In-Depth

Data Insight product guide

Categories
* Front-end Tools (data extraction/transformation/loading, data integrity, data design)
* Platforms (data warehousing servers/storage, OLAP, data integration)
* Business Intelligence (includes data query and reporting)
* Analytical Applications/Data Mining


ACTA TECHNOLOGY
1667 Plymouth Ave.
Mountain View, CA 94043-1203
http://www.businessobjects.com/

Offerings by category
Front-end tool (ETL) and Platform (data integration) -- Acta Data Integration Platform

Includes a next-generation batch and real-time extraction, transformation and loading tool that expands ETL technology to application-to-application data integration. Also includes pre-packaged batch and real-time data movement and business logic.


ACTUATE CORP.
701 Gateway Blvd.
South San Francisco, CA 94080
www.actuate.com

Offerings by category
Business Intelligence (information delivery tool) -- Actuate 6

Information delivery platform that enables organizations to provide users with the enterprise information they need in a secure and timely manner.


AMB DATAMINERS INC.
2144 Crabtree Lane
Northbrook, IL 60062
www.amb-dataminers.com

Offerings by category
Front-end tool (data migration, ETL, data profiling, data integrity, data design, change data capture) -- eCartography

Integrated component suite that combines the functionality of ETL, data profiling, data cleansing and meta data management. Supports data audit, cleansing, migration and integration projects.


ANGOSS SOFTWARE CORP.
34 Saint Patrick St.
Suite 200
Toronto, Ontario M5T 1V1
www.angoss.com

Offerings by category
Analytical Applications/Data Mining (data visualization and exploration) -- KnowledgeStudio, KnowledgeServer and KnowledgeExcelerator

A data mining workbench that supports data profiling, visualization and predictive modeling; a data mining engine to support analytics applications; and a data exploration and visualization tool.


ASCENTIAL SOFTWARE CORP.
50 Washington St.
Westboro, MA 01581
www.ascentialsoftware.com

Offerings by category
Platform (data integration) -- DataStage

An end-to-end data integration suite that includes data profiling, data assessment, data cleansing, meta data management and ETL data integration for enterprises.


ATTUNITY
One Wall St.
Burlington, MA 01830
www.attunity.com

Offerings by category
Platform (data integration) -- Attunity Connect

Delivers a library of standards-based adapters that provide real-time connectivity to enterprise data and legacy applications on more than 20 platforms.


AVELLINO TECHNOLOGIES
7000 Bee Caves Road
Suite 300
Austin, TX 78746
www.avellino.com

Offerings by category
Front-end Tool (data integrity) -- Avellino Discovery

An automated data profiling and analysis software solution that intelligently reports on the content, structure, dependencies, relationships and quality of source data.


BLUE MARTINI SOFTWARE
2600 Campus Drive
San Mateo, CA 94403
www.bluemartini.com

Offerings by category
Business Intelligence and Analytical Applications/Data Mining -- Blue Martini Integrated Analytics

Provides an infrastructure for investigating all dimensions of customer behavior by combining online and offline data, and delivering pre-defined and custom reports.


BRIO SOFTWARE
4980 Great American Pkwy.
Santa Clara, CA 95054
www.brio.com

Offerings by category
Business Intelligence -- Brio Intelligence and Brio Reports
Front-end Tool -- Brio Portal
Analytical Applications -- Brio Metrics Builder

Products leverage data from existing enterprise information systems, drive real-time evaluation of enterprise performance, produce reports and provide an interactive, real-time metrics environment.


BROADVISION INC.
585 Broadway St.
Redwood City, CA 94063
www.broadvision.com

Offerings by category
Analytical Applications/Data Mining -- BroadVision Analytics

A solution for reporting and analyzing customer behavior, content access and product transactions in BroadVision's personalized portal, content and commerce products.


BUSINESS OBJECTS
3030 Orchard Pkwy.
San Jose, CA 95008
www.businessobjects.com

Offerings by category
Business Intelligence -- BusinessObjects 2000 and BusinessObjects Analytics

BusinessObjects 2000 is a strategic business intelligence platform and integrated toolset, while BusinessObjects Analytics is an integrated suite of enterprise analytic applications.


