The Test Data Management Leader For Data Masking, Database Subsetting And Data Generation, Grid-Tools, Announces Support With Teradata Databases

Oxfordshire, United Kingdom (PressExposure) May 28, 2009 -- Grid-Tools Ltd ( today announced their test data management software, GT Datamaker, for database subsetting, data masking and data generation, now supports Teradata databases.

Grid-Tools Managing Director, Huw Price, commented with enthusiasm on the new integration stating, “Teradata is a fantastic product that continues to maintain the top spot in the industry. With such a good customer footprint, Grid-Tools was very happy to build full integration with the GT Datamaker suite”.

In explaining the advantages of the integration to potential customers, Mr. Price stated, “What this integration offers Teradata customers is help in managing the data in their non production environment, allowing them to build rich and compliant testing; development; training and QA databases. Any Teradata customer looking for non-production data solutions should contact Grid-Tools for more information”.

Grid-Tools prime solution, Datamaker, is designed to automatically create or generate data to aid testing and development of complex database applications. The software also uses database subsetting techniques to create secure databases for non-production environments. Datamaker has a comprehensive database rules discovery tool, documenting database structures. It can either create data with referential and application integrity or mask production data, cleansing it of personal and confidential information to ensure compliance with legislation such as the Data Protection Act and HIPAA.

Datamaker’s integration with Teradata will be invaluable in the provisioning of test and development environments and managing the Teradata database.

Grid-Tools are keen to be contacted by and partner with Teradata consultants. For more information contact Grid-Tools at UK: +44 (0) 1865 988542, USA: 1-866-563-3120 or

About Grid-Tools

Grid-Tools are specialists in data generation, test data management and information lifecycle management. Their experienced personnel have been writing and developing solutions for large companies in both the private and public sectors for nearly 30 years.

The Grid-Tools Datamaker Suite includes a wide range of tools for test data management including such innovative products as Datamaker, a revolutionary tool that creates and publishes quality synthetic test data with the referential integrity of production environments for non-production. Datamaker offers three methods for managing and generating data in testing and development inclusive of database subsetting, data obfuscation (data masking) and synthetic data generation, all of which are included in the Datamaker Professional Edition.

The Grid-Tools methodology consists of using the “data-centric” approach to testing whereby, their focus is to ensure the quality of the test data you are using is of the right quality for successful testing.

Grid-Tools Ltd
14 Hanborough Business Park,
Long Hanborough,
OX29 8LH
+44(0) 1865 980679

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