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An Enterprise-grade, Agile ETL and Analytics Platform: Lavastorm

thesiliconreview-tim-segall-ceo-board-member-lavastorm-2017Our collaborative solution empowers businesses to quickly, easily, and accurately build analytical applications at scale, across multiple, disparate data sources.

A powerful, agile way to connect, transform and analyze enterprise data, Lavastorm is a single platform that covers the spectrum of tasks required to connect, merge, shape, prepare, analyze and deliver enterprise data to the business in record time.

Lavastorm powers enterprise-grade business applications with Agile Analytics to help businesses gain a competitive advantage by unlocking the potential of their data. Lavastorm is the only solution that combines data preparation with robust analytics for augmenting data-centric applications with integrated automation and governance. Beyond providing world-class technology, Lavastorm offers a long-term relationship that is committed to delivering continuous value. Lavastorm ultimately cares about helping to drive your business initiatives and not just pushing software licenses.

By creating the most useful, most powerful, and yet most intuitive business analytics tools, Lavastorm will ultimately change the fundamental practice of extracting insight and value from complex enterprise data.

Lavastorm: Standing Tall Among Contenders

Agile: Lavastorm’s agile approach replaces infrastructure-heavy, waterfall methods with a fast, incremental, and iterative approach to providing data to business users which enables a rapid start, adapts to changing requirements, and accommodates dynamic data sources.

Enterprise-grade: Lavastorm provides connectivity to a myriad of data sources, interoperability with a vast array of technologies, and scalability for building enterprise-grade, data-driven applications that overcome the challenges of ever-increasing data complexity.

Collaborative: Lavastorm empowers IT and business data users to work together in real-time with the construction and validation of sophisticated data flows in a visual interface. This work can be captured in reusable components that may be shared with other business users ensuring everyone is leveraging organizational knowledge and best practices.

Automated: Lavastorm provides a simple Web UI and API’s for implementing complex automation, scheduling, and orchestration models. A single platform enables the building of ad hoc data flows that can be deployed as persistent operational applications.

Governed: Lavastorm supports governance throughout the ETL process, enabling IT to build and control access to trusted components for data access and analytical logic. Auditing and transparency ensure compliance with corporate data security standards and industry regulations.

A Look at the Product Portfolio

Explore Lavastorm Server: Designed for users, engineered for IT

Lavastorm combines self-service data preparation with advanced analytics capabilities in a single platform which enables business users and IT to build sophisticated analytical applications without requiring coding or months of waiting. Users create graphical data flows to acquire, prepare, analyze, and publish data, building libraries of visual components which may be reused across applications and teams. Built for processing vast amounts of data with unprecedented speed, quality, and agility, applications may be shared and automated at enterprise scale.

Collaboration and governance capabilities ensure consistent use of validated analytical routines and controlled access to trusted data.

Explore Dataverse Desktop: A Modern Platform for Data Integration & Analysis

IT has the data. Business wants the data. Both have settled to provision data through an ineffective waterfall approach. Dataverse brings you the fastest way to provision data and get valuable insights without compromise.

Bringing IT, Analysts and Business Users Together

IT Data Provider: Free yourself from data-prep drudge

According to Blue Hill Research, analysts spend 50-60% of their time doing data prep instead of doing high-value activities such as data analysis and model building for the rest of the organization. Lavastorm frees your time and allows you to respond to data requests faster

IT Leadership: More than rapid data response

Visualization tools such as Qlik and Tableau have increased the demand for analytics and as a result, IT is being asked for data more than ever. Lavastorm gives users governed access to “warehouse-free” data across multiple silos letting you focus on the innovations of tomorrow, today.

Business Data User: Agile access to data for the agile organization

Business data users and CDOs that require access to the right data, in the right format, can work collaboratively with IT to get data faster than ever before. Lavastorm’s approach improves data accuracy by allowing validation of the data transformation each step of the way, in real time

Lavastorm: Transforming industries

Financial Services: From optimizing reconciliation to regulatory compliance, Lavastorm will turn enormous one-off spreadsheet debacles into elegant, agile business processes and get your tech into the 21st century.

Telecom & Media: Since before there was ‘big data’, Lavastorm has helped telecom and media companies prep, analyze and extract the value of vast amounts of customer information for over 14 years.

Energy & Utilities: Take advantage of predictive models of everything from price fluctuations to load demands to supply interruptions, Lavastorm provides sophisticated, dynamic “what if” scenario planning.

Healthcare & Pharma: In the more highly regulated industries, Lavastorm brings Agile Analytics to regulatory compliance, fraud detection, labor management and optimizing operations and deliver better patient outcomes.

Retail: Tackle big data and analytic challenges to gain a better understanding of customers, competitors, and market trends. Gain the higher levels of competitive advantage by having complete insight into buying behaviors, inventory control, loss prevention, labor management and point of sale analytics.

The CEO Corner:

Tim Segall, CEO, and Board Member: Tim has extensive experience in creating and growing world-class organizations and leading them to successful exits. Tim has over 30 years of management experience in the technology and consulting industry. Tim previously held positions at SoundBite, Genesys, CSC, ManageSoft, and Hewlett Packard.

“We are a company of talented and dedicated strategists, technologists, engineers, and business professionals that employ a combination of the right mindset, skillset, and toolset to overcome complex challenges in an agile way.”