According to the Gartner report, "Demand trends have given rise to new challenges in 2011. Fresh needs arising from contemporary challenges are presenting new opportunities in this market as buyers seek to address data integration as a critical aspect of a coherent information management capability, and to integrate disparate data sources (including emerging sources such as 'big data') and new data types into a cohesive and usable set of information."(1) SAP is helping its customers address these challenges with its support of "big data" through the SAP HANA™ appliance software.
SAP offers a comprehensive data integration portfolio, which inclueds SAP® BusinessObjects™ Data Services software, SAP NetWeaver® Process Integration offering, Sybase Replication Server and SybasePower Designer software.
The 4.0 release of SAP BusinessObjects Data Services highlights new capabilities for information governance with SAP® BusinessObjects™ Information Steward software and tighter integrations with the SAP® BusinessObjects™ Business Intelligence platform and SAP® Business Suite software.
Experiencing strong adoption globally, the 4.0 release of enterprise information management EIM e solutions from the SAP BusinessObjects portfolio. SAP helps organizations to better assess and act decisively on huge volumes of data both within and outside their businesses, enabling the delivery of integrated, accurate and timely data — both structured and unstructured — across the enterprise.