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IDC Report

This sharp, visual IDC report delivers a concise view of business analytics software trends, including recent market developments around cloud-based and self-service software. The impact of cognitive computing solutions and disruption around data warehousing are explored along with long-term predictions:

  • Emerging industry trends
  • Buyer needs
  • Competitive assessment
  • Long-term market opportunities

This report is ideal for business executives, technical product managers and marketing intelligence professionals who want to understand how to thrive in the business analytics market and gain competitive advantage.

Companies featured include Teradata, IBM, Oracle, Microsoft and more.

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Single Sign-On With DataDirect JDBC Drivers for Integrated Authentication

Information security has become an increasingly visible and important topic to companies. Driven by a number of highly publicized security breaches and episodes of financial malfeasance, organizations are under pressure to implement the business processes and technical infrastructure necessary to protect their information assets. Many of these business applications leverage JDBC driver technology for connectivity to the database. In order to protect information assets, each component of the application infrastructure must be secure; otherwise, the information asset may be compromised. This document explains the role that a JDBC driver plays in a secure solution and explains how DataDirect Technologies is taking a leadership role in ensuring secure database access through JDBC.
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Connectivity Solutions for All Your Data Sources

You can't fully leverage your data if you can't quickly and easily access it. Take a look at our standards-based data connectivity solutions that include the full range of relational, cloud, NoSQL and Big Data including ODBC, JDBC, ADO.NET and OData. Maximize your data, wherever it resides.
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2016 Data Connectivity Outlook Survey

Whitepaper: 2016 Data Connectivity Survey

As with technology wars in the past —VHS versus Beta, Blu-ray versus HD DVD, or PS3 versus Xbox—the real winners are visionary managers that embrace technologies that are gaining the most traction.

Stay on top of the trends. Companies that bet on technology that falls to the wayside lose out with higher support and maintenance costs—and the ability to keep pace with an increasing avalanche of data.
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The Fastest, Easiest Way to Integrate Oracle Systems with Salesforce

Are you struggling with integrating data in Oracle systems like Siebel and JD Edwards with Salesforce? Are you feeling pressure to deliver data-driven features to your Salesforce users? The best way to do that is with Salesforce Connect, which uses OData to integrate external data. But Salesforce Connect doesn’t provide OData connectivity to Oracle. Nor does Oracle play well with OData. What’s needed is a connectivity solution that combines OData services with built-in access to Oracle. In this whitepaper, we’ll take a look at Salesforce Connect, OData and what to look for in a real-time connectivity solution.
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Tutorial: Turbo-charge Application Performance to Microsoft SQL Server

This tutorial gives you everything you need to solve common performance problems and make your SQL Server applications run more efficiently.
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Tutorial: Turbo-charge Application Performance to Oracle

This tutorial gives you everything you need to solve common performance problems and make your Oracle applications run more efficiently.
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Tutorial: Turbo-charge Application Performance to DB2

This tutorial gives you everything you need to solve common performance problems and make your DB2 applications run more efficiently.

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Transitioning to Big Data: A Checklist for Operational Readiness

Is your organization prepared to make the move to Big Data? In this paper, we walk you through eight steps you need to take to ensure operational readiness.
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Data Connectivity Solutions -- How Do They Measure Up?

This data connectivity comparison gives you a clear picture of the differences between free and high-quality database drivers. See how drivers compare in performance, reliability, interoperability, enterprise-class features, technical support and more.
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Top Five Ways to Accelerate Your Business

Discover 5 strategic ways to accelerate your business and improve customer satisfaction with Progress DataDirect Connect and Progress DataDirect Cloud, delivering the breadth of depth of data connectivity you need.

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Top 10 Reasons to Buy DataDirect Connectivity


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Anatomy of a Progress DataDirect Driver Flyer

Get detailed information about the individual Progress DataDirect components that enable our high-performance ODBC and JDBC  data connectivity solutions.
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Solution Brief: Progress DataDirect OpenAccess for OpenEdge

When it comes to reporting, business intelligence (BI), and SaaS integration, you need to ensure you have the right plan and tools to deliver an optimal solution to your market. For your Progress OpenEdge applications, read this solution brief to find out why Progress DataDirect OpenAccess is the best solution to securely integrate your applications with virtually all your reporting tools and BI analytics.
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eBook: The Untold Story of Data

Data matters now more than ever. In a matter of decades, we've evolved from the mainframe to today's hyper-connected world with its continuous avalanche of data; transforming the way we work and live. Read how DataDirect can help you stay at the forefront of this transformation by simply and efficiently connecting you to all of your data on-premise and in the cloud.
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Analyst Report: Progress DataDirect Meets the Challenge

Progress DataDirect provides unified, standardized, and secure data access that supports and crystallizes multiple data sources. Progress DataDirect provides high-performance, highly scalable data connectivity for big data integration with Hadoop/Hive/HBase, NoSQL databases like MongoDB and Cassandra, cloud-based data sources, in-memory databases like VoltDB, and more. Many of the data integration solution vendors discussed in this paper already embed Progress DataDirect technologies and/or look to DataDirect as a preferred vendor for data connectivity including Informatica, SAS, Cloudera, IBM, and Oracle.
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eBook: Rapid Application Development for Dummies

Building Android, iPhone, or web apps? This complimentary and concise, information-packed e-book shows how the Progress® Pacific™ Platform as a Service (PaaS) helps businesses enhance productivity with the next generation of application development.
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Whitepaper: 9 Essentials to Create Amazing Applications Faster

Learn nine critical considerations combined with a new, cloud-based development approach to create amazing web and mobile apps with Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS).
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Flyer: Standards-based MongoDB Data Connectivity

Using standards-based SQL, DataDirect for MongoDB lets you easily access, manage and integrate data stored in MongoDB, one of the fastest growing NoSQL data sources. The normalization of data takes place transparently, ensuring a natural consumption of data, with no impact to the application. Download this flyer to learn more.
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Data in the Cloud: The Changing Nature of Managing Data Delivery

Extendable data integration strategies and capabilities will play an essential role in managing cloud-based data to ensure its ongoing value and relevance. Pivotal to determining if the internal business goals and those of the cloud initiative are complementary and compatible is ascertaining what provisions are made — and will be needed — for integrating and moving cloud-based data to support the information needs of the enterprise.
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