Sagent announces support for IBM DB2 Universal database

Susan Andre 1999

Completely Web integrated data warehousing is now available to users of IBM's DB2 Universal database with the new Sagent Solution V4.1 now offering full support for the DB2. Paul Murphy, sales and marketing director at Sagent SA says: "This means that IBM clients can leverage their technology investment, using the enterprise-strength DB2 Universal database combined with Sagent's integrated Web-enabled business …

Training breaks barriers to strategic data warehouse implementation

Susan Andre 1999

It is widely – and correctly – acknowledged that the data warehouse can play a strong strategic role in the corporate world. When it is used to support the enterprise's objectives, the resulting effect on bottom line more than adequately justifies the investment. Companies invest significant amounts of money in the data warehouse from various perspectives – hardware, software, and …

Sagent ships high-performance Data Load Server for Sun Solaris

Susan Andre 1999

Sagent Technology, a leading provider of Internet business intelligence solutions has announced plans to extend the Sagent product line to the Unix platform. The company is announcing the immediate availability of the Sagent Data Load Server for Sun Solaris. Scheduled for release in the first half of 2000, a new version of the Sagent Solution will be the first Internet …

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.