openPR Logo
Press release

Grid-Tools and Silwood Technology partner to drive data masking technology for ERP applications

04-18-2011 10:13 AM CET | IT, New Media & Software

Press release from: Grid-Tools Ltd

Oxford, UK, April 2011 – Grid-Tools, the leading vendor of test data management and data masking software solutions globally, announces a partnership with Silwood Technology, a leading vendor in ERP data management.

Silwood will provide a unique connectivity solution for Grid-Tools’ award winning test data management solution, Datamaker, which will enable customers to rapidly ensure that the correct data from their ERP system is utilised within the product. This will further enhance the speed and accuracy with which Datamaker can address the test data management issues inherent in large, complex and customised ERP’s. The two organizations will be working together to promote best practice techniques and strategies for provisioning data in non-production environments, with respect to ERP applications.

With Grid-Tools introducing Silwood’s Saphir solution, which quickly and easily understands the complex data structures of SAP (mySAP and BW), JD Edwards, Oracle E-Business Suite, Siebel and PeopleSoft, it will ensure that the process of offering high quality data for non-production environments is easy and effective. The ability to understand complicated ERP environments and provision data which maintains the referential integrity of these environments is essential for successful testing, development, training and QA.
Huw Price, Grid-Tools’ Managing Director, commented on the partnership: “With testing procedures accounting for as much as 60% of the application lifecycle, test data management has never been more important. By using the term "test data management" were are suggesting that it is essential for companies to find methods to manage, edit and enhance test data, not just test scenarios. Robust test data management processes are essential in maintaining applications and databases, especially for sophisticated applications like SAP, Siebel and PeopleSoft, and Saphir will enable greater transparency of the data structures and relationships within those systems. We are looking forward to implementing the solution and welcome enquiries about this recent development.”


Graham Simpson, Silwood Technology Managing Director said: “We are delighted to be working with a market leader such as Grid-Tools and are looking forward to being able to enhance the value their pioneering solution offers for test data management to the customers of the major ERP applications. This partnership offers an exciting opportunity for customers to radically improve the return on investment in ERP’s by raising the quality of the system and its usage through the application of robust test data management solutions in QA and training.”

To learn more about the joint partnership and the Grid-Tools Datamaker™ solution, contact Grid-Tools at info@grid-tools.com.

About Silwood Technology

Silwood Technology is the leading supplier of tools & services that enable enterprise architects and data modelers to explore, discover and visualize the data structures and relationships of large Enterprise Application Packages such as SAP, SAP BW, PeopleSoft, JDEdwards, Siebel and Oracle E-business Suite.

Silwood Technology’s unique toolset, Saphir allows users to build up their own domain knowledge of these complex application packages in support of key projects such as Test Data Management, BI/Data Warehousing, Data Lineage, SOA, Enterprise Architecture, Master Data Management as well as Data Integration and Enterprise Application Integration.

To learn more about Silwood Technology please visit www.silwoodtechnology.com

Note: SAP is the trademark or registered trademarks of SAP AG. All other company and product names may be trade names or trademarks of their respective owners.

Silwood Technology Contacts
Sue Edwards
Silwood Technology Ltd,
Technology Transfer Centre,
Silwood Park, Ascot,
Berkshire, SL5 7PW, UK

Telephone: +44 (0)1344 876 553
Fax: +44 (0)1344 876 554
Web: www.silwoodtechnology.com
Email: sedwards@silwoodtechnology.com

About Grid-Tools
Grid-Tools specializes in data creation (or test data generation), data masking and test data management. Their experienced personnel have been writing and developing solutions for large companies in both the private and public sectors for nearly 30 years.

The Grid-Tools Datamaker™ Suite includes a wide range of tools for test data management including such innovative products as Datamaker™, a revolutionary tool that creates and publishes quality test data with the referential integrity of production environments for testing and development. Datamaker™ offers three methods for managing and generating data in testing and development inclusive of database subsetting or data slicing, data obfuscation or data masking, and synthetic data generation. Their solution also offers manageability, manipulation and enhancement of data in multiple formats.

The Grid-Tools methodology consists of using the “data-centric” approach to testing. Their focus is to ensure the quality of the test data you are using is of the right quality for successful testing and development.

To learn more about Grid-Tools, visit their website at: www.grid-tools.com

NOTE: All trademarks and registered trademarks are the properties of their respective owners.

Grid-Tools Contacts
Jo Wright
Marketing Coordinator
Grid-Tools Limited
11 Oasis Business Park
Eynsham
Oxfordshire, OX29 4TP

Phone Europe: +44 (0) 1865 884600
Phone USA: 1-866-563-3120
Web: www.grid-tools.com
Email: info@grid-tools.com

This release was published on openPR.