CARTESIS INC.
Metro Center
One Station Place
Stamford, CT 06902
www.cartesis.com

Offerings by category
Analytical Applications -- Cartesis Magnitude

A fully integrated Web-based solution for strategic financial management that covers the business performance management cycle in one system.


CLEARFOREST
15 E. 26th St.
Suite 1711
New York, NY 10010
www.clearforest.com

Offerings by category
Platform -- ClearTags
Business Intelligence -- ClearResearch

ClearResearch reads large amounts of text and identifies and interrelates key entities, facts and events. ClearTags adds intelligence to textual content.


COGNOS INC.
3755 Riverside Drive
Ottawa, Ontario K1G 4K9
Canada
www.cognos.com

Offerings by category
Platform -- Cognos Series 7

Provides integration of a firm's multiple data sources to scorecarding, reporting and analysis.


COMPUTER ASSOCIATES INTERNATIONAL INC.
One Computer Associates Plaza
Islandia, NY 11788
www.ca.com

Offerings by category
Front-end Tools (ETL) -- Advantage Data Transformer, Advantage InfoRefiner, Advantage InfoTransport and AllFusion ERwin Data Modeler
Business Intelligence -- CleverPath OLAP, CleverPath Forest & Trees and CleverPath Reporter
Analytical Applications/Data Mining -- CleverPath Predictive Analysis Server

Products for data transformation, replication and integration, multidimensional analysis, enterprise reporting, analyzing data for patterns and relationships, and transactional and data warehouse database design, generation and maintenance.


COREMETRICS
577 Airport Blvd.
Suite 440
Burlingame, CA 94010
www.coremetrics.com

Offerings by category
Analytical Applications -- Coremetrics Marketforce

An online marketing analytics platform that captures all customer and visitor clickstream activity to build Lifetime Individual Visitor Experience profiles.


CORVU CORP.
3400 W. 66th St.
Suite 445
Edina, MN 44535
www.corvu.com

Offerings by category
Analytical Applications/Data Mining -- CorInsight

Provides an integrated approach to data mining by combining CorVu's business intelligence framework and graphical analysis capabilities with automated data mining techniques.


DATADIRECT TECHNOLOGIES
3202 Tower Oaks Blvd.
Suite 300
Rockville, MD 20852
www.datadirect-technologies.com

Offerings by category
Platform (data integration) -- DataDirect Connect

A portfolio of components for connecting software to data, providing standards-based technology to ensure consistent behavior and performance across diverse environments.


DATAFLUX
4001 Weston Pkwy.
Suite 300
Cary, NC 27513
www.dataflux.com

Offerings by category
Front-end Tool (data quality) -- dfPower Studio

Data quality solution that improves the accuracy, consistency and usability of an organization's data.


DATA JUNCTION CORP.
2201 Northland Drive
Austin, TX 78756
www.datajunction.com

Offerings by category
Platform -- Data Junction

An integrated suite of solutions that can automate all aspects of data migration, transformation and integration between databases, directories and applications across the extended enterprise.


DATA MINING TECHNOLOGIES INC.
2 Split Rock
Melville, NY 11747
www.data-mine.com

Offerings by category
Analytical Applications/Data Mining -- Nuggets and eNuggets

Nuggets, a non-statistical data mining method, builds, validates and applies models; eNuggets, an online data mining server, provides information to a Web server scalably in real-time.


DATAMIRROR
3100 Steeles Ave., East
Suite 1100
Markham, Ontario L3R 8T3
Canada
www.datamirror.com

Offerings by category
Platform (data integration) -- DataMirror Transformation Server

Captures, transforms and flows data in real-time between multiple databases and computing platforms for loading and replenishing data warehouses and data marts.


DECISIONPOINT APPLICATIONS
9590 SW Gemini Drive
Beaverton, OR 97008
www.dpapplications.com

Offerings by category
Front-end Tools -- DecisionPoint Warehouse Administrator
Business Intelligence -- Decision-Point WebAnalyst
Analytical Applications/Data Mining -- DecisionCast

Active Decision Support Software that delivers financial analytics, Web-based reporting and a complete data warehouse solution, implemented in eight weeks or less.


