Author: Irfan Ahmedirfan-ahmed

DIY: Putting Data Integration Into the Hands of Business Users

The web is abuzz with the concept of do-it-yourself (DIY) data management, with countless articles and blogs discussing how manual coding and disparate open source tools fragment the data integration process, inhibiting free movement of data across organizations and adding […]

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Data Mapping: The Foundation of System Integration

Data mapping is the initial step in the system integration process in which data from a different sources is combined to a single location to improve data consistency. Data management software simplify this process by reducing or eliminating the need […]

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Business Users: The Future of Data Integration

Forrester analyst Michele Goetz recently posted a blog on the future of data management in which she states that to succeed in data management you have to think like a business owner. You need to learn and understand what goes […]

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Why Choose Astera Centerprise Over Industry Leaders?

Why Choose Astera? With Centerprise, complex doesn’t have to be complicated. Developed from the ground up for ease of use by business professionals, Centerprise delivers all the performance and features needed for complex, enterprise-level data integration and management within a […]

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Why Astera’s Alliance Partner Program is a Smart Choice

Centerprise offers superior advantages for technology partners, consultants, independent software vendors (ISVs), original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), system integrators, and resellers. Centerprise’s next-generation platform combines a powerful, scalable, and fully functional data integration environment that is affordable and designed from the […]

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Dataversity: Ibrahim Surani of Astera Software on Data Integration

Our founder and CEO Ibrahim Surani was recently interviewed by Charles Roe of Dataversity regarding his outlook on the data integration and management industry. We’ve shared some of his thoughts in this blog post. DV: What do you see as the […]

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Global Banking, Mortgage, and Financial Services Company Cuts Portfolio Acquisition Costs by 75 Percent Using Centerprise

Centerprise is used by a number of companies in the banking and insurance industry for automating their data flows to remove data management complexities and improve data quality. One particular servicing acquisition group for a well-known global bank was responsible […]

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Q&A: Project Management Best Practices in Centerprise

Q: Does source control work with Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2013 (TFS2013)? A: Yes, we have added connectivity to TFS2013 and it is available in Centerprise 6.0. Q: Do I have to use TFS for source control? A: […]

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Q&A: Social Media and Cloud Application Integration in Centerprise

Q: Can you talk about security and different authentication mechanisms available for REST calls. A: Centerprise is the tool, but not the application. You’ll need to register an application for the web service provider.   Say there is a registration for […]

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Q&A: Server Cluster Management in Centerprise

Q: Are the server and job logs available in raw format? Can I access this data directly? A: Yes you can. Server and job data is stored in the repository for the cluster. In the database browser you can point […]

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Solving Complex Hierarchical Data Integration Issues Quickly and Easily

Business–to-business (B2B) data exchange is a complex undertaking involving a variety of platforms, formats, and data sources. Incoming data often has hierarchical structures that must be parsed into a common format, validated, and loaded into internal databases. And for outbound […]

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Q&A: Complex Data Integration in Centerprise

Q: I have hundreds of XMLs located on a server, I need to be able to extract all available XMLs from that directory and create a source location of all conjoined XML files to begin my dataflow. Sounds like you […]

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Centerprise Chosen by Vanderbilt University to Integrate and Manage Endowment Investments

The Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN) Office of Investments manages the University’s $3.2 billion endowment fund. The Office needed to be able to determine consolidated risk exposures of the endowment to better understand the impact of different macroeconomic and market shocks. The […]

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Easily Integrate or Migrate Your Data Using Astera’s Extensive Library of Centerprise Connectors

Centerprise is known for its robust and innovative integration capabilities such as its visual environment, complex hierarchical data transformation, quality, and profiling, and its job flow, scheduling, and execution features. Today’s business-to-business (B2B) integration requires working with a plethora of […]

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Customer Success Story: Centerprise Migrates Complex Financial and Administrative Data Across Church Conferences Nationwide

The General Council on Finance and Administration (GCFA) coordinates and administers the finances, property, and statistical resources of The United Methodist Church and safeguards the Church’s legal interests and rights. GCFA is responsible for consolidating and reporting financial and administrative […]

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