Pentaho, a Hitachi Group company, is a leading data integration and business analytics company with an enterprise-class, open source-based platform for diverse big data deployments.
Pentaho’s mission is to help organizations across multiple industries harness the value from all their data, including big data and IoT, enabling them to find new revenue streams, operate more efficiently, deliver outstanding service and minimize risk.
Pentaho platform simplifies preparing and blending any data. It is an analytical platform that combines data integration with the whole range of analytical tools and which is very easy to embed into the core application.
Pentaho relies on powerful visualizations that allow users to interact with their data, zooming in and seeing in detail important statistics. It also has other unique abilities such as geo-mapping, heat grids, and scatter charts. The system relies on in-memory data caching, which provides analysis of data at the “speed of thought”.
Dashboards are interactive as well, and include web-based drag and drop capabilities and a library of filter controls. Dashboards can connect business analytics with outside applications, making for a more efficient user experience.
A diverse array of reporting solutions are included, ranging from self-service reporting to reporting for much larger enterprise jobs. Reports are intuitive and simple to use, featuring an output in all popular formats, Excel, CSV, PDF, and HTML.
Another notable feature is Pentaho’s data integration software, which can blend information together from unlimited sources, including NoSQL, Hadoop, relational databases, and analytical databases. The integration designer is user-friendly, features a drag and drop tool, and has an adaptive big data layer so that big data can be inserted quickly.
Pentaho's unique ability to cross data integration with business analytics unites IT and end-users, helping them integrate and visualize the information that is most important to business results.