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Pentaho Announces Instant, Interactive Capabilities for Big Data and Mobile

Pentaho Business Analytics includes the industry's first instant big data discovery application and unique interactive mobile business analytic capabilities

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Delivering the future of business analytics, Pentaho Corporation today announced major new capabilities in Pentaho's complete data integration and business analytics platform including Instaview, the industry's first instant big data discovery application and Pentaho Mobile, with the unique capability to create new ad hoc analysis on the iPad.


Businesses are faced with the challenge to access and analyze a growing landslide of data flowing into their organizations and to make decisions from anywhere. To move from data to decisions in an instant and improve interactive capabilities for all users whether IT developers, data analysts, or business users, Pentaho has included the following new innovative capabilities in Pentaho Business Analytics Enterprise Edition:

  • Instaview, the first instant and interactive application for any big data. This new application dramatically reduces the time and complexity required for data analysts to discover, visualize and explore large volumes of diverse data in Hadoop, MongoDB, Cassandra, and HBase. Instaview broadens big data access to data analysts, removes the need for separate big data visualization tools and simplifies big data delivery and access management for IT. Learn about the new features and benefits of Pentaho Instaview.
  • Pentaho Mobile, the only mobile BI with the unique capability to create new ad hoc analysis from the iPad. Pentaho Mobile brings business users the full capabilities of the Pentaho Business Analytics platform on the iPad, including instant and interactive analysis, rich visualization dashboards, reports and the power to create new analysis on the go. Pentaho's mobile user experience and new personalization capabilities help decision makers better navigate and interact with their information wherever they are. Learn about the new features and benefits of Pentaho Mobile.

Register for the webinar, Introducing Pentaho 4.8: Big Data & Mobile Go Instant & Interactive

"The new release of Pentaho Business Analytics innovates to bring instant and interactive analytic capabilities to the broadest set of users including IT, developers, data analysts and business users," said Jake Cornelius, senior vice president of products, Pentaho Corporation. "Pentaho Mobile puts business analytics on the iPad for anywhere-any time access, while our Instaview application provides a lens for data analysts to readily access, analyze and work with massive amounts of data."

"Pentaho Mobile transcends the limits of most static mobile analytics offerings by delivering interactive capabilities, such as the creation of analytic reports on the iPad, for on-the-spot decision making," said Stephen Davis, sales operation analyst, Digium. "With this release, Pentaho frees business users to make timely and informed decisions wherever they may be."

"We are seeing a growing need for business analytics applications that not only provide access to data stored in Hadoop and NoSQL databases, but also enable interactive analysis of data stored in those platforms," said Matt Aslett, research manager, data management and analytics, 451 Research. "Pentaho Instaview is well-positioned to enable data analysts to use their existing skills to discover and unlock value from new data sources."

"Demand for Big Data solutions powered by Hadoop as the data management infrastructure are becoming mainstream," said Tim Stevens, vice president of corporate strategy and development, Cloudera. "Enterprises demand flexible approaches to data exploration that are easy to deploy. As Cloudera sets the standard in the Enterprise for real-time queries based on Hadoop, integrating new technologies such as Instaview with Cloudera Impala brings innovative new value propositions to the world of data exploration that were not previously viable. "

About Pentaho Corporation
Pentaho is delivering the future of big data business analytics. Pentaho's open source heritage drives our continued innovation in a modern, integrated, embeddable platform built for the future of analytics, including diverse and big data requirements. Pentaho is the only vendor that provides a full big data analytics solution that supports the entire big data analytics process, from data integration through interactive data visualization, exploration and predictive analytics. Pentaho natively supports Apache Hadoop, Cloudera, MongoDB as well as high performance analytic databases like Greenplum and Vertica, among other big data sources.  Learn more and download for free at

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