Forrester names Warehouse Builder a Leader in Enterprise ETL
By antonio romero on May 15, 2007
Oracle has published a press release in response to the "Leader" position earned by Oracle Warehouse Builder in "The Forrester Wave(TM): Enterprise ETL, Q2 2007." The complete press release is available here, courtesy of PRNewswire. Choice bits follow:
According to the vendor summary cited in the report, "Oracle has delivered a scalable, user-friendly, and feature rich ETL solution at a much more attractive price than the other Leaders: Free. Core Oracle Warehouse Builder 10g Release 2 functionality is bundled at no charge with the purchase of an Oracle Standard Edition One, Oracle Standard Edition, or Enterprise Edition database."
According to the report, the market is evolving from pure-play single product offerings to data integration suites. Oracle's ETL offerings, Oracle Warehouse Builder 10g and Oracle Data Integrator, meet the market need for heterogeneous connectivity and metadata management capabilities. Optimized for Oracle databases and data warehouses, Oracle Warehouse Builder 10g enables customers to transform data from different formats and disparate systems into information useful for business reporting and analytics. It provides a highly scalable, role-based ETL solution with best-in-class integrated information management capabilities enabling customers to build data warehouses and BI solutions, at an affordable price.
"Our customers are seeking a comprehensive solution to integrate data and convert that data into quality information at a low total cost of ownership," said Ray Roccaforte, vice president of Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence Platform, Oracle. "Oracle Warehouse Builder 10g delivers heterogeneous data access, strong data quality features and extreme scalability all within the Oracle Database."