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Apatar Explains How to Reduce ETL and Data Integration Costs by 80%

October 23, 2008, Chicopee, MA – Apatar released the white paper that aims to help organizations reduce ETL (Extract, Transform, and Load) and data integration costs. This document analyzes the Total Cost of Ownership of a typical data integration project, measures the cost structure, and identifies ways to cut each cost down. Readers will also find best practices and examples of how major companies saved on open source and data integration.

With businesses of all sizes challenged to deliver their products faster and to manage more complex marketing programs with limited budgets, having the right data integration and data quality model proves critical. The white paper sets out the approach to data integration and ETL projects that will save your company a considerable amount of time, money, and efforts.

Among others, the white paper includes the following sections:

• Why Is Data Integration So Expensive?
• Enterprises Go Open Source
• Major Companies Recognize Lower TCO
• Measuring TCO Benefits of Open Source Data Integration
• Best Practices

You may download the Guide to Reducing ETL and Data Integration Costs by 80% at

About Apatar

Apatar is the leading provider of open source software tools for the data integration market. With powerful Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL) capabilities, Apatar enables its users to easily link information between databases (such as MySQL, Microsoft SQL, Oracle), applications (, SugarCRM), and the top Web 2.0 destinations (Flickr, Amazon S3). Apatar provides support, training, and consulting services for its integration solutions. Headquartered in Western Massachusetts, Apatar operates a development center in Minsk, Belarus. Apatar is currently used by 5600+ organizations and individuals worldwide. For more on Apatar, please visit and