Permanent link to this press release:

Copy
Please set a link in the press area of your homepage to this press release on openPR. openPR disclaims liability for any content contained in this release.

You can edit or delete your press release Grid-Tools and Silwood Technology partner to drive data masking technology for ERP applications here

News-ID: 171242 • Views:

More Releases from Grid-Tools Ltd

‘This tool is gold’ - Workshops and Training Days now available
‘This tool is gold’ - Workshops and Training Days now available
Grid-Tools, the leading test data management company, has announced a series of training days and workshops to meet the demand for an overview of its award-winning and innovative products. “Our products make a difference to project outcome, for example, Agile Designer is transforming software testing,” said Huw Price, Managing Director of Grid-Tools, “we realize that being shown how the product works is important,” he added. Arno Van De Velde, Senior Quality
Agile Designer™ for HP ALM QC delivers modern applications faster
HP’s Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) software is widely used amongst organizations developing applications, however test flow management inefficiencies can impact hugely on project costs and time. “Clients have told us that issues such as making a small change to requirements can delay a project by weeks,” said Huw Price, Managing Director of Agile Designer™, “it should be quick and simple, but testers have to go through every single test
New Visual Logic Design Tool Reduces The Creation Of Software Defects By Up To 9 …
Agile Designer™ reduces the requirement ambiguities that cause so many software projects to fail. Oxford – 27th February 2014, Grid-Tools, the leading provider of software and services focused on improving testing practices throughout the software development lifecycle, is pleased to announce the launch of Agile Designer™, a logic design tool that speeds the delivery of high quality software applications. Agile Designer is specifically designed for testing and project teams to
Ray Scott from Grid-Tools to speak at the Agile Testing Days conference
Oxford, UK – Ray Scott, Director of Agile services at Grid-Tools, will be a guest speaker at the annual European conference, Agile Testing Days, this year being held in Potsdam, Germany from November 19–22. As Agile has gained increasing traction in the world of software development and project management, the event is recognized as offering essential insight to professionals working within testing, software engineering, application development and leadership.

All 5 Releases


More Releases for Silwood

Modest Accessorizing Made Easy with SHUKR’s Summer Hijabs
SHUKR Islamic Clothing, world-known for their inspirational collections of clothing that combines modesty with modernity, take pride in their uniquely designed hijabs and abayas. SHUKR Islamic Clothing is a leading producer of clothing that meets both modest standards of dress and modern sensibilities all year round. Their perfected collections cover all aspects of a women's fashion needs including the functional extras and effortless style that allows an outfit to easily come
SHUKR Abayas and Hijabs Make Easy Work of Accessorizing Modestly
SHUKR Islamic Clothing is world-known for their inspirational collections of clothing that combines modesty with modernity, and among their favored pieces are their stylishly designed hijabs and abayas. SHUKR Islamic Clothing is a leading producer of clothing that meets Islamic standards of dress and western sensibilities in different collections throughout the year. These collections cover all aspects of a women's fashion needs without forgetting functional extras and simplistic, effortless style that
Stylish Jilbab Choices Keep SHUKR a First in Modest Fashion
With Jilbabs available in a range of convenient fabrics and unique designs, SHUKR remains confident that their jilbabs will continue to be a favored choice throughout the winter. Anas Sillwood didn’t plan on helping create one of the first globally recognized contemporary Islamic clothing brands, but that’s exactly what he did in 2001 with the creation of SHUKR Clothing. Registered in the US and the UK with current headquarters in Jordan,
Abaya Sales Leading the Way for SHUKR’s Spring Collection
SHUKR Islamic Clothing springs forward into the next quarter with their unique styles that combine Western styles with Islamic modesty, and at the front of their collection are their favoured abayas. After another successful Winter collection, it’s no surprise that SHUKR Islamic Clothing continues to gain worldwide success with their unique abaya collections. Abayas are already predicted to be a favoured choice among Muslim women for the new Spring season, along
SHUKR Islamic Clothing Announces Annual End of Summer Sale
In the past week, SHUKR Islamic Clothing has launched its much anticipated End of Summer sale. SHUKR Islamic Clothing, a leading producer of modest Islamic clothing for Muslims in the West, has launched its annual End of Summer sale this past week. SHUKR, known to be one of the more expensive Islamic clothing brands in comparison to its competitors, claims excitement over the annual event. “At SHUKR, we know that many people
SHUKR Islamic Clothing Preparing to Launch New Line This Winter
SHUKR Islamic Clothing is a leading producer of modest wear that caters predominantly to Muslims in the West. In the past week, rumors have surfaced that SHUKR is about to unveil its latest and greatest line of modest winter wear. What exactly does this look like? Nobody is sure yet, but based upon past winter collections from SHUKR, it will likely include an array of garments made from high quality