Wal-Mart has selected the HP Neoview data warehousing platform to power complex analysis of data collected across its 4,000 U.S. stores.
Publicly launched in April, HP Neoview is the company’s flagship enterprise data warehousing platform that integrates hardware, software and services to offer the high performance and high availability customers such as Wal-Mart require.
“At Wal-Mart, we never underestimate the importance of investing in innovative solutions that will improve our ability to understand and anticipate our customers’ needs,” said Jim Scantlin, director, enterprise information management, Wal-Mart. “Our experience with HP Neoview has proven that we made the right decision to partner with HP for our next-generation business intelligence needs.”
“The Neoview platform provides customers with the industry’s most reliable, scalable and accessible choice for capitalizing on information and optimizing business outcomes,” said Ben Barnes, vice president and general manager, Business Intelligence, Software, HP.
The HP Neoview platform is built on industry-standard components for easy implementation into existing IT environments without costly workforce retraining and software relicensing fees. The platform can handle complex queries, mixed workloads and high concurrency. It is designed to be scalable to hundreds of terabytes, and to have 24×7 availability.