Enterprise Data Warehouse: The 10 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

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In this special industry research report, The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Data Warehouse, Q4 2015 you’ll learn about the 10 providers that matter most and how they stack up. Designed for enterprise architect professionals, the report you’ll see that in the era of big data, enterprise data warehouse (EDW) technology continues to evolve as vendors focus on innovation and advanced features around in-memory, compression, security, and tighter integration with Hadoop, NoSQL, and cloud. Forrester identified the 10 most significant EDW software and services providers — Actian, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, Pivotal Software, SAP, Snowflake Computing, and Teradata — in the category and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report details findings about how well each vendor fulfills our criteria and where they stand in relation to each other to help enterprise architect professionals select the right solution to support their data warehouse platform.

The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Data Warehouse, Q4 ’15

The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Data Warehouse, Q4 ’15


Today, organizations still rely on EDW platforms to deliver actionable, timely, and trustworthy intelligence. EDW technology organizes and aggregates analytical data from various functional domains and serves as a critical repository for organizations’ operations. It offers in-database analytics, predictive models, and embedded business algorithms to drive business decisions. EDW is a robust, secure, and proven ecosystem that supports integration with data models and security frameworks, real-time analytics, automation, and a broad range of business intelligence (BI) and visualization tools. This reports serves as a resource to enterprise thought-leaders given the task to evaluate EDW solutions.

The research report includes the following high level topics:

  • Why Read This Report
  • Key Takeaways
  • EDW Frameworks Continue To Evolve To Support New Use Cases
  • Enterprise Data Warehouse Evaluation Overview
  • Innovation And Real-Time Support Distinguish The Leaders
  • Vendor Profiles
  • Supplemental Material

The The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Data Warehouse, Q4 2015 industry research report is available for download in PDF from the insideBIGDATA White Paper Library, courtesy of Snowflake Computing, Inc.

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  1. Data is harder to analyze when it is fragmented and/or is stored in multiple areas. An enterprise data warehouse (EDW) consolidates data from multiple sources, giving the right people access to the right information so that they can take necessary action.

  2. Information is harder to dissect when it is divided as well as is put away in various zones. An undertaking information distribution center (EDW) combines information from numerous sources, giving the perfect individuals access to the correct data with the goal that they can make important move.