by Angela Guess
According to a new release out of the companies, “Information Builders, a leader in business intelligence (BI) and analytics, information integrity and integration solutions, its Israeli agent, SRL Software products and DBS-H Ltd. (www.dbs-h.com), announced their cooperation to enable enterprises to easily expand operations to include Big Data initiatives. This joint effort will be a closely coupled offering embedding Information Builder’s world leading WebFOCUS BI and Reporting platform within DBS-H’s innovative CR8™ continuous SQL to NoSQL data integration engine. WebFOCUS is the most widely used BI and Reporting platform across major enterprises. CR8™, a no-impact, near real-time streaming engine of SQL data to Big Data technologies, is the most advanced alternative to the ETL (Extract, Transfer, Load) approach and empowers companies to unlock its legacy data for continuous use in new technology-based applications.”
The release goes on, “By combining WebFOCUS and CR8™, enterprises can preserve and extend their IT investment base while simultaneously implementing new NoSQL systems and applications using the latest technologies in a unified environment. CR8™ allows legacy SQL systems to function as before with no alterations and all updated data is captured, formatted, enriched and written to NoSQL platforms in near real-time. WebFOCUS extends its leading BI capabilities to support new Big Data engines with the same market-tested logic and user interface. This allows IT departments to easily launch new applications with their existing BI and Reporting tools and organization skill set. Information Builders and DBS-H will go to market by delivering WebFOCUS Business User Edition as part of the CR8™ virtual appliance.”
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