What’s New in ERwin 8.2?

The CA ERwin family of products now includes two new product offerings, as well as an updated version of the core CA ERwin Data Modeler product:

1. CA ERwin® Web Portal: Visualize Information from the Web – for All Audiences

With the new CA ERwin Web Portal, all user types can easily search for critical definitions with an internet-style keyword search paradigm, and perform drill-down analysis into key data elements, to help assess the impact of change and understand critical data-centric business rules and definitions.

Key features of the CA ERwin Web Portal include:

  • Internet-Style Keyword Search
  • Diagram Visualization
  • Graphical Impact Analysis
  • Interface for Business vs. Technical Users
  • Reporting
  • Easy Roll-Out across Multiple Organizations

2. CA ERwin® Data Modeler for Microsoft® SQL Azure™: Managing Data – both On-Premise and in the Cloud

With CA ERwin Data Modeler, customers can have a single visual interface providing a centralized view of all data sources—both on-premise and in the Cloud.

Key features of CA ERwin Data Modeler for Microsoft SQL Azure enable you to:

  • Quickly and easily design databases for the Microsoft SQL Azure Cloud database platform
  • Support migrations of data structures from on-premise to Cloud databases
  • Visualize both on-premise (Oracle, Sybase, SQL Server, DB2, etc.) and Cloud-based databases (MS SQL Azure) from a single data modeling environment
  • Have confidence that your data is managed securely

3. CA ERwin® Data Modeler r8.2: Collaboration Facilitated
CA ERwin Data Modeler r8.2 has two main features to facilitate collaboration across the enterprise:

  • Concurrent Licensing
  • Active Model Templates for improved model object reuse and sharing

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