Clients Past and Present

✩ Acta Technology

(Purchased by Business Objects) A data platform designed to make enterprise data eCommerce ready.

✩ Ambeo

(Purchased by Embarcadero Technologies) A leading provider of innovative data usage tracking and performance management software.

✩ Appsmart Software

Packaged analytical application development solutions for Microsoft SQL Server 2000.

✩ Armanta, Inc.

Armanta provides of an integrated business intelligence and analytics platform.

✩ Baseline Consulting

One of the industry’s premier business advisory and information technology consulting firms.

✩ Centerboard

The Virtual ODS company.

✩ Cirro, Inc.

Cirro enables users to create mash up style analytics with big data and traditional data sources with little to no assistance from the IT organization.

✩ Composite Software

(Purchased by Cisco) The data virtualization gold standard.

✩ dBASE 2000

Rapid application development environment for desktop, network and Web applications.

✩ Finisar Network Tools

A leading provider of network performance tools and fiber optic subsystems.

✩ Firstlogic, Inc.

(Purchased by Business Objects) A leading global provider of enterprise information quality and mail automation software and related services.

✩ InfoCentricity

Leading provider of predictive solutions in the financial services and retailer markets.

✩ Informix Software

(Purchased by IBM) Leading database management systems to meet the needs of today’s Internet era.

✩ Lyzasoft

Blends the best of business intelligence and social media to deliver a Collaborative Intelligence experience for the enterprise.

✩ Magnifi

Globally scalable application service provider (ASP) that combines storage, networking and collaborative technologies.

✩ NeoVista Software

(Purchased by Accrue) Data mining software solutions for enterprise retail applications.

✩ Network Appliance

High-performance network appliances that reduce the complexity of managing mission-critical data.

✩ ParAccel, Inc

High-speed, low-effort columnor database management systems.

✩ Predixion Software

Self-service in the Cloud Predictive Analytics Solutions.

✩ Starquest Software

Internet infrastructure solutions that link IBM enterprise customers to the Web.

✩ StrataVia

Provides database administration products and services.

✩ Telcontar

Software and ASP that enables companies to deliver the ultimate navigational solutions to consumers and businesses.

✩ WhereScape

Rapid Development Environment for Data Warehousing.

Highly-focused public and analyst relations services for leading companies such as:

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In an information downpour, data virtualization products bloom

Executives at wireless technology vendor Qualcomm Inc. know that staying competitive in the cutthroat world of semiconductor development means having access to up-to-the-minute information about the status of manufacturing operations, development teams, product delivery schedules and forecasts.

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Predixion Aims to Make Predictive Analytics Simple, Accessible

Predixion's goal was to develop a solution that makes data mining and predictive analytics consumable and usable by rank-and-file workers. Has it succeeded?

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Data Integration Goes 3D

WhereScape 3D seems to turn WhereScape Inc.'s traditional value proposition neatly on its head. The company positions 3D as a kind of test laboratory for data integration. It's described as in perpetual beta — much like Gmail, which Google Inc. didn't promote to a "production" application until mid-2009.

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Cirro Touts Big Data-Ready Analytic Platform

Business intelligence (BI) start-up Cirro bills itself as big data-ready. What does that take? Cirro's prescription mixes data federation — delivered via its Cirro Data Hub — with an end-user analysis plug-in for Microsoft Excel, called Cirro Analyst.

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Search Data Management

New book explores benefits, perils of data virtualization tools

While data virtualization tools are a relative newcomer to the data management marketplace, several companies already boast very mature infrastrutures.

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Virtualization, federation or just plain access?

There are still many illusions and unjustified expectations about big data. But, one old belief--dating back to the early days of data warehousing — that it has shattered is in a single store that can serve all BI needs.

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Q&A: Moving Beyond Traditional Data Virtualization

Composite Software VP Robert Eve has co-written a new book on data virtualization. Composite Software VP Robert Eve has co-written a new book on data virtualization. In this interview, he describes going beyond traditional data virtualization and discusses some of the lessons from the book's 10 high-profile case studies.

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Information Management Magazine

40 Vendors We're Watching in 2011

For our 2011 40 Vendors to Watch list, we rang up our most-trusted columnists and a few selected other sources for input, added our own ideas, did some background work and came up with a list we shaped and pared down to our standard.

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Saab Revs Up Customer Satisfaction Efforts to Speed Revenue Growth.

Saab car owners have a reputation for being some of the most loyal in the industry. Why, then, would executives at Saab Cars USA feel the need to create a 360-degree view of customers and prospects? Two words: sales and service.