Focus on Linux

October 2003
Management Services;Oct2003, Vol. 47 Issue 10, p28
Academic Journal
Information Builders has announced WebFOCUS for Mainframe Linux, a powerful business intelligence solution for users of the Linux operating system. Customers now have the exceptional ability to securely access and integrate data residing on the Linux operating system as well as over 85 other applications and across 35 platforms including MVS/OS/390, VC/CMS, Unisys, UNIX, and NT, and transform that data into relevant and consistent information for delivery throughout the extended enterprise. Additionally, mainframe Linux customers can also leverage WebFOCUS' data access capabilities and securely access any data set under MVS/OS390, including DB2, IMS, and VSAM, among others. Users get robust functionality such as reporting, query and analysis to meet the information needs of all levels of users; data visualisation, such as geographic information system mapping and advanced graphical component; information delivery and management; and data access, integration and ETL to allow companies to access virtually any type of information source or build data marts and data warehouses.


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