CAMBRIDGE, Mass.-April 12, 2019 – InterSystems, a global leader in information technology platforms for health, business, and government applications, today announced the availability of the InterSystems IRIS™ data platform connector for Microsoft Power BI users. The InterSystems IRIS connector offers Power BI users seamless and high-performance access to the InterSystems IRIS data platform, which allows them to enhance development and accelerate digital transformation initiatives.
InterSystems IRIS is the company’s flagship product for rapidly building data-driven applications, featuring powerful integration, multi-model and multi-workload database management, and embedded analytics capabilities to speed and simplify digital transformation initiatives. In addition to serving up relational tables through InterSystems ODBC driver, Power BI users now can also access InterSystems IRIS business intelligence (BI) cubes, leveraging the measures and dimensions defined in the data platform. This enables users to combine best-in-class data visualization capabilities of Power BI with the high performance of InterSystems’ multidimensional online analytical processing (OLAP) capabilities.
“In today’s competitive environment, it’s more important than ever for organizations to be agile and flexible when deploying applications that help them keep pace with evolving market demands,” said Jeff Fried, director of product management for InterSystems IRIS Data Platform. “I’m thrilled that we can expand our integration with Microsoft by combining Power BI’s data visualization capabilities with our cloud-native platform, enabling our partners and customers to rapidly develop data-driven applications that inform innovative business decisions.”
Power BI Desktop, which now includes the InterSystems IRIS data platform connector, can be downloaded here. InterSystems IRIS is also available on Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, and Docker.
InterSystems is the information engine that powers some of the world’s most important applications. In healthcare, finance, government, and other sectors where lives and livelihoods are at stake, InterSystems has been a strategic technology provider since 1978. InterSystems is a privately held company headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts (USA), with offices worldwide, and its software products are used daily by millions of people in more than 80 countries. For more information, please visit https://www.intersystems.com/.