According to a recent press release, “Syncsort, the global leader in Big Iron to Big Data software, today announced two new additions to its Syncsort Integrate family of products that help solve top-of-mind challenges highlighted by IT Practitioners in its annual Big Data survey. A new product, Ironstream® for IBM i, and greatly extended enterprise-wide CDC capabilities, help solve key data lake use cases and support some of the most daunting challenges in leveraging next-generation analytics. Syncsort recently surveyed IT professionals working with Big Data across a wide range of industries about the top challenges their organizations faced in 2018 as they progress their modern data architecture and data lake initiatives. Their top areas of concern were moving data and performing advanced and real-time data analytics. Over 71% of respondents named the flagship industry data integration process, Extract, Transform and Load (ETL), as their most compelling data lake use case. Respondents selected advanced analytics (62%) as the second-highest priority, with real-time analytics third at 60%.”
The release goes on, “To help IT tackle these challenges, Syncsort has engineered a new Ironstream® product that delivers IBM i machine log data in real-time to Splunk for advanced analytics to support Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) and IT Operations Analytics (ITOA) initiatives. In addition, new CDC capabilities help keep data current and accurate across a wide variety of enterprise sources and targets, in real-time. ‘Organizations are under intense pressure to keep data from diverse sources fresh and in sync with next generation environments like Hadoop, Spark, Splunk and Elastic for advanced analytics they can trust,’ said Tendü Yoğurtçu, CTO, Syncsort. ‘Our new Ironstream product and resilient CDC capabilities are designed to help solve these increasingly complex challenges in a fast, efficient and secure manner, on-premise and in the cloud’.”
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