Portland, OR – May 5, 2009 – WhereScape, the provider of a comprehensive Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for data warehousing that supports the entire data warehouse management life cycle, today introduced WhereScape RED 6, the latest version of the company’s software which enables organizations to ensure that the structure of their data always meets the changing needs of the business.
WhereScape RED 6 is the only software environment focused on data warehouse developers who utilize the software to build data warehouses quickly and easily adapt them to keep up with the business. WhereScape RED 6 can access source data from multiple environments, create procedural code, scripts, and tables, build cubes, schedule updates, and generate documentation in HTML format, all while maintaining existing BI front-end compatibility.
New in WhereScape RED 6 is native support for IBM DB2, giving WhereScape seamless integration with all of the leading enterprise databases including Oracle, Teradata and Microsoft SQL Server. In addition, WhereScape RED 6 provides support for Teradata’s Linux scheduler as well as other new enhancements for DB2, Oracle and SQL Server that further expedite data warehouse development.
“In this tough economic climate, companies are operating with leaner IT staffing and decreased budgets, making WhereScape RED 6 an attractive alternative for quickly prototyping, building and deploying data marts for targeted BI solutions,” said Claudia Imhoff, President of Intelligent Solutions, Inc., a leading consultancy on data warehousing and BI technologies and strategies. “WhereScape RED 6 can be thought of as a ‘data mart in a box’, that can be rapidly and easily adapted as business dictates.”
Pricing and Availability
WhereScape RED 6 is available immediately and priced on a per developer basis, beginning at $50,000 USD.
WhereScape provides a product, WhereScape RED, which enables organizations to ensure that the structure of their data always meets the changing needs of the business. WhereScape RED is the only comprehensive Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for data warehousing that supports the entire data warehouse management life cycle, integrating source system exploration, schema design, metadata management, warehouse scheduling and enhancement into a single, simple integrated design.
More than 300 customers worldwide are using WhereScape RED on a variety of platforms. Projects performed using WhereScape RED typically come in under budget, ahead of schedule, with improved performance, greater transparency and built on more solid foundations over the systems they replace. WhereScape has head offices in Auckland, New Zealand, Portland Oregon, and Wokingham, UK. For more information, please visit www.wherescape.com.