Data warehousing market poised for record growth

Susan Andre 1999

The data warehousing market is set for record growth over the next 12 months. This is the prediction from Ralph Kimball, widely considered to be the "father" of data warehousing. "I have never seen greater demand," says Kimball. "Conference companies are enjoying their highest forward booking in years for data warehousing conferences; and data warehousing vendors are seeing very strong …

Emerging Data Warehouse Trends Beyond 2000

Susan Andre Articles

The growth of the Web has reset expectations for end-users' access to corporate data. "Broad new communities of end-users with diverse needs are now putting pressure on IT to deliver high-performance access to corporate information over the Web," says Susan Andre, MD of local data mart solutions provider Sagent SA.

Emerging data warehouse trends beyond 2000

Susan Andre 1999

The growth of the Web has reset expectations for end-users' access to corporate data. "Broad new communities of end-users with diverse needs are now putting pressure on IT to deliver high-performance access to corporate information over the Web," says Susan Andre, MD of local data mart solutions provider Sagent SA.

Sagent and Intec announce data warehousing alliance

Susan Andre 1999

Sagent SA, the data warehousing specialists, have followed their opening of a Cape Town office with the announcement of a channel agreement with Intec Business Intelligence (Intec BI). Susan Andre, Sagent MD, describes this agreement as strategically important in the implementation of Sagent's channel strategy in the Cape Province. "This alliance is important to Sagent, as Intec provides services of …

Sagent SA establishes Cape presence

Susan Andre 1999

MD Susan Andre, who made the move from Johannesburg to Cape Town to spearhead Sagent SA's plans for the Cape region, says that 65% of large companies will have some form of representation in the Cape within two years. "Cape Town is a business magnet, not only for its natural beauty, location and international affiliations, but also its growing economic …

Sagent establishes Web-based data analysis unit

Susan Andre 1999

Sagent Technology has established a new unit charged with developing Web-based data analysis applications. The new group will be headed by analytics expert, Dan Feldman, former CEO of Abacus Concepts and co-creator of StatView, a top-selling data analysis software package. Feldman will oversee the creation of a new class of browser-based data analysis tools. These applications will enable decision-makers throughout …

SQL Server 7 bundled with Sagent 4

Susan Andre 1999

Sagent Technology has become the first decision support vendor to bundle Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 with its recently announced Sagent Solution 4.0 Internet enterprise intelligence offering.

Capespan sweet on Sagent

Susan Andre 1999

Capespan, South Africa's largest fruit and wine exporter, has installed Sagent's Data Server in an initiative to optimise its information delivery systems. Capespan was founded from the merger of exporting giants Unifruco and Outspan and is the fifth largest fruit exporter in the world. Its market is split between Europe (60%), North America, the Middle and Far East. The company …

Sagent SA goes to market with channel strategy

Susan Andre 1999

Sagent SA, the full lifecycle data warehousing company, has announced its channel strategy. This has been initiated by an agreement with FTC, a software development company specialising in project management. Sagent entered the local market in February through the formation of its own subsidiary, which has the sole rights to distribute Sagent's range of data warehousing tools in Southern Africa.

Sagent brings enterprise intelligence to the Web

Susan Andre 1999

Sagent Southern Africa has announced version 4.0 of the Sagent Solution, the enterprise intelligence system architected for high performance and scalability on the Web. Unlike front-end-oriented business intelligence and OLAP systems, Internet enterprise intelligence solutions operate as fully integrated, end-to-end systems that enable users to acquire and organise information stored in corporate data sources (known as back-end data processing), as …