Cisco Completes Acquisition of Composite Software

SAN JOSE, Calif. — July 30, 2013 — Cisco today announced it has completed the acquisition of privately held Composite Software, Inc., a market leader in data virtualization software and services. Headquartered in San Mateo, Calif., Composite provides software technology that connects many types of data from across the network and makes it appear as if it’s in one place.

Composite will expand Cisco’s portfolio of Smart Services and extend our next-generation services platform by connecting data and infrastructure.

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Tibco Spotfire And Composite Software Combine Forces To Address Challenges In Big Data Analytics

Analytics Alliance Delivers on Need for Agile and Flexible Business Intelligence

PALO ALTO, Calif. — July 25, 2013 — TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) and Composite Software today announced that the two companies have aligned to offer joint customers the ability to respond and adapt to the changing data landscape by providing a complete analytic application stack that is both agile and flexible. The combination of the TIBCO Spotfire® Analytics Platform and the Composite Data Virtualization Platform allows businesses to get an analytic solution in production much faster than alternatives, while allowing organizations to quickly adapt as data sources and business needs change. 

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Composite Software Data Virtualization Day Set for October 9

World’s largest data virtualization event to include presentations from customers, executives and analysts Noel Yuhanna and Rick van der Lans

SAN MATEO, Calif. — July 16, 2013 Composite Software announced today the company’s fourth annual Data Virtualization Day 2013 will be held October 9 in New York City. Noel Yuhanna, principal analyst with Forrester Research, Inc., and Rick van der Lans, managing director and founder of R20/Consultancy, two of data virtualization’s leading analysts and thought leaders, will co-present “Data Virtualization: Where it is At, Where it is Going” to the world’s largest gathering of data virtualization professionals. 

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Merck to Present Data Virtualization Case Study At Pharma Data Analytics Conference

Global healthcare leader will detail how it implemented the Composite Software data virtualization platform to help solve its data integration challenges

SAN MATEO, Calif. — June 9, 2013 — Merck & Co., Inc., a global healthcare leader operating in more than 140 countries to deliver innovative health solutions, will present a Composite Software data virtualization case study at the Pharma Data Analytics Conference on July 10 in Philadelphia, PA. In his talk, “Enabling Business Performance Insight through Data Virtualization,”  John Westby, Merck Executive Director, Enterprise Application Services will detail Merck’s data virtualization selection process and use of the Composite Data Virtualization Platform as a mechanism to help cut data delivery time frames from months to real-time. 

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Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire Composite Software

SAN JOSE, Calif. — June 20, 2013 — Cisco announced its intent to acquire privately held Composite Software, a market leader in data virtualization software and services. Headquartered in San Mateo, Calif., Composite provides software technology that connects all kinds of data from across the network and makes it appear as if it’s in one place. Composite will expand Cisco’s Smart Services portfolio and extend our next-generation services platform by optimizing data and connecting to the infrastructure layer, which will enhance programmability and use of APIs for our customers.

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Composite Software Named One of Bay Area’s Top Workplaces for Second Consecutive Year

Composite Software ranks as one of the best places to work in the annual Bay Area News Top Workplaces survey

SAN MATEO, Calif. — June 17, 2013 Composite Software announced today it has been named one of the Bay Area News Top Workplaces for 2013, a list of the most desirable places to work in the Bay Area. The Top Workplaces designation identifies organizations that have created exceptional places to work and is a mark of confidence for customers and investors as well as employees and potential recruits.

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Composite Software Extends Big Data Analytics Support

A new release of the Composite Data Virtualization Platform simplifies integration of big data with enterprise, cloud and desktop data sources

SAN MATEO, Calif. — June 11, 2013 Composite Software today introduced a new version of its Composite Data Virtualization Platform that enables organizations to turn big data analytics into competitive advantage by dramatically simplifying integration of big data with enterprise, cloud and desktop sources. Delivered in Composite 6.2 SP3, Composite updates Hortonworks, Cloudera and the Apache Distribution of Hadoop big data integrations through Hive and adds data integration with Cloudera through Impala.

