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Presentation: "Case Study: Mergers & Acquisitions Integration"

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Presentation: "Case Study: Mergers & Acquisitions Integration"

  1. 1. 1©2008 Cast Iron Systems, Inc. • Confidential Picture here VeraSun Energy: Leading producer of renewable fuelVeraSun Energy: Leading producer of renewable fuel Business Problem Competing Technologies Rejected SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) - wouldn’t meet quick turn-around requirements Enable Executive visibility into company performance − Consolidate reporting for Finance organization − Prepare files for Hyperion (Oracle) upload Integrate multiple, disparate instances of Microsoft Great Plains Support impending merger of two entities Great Plains  Hyperion (Oracle) Company 1 Company 2 Custom Code Hyperion SQL Web Services Batch Scripts Case Study: Mergers & Acquisitions Integration
  2. 2. 2©2008 Cast Iron Systems, Inc. • Confidential Cast Iron connects Microsoft Great Plains in real-time − Seamlessly move data between multiple environments Executive visibility into business performance across merged companies Plan to transition to a strong Business Analyst from Finance organization Solution Results VeraSun Energy: Real-time integration delivered in 4 daysVeraSun Energy: Real-time integration delivered in 4 days Entire project delivered in 4 days 100% configuration-based, no coding Redeploy expert IT resources ($100k/year total) to higher-value projects Great Plains  Hyperion (Oracle) Case Study: Mergers & Acquisitions Integration Company 1 Company 2 Cast Iron Integration Appliance Hyperion

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