Information Builders iWay 7 Named a Winner in the 2013 Ventana Research Technology Innovation Awards

- Platform selected as Information Management Technology Innovation Award recipient

- Combines integration, data quality, and master data management capabilities to facilitate comprehensive management of data across systems, processes, and stakeholders

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Aug 21, 2013) - Information Builders, a leader in business intelligence (BI) and analytics, information integrity, and integration solutions, today announced that Ventana Research, a benchmark research and advisory services firm, named its iWay 7 Information Asset Management Platform a winner in the 2013 Ventana Research Technology Innovation Awards.

Information Builders' iWay 7 Information Asset Management Platform, launched in June 2013, reflects the company's ongoing commitment to helping organizations exploit the full potential of their enterprise data. The solution combines data integration, data quality, and master data management capabilities to unify information from multiple sources, instantly assess its quality and correct any integrity issues, and facilitate a comprehensive view of this data to a wide array of audiences. As a result, companies can overcome data silos to obtain direct access to information, optimize business processes, enhance decision-making, and build a real-time data quality firewall equipped with reporting and monitoring capabilities.

Additional Facts:

  • The iWay 7 Information Asset Management Platform is comprised of three technology suites:
    • The iWay Integration Suite, providing real-time interoperability between disparate systems and data
    • The iWay Data Quality Suite, providing the tools organizations need to confirm the consistency, accuracy, and completeness of information
    • The Master Data Suite, providing effective data governance capabilities by rapidly creating and efficiently maintaining a single view of core entities
  • The platform can be used for enterprise-scale, project-oriented, and departmental-level integration and integrity initiatives.
  • With iWay 7 organizations gain a competitive advantage by ensuring the accessibility, reliability, and timeliness of critical data.

Supporting Quotes:

Mark Smith, CEO and chief research officer, Ventana Research, said: "Organizations need to be able to depend on getting access to any type and velocity of information at the highest level of quality. We selected Information Builders as the recipient of the Information Management Technology Innovation Award for 2013 because iWay 7 enables both business and IT to manage information assets in a single platform. The technology has a simplified user experience that ensures data is more accurate, timely, and available across the organization. We congratulate Information Builders on these advancements to their technology and for this award."

Gerald Cohen, president and CEO of Information Builders, said: "Information Builders has always focused on helping our customers derive maximum value from their data investments, and a key component of this endeavor is ensuring the quality and accessibility of information across all enterprise sources. iWay 7 does exactly that, combining all of the tools organizations need to facilitate comprehensive, end-to-end management of their data assets into one powerful platform. We're honored to be recognized as Ventana's Information Management Technology Innovation winner, as this underscores the benefits the platform brings to the marketplace."

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About Information Builders
Information Builders helps organizations transform data into business value. Our software solutions for business intelligence and analytics, integration, and data integrity empower people to make smarter decisions, strengthen customer relationships, and drive growth. Our dedication to customer success is unmatched in the industry. That's why tens of thousands of leading organizations rely on Information Builders to be their trusted partner. Founded in 1975, Information Builders is headquartered in New York, NY, with offices around the world, and remains one of the largest independent, privately held companies in the industry. Visit us at, follow us on Twitter at @infobldrs, like us on Facebook, and visit our LinkedIn page.

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