Product Sheet: Connect
Connect seamlessly integrates data from legacy systems into next-gen cloud and data platforms.
Unlock data for strategic business gains
Your business faces a critical challenge. Data arguably is your organization’s most strategic asset, and you’re likely making significant investments in the cloud, data centers, applications, and skilled staff to manage it all. Still, you might struggle to unlock the full potential of all your data. There are several common reasons for this:
- Data is scattered across the enterprise in disconnected silos. Cloud proliferation exacerbates this challenge, with more data generated, stored and processed in public and private clouds, in addition to traditional datacenters.
- Data has many different, incompatible formats that aren’t easily integrated. For example, many enterprises have legacy systems, such as mainframes, with critical data that is left out of cross-platform analytics due to its complexity.
- Data isn’t available to the business in real-time and rapidly loses value over time. Access a wide variety of analytics databases and BI platforms including
- Data volumes can overwhelm the processing power of existing infrastructure. This can lead to increased costs, diminished performance and missed SLAs.
Data when, where and how it’s needed with Connect
Connect helps you gain strategic value from all your enterprise data by delivering information when, where and how it’s needed. Build a data pipeline with maximum flexibility to meet the needs of your business.
- Deploy on-premises, on a private or public cloud, or in a hybrid environment.
- Execute on a single server or a distributed processing framework like Spark for maximum performance at scale.
- Leverage the leading streaming platforms to build real-time data pipelines.
- Integrate data from all your enterprise sources in a single workflow – including mainframes, data warehouses, and cloud, batch, and streaming.
- Design your data integration jobs once using with an easy-to-use graphical interface, and deploy them anywhere, knowing they are automatically optimized for the best performance and resource utilization, without coding or tuning.
Connect enables you to get greater insights with the reliability, scalability, and security required from even the most demanding of enterprise environments