DIMENSIONAL INSIGHT INC.
111 S. Bedford St.
Burlington, MA 01803
www.dimins.com

Offerings by category
Platform -- DI-Atlantis
Business Intelligence -- DI-Diver, DI-Broadcast
Analytical Applications/Data Mining -- DI-Analyst

Tools provide ETL, data design, data integration and OLAP model builds; access to OLAP data models for reporting and analysis, broadcast views via e-mail and customized analytical apps.


EMBARCADERO TECHNOLOGIES
425 Market St.
Suite 425
San Francisco, CA 94105
www.embarcadero.com

Offerings by category
Front-end Tools (ETL, data design) -- DT/Studio

An ETL tool and a data design tool that transforms, migrates and integrates data between applications. The extensible ETL engine provides usability, scalability and flexibility.


ENABLESOFT INC.
930 Woodcock Road
Suite 224
Orlando, FL 32803
www.enablesoft.com

Offerings by category
Front-end Tools (ETL) -- Foxtrot

Works with a terminal emulator to process transactions on host systems. Manual transactions can be handled automatically without errors.


E.PIPHANY INC.
1900 S. Norfolk St.
Suite 310
San Mateo, CA 94403
www.epiphany.com

Offerings by category
Front-end Tools (ETL) -- E.piphany Insight

E.piphany Insight, a module of E.piphany E.6, is a family of packaged apps and underlying tools used for reporting and analysis across the enterprise.


EVOLUTIONARY TECHNOLOGIES INTERNATIONAL INC. (ETI)
816 Congress Ave.
Suite 1300
Austin, TX 78701
www.eti.com

Offerings by category
Platform (data integration) -- The ETI Solution

Enterprise-wide data integration software that consolidates, transforms and exchanges information between incompatible systems by generating interfaces that enable the flow of data.


EXPERIAN
475 Anton Blvd.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626-7036
www.experian.com

Offerings by category
Platform (data integration) -- Truvue
Business Intelligence -- Data View
Front-end Tool (data integrity) -- House File Refresh

Products cleanse and link customer information from disparate sources; analyze and audit data; and help businesses keep customer data files accurate, up-to-date and deployable.


FILETEK INC.
9400 Key West Ave.
Rockville, MD 20850
www.filetek.com

Offerings by category
Platform -- StorHouse

Accesses direct row-level data across different storage media, transparently integrates with the most popular relational databases, and supports standard gateways and data access methods.


FIRSTLOGIC INC.
100 Harborview Plaza
La Crosse, WI 54601
www.firstlogic.com

Offerings by category
Front-end Tool (data quality) -- Information Quality Suite (IQ Suite)

Allows users to capture accurate data, match records from multiple sources, and refresh and update changes across the enterprise.


GROUP 1 SOFTWARE INC.
4200 Parliament Place
Suite 600
Lanham, MD 20706-1844
www.g1.com

Offerings by category
Platform -- DM1

Offers data hygiene and enhancement capabilities and provides analysis through ad hoc query and OLAP tools, data visualization, modeling and reporting, and campaign management.


HUMMINGBIRD LTD.
1 Sparks Ave.
Toronto, Ontario M2H 2W1
Canada
www.hummingbird.com

Offerings by category
Front-end Tool (ETL) -- Hummingbird ETL
Business Intelligence -- Hummingbird BI

Hummingbird ETL transforms, cleanses, enriches and directs information, while Hummingbird BI -- an integrated, scalable, portal-enabled solution -- allows desktop and Web-based users to access, report on and analyze enterprise information.


IBM CORP.
IBM Data Management Solutions
Route 100
Somers, NY 10589
www.ibm.com/software/data

Offerings by category
Platform -- DB2 Universal Database
Front-end Tool -- DB2 Warehouse Manager
Data Mining -- DB2 Intelligent Miner for Data and DB2 Intelligent Miner Scoring
Business Intelligence -- DB2 OLAP Server and DB2 Spatial Extender

The DB2 data warehousing portfolio is a suite of infrastructure products for building warehouses and marts, managing them, and delivering reporting and analysis to end users.


