Includes configurable dashboards and interactivity, mobility, analytics and user capabilities
Actuate (ACTU) has unveiled the BIRT onDemand, a Platform as a Service (PaaS) offering based upon its BIRT iServer.
The BIRT onDemand platform leverages the power of BIRT’s flexibility and extensibility within a cloud infrastructure to provide plug-and-play platform for BIRT-based BI applications.
It also includes capabilities such as interactivity, mobility, analytics and user configurable dashboards, combined with a host of apps from the BIRT-Exchange Marketplace.
The company said that BIRT onDemand will serve subscribers from financial institutions, airlines, manufacturers, telecommunications companies and government agencies.
BIRT onDemand also offers built-in mobile access with the ability to deploy existing BIRT content to the iPhone, iPad and Blackberry.
The key features of BIRT onDemand include: interactive reports, flash visualisations and reports saved as PowerPoint, Excel, PDF and Word; dashboards with BIRT Mashboard, supporting creation of information portals with BIRT and non-BIRT content; and mobile-ready content delivered to iPhone, iPad and Blackberry devices for hosted BIRT apps.
In addition, it features: Platform-as-a-Service that enable hosted BIRT applications on a n implementation of Actuate’s BIRT iServer in the cloud; Amazon Relational Data Store for secure data storage and connectors to other traditional and cloud-based databases; and Eclipse IDE plug-in to upload documents and designs directly from the Eclipse IDE into BIRT onDemand.