Information Server

IBM® InfoSphere® Information Server is a market-leading data integration platform that helps you understand, cleanse, transform and deliver trusted information. It contains everything you need to understand where your data is, what needs to happen to it to make it usable, and how to deliver it.

What Does It Do?

  • IIS is IBM’s market-leading data integration platform that helps understand, cleanse, transform & deliver trusted information to business initiatives including business analytics, data warehousing, master data management & application consolidation and migration.
  • It is a suite of modules which perform different functions to help you discover and work with data located on a wide variety of platforms and locations
  • It provides complete metadata integration and insight into data lineage
  • Provides a platform which is both scalable and optimised
  • Broad connectivity to nearly all data sources
  • Improves developer productivity and therefore organisational efficiency
  • Accelerates data integration deployments through pre-built components

How Does It Do It?

  • IIS is comprised of modules each of which perform a key task in the journey of data discovery, cleansing, manipulation, collection, distribution, maintenance etc
  • Integrates data across multiple and high volumes of data sources and target applications.
  • Ensures systems deliver accurate, complete information to business users across the enterprise.
  • Integrates information across heterogeneous data stores in real time
  • Enables users to create, manage and share an enterprise vocabulary and classification system.
  • Derives more information from enterprise data to accelerate information-centric projects
  • Accelerates the translation of business requirements into data integration projects
  • Allows tasks to be published as reusable services in a SOA
  • Helps you gain visibility and trust in your information
  • Creates a consolidated view of your data to support key business processes and decisions.

Why Is That Useful?

  • Deliver the high quality data required for success in a range of enterprise initiatives including business intelligence, legacy consolidation and master data management
  • Reduces time and cost to implement CRM, data warehouse/BI, data governance, and other strategic IT initiatives and maximizes their ROI by ensuring their data quality
  • Data discovery, cleansing, manipulation, collection, distribution, maintenance etc is all made easier
  • Manual tasks and development are automated
  • Projects are delivered more quickly
  • Skills and capabilities are built up and can be re-used which reduces overheads and maintenance effort