INFORMATICA CORP.
2100 Seaport Blvd.
Redwood City, CA 94063
www.informatica.com

Offerings by category
Platforms (data integration) -- PowerCenterRT, PowerCenter 6 and PowerMart
Analytical Applications -- Customer Relationship Analytics, Strategic Sourcing Analytics, Supply Chain Analytics, Business Operations Analytics and Web Channel Analytics

Informatica offers data integration platforms to help enterprises build, deploy and manage data stores and warehouses; as well as metrics-driven enterprise applications for analytics performance management.


INFORMATION BUILDERS
Two Penn Plaza
New York, NY 10121
www.informationbuilders.com

Offerings by category
Business Intelligence -- WebFocus

Delivers time-critical information at the point of business to the extended enterprise - employees, partners, suppliers, customers and prospects.


INFORMATION DISCOVERY INC .
111 N. Sepulveda Blvd.
Suite 250
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
www.datamining.com

Offerings by category
Data Mining -- Data Mining Suite and Pattern Warehouse

The suite discovers multidimensional patterns within large databases. The Pattern Warehouse delivers Java-based access to pre-mined, refined patterns of knowledge from a Web browser.


INNOVATIVE SYSTEMS INC.
790 Holiday Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15220
www.innovativesystems.com

Offerings by category
Front-end Tools -- i/Lytics and Innovative Discovery

Innovative Discovery is a data profiling and analysis solution that reduces the time and effort of data integration projects, while i/Lytics provides an accurate, enterprise-wide customer view.


INSIGHTFUL CORP.
1700 Westlake Ave. N.
Suite 500
Seattle, WA 98109
www.insightful.com

Offerings by category
Business Intelligence -- InFact
Analytical Applications/Data Mining -- Insightful Miner

Insightful Miner provides the ability to deploy predictive intelligence throughout the enterprise. InFact, a search and analysis solution, includes text mining with 'human-like intelligence.'


LEGATO SYSTEMS INC.
2350 W. El Camino Real
Mountain View, CA 94040
www.legato.com

Offerings by category
Platforms (storage) -- DiskXtender Database Edition and Networker

DiskXtender automates storage management policies and parameters for RDBMSs. Networker protects critical business data by simplifying, centralizing and automating backup and recovery operations.


MEGAPUTER INTELLIGENCE INC.
120 W. 7th St.
Bloomington, IN 47401
www.megaputer.com

Offerings by category
Analytical Applications/Data Mining -- PolyAnalyst, TextAnalyst, X-SellAnalyst, Textractor and Megaputer Knowledge Server

Products analyze structured and unstructured data; perform summarization, navigation and clustering; learn common buying patterns; extract key senses and search intelligently; and integrate diverse enterprise and analytical applications.

METAEDGE CORP.
1257 Tasman Drive
Suite C
Sunnyvale, CA 94089
www.metaedge.com

Offerings by category
Platform -- C-Insight

An analytical platform engine that combines multiple disparate sources for query and analysis; offers visualization through Web-based reports and GIS maps.


MICROSOFT CORP.
One Microsoft Way
Redmond, WA 98052-6399
www.microsoft.com

Offerings by category
Platform -- Microsoft SQL Server 2000

A database and analysis platform for every aspect of building and maintaining a data warehouse.


MICROSTRATEGY INC.
1861 International Drive
McLean, VA 22102
www.microstrategy.com

Offerings by category
Platform -- MicroStrategy 7i

A Web-based, zero-footprint business intelligence platform that combines the speed and interactivity of multidimensional OLAP with the analytical power of relational OLAP.


NETIQ CORP.
3553 N. First St.
San Jose, CA 95134
www.netiq.com

Offerings by category
Analytical Applications -- WebTrends Intelligence Suite

Can maximize return on investment by measuring user experience, marketing effectiveness, e-commerce performance and customer self-service effectiveness through one customized data warehouse.


NIMBLE TECHNOLOGY
1938 Fairview Ave. E.
Suite 100
Seattle, WA 98102-3604
www.nimble.com

Offerings by category
Platform (data integration) -- Nimble Integration Suite

Enables companies to build Web services and applications that query multiple disparate data sources and return a unified result.

PEOPLESOFT INC.
4460 Hacienda Drive
Pleasanton, CA 94588
www.peoplesoft.com

Offerings by category
Platform -- PeopleSoft Enterprise Warehouse

Enables real-time access to pre-defined business metrics and delivers analytics that integrate across applications.


