Business Intelligence Software

1165 WordsAug 3, 20055 Pages
As we discuss the possibility of emerging into business intelligence software we must keep in mind the overall purpose of using any type of software is to reach strategic goals in order to increase market shares. I will discuss how business intelligence software will allow us to meet those strategic goals. We will establish what type of information and analysis capabilities will be available once this business intelligence software is implemented. We will discuss hardware and system software that will be required to run specific business intelligence software. Lastly, I will give a brief synopsis on three vendors (IBM, Microsoft Microsoft and Oracle) that are dominating the business information software industry today. The goal to…show more content…
There are obvious advantages to both setups. The scale-up version allows us to reduce the requirement for a robust information technology team due to the central location of the server while reducing the number of nodes or users that can access the ‘one ' server. While the scale-out system will require a more robust information technology team spread throughout the corporation to service the various servers. Once this decision is made this will be the architecture that the system will be based on. The server or servers is the most significant change in our present architecture that will be required. The business intelligence software is capable of running on multiple operating systems (Linux, UNIX, Windows NT) dependent on the system that is chosen. The business intelligence software is capable of running on the present computer stations throughout our corporation. The software will require loading to individual computer stations then they will be added to the network once the system is brought online. I have researched three of the industries leaders; IBM, Microsoft, and Oracle. They continue to capture the market share in this ever-changing environment. Even though IBM continues to state there ability to down size their product to meet medium and small businesses they continue to use large corporations as their base customer line. While Microsoft and there new

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