Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools : 2014

The demand for data integration tools emphasizes broad applicable use, a well-integrated portfolio and interoperability with information and application infrastructures. Flexible deployment and scalability are still expected, while interest in business-facing and platform-as-a-service models grows.

Informatica, IBM (InfoSphere Suite), SAP (SAP DS ..), Oracle (ODI, OWB ..), SAS (SAS DMP..) are in the leader's quadrant. Gartner has consider broadly following criteria as given below:

  • Connectivity/adapter capabilities (data source and target support)
  • Data delivery capabilities
  • Data transformation capabilities
  • Metadata and data modeling capabilities
  • Design and development environment capabilities
  • Data governance support capabilities (via interoperation with data quality, profiling and mining capabilities)
  • Deployment options and runtime platform capabilities
  • Operations and administration capabilities
  • Architecture and integration capabilities
  • Service enablement capabilities

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Monday, July 28, 2014

Magic Quadrant for Structured Data Archiving and Application Retirement

Structured data archiving describes the ability to index, migrate and protect application data in secondary databases or flat files typically located on lower-cost storage for policy-based retention. It makes data available in context and protects it in the event of litigation or an audit. 

IBM, Informatica, HP, Solix Technologies are in the leader's quadrant.

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Thursday, July 17, 2014

Forrester Wave™: Big Data Streaming Analytics Platforms, Q3 2014

Software AG, IBM, Informatica, SAP & Tibco are the leader in 'Forrester Wave™: Big Data Streaming Analytics Platforms, Q3 2014'.

Business won’t wait. That is truer today than ever before because of the white-water flow of data from innumerable real-time data sources. Market data, clickstream, mobile devices, sensors, and even good old fashioned transactions may contain valuable, but perishable insights. Perishable because the insights are only valuable if you can detect and act on them right now. That’s where streaming analytics platforms can help. Forrester defines streaming analytics platform as:

Software that can filter, aggregate, enrich, and analyze a high throughput of data from multiple disparate live data sources and in any data format to identify simple and complex patterns to visualize business in real-time, detect urgent situations, and automate immediate actions.

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Monday, July 7, 2014

The Forrester Wave™: Agile Business Intelligence Platforms, Q3 2014

Forrester’s research uncovered a market in which SAS, Tibco Software, Information Builders, Microsoft, MicroStrategy, SAP, Qlik, and Tableau Software lead the pack. Actuate, Birst, Panorama Software, Pentaho, GoodData, Tibco Jaspersoft, and IBM offer competitive options. Oracle lags behind.

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