PROCLARITY CORP.
500 S. 10th St.
Boise, ID 83702
www.proclarity.com

Offerings by category
Platform -- ProClarity Analytics Platform
Front-end Tools -- ProClarity Professional, ProClarity Web Standard, ProClarity Selector, ProClarity  Business Reporter for Excel
Analytical Applications -- ProClarity Analytics Server

ProClarity offers a customizable analytics environment; a middle-tier server that interacts with data from any database; and tools to build complex queries and locate, analyze and interact with business information.


SAGENT
800 W. El Camino Real
Suite 300
Mountain View, CA 94040
www.sagent.com

Offerings by category
Platform -- Sagent Business Intelligence Platform
Front-end Tool (data quality) -- Centrus

Sagent's BI platform lets firms develop custom analytic solutions to gain insight into their customers, while Centrus performs standardization, address correction, data consolidation and spatial analysis.


SAS INSTITUTE
SAS Campus Drive
Cary, NC 27513
www.sas.com

Offerings by category
Platform -- SAS Data Warehousing Solution

Includes products for data extraction, data transformation, data transport, data integrity and design, a scalable performance data server, business intelligence, analytical applications and data mining.


SIEBEL SYSTEMS
2207 Bridgepointe Pkwy.
San Mateo, CA 94404
www.siebel.com

Offerings by category
Front-end Tools (ETL) -- Siebel Sales, Siebel PRM, Siebel Call Center and Siebel ERM
Analytical Applications -- Siebel Analytics

Siebel offers front-end tools for sales, partners, call-center operations and corporate values. Siebel Analytics delivers best-practice analyses across the e-business value chain.


SPSS INC.
233 S. Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606
www.spss.com

Offerings by category
Platform -- ShowCase Strategy

An integrated business intelligence software suite for the IBM eServer iSeries that supports information access, data warehousing, data management, OLAP and other analytical applications.


SQL POWER GROUP INC.
4950 Yonge St.
Suite 2200
Toronto, Ontario M2N 6K1
Canada
www.sqlpower.ca

Offerings by category
Front-end Tool (ETL) -- Power*Loader Suite
Business Intelligence -- Power*Dashboard

Power*Loader Suite automates and expedites every aspect of ETL. Power*Dashboard is a Web-based data visualization tool that simplifies KPI tracking and management reporting.


SYBASE
5000 Hacienda Drive
Dublin, CA 94568
www.sybase.com

Offerings by category
Business Intelligence -- Sybase Adaptive Server IQ Multiplex
Analytical Applications/Data Mining -- Industry Warehouse Studio

Adaptive Server is a highly scalable analytical database, while the Industry Warehouse Studio is an infrastructure for ''jump-starting'' the development of enterprise analytic applications.


SYNCSORT INC.
50 Tice Blvd.
Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677
www.syncsort.com

Offerings by category
Front-end Tool (ETL) -- SyncSort

A sort/ETL/data manipulation product that improves the performance of data-intensive applications, including data warehousing, data mining, CRM, BI and Oracle.


TARGIT (US) INC.
International Tower
229 Peachtree St., N.E.
Suite 1010
Atlanta, GA 30303
www.targit.com

Offerings by category
Business Intelligence -- Targit Analysis 2K2 Suite

Enables employees throughout an organization, regardless of skill level or background, to have access to state-of-the-art analysis and reporting tools.


TERADATA, A DIVISION OF NCR
1700 S. Patterson Blvd.
Dayton, OH 45479
www.teradata.com

Offerings by category
Platform -- Teradata Database
Analytical Applications/Data Mining -- Teradata Warehouse Miner, Teradata CRM and Teradata E-Business Analytics

Teradata Database and Warehouse Miner analyze large amounts of data. CRM focuses on analysis, modeling, communication, personalization, optimization and interaction. E-Business Analytics creates personalized online experiences.


TRILLIUM SOFTWARE, A DIVISION OF HARTE-HANKS
25 Linnell Circle
Billerica, MA 01821
www.trilliumsoftware.com

Offerings by category
Front-end Tool (data quality) -- The Trillium Software System

A solution for global data quality management.

 

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