Gentran Support

STERLING GENTRAN SUPPORT AND EDI CONSULTING SERVICES

IBM has made the decision to push you to Sterling Integrator and cease Gentran Support.  Many Gentran users say, “Our EDI system works fine and this is not in the budget!”  The Data Integration Specialists Gentran Support group will allow you to remain on Gentran, ensure your EDI trading partner relationships remain healthy and your budget stays intact to be allocated toward other projects.  This decision should be made on your terms and, when the appropriate time comes, we can help migrate you from Gentran to any other EDI software application.

For 20+ years, Data Integration Specialists has been providing top tier IBM Senior Level Sterling Gentran Support and EDI Consulting whose single focus is maintaining the health of your EDI trading partner base. Our Sterling Gentran Support group has extensive experience with all Sterling EDI toolsets and our knowledge base with the Gentran and Sterling Integrator family of products  provides our customers with the comfort that their Ecommerce agenda and EDI platform is secure and growing. When you work with our Sterling EDI Consulting group, you will experience top tier talent that have no less than 10 years experience in the EDI world. Whether acting as your remote Gentran or Sterling Integrator  EDI Administrator, upgrading to SI from Gentran (or any other application) or migrating your legacy EDI processes to IBM Sterling Integrator, our Sterling EDI Consulting Services Group, including our long time Gentran Support consultants, provide a comprehensive and focused EDI migration path.  And, because of our low overhead costs, our Sterling EDI Consulting group has a cost model that cannot be beat!

Sterling Gentranor Gentran EDI Consulting responsibilities:

  • Gentran Support and EDI Admin
  • Total Gentran or Sterling Integrator Upgrade Project Management
  • EDI analysis / EDI mapping services / testing / implementation
  • Community management and rapid on-boarding
  • Gap analysis, API development and optimization
  • Gentran or Sterling Integrator upgrade planning / installation / configuration
  • Map/Unit and end to end Testing
  • Sterling Integrator  or Gentran EDI Consulting Mapping/re-mapping and integration on ERP implementations / upgrades, i.e., and mapping conversion projects
  • VAN scripting, connectivity, communications
  • AS2 / EDIINT implementation
  • Remote EDI Managed Services
  • Pre / post process development
  • System health checks
  • Project audits

Data Integration Specialists platform of Services

Communications

  • This service includes an analysis of the data transmission volume and number of trading partners in order to decide which method of communication will be most effective.
  • Data Integration Specialists has support for all methods including direct connections, such as AS2 and FTP, and the traditional Value Added Networks (VANS).
  • In addition, during this phase, an analysis of the volume and utilization pattern is performed to determine the best method and/or VAN to utilize and the best plan to suit each customer’s needs.
  • After a particular method has been selected, a senior level EDI consultant proceeds with the setup and configuration of the EDI mailboxes and/or direct connections, and the completion of the corresponding communications testing.

Remote EDI Administration

Data Integration Specialists can assist you with  your Sterling Gentran Support  and can help you with trading partner setups, EDI mapping services, connectivity to VANs, automated scheduling, error handling, and acknowledgement reconciliation.

Our Remote EDI Administration allows for complete Gentran Support and a service that provides for  outsourcing of all your EDI management activities.  From monitoring the entire system, debugging maps, fixing errors, EDI mapping services,  business process building to being the direct contact with all your eBusiness trading partners, our 20+ years of EDI experience will help you maintain the health and growth of your trading partner relationships.

The EDI software applications we support:

  • Sterling Integrator –SI (Gentran Integration Suite) Gentran Server, Gentran Director
  • OpenText BizManager, BizMapper, BizLink, etc.
  • OpenText Application Integrator
  • MS Biztalk Server
  • TIE Kinetix eVision
  • WebMethods
  • Inovis Trusted Link Enterprise
  • Inovis TLE AS400, MVS
  • NetFish
  • …many more

Data Mapping

  • Data Integration Specialists has over 20 years of experience in EDI mapping  services with products like Gentran or Sterling Integrator for many Clients with different ranges of Trading Partners.
  • DIS has 20+ years of Gentran and Sterling Integrator  and  complete mapping, workflow building and testing services.
  • If your trading partner requires a new EDI version or you are taking on a new trading partner, Data Integration Specialists can create and test your maps quickly.
  • Data Integration Specialists has 20+ years of experience working on X12, EDIFACT standards with different transactions of various domains such as Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Manufacture & Retailers and Financial Services etc.
  • If your trading partner requires a new EDI version or you are taking on a new trading partner, Data Integration Specialists can create and test your maps quickly.
  • Our Sr. EDI Consultants can implement the XML and Database requirements of your most demanding trading partners too.

Testing

  • Data Integration Specialists are experts in Unit testing and also in Integration testing.
  • By leveraging our experience, Data Integration Specialists can usually take an EDI program from the conference room to production in under two weeks.
  • Data Integration Specialists also offers Transaction Management, an electronic commerce solution that can often have you in production the next day.
  • Our broad industry experience can speed up your EDI implementation.

 Application Integration

  • Data Integration Specialists has experience with all of the popular ERP packages, including SAP, JD Edwards, Baan, Oracle, and many more.
  • Data Integration Specialists can integrate all electronic business documents with your existing legacy system or ERP, eliminating manual data entry and mistakes and allowing you to process documents faster and with more accuracy than ever before.

Industries/Domains

Automotive, Computers/Electronics, Defense, Government, Healthcare, Insurance, Manufacturing, Petroleum/Chemicals, Transportation/Logistics, and Supply-Chain (financial, consignment, replenishment, distribution, etc.)

Standards

ANSI X12, VICS, UCS, EDIFACT, TRADACOMS, and ROSETTANET.

How Do I Start?

Let’s allow for YOU to dictate when you migrate, not someone else.  Sterling Gentran is a powerful, functional and scalable Ecommerce EDI solution.  Sterling Gentran allows for quick onset of EDI trading partner communities, ease of use with mapping processes and an unattended, automated solution that keeps your errors to a minimum and your overhead costs lows.  It works….let’s keep it that way!

To take advantage of the Data Integration Specialists Sterling GentranEDI Consulting resources:

Call 612-840-6753 or email EDIhelp@dis-llc.com