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Think Twice About Migrating From Sterling Commerce's Gentran:Server to Gentran Integration Suite

Published: 26 June 2007

ID: G00149357

Analyst(s): Benoit Lheureux

Summary

Most of Sterling Commerce's customers have been struggling to understand the relationship between Gentran:Server and Gentran Integration Suite. GS users should ask Sterling Commerce eight questions before considering a migration from GS to GIS.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Question 1: When should I consider migrating from GS to GIS?
  • Question 2: Is GS being "sunset" — that is, do customers have to migrate off GS?
  • Question 3: Is GIS a direct "upgrade" replacement product for GS?
  • Question 4: What are my options if I need more functionality than GS has?
  • Question 5: How difficult is it to migrate EDI applications from GS to GIS?
  • Question 6: Does Sterling Commerce offer services to facilitate GS-to-GIS migration?
  • Question 7: Will Sterling Commerce ever offer a direct migration path from GS to GIS?
  • Question 8: What relevant documentation is available from Sterling Commerce?

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