Data Virtualization helps knowledge workers to quickly discover and access their own views of corporate data in an automated, intelligent way. The Cisco technology can access a large, diverse, and complex set of enterprise data stores and create a “virtual” data layer for analytics without disturbing the source data. All this is done without extracting data via ETL in a separate data warehouse.
“Data Virtualization helps our customers find and analyze the data they need in hours or days, rather than months, so that they can quickly discover insights and take insight-driven action,” said Mark Palmer, senior vice president of analytics, TIBCO. “The next generation of business intelligence depends on doing more with analytics than just putting data on a graph. Data Virtualization is a key component of getting the right data at the right time to business analysts, data scientists, and automated applications using streaming analytics.”
The addition of the Data Virtualization business will enable TIBCO analytics users, including TIBCO Spotfire® customers, to improve data agility for faster responses to ever-changing analytics and business intelligence needs, reduce data complexity for enhanced scalability, and drive better business insights. Spotfire® is a smart, secure, enterprise-class analytics platform with built-in data wrangling that delivers AI-driven, visual, and streaming analytics. The Spotfire product line includes seamless enhancement of Cisco’s Data Virtualization into TIBCO’s broader Connected Intelligence platform, while also delivering enhanced end-to-end data discovery and governance.