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TechTarget Research Report Concludes Data Virtualization is Key to Creating Agile, Cost-Effective Data Management Infrastructure

SAN MATEO, Calif. — May 29, 2013TechTarget has published a BI Leadership Benchmark Report that concludes that data virtualization software is the key to creating an agile, cost-effective data management infrastructure. The report, Data Virtualization: Perceptions and Market Trends, was co-sponsored by Composite Software and authored by Wayne Eckerson, a leading thought leader in the business intelligence field for more than 20 years and Director, BI Leadership, a TechTarget research service.

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Composite Software Data Virtualization Leadership Blog Recognized as One of Top 30 MIS Blogs

SAN MATEO, Calif. — May 21, 2013Composite Software  today announced that its Data Virtualization Leadership Blog™ that covers topics ranging from high-end strategy and architecture to implementation best practices has been honored by editors of MIS Degree as one of the top 30 blogs for individuals interested in pursuing a career in MIS and one of five awarded in the area of “Working with Data.”

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Tudor Investment Corporation Purchases Composite Software Data Virtualization Platform

The global hedge fund manager will use Composite to help streamline access to market and trade data for traders, analysts and management

SAN MATEO, Calif. — April 30, 2013 Composite Software today announced that Tudor Investment Corporation, a globally pre-eminent hedge fund manager, has purchased the Composite Data Virtualization Platform to create a virtual data layer to streamline access to market and trade data for its traders, analysts and management. Tudor joins Composite Software’s growing list of financial services customers including Bank of America, Franklin Templeton, NYSE Euronext and Wells Fargo Bank.

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Richard Sherman Publishes New White Papers Detailing Analytical Sandboxes and Hubs

The Composite Software-sponsored papers discuss the role data virtualization plays in enabling agile analytics

SAN MATEO, Calif. — March 19, 2013 — Richard Sherman, founder of Athena IT Solutions, which provides business intelligence, data integration and data warehouse consulting and training, has published two new white papers describing a new generation of analytical sandboxes and analytical hubs and their emerging role in enabling agile analytics.

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Composite Software Introduces Data Virtualization Certification Program

Increasing adoption and demand for data virtualization solutions drives Composite to develop a certification program for the Composite Information Server

SAN MATEO, Calif. — March 5, 2013 Composite Software announced today an on-line certification program for the Composite Information Server, the company’s flagship and industry-leading data virtualization solution.

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Colin White to Lead Discussion on Empowering the Business with Agile Analytics

Composite Software’s Robert Eve will join White in February 26 broadcast detailing how data virtualization enables agility in analytics and business intelligence

SAN MATEO, Calif. — February 25, 2013 — Colin White, founder of BI Research, a leading consulting firm helping companies benefit from evolving technologies in the areas of business intelligence and data management, will headline the February 26 broadcast of The Briefing Room discussing “Empowering the Business with Agile Analytics” at 4pm ET.

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Vodafone Netherlands Selects Composite Software Data Virtualization Platform

The global telecommunications provider will use Composite to enable faster, more agile provisioning of data to reporting teams and business users

SAN MATEO, Calif. — January 29, 2013 Composite Software today announced that Vodafone Netherlands has purchased the Composite Data Virtualization Platform to provide a faster, more agile data provisioning service to its reporting teams and business units, helping fulfill a pressing need to integrate an increasing number of data sources into the company’s enterprise computing architecture.

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Composite Software to Present Data Virtualization and Analytics Strategies To Boulder BI Brain Trust

Franklin Templeton Investments will detail successes of its data virtualization program enabled by the Composite Data Virtualization Platform

SAN MATEO, Calif. — January 2, 2013 — Composite Software CEO Jim Green will present the company’s strategic vision for data virtualization and analytics enablement, along with Robert Eve, executive VP of marketing who will recap Composite’s 2012 successes and 2013 plans on January 4 to the Boulder BI Brain Trust (BBBT), a gathering of leading BI analysts, experts and practitioners founded by Dr. Claudia Imhoff, president of Intelligent Solutions, Inc. Joining Green and Eve from Composite will be Executive VP Marc Breissinger and Kevin Ott, senior VP, product development..

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