Jaspersoft Partners with DataStax to Provide Cassandra Big Data Analytics Connector

First Low-Latency Open Source BI Solution Integrated with Cassandra Distributed Database.

SAN FRANCISCO, August 8, 2012 and Cassandra Summit 2012 – Jaspersoft, the world’s most widely used business intelligence (BI) platform, today announced a partnership with DataStax™, the commercial company behind Apache Cassandra™, to provide a native connector to Cassandra, the massively scalable NoSQL database architected for Big Data. JasperReports Server is the first low-latency open source BI solution to be integrated with Cassandra, providing drag and drop reporting and analytics through live exploration of Big Data.

“Jaspersoft is delighted to partner with DataStax to provide rich reporting and analytics for Cassandra,” said Karl Van den Bergh, Vice President of Product and Alliances at Jaspersoft. “DataStax customers can now leverage Jaspersoft’s powerful BI products to derive meaningful insights through ad-hoc analysis and live data exploration with low-latency.

Built on Cassandra, DataStax Enterprise provides a complete Big Data platform that is architected to manage real-time, analytic, and enterprise search data in the same database cluster. JasperReports Server is a powerful yet flexible reporting server that delivers interactive reports and dashboards.  Together they allow businesses to make faster and better decisions from their big data by uncovering real-time patterns as they emerge.

“Having easy access to reporting and analytics is important for our customers in unlocking value from Big Data to make both operational and strategic decisions,” said Robin Schumacher, VP of Products, DataStax. “The integration between DataStax and Jaspersoft shortens customers’ time to insight and informed action.”

Key benefits of the JasperReports Server connector for Cassandra include:

  • Integration with the full Jaspersoft BI Suite including pixel-perfect and ad-hoc reporting, dashboards, and analysis;
  • Support for all DataStax query functions, including access to Cassandra Query Language and Solr queries;
  • Available as a free/community version and as a commercial version.

For more information, download JasperReports Server http://jasperforge.org/projects/jasperserver and the native Cassandra connector http://jasperforge.org/plugins/mwiki/index.php/Bigdatareportingfornosqlandhadoop/Cassandra or visit our website.

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About Jaspersoft

Jaspersoft provides the most flexible, cost effective and widely deployed Business Intelligence (BI) suite in the world, enabling better decision-making through highly interactive reports, dashboards and analytics. By leading in support for Cloud, big data, and mobile deployments, Jaspersoft helps its customers deliver on the promise of self-service BI at scale. Leveraging a commercial open source business model and a Community of more than 275,000 registered members, Jaspersoft’s open source BI software has been downloaded more than 16 million times.  Jaspersoft production deployments, in excess of 175,000, power 130,000 data-driven applications spanning 15,000 commercial customers.  Jaspersoft is privately held and has locations around the world.  For more information visit: http://www.jaspersoft.com and http://www.jasperforge.org.

About DataStax

DataStax offers products and services based on the popular open-source database, Apache Cassandra™, the massively scalable NoSQL database.  DataStax Enterprise combines the performance of Cassandra with analytics powered by Apache Hadoop and enterprise search with Apache Solr, creating a smartly integrated, Big Data platform. With DataStax Enterprise, real-time, analytic, and search workloads never conflict, giving you maximum performance with the added benefit of only managing a single database.

The company has over 180 customers, including leaders such as Netflix, Disney, Cisco, Rackspace and Constant Contact, and spans verticals including web, financial services, telecommunications, retail, and government. DataStax is backed by industry leading investors, Lightspeed Venture Partners and Crosslink Capital, and is