SAP data extraction using Xtract Universal and Pentaho Data Integration (PDI)

Xtract Universal is a standalone SAP connector that enables you to extract data from SAP (e.g. ERP and BW) systems to different destination environments, and thereby significantly reduce development time, thanks to a high degree of automation. Xtract Universal can be easily integrated with different ETL tools, especially when customers are using the ETL tools for data transformation and the integration of non-SAP source systems. In this blog, we will discuss the integration with Pentaho Data Integration (PDI).   Pentaho Data Integration, codenamed Kettle, is a data integration product with many built-in capabilities.…continue reading →

No magic: SAP knowledge transfer at the push of a button

Customer Need The need to access data from SAP has become a common scenario and is indispensable for the biggest companies in the world. In the past, the responsible people had to have at least a basic understanding of SAP to know where the data is stored in the SAP system. This could quickly become a showstopper, especially if the SAP knowledge is not available or the relevant people do not have the resources to support the business user. This is about to change! Automation The Xtract Business Content Manager (BCM) will do…continue reading →

Integrating SAP data into a Snowflake data warehouse

Our team at Theobald Software has recently partnered with Snowflake to build a showcase for integrating SAP ERP data into a Snowflake cloud data warehouse. The solution was based on an actual customer case and is described in this blog. Customer Need The customer was looking to replace an existing on-premises data warehouse and analytics toolset with primarily cloud-based services. Critical business data would have to be sourced from SAP ECC (on-premise), in addition to data stored in various¬†databases or flat files. The customer was also looking for a fully automated process to…continue reading →

Xtract Universal provides SAP Integration in Alteryx

Alteryx, the Leader in Self-Service Data Analytics, provides analysts with the ability to easily prepare, blend, and analyze all data using a repeatable workflow, then deploy and share analytics at scale for deeper insights in hours, not weeks. Xtract Universal, an SAP Connector from Theobald Software, enables you to save data streams from SAP to different destination environments, and thereby significantly reduce development time, thanks to a high degree of automation. We launched an Alteryx Destination for Xtract Universal that makes it easy to integrate SAP data and Processes using Alteryx. 1342continue reading →

New Xtract Universal destination for Salesforce

When it comes to SAP integration with other technical environments or software there are some considerable new developments and players which have to be taken into account.¬† One increasingly important fish in the big pond of IT business solutions is Salesforce. Salesforce is a US-based world leading enterprise application for customer relationship management (CRM). Whereas Salesforce is widespread and well-known in the United States it is only of moderate importance in Europe for the time being, but nevertheless expanding with high growth rates. One characteristic of Salesforce is that it is a pure…continue reading →