HOUSTON, Jan. 5, 2012 — Stone Bond Technologies announces today that Forrester Research, Inc. has included its Enterprise Enabler Virtuoso integration solution in the newly released The Forrester Wave™: Data Virtualization, Q1 2012 report (January 2012). In a market crowded by hundreds of integration products, Enterprise Enabler has been selected as one of only eight companies to earn this prestigious distinction. Scoring particularly well in areas including Data Services Integration (4.40 out of 5.00), and Distributed Data Access (4.40 out of 5.00), highlight what Forrester notes as Enterprise Enabler’s ability to provide a “simple-to-use option for data virtualization.”
Within the Wave report, Forrester comments that, “Stone Bond Technologies offers a simple-to-use option for data virtualization. Stone Bond’s core product Enterprise Enabler automates complex bi-directional aggregation, transformation and manipulation of entities among multiple line-of-business applications. Enterprise Enabler innovates through a more dynamic metadata-driven approach to discovering, transforming, and integrating data sources, with a unique approach to data virtualization that differs architecturally from established players in the market.”
“While Data Virtualization is only a component of Enterprise Enabler we are quite happy with the recognition of our offering in the Forrester WAVE for Data Integration,” commented Pamala Szabo, CTO of Stone Bond. As a multi-application data integration solution, Enterprise Enabler was developed to solve the complex problems associated with data virtualization and federation. Enterprise Enabler Virtuoso provides the line-of-business and enterprise user a single, integrated environment to develop, test, deploy and monitor the real-time access and availability of information, without any back-end programming or staging databases. Unlike other solutions on the market today, this metadata-driven product allows for the creation of cross application, bi-directional data relationships without the use of traditional adapters.
According to the report, specialized pure-play vendors, such as Stone Bond, offer greater automation and lower cost with ease of use and simplicity to speed-up development and deployment of data virtualization. This will be an important factor in the growing data virtualization market that Forrester predicts will grow to $8 billion by 2014.
In developing the Wave for Data Virtualization, Q1 2012, Forrester looked at more than two dozen vendors in the data virtualization space but shortlisted eight vendors that met their requirements. The participating players must actively market a productized data virtualization solution that includes data services modeling, integration, security, performance, delivery and development. The vendor must have initially released the product, including in the evaluated, prior to March 1, 2011.
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