2020 DBTA Readers' Choice Awards: Best Data Storage Solution
Today, data is streaming into organizations from business partners, customers, sensors and other devices, and of course created within organizations themselves. Having the right data storage solutions, whether on-prem, in the cloud—or a combination of both—is critical as data volumes explode.
2020 DBTA Readers' Choice Awards: Best Data Virtualization Solution
The long-sought goal of data integration has been to achieve a complete view of enterprise data across disparate data environments. However, with unstructured and structured data housed across operational and analytical systems, and a range of technologies to handle it all, organizations are moving further than ever from that goal. With data virtualization, there is a centralized approach to data delivery so the business and IT sides of organizations can work closer together in a more agile fashion, reducing complexity and boosting productivity—without the need to replicate it or physically move it.
Winners' Circle by Alberto Pan, Executlve Vice President and Chief Technical Officer
With disruptions to the business due to the COVID-19 pandemic, companies are seeking to quickly adapt their business to the new norm—reduced revenue, budget, and staff—to stay a step ahead. Data virtualization enables companies to quickly pivot to lower-operational-cost technologies such as the cloud, while allowing their business users to continue their revenue-producing operations without interruption. Read more.
2020 DBTA Readers' Choice Awards: Best Data Visualization Solution
In the world of big data, data visualization tools and technologies are essential to analyze massive amounts of information and make data-driven decisions. Allowing users to uncover insights by presenting information and data in graphical and, at times, interactive graphs, charts, and maps, leading data visualization solutions help support understanding, and actionable insights. By using a combination of visual elements, data visualization tools provide an accessible way to see and understand trends, outliers, and patterns in data.
Winners' Circle by James Fisher Chief Product Officer
At Qlik, our vision is to help create a data-literate world, where everyone can use data and analytics to improve decision-making and solve their most challenging problems. We know that means helping organizations tackle the complex challenges of transforming data into real business value. Read more.
2020 DBTA Readers' Choice Awards: Best Database Backup Solution
With today’s non-stop business pace, downtime is not an option. To be prepared in the event of system failures, infrastructure owners and DBAs have developed strategies to increase resiliency and assure availability of data. But the truth is that no matter how much planning is done, unanticipated downtime can still happen for a variety of reasons. When a disaster hits, a trusted backup solution can come to the rescue.