CHELMSFORD, Mass., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Datawatch Corporation (NASDAQ-CM: DWCH), a leading global provider of visual data discovery solutions, today announced the new 12.3 release of the Datawatch visual data discovery solution. This release further advances Datawatch's leadership position in visualizing real-time, streaming data as well as its ability to deliver high value visualizations from unstructured data sources. Datawatch 12.3 offers users a series of new capabilities that makes developing and deploying visualizations faster and more powerful. Some of the highlights of this release include:
Predictive and advanced analytics – built-in support for R and Python execution and transforms
Intelligent Cache – high-performance, in-memory caching of data to support big data and sub-optimized databases
Data governance and lineage - new server repository to store, version control, govern access to and provide lineage to a wide variety of source documents (Excel workbooks, PDF documents, etc.)
Expanded Big Data connectivity - high performance connectivity to Hadoop Hive (including Cloudera, MapR, HortonWorks) and Cassandra (including DataStax)
Geospatial analysis – expanded map tiles library and new map plot for historic and in-motion visualization
Connector to XMLA compliant OLAP sources - including Oracle Essbase and Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Server
Enhanced Support for IBM Cognos TM1 – a new native connector to visualize data from a cube view, subset element, dimension subset or custom MDX query
"This release represents a significant step forward for Datawatch in the visual data discovery market," said Ben Plummer, chief marketing officer and senior vice president of strategic alliances for Datawatch. "The focus of this release was squarely on providing our customers and partners with a best-in-class user experience, while expanding the sources of data they can leverage to develop high value visualization applications. When you couple these new capabilities with Datawatch's unparalleled ability to visualize in-motion streaming data, we believe we have set a new standard for data visualization solutions in the market."
Datawatch 12.3 is available immediately, and in support of the new release, Datawatch has also made available a video that compares Datawatch to another one of the industry's leading data visualization solutions. This side-by-side comparison, available at www.datawatch.com/side-by-side, showcases the differences in speed of development, ease of use, and Datawatch's unique ability to leverage any source of data, including in-motion real-time data in the development of visualization solutions. To learn more about this release, visit our website at www.datawatch.com or test drive Datawatch 12.3 by downloading a free trial version at www.datawatch.com/12dot3trial.
About Datawatch Corporation Datawatch Corporation (NASDAQ-CM: DWCH) provides visual data discovery software that optimizes any data – regardless of its variety, volume, or velocity – delivering next generation analytics to reveal valuable insights for improving business. Its unique ability to integrate structured, unstructured, and semi-structured sources like reports, PDF files and EDI streams with real-time streaming data into visually rich analytic applications allows users to dynamically discover key factors that impact any operational aspect of their business. This ability to perform visual discovery against any data sets Datawatch apart in the big data and visualization markets. Organizations of every size, worldwide use Datawatch products, including 99 of the Fortune 100. Datawatch is headquartered in Chelmsford, Massachusetts with offices in New York, London, Munich, Stockholm, Singapore, Sydney and Manila, and with partners and customers in more than 100 countries worldwide. See the Whole Story for yourself by downloading the free trial at www.datawatch.com/trial.
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