HOPKINTON, Mass., Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) , the world leader in information infrastructure solutions, today announced expanded services and solutions for Microsoft Business Intelligence, Data Warehouse and Mission-Critical SQL Server environments. The new offerings demonstrate EMC's commitment to helping organizations fully leverage their information for better insight, decision making and competitive advantage.
"The performance and stability of applications -- whether line of business, transactional or business intelligence -- hinges in part on the smooth integration between the information platform and information infrastructure on which it is deployed," said Tom Casey, general manager for SQL Server at Microsoft Corp. "The combination of Microsoft software with EMC services and solutions makes it more predictable and more cost effective for customers to deploy these technologies as a scalable information asset in their IT organizations."
New Data Warehouse, Business Intelligence and Contact Center Services and Solutions
New services and solutions from EMC provide customers with a more robust portfolio of offerings to enable relevant data insight and analysis, as well as increased efficiency managing and storing their enormous volumes of data. EMC Consulting helps organizations maximize the benefits of Microsoft SQL Server 2008, a scalable Business Intelligence (BI) platform, through expanded BI framework offerings, including pre-built data models to support Microsoft Fast Track data warehouse configurations. This powerful combination accelerates the time to information and analysis, while reducing costs, increasing productivity and reducing risk. EMC Consulting also announces the availability of additional services focused on delivering analytics and insight for infrastructure and storage management and contact center management.
-- EMC Data Warehouse Services -- Enable organizations to create the most
effective methods for collecting, consolidating, and organizing the
business-critical data that is required for business intelligence and
pervasive analytics. EMC consultants expand Microsoft Fast Track
implementations using EMC's BI Accelerator Framework, which
dramatically reduces development time and effort. The Framework
contains prebuilt and predesigned industry data models that present
data to users in a way that is consistent with how they view their
business, dramatically improving user adoption rates. EMC can
configure databases for OLAP cubes that quickly provide answers to
multi-dimensional analytical queries and eliminate wait time on report
queries, enabling easy root cause analyses.
-- EMC Business Intelligence for Infrastructure Service -- Improves
decision making by providing real-time visibility into the
infrastructure that runs the business. It provides a business
intelligence system that extends current IT reporting and analysis
systems by providing clients with the ability to perform key
performance indicator (KPI)-based reporting, analytics, and alerting
of storage, database, operating system and networking metrics. Using
Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft PerformancePoint Server, EMC
consultants integrate these metrics and analyze performance and
capacity data over time, incorporating KPI-based trend analysis and
forecasting capabilities to measure data collected against business
-- EMC Contact Center Services and Solutions -- Provide a holistic view
of contact management operations by helping organizations to clarify
their contact center strategy and business goals and then deploy a
roadmap to realize these goals. Benefits include optimized contact
center performance and process improvement, real-time visibility and
improved decision making, and increased productivity.