Caudwell Chooses Sunopsis for Complex, Multi-Application Data Integration Needs

Sunopsis, one of the world’s leading data integration specialists, has signed a major new contract to provide its market leading data integration software into Caudwell Communications, part of The Caudwell Group.

Caudwell Communications is part of the successful Caudwell Group and offers telecommunications services to both residential and business customers, competing directly with BT. Operating under the residential brand name of "Homecall", they have well over half a million customers enjoying cheaper phone calls and line rental than BT, and are one of the fastest growing telecoms companies in today’s market. Homecall also provide a great value Broadband service. Caudwell Communications were the first non-cable competitor to BT to offer customers line rental, broadband and calls, all on one monthly bill.

Caudwell Communications will be using Sunopsis for its data integration tasks, moving data from a variety of disparate systems, including to its recently installed Netezza Performance Server for enterprise data warehouse. Data will be coming from a variety of systems relying on Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server and MySQL databases, in addition to massive volumes of call-related data, some of which comes in the form of flat files.

"The flexibility Sunopsis provides will allow Caudwell to choose the most appropriate strategies for any task," commented Craig Burton, Head of Architecture at Caudwell Communications. "This task is often complicated in a multi-site IT infrastructure with such a broad range of technology that is found in the telecommunication industry. Sunopsis’ native support for diverse technologies – including our strategic data warehousing platform, Netezza – and its adaptability to various technology choices make if the ideal combination for us."

Mike Clarke, sales director at Sunopsis UK, remarked: "We are delighted to be working with Caudwell Communications – one of the most successful, leading companies within the telecommunications sector. Today telecommunications specialists face a major challenge to integrate large amounts of complex data between different IT applications in either batch or real time. Sunopsis’ flexible, powerful integration software will enable Caudwell to transfer and integrate data in record time – enhancing efficiency and productivity throughout the business. We are looking forward to working closely with Caudwell during the months and years ahead."

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