TimeTrends® available for Microsoft® SQL Server
MONTREAL - September 20, 1999 -
ALT−C Systems, Inc. of Montreal, Quebec, Canada announces
the availability of TimeTrends® Forecast Warehouse
for the Microsoft SQL Server database format. Users of TimeTrends
can now greatly increase the amount of data stored, as well as
the security of that data. Multi-user capabilities are also increased,
using SQL Serveršs robust database environment and built-in management
Forecasting & Demand planning in today's corporate environment is
requiring increasing amounts of data storage, ideally using commonly
available third party databases that can be supported with internal
IS/IT resources. Microsoft SQL Server fulfils that requirement,
and is increasingly becoming a database of choice for enterprise
database applications. SQL Server's low cost and scalability make
it a viable option for most companies. Other advantages provided
by SQL Server as the data storage environment forTimeTrends
are record locking, as well as the availability of "stored procedures".
This allows routine task of database maintenance to be automated
and scheduled for execution.
ALT−C Systems is a leading provider of turnkey
forecasting system installations for mission-critical enterprise
environments. TimeTrends provides a state-of-the-art
solutions for forecast creation and management. It complies with
Open Data Systems standards, utilizing ODBC-compliant database
formats. A multi-user system written entirely with 32-bit code
in Visual C++, TimeTrends is fully Y2K-compliant.
TimeTrends interfaces with leading Supply Chain
and ERP systems such as SAP, data warehouses, scheduling or simulation
systems, based on various platforms including AS/400, mainframe
and UNIX, using either ASCII text or ODBC transfers. It is used
in process, repetitive, and make-to-stock environments in industries:
automotive, beverage, chemical/pharmaceutical, food, electronics,
industrial, textile and more. It is also used to forecast parts
replacement in MRO (Maintenance & Repair) environments.
For additional information on the TimeTrends, please
ALT−C Systems Inc.
Pierrefonds, Quebec, Canada