-Sun, Oracle-HP/9000, and Oracle-pSeries.

RapidDecision is a pre-packaged, tool-based solution that is designed for real-time analytics against major ERP applications. In addition, RapidDecision can be utilized for structured report distribution, business intelligence, website integration, CRM integration, and SCM integration. RapidDecision uses DataMirror Transformation Server(TM) as its real-time engine to provide customers with real-time access to data for effective data analysis and reporting.

"We will extend more value to customers by allowing them to convert data from a wider selection of ERP applications into real-time intelligence, which translates to better business decision-making power and full maximization of ERP investments," said Joseph Guerra, Director, Business Intelligence, Andrews Consulting Group. "We look forward to continuing to work with DataMirror to deliver this enhanced solution to a larger base of companies that employ BPCS, MAPICS, or PeopleSoft applications."

"By combining ACG's solid consultancy experience and scalable RapidDecision solution with our real-time technology, customers are gaining a truly scalable and robust solution for their real-time data integration and business intelligence needs," said Rean Pretorius, Senior Vice President, Global Channel & Alliances, DataMirror. "This product expansion is another prime example of a company that is extending the scope of its solution to support the heterogeneous environments that most businesses operate in today. We are pleased to be a part of RapidDecision's growth and success in the market."