SOURCE: Centage Corporation

Centage Corporation

March 19, 2014 06:00 ET

Centage Corporation Unveils OpenLink Maestro for Automated Integration to All ERPs

Latest Innovation Enables Seamless Data Transfer Between Any General Ledger System and Budget Maestro®

NATICK, MA--(Marketwired - Mar 19, 2014) - Centage ™ Corporation, a leading provider of budgeting and forecasting software (Budget Maestro™), already known for its tight integration to leading general ledger packages (Microsoft Dynamics, Sage, QuickBooks®, & Syspro), today unveiled OpenLink Maestro, the latest innovation to support the company's flagship Budget Maestro solution. Designed to integrate ERP data with any accounting or general ledger (GL) system, OpenLink Maestro enables financial professionals to streamline the bi-directional data migration process while also ensuring data integrity.

Often referred to as the heart of financial management operations, today's ERP systems contain a wealth of valuable historical and real-time data. As any financial professional can attest, accessing that information is critical for financial budgeting, planning, forecasting, and reporting. With OpenLink Maestro, customers now have integrated, seamless access across one unified platform to a wide variety of GL/ERP systems. It opens integration between Budget Maestro and ERPs such as Epicor, Netsuite, Intaact, Infor, SAP, Oracle, JD Edwards, or any other GL/ERP platform. As a result, users can quickly and easily begin the budgeting process free of data inaccuracies and time consuming migration requirements.

"Budget Maestro customers' expanding use of the product has created the need to pull in data from additional source systems. OpenLink Maestro addresses this need by providing a straightforward set of tools and processes to facilitate the extraction of data from almost any source system," Craig Schiff, President and CEO, BPM Partners, Inc.

With OpenLink Maestro, customers can automatically extract data to populate a set of standardized database tables utilizing SQL Server. By working in conjunction with Link Maestro, users can then use standard database tables as simply another GL or ERP source. In addition, OpenLink Maestro includes a toolkit that provides users with database schemas, SQL Server Scripts, sample code, as well as detailed documentation with step-by-step instructions.

"As Budget Maestro is proving so valuable to customers seeking an easy to use budgeting tool, the market has demanded that we enable inputs from more and more ERPs", said Barry Clapp, President, Centage Corporation. "The introduction of OpenLink introduces the power of Budget Maestro to hundreds of thousands more potential users and underscores our commitment to providing customers with the solutions they need to enable their organizations to make better business decisions."

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About Centage
Budget Maestro® by Centage is an easy-to-use, scalable, automated budgeting, planning, and forecasting application. It is designed for small to mid-market companies and automates many of the time-consuming and error-prone activities associated with using spreadsheets to generate accurate budgets and forecasts. It features built in financial and business logic that allow users to build and update their budgets and forecasts and never worry about formulas, functions, links or any custom programming. It is the only solution in the market that offers synchronized P&L, Balance Sheet, and Cash Flow reporting that generate automatically and seamlessly update. Budget Maestro serves more than 7,000 users worldwide. Visit us at For more information follow us on Twitter @Centage or visit our blog for the latest insights on budgeting and forecasting strategies.

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