Microsoft, EMC, Knosys and Unisys Form BI Team
Microsoft Corp., EMC Corp., Knosys Inc. and Unisys Corp., last week announced a joint effort to deliver business intelligence solutions that meet the most complex analytic demands of large enterprises. Based on a real-world product sales analysis scenario, the companies have created the world’s largest multi-dimensional online analytical processing (OLAP) cube on their respective best-of-breed products.
This showcase solution, code-named "T3," representing a terabyte of source data in a multi-dimensional cube, enables the integration, management and delivery of large amounts of dispersed data. "T3" utilizes the Knosys ProClarity front-end tools, the Microsoft SQL Server 2000 data management and analysis solution, a 32-way Unisys e-@ction Enterprise Server ES7000 and an information infrastructure based on an EMC Symmetrix 3830Enterprise Storage System. It is hosted in the Microsoft Executive Briefing Center in Redmond.
For more information, visit www.microsoft.com/sql/techinfo/terabytecube.htm.