Composite Software a Leader in Data Virtualization Wave

First Data Virtualization Wave

This week, Forrester Research, Inc., delivered their first Wave report on Data Virtualization.

The January 2012 report: “The Forrester Wave™: Data Virtualization, Q1 2012” provided a number of insights about the data virtualization market and the key vendors in the market, including leader Composite Software. 

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Data Virtualization and Business Decision Agility

How to Bring Agility to Business Decisions

Making effective business decisions requires knowledge and insight that can only be developed from access to and analysis of complete, high-quality actionable information.  Data virtualization enables the organization to deliver this information in several ways.

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Best Practices for Integrating Cloud and On-Premise Data

Our Customers See Value in the Cloud

Our customers view Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) as extensible functionality and computing resources at an attractive, pay-as-you-go price.   

However, cloud computing is not a “free lunch” because each new cloud source and consumer must be integrated with their existing IT environment. 

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Why Discovery is Important

They say the ability to see patterns is a sign of intelligence.  We assume BI and other information visualization solutions provide some level of intelligence or insight.  But should we expect these applications to figure out the patterns within their myriad of data sources on their own? 

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Data Virtualization Reaches Critical Mass According to New Forrester Research Report

On June 15, 2011, an exciting new analyst report on Data Virtualization was published by a research team led by Brian Hopkins of Forrester Research.

The report, entitled, Data Virtualization Reaches Critical Mass: Technology Advancements, New Patterns, And Customer Successes Make This Enterprise Technology Both A Short- And Long-Term Solution by Brian Hopkins with Alex Cullen, Mike Gilpin, Boris Evelson, Gene Leganza, and Mackenzie Cahill, is the first research report by one of the mega analyst firms that was 100 percent focused on data virtualization adoption in large enterprises.

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The Third “Wave” in Information-as-a-Service

And so it begins.  Forrester Research analysts Noel Yuhanna and Mike Gilpin recently commenced research on the third generation of their seminal Information-as-a-Service (IaaS) Forrester Wave™.

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What’s in a name? that which we call a rose

In Juliet’s famous scene from Romeo and Juliet, William Shakespeare implies that a name, in this case Montague, means nothing.

So how have we been naming this concept that we now call ‘data virtualization’ over the past ten years?

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Data Virtualization Market – Evolution, Revolution and a 360º View

The data virtualization market is ever evolving, often at breakneck pace.

A key part of my job as Executive Vice President of Marketing at Composite Software is to understand this dynamic data virtualization market and then use this understanding to help Composite, our customers, and our partners find mutual success in it.

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Introducing the Enterprise Architecture Track

Let me introduce the Enterprise Architecture track within the Data Virtualization Leadership Blog. 

If you are like me and find enterprise architecture incredibly fascinating, you have come to the right place.

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