The 3 benefits of Altova XMLSpy in Citibank

Citibank adopted the solution XMLSpy® Altova for an integration of heterogeneous systems.
The manufacturer’s solution was used to automate the documentation of the interfaces, to analyze the search for problems and greatly reduce the time spent per interface.

IDC said that 32% of Argentina companies investing in application integration. One example is the implementation that made Citibank, through Shandd. Solution Altova XMLSpy with the goal of integrating business systems and automate the documentation of the interfaces.

Shandd conducted the search and direct distribution of the solution providing the best alternative to the proposed integration of the bank.

Altova’s solution was used as a standard format for information exchange. As we said Pablo Abad, CIB Technology, Workflow & Imaging Regional LATAM, Citigroup Corporate and Investment Banking: “The high number of interfaces with which the work required to seek a tool to automate the documentation of the interfaces and analysis in the search problem *.

In the other hand, in recent years there has been much talk about new technologies, specifically XML.  XML is a file that contains information organized in a concrete manner compatible with databases.

The information can serve in general to share or exchange with other systems and in particular to serve it to other situations that may treat it as you like depending on your needs. It is a language very similar to HTML but their main function is to describe data and not display them as HTML is the case .. XML is used to structure, store and exchange information.

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The XML editor for modeling, editing, transforming, and debugging.
LAltova XMLSpy ® (eXtensible Markup Language) is an efficient software application designed to increase XML development productivity from start to finish.

Its maker Altova is a leader player in the software industry and is an undisputed leader in development of XML (Extensible Markup Language). The company standards trendsetters and is known to be on top of the growth curve thanks to its products and services that maximize development results. 

Also,  Altova is chosen by more than 2 million customers worldwide using the manufacturer’s products and services for a wide variety of projects, applications in XML, data management, UML, and Web services. All of their products allow developers to produce high-quality applications save lots of time.

Altova’s Voice:
Sandra Bayer, Altova U.S. Marketing Manager said:

“Today, the technologies of Extensible Markup Language (XML) play a critical role in all software development projects. Altova XMLSpy® is recognized in the technology industry for its simplicity, extensibility, interoperability, and flexibility from their power to represent data independent of programming language, platform or operating system. ” And he emphasizes: “XML-based applications, Altova XMLSpy ® is used with Wiring plan complementary technologies such as XML, XSLT, XQuery services, Web, et al. The developer is now using this tool to create more advanced uses of XML applications, making decisions that your business needs. Allows you to edit, and debug these and other XML-related technologies efficiently on a standardized basis. “Simplifies and accelerates the development of XML XMLSpy away the complexity of working with XML-based technologies with its intuitive interface and rich variety of edit “views and options.” In the words of Altova spokeswoman: “Five synchronized views allow you to work with any XML technology, whatever the complexity of the document and your preferences. For example, you can choose to develop a view of text, graphic or switch back and forth between them. ”

The prospect of XMLSpy and intelligent editing functions are designed to make working with documents is as simple as possible. Smart Tools edition of XMLSpy support auto completion, context-sensitive help on the syntax, the entry helpers, and functions to create valid XML documents. ”

Sandra Bayer, Altova U.S. Marketing Manager said:
XML documents should be created under the same standard operating system independent, platform and programming language used. That is why XMLSpy compliance provides unparalleled recent industry standards, including XML, DTD, XML Schema, XSLT 1.0 and 2.0, XPath 1.0 and 2.0, and XQuery, and SOAP and WSDL for the development of Web services.

Citibank VOICE:
Pablo Abad, CIB Technology, Workflow & Imaging LATAM Regional said:

“My group is responsible for integrating various systems according to defined business flows. Given the heterogeneity of the systems involved, has agreed to use XML as a standard format for information exchange.

With the installation of XMLSpy Professional said that no problems are encountered noteworthy that contributed Altova tool in your project will speed up the creation of interfaces and schemas to document the search for problems in the early stages of development them. The generation of such messages was also given a very advantageous schema ..

Name Indicators measuring the impact of the applied solution. As is its operation and use:
I think the most important is that you may have reduced the expected time of negotiation of the interfaces between the technical groups. While these measures include not only the tool but the use of schemas instead of messages example, recent analysis we did indicated that the current time dedicated interface is approximately 60% of the time we were using before.

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I understand that not even we are not exploiting the full potential of the tool, but we have not had any problems.

Shandd to sell SSH Security Solutions

HELSINKI, FINLAND and WELLESLEY, Mass. – February 21, 2011

SSH Communications Security (HEL: TEC1V), the market maker in information real-time security solutions, announced the appointment of the IT solution builder Shandd Argentina S.R.L, to sell SSH Communications Security in Argentina.

Shandd provides IT services and solutions to a wide range of companies, many of which are among the largest and most influential companies in the region and worldwide. Some of its customers include Roche S.A. e I, Biersdorf S.A, Citibank, The Walt Disney Company ARG S.A, Proctor & Gamble, Accenture, Johnson & Johnson and GE.

The agreement authorizes Shandd to distribute SSH solutions for secure data-in-transit, governance and regulatory compliance as part of its professional technology offering. Shandd Argentina S.R.L. provides added value to corporations with a focus on advisory, consultancy, supply and implementation services for computer science solutions.

“We believe that a number of our customers will benefit greatly from SSH security solutions,” said the CEO of Shandd Argentina S.R.L. “It is of utmost importance that new solutions and services help us improve the specialized services we offer our customers. We are confident that our partnership with Tectia will help us provide added value for our customers,” he emphasized.

“We are excited to have Shandd as a SSH Solutions Partner,” said Matthew McKenna, SSH’s Senior VP for Global Sales and Channel Development. “Shandd has a long and solid track record of providing relevant business solutions to the leading companies in the region. We are pleased that they see Tectia Security Solutions as an enhancement to their range of solutions and services,” he added.

SSH Communications Security

SSH Communications Security, (formerly SSH Tectia.) is the market maker in real-time information security solutions for modern, networked organizations. We create an invaluable Circle of Trust for our customers and their stakeholders by securing, automating, managing and sharing confidential information with Tectia solutions in fixed, mobile, and cloud environments.

We enable and enhance business for thousands of customers in multiple industries in the private and public sectors around the world. We operate in the Americas, Europe, and APAC regions, with headquarters located in Helsinki, Finland. The company was established in 1995, and holds 14 patents. Its shares are quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki.

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