Recent updates to Discovery Hub® support
more than 100 data sources as well as Microsoft Azure Data Lake
AARHUS, Denmark & BELLEVUE, Wash. – August 2018 — TimeXtender, a recognized global software company enabling instant access to any type of data in the organization to support advanced analytics and artificial intelligence (AI), has announced new enhancements to its Discovery Hub® platform.
The latest release of TimeXtender’s Discovery Hub® platform now allows users to seamlessly connect to more than 100 popular systems and data platform providers such as Microsoft Dynamics (365 and on-premises), SAP, Salesforce, Spark, MySQL and Amazon (Redshift, Athena, DynamoDB), among many others. These connectors are pre-built and included in Discovery Hub® requiring minimal configuration and allowing fast and reliable connections to data. In addition, support for JSON and XML files as well as REST based APIs have also been included. See the full list of available connectors here.
Furthermore, this release extends the already broad support for Microsoft Azure by including connectivity to Azure SQL Database Managed Instance (DBMI). Azure SQL DB Managed Instance is a new service in Azure, providing near 100% compatibility with SQL Server on-premises.
In short, the latest Discovery Hub® release provides better alignment with Microsoft Azure, supporting Azure SQL Database, Azure SQL Database Managed Instance, Azure Analysis Services, and Azure Data Lake. Discovery Hub® is also Azure certified and available in the Azure Marketplace.
“Discovery Hub® helps to address their growing customer demand for advanced analytics in a governed data environment. TimeXtender on Azure enables organizations to optimize their data without draining time or resources,” stated Bharat Sandhu, Director of Product Marketing, Big Data and Analytics, Microsoft Corp.
Moreover, a recently published report by Microsoft entitled “TimeXtender streamlines and speeds up data discovery” details how Discovery Hub® can rapidly deliver tangible business benefit in the fast-moving Artificial Intelligence space. The case study can be found here.
“As a versatile platform, Discovery Hub® is backed by the power of automation and AI, and is equipped to handle ever-changing and all-demanding analytics’ needs within the enterprise,” said Heine Krog Iversen, CEO at TimeXtender. “Discovery Hub® helps accelerate and simplify the cloud journey in even less time and effort than traditional methods.”
TimeXtender is a recognized global software company enabling instant access to any type of data in the organization to support advanced analytics and artificial intelligence (AI). The company inspires quality business decisions with data, mind and heart and helps customers manage ever-changing data sources to realize the full potential of data through Discovery Hub®, a modern software platform that allows customers to build, deploy and manage an enterprise-grade, analytical architecture. Supporting the Microsoft Azure cloud platform, TimeXtender helps customers make the transformative journey to the cloud. The company serves its 2,700+ customers, from mid-sized companies to Fortune 500, through its global network of partners. TimeXtender was founded in 2006 and is privately owned, with headquarters in Denmark and the U.S. and regional offices and partners around the world.