Bringing Data Intelligence to the Network

Networks have always been a key element in data virtualization’s optimization calculus across memory, storage and networks.

The June 20 announcement of Cisco’s intent to acquire data virtualization market leader Composite Software may change this calculus by leveraging the network intelligence in new and unprecedented ways.

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Capgemini Weighs in on Data Virtualization

New Report Addresses BI Urgency

Data Virtualization: How to get your Business Intelligence answers today is the title of a new thought leadership white paper from the Business Information Management group at Capgemini.

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NYSE Euronext Wins Information-Management.com Innovative Solution Award for Data Integration

We are thrilled that our customer, NYSE Euronext, a multinational operator of 14 financial exchanges including the New York Stock Exchange, has won the Information-Management.com Innovative Solution Award for Data Integration.

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Analytics the Driver for Latest Data Virtualization Platform Release

This week Composite Software introduced the version 6.2 of the Composite Data Virtualization Platform.

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Comparing Data Virtualization and Enterprise Application Integration (EAI)

Given my prior role as CTO at webMethods, I am often asked to compare data virtualization and EAI offerings. Here is what I typically say.

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Accenture Technology Vision and the Role of Data Virtualization

Every year, Accenture creates and distributes a new technology vision.  As a former employee of Accenture’s Technology Labs, I like to stay current with how they are viewing the world, and the vision document provides a great snapshot of their best thinking across an array of technology topics.

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It’s Logical: New Report on the Logical Data Warehouse

Last month, Gartner analysts Mark A. Beyer and Roxane Edjali published Understanding the Logical Data Warehouse: The Emerging Practice. This is the most recent published research on the logical data warehouse that has been forming since Gartner analysts noted the rising significance of big data and data virtualization back in 2008.

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A Look Under the Data Virtualization Hood – Part 2

Three Key Environments Make Up the Platform

Data virtualization middleware platforms provide the functionality described above within integrated offerings that support the full software development life cycle, high-performance run-time execution and reliable, 24x7x365 operation.

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Getting Started on Data Virtualization

Data Virtualization Adoption Follows a Well Known Path

As with any new technology, organizations begin the data virtualization adoption process with a business justification and a technical evaluation, followed by a phased implementation. 

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Is Data Discovery the Answer to the Zettabyte Problem? Part 2

More Data = More Complexity

In my last blog, I described the how massive data growth and complexity have led to a seemingly insurmountable data modeling challenge. Then I described how a product such as Composite Discovery, when fully integrated with the Composite Data Virtualization Platform, can help overcome this challenge.

In this entry, I will describe how Composite Discovery works and why it is beneficial to both business and IT.

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