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  • 1. The Future of Application Integration October 22, 2007 Presenters: Lonnie Wills, Vice President, Global Services Copyright © Astadia Consulting, LLC
  • 2. About the Presenter Lonnie Wills Vice President, Global Services, Astadia Consulting, LLC Lonnie Wills is the Vice President of Global Services at Astadia Consulting, LLC, responsible for managing over 2000 SaaS implementations. He also consults with executives on how to harness the power of and enabling SaaS to the desktop. Mr. Wills is a seasoned IT Veteran with over 20 years of experience in IT consulting and management. Previously to Astadia, Mr. Wills served as CIO of BakBone Software where he implemented and leveraged as a platform to consolidate over 15 applications to reduce the cost of maintaining the application Silo. Prior to BakBone Software Mr. Wills launched a Business Intelligence Software company in 1999 called e- botz, which was based on “Bot Technology” with products like Network Query Language “NQL” and “Content Anywhere” which he later sold in 2003. Prior to e-botz, Mr. Wills was a manager and senior consultant at IBM where he managed a large consulting group for Global Services on the West Coast. In 2006 Mr. Wills was the recipient of the Wizkids Award for his successful and innovative implementation of at Bakbone Software Inc. Lonnie has spoken at several SaaS events including Dreamforce 2006, Getting SOX Compliant and he is currently schedule to speak at IntegratioNEXT 2007, where he will be discussing “The Future of Application Consolidation.” Copyright © Astadia Consulting, LLC
  • 3. Our Business • Astadia is a multi-national management consulting and on-demand technology solutions firm that helps organizations become more productive in sales, marketing and customer service. • Management Consulting - Seasoned with thousands of initiatives, Astadia’s consultants provide clients strategic consulting and managed services • On-Demand Technology Solutions - As the largest on- demand/SaaS consulting firm, Astadia delivers world-class deployments of on-demand technology Copyright © Astadia Consulting, LLC
  • 4. Example Clientele Copyright © Astadia Consulting, LLC
  • 5. Astadia Partner Ecosystem Strategic Partners Alliance Partners Copyright © Astadia Consulting, LLC
  • 6. The SaaS Application Stack  Employee Access Customer Access Partner Access Vendor Access Internet Services Employee Portal Corporate Web Site Corporate Web Site Corporate Web Site Email (Wired/Wireless) Intranet Customer Portal Partner Portal Vendor Portal Network Infrastructure Edge Computing, Security & Compliance  Core Applications Pervasive Custom Applications CRM ERP Pervasive Core IT Infrastructure  IT Infrastructure Servers, Data Bases, Network Infrastructure Copyright © Astadia Consulting, LLC
  • 7. The SaaS Application Stack  SaaS Applications SaaS Services ERP Custom Applications CRM  Core Applications Pervasive SaaS Application Exchange Pervasive  IT Infrastructure Desktop Computing Copyright © Astadia Consulting, LLC
  • 8. Real-time Integration and Data Replication SAP & MS SQL SQL Server Well Data Oil & Gas Industry SAP Account & Financial Data Challenge Solution Results Oil & Gas Company, drill bit  Pervasive Business Integrator for  Fast, highly accurate integration manufacturing subsidiary: real-time application connectivity achieves success • Needed to aggregate and synchronize and synchronization to SAP  is now an more Account, Opportunity, Contact and Well integral part of customer  Upsert well data into account data between, SAP and relationship activities records MS SQL server.  Real-time synchronization of  Update Accounts, Opportunities • Need high fault tolerant solution with Accounts, Opportunities, Contacts and contacts error handling  Synchronization between • Meet tight deployment schedule  Update SAP financial data Salesforce ,SQL Server and SAP  Customized error handling and  Solution easily managed by logging internal IT staff Internal use only Copyright © Astadia Consulting, LLC
  • 9. The Advantage of the Pervasive Platform • Quickly integrate applications and data • Reduce infrastructure costs • Improve visibility to corporate data • Reduce the number of independent data silo’s Copyright © Astadia Consulting, LLC
  • 10. Questions & Answers Thank You: Lonnie Wills, Astadia (972) 865-1464 Copyright © Astadia Consulting, LLC