Information Builders and MapR: Making Data Impactful In and Out of Hadoop

Information Builders and MapR: Making Data Impactful In and Out of Hadoop

At a Glance

Information Builders® helps organizations transform data into business value. Comprehensive Business Intelligence, integration, and data integrity solutions enable smarter decision-making, strengthen customer relationships, improve performance, and drive growth.

Make Your Big Data Assets Speak

Unleash the potential of your organization’s data with Information Builders and MapR. Information yields higher returns the more it is used, shared, and managed effectively. Because of this, IT organizations are uniquely positioned to grow the business by leveraging their information in new, more strategic ways. Employees are empowered to exploit corporate data to improve real-time decision-making, discover new market opportunities, identify hidden behavioral trends, automate and increase the efficiency of core processes, and create valueadded information services that generate revenue and loyalty among customers and business partners.

WebFOCUS makes this possible by allowing organizations to leverage their information assets more efficiently and effectively across and beyond the organization, transforming how users access, interact with, and consume information for their strategic, operational, and personal needs.

Inform Big Decisions with EnterpriseGrade Big Data Solutions from Information Builders and MapR

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop® delivers an enterprise-grade big data platform that is easy, dependable, and fast. The MapR Data Platform enables direct access to business applications through the network file system (NFS) interface and provides built-in enterprisegrade features such as self-healing from multiple failures, point-in-time recovery using snapshots, and efficient disaster recovery using mirroring. It has simultaneously removed Hadoop system inefficiencies and bottlenecks with a no-NameNode high availability (HA) architecture.

WebFOCUS empowers organizations to dramatically accelerate time-to-market by reducing the complexity associated with building enterprise-scale BI applications. By embedding vital information into existing processes, workflows and applications, you will quickly see improvements in operational efficiency as you access the widest array of data sources. By integrating WebFOCUS 8™ with the MapR Data Platform, users are assured of not only rich visualizations at blistering speed, but also affordable mission-critical grade data storage, protection and access, on premise and on the road.

About Information Builders

Information Builders helps organizations transform data into business value. Our software solutions for business intelligence and analytics, integration, and data integrity empower people to make smarter decisions, strengthen customer relationships, and drive growth. Our dedication to customer success is unmatched in the industry. That’s why tens of thousands of leading organizations rely on Information Builders to be their trusted partner.

About MapR

MapR delivers on the promise of Hadoop with a proven, enterprise-grade platform that supports a broad set of mission-critical and real-time production uses. MapR brings unprecedented dependability, ease-of-use and world-record speed to Hadoop, NoSQL, database and streaming applications in one unified distribution for Hadoop. MapR is used by more than 500 customers across financial services, government, healthcare, manufacturing, media, retail and telecommunications as well as by leading Global 2000 and Web 2.0 companies. Investors include Google Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Mayfield Fund, NEA, Qualcomm Ventures and Redpoint Ventures.

Information Builders

  • Full Integration with iWay™ Integration Platform. Provides adapters for multiple data sources and for operational reporting.
  • Broad Information Management Capabilities. Enhances BI platform and differentiates from pure-play BI vendors.
  • Unprecedented Levels of Employee and Customer Usage. Deepens organization’s IP while enhancing large-scale deployment customer satisfaction.

MapR Benefits

  • Top-Ranked Hadoop Distribution. One unified big data platform for Hadoop, NoSQL, database and streaming applications.
  • Proven Production Readiness. Benefit from both open source community innovation as well as MapR architectural enhancements.
  • Consistent High Performance. Eliminate downtime and performance bottlenecks, while ensuring business continuity.

Solution Highlights

  • Faster Time to Insight. Intuitive dashboards and scorecards of critical indicators for leaders, self-service InfoApps™ enable guided ad hoc data exploration and dynamic report distribution with real-time alerts.
  • Work Your Way, Anywhere, Any Time. Superior real-time mobile BI lets users interact with right-time data on any device, in their preferred formats, whether Internetconnected or not.
  • Robust Big Data Platform Integration. MapR® Distribution for Apache™ Hadoop® is the most reliable, industry-leading distribution for enterprise-grade big data initiatives—capable of integrating social media data, machine-generated data and enterprise production system data for predictive and social analytics.