Datawatch Integrates with Softmart to Render Robust Data Retrieval

By CIOReview | Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Michael A. Morrison, President and CEO, Datawatch Corporation

Michael A. Morrison, President and CEO, Datawatch Corporation

BEDFORD, MA:  Datawatch Corporation, a self service data provider, announced a partnership with Softmart in enhancing Datawatch Monarch to customers across the globe. Datawatch monarch is a premier data preparation solution, enabling business users to rapidly access, blend and prepare data from any virtual source.

Softmart whereas is a provider of information technology products and services to businesses, government agencies and academic institutions. The partnership aims at providing softmart customers, the access to Datawatch Monarch and multi-structured content including PDFs, XML, JSON, HTML, text, spool, and ASCII files.

Datawatch Monarch runs on windows desktop and it automatically extracts into analytics– ready rows and columns, as soon as the file or webpage is dropped into the canvas. It provides the ability to rapidly retrieve and prepare data from the previously inaccessible multi-structured and unstructured sources, thus leveraging better insights from high-volume data.  Using visualization and cognitive tools such as tableau or IBM Watson Analytics helps preparing data for operational analysis. The Datawatch monarch supports relational data source including Access, SQL Server, Postgres SQL, MySQL, Informix, Oracle etc. The solution comprises of Big Data such as Hadoop, MongoDB, Cloudant, Redshift and Impala.

"Being able to access data sources that hold the most analytic value opens up a whole new world for business users and data scientists," says Dan Potter, chief marketing officer at Datawatch. "With Monarch, they no longer have to make critical business decisions based on incomplete data. Instead, they can capture all of the relevant data, which is often locked in difficult formats and is a key requirement to better understand their business."