Evolutionary Technologies (ETI) has announced the newest release of their flagship product, ETI•EXTRACT Tool Suite Release 4.2. ETI·Extract has long been well known as an ETL (extract/transform/load) tool, only recently have companies begun to realize that data extraction and consolidation are key underpinnings for EAI efforts, proven by the fact that ETI’s year-over-year Q4 revenue in the Americas increased by 20%.
of Platinum Technology ). ETL tools have always been required to consolidate, merge, and move data for access by other processes. In the last few years, this ETL function has become one of the cornerstones of what has become known as enterprise application integration (EAI), a hot technology for enabling e-business and CRM (customer relationship management) initiatives, among others. The number of vendors now involved in this market either directly or tangentially has exploded, and it is becoming