Vlamis's Test Drive Program on New AWS Platform!

The Big Data, Oracle Advanced Analytics and OBIEE test drives all now reside on AWS's version 3.0 platform, which makes for a more user friendly experience.  Enjoy the drive!

Check it out at: http://www.vlamis.com/td/

 

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Simba and Vlamis - Connecting you to your BI data

Connecting Microsoft Excel to Oracle Has Never Been Easier

Simba's MDX Provider for Oracle OLAP is an easy to install driver for your PC. It directly connects familiar OLAP applications like Microsoft Excel or SAP BusinessObjects Voyager to your Oracle OLAP database for powerful ad hoc query and analysis.

Simba's MDX Provider for Oracle OLAP allows you to use the powerful and popular ad hoc query and analysis capabilities of Microsoft Excel PivotTables® and PivotCharts® with your Oracle OLAP business intelligence data. PivotTables provide cross-tab functionality to comprehensively present your data in order to answer complex analytical questions. PivotCharts provide visual insight and reporting in a powerful, dashboard-like manner. Using Excel, you can slice, dice, pivot and gain meaningful insight from your Oracle data the same way that you would if you were connecting directly to Microsoft Analysis Services or SAP® NetWeaver® BW. Excel is also the ideal route for transferring data – even hot linked – to other Microsoft Office applications like Word and PowerPoint®.

Take Control of Your Heterogenous BI Tool Environment

Why force all users to migrate to a single BI tool? Simba's MDX Provider for Oracle OLAP is an open OLAP connectivity solution for many MDX query language emitting clients besides Excel, such as SAP BusinessObjects Voyager. Your users can continue to use the tools they are familiar with, while you retain your investment in their training and experience with those tools. No need to train users on yet another BI tool.

MDX Provider for Oracle OLAP supports Microsoft Excel 2010 (both 32-bit and 64-bit), Excel 2007, Excel 2003 and SAP BusinessObjects Voyager, with Oracle Database 11g OLAP Option Release 1 and 2.

Eliminate Confusing and Inconsistent Spreadmarts by Connecting Directly to Your Oracle Data Cube

Why use an expensive mid-tier server when you can connect directly to your Oracle data cube? Simba's MDX Provider for Oracle OLAP connects you directly with your Oracle database. Direct connectivity means that you don't have to load your data into a mid-tier server when using Excel. It also means no more spreadmarts that obscure the truth.

In addition, Simba's MDX Provider for Oracle OLAP preserves all security policies set by your Oracle Database Administrator to ensure your data stays protected. Your Oracle OLAP data will also be accelerated by any Exadata hardware that you may have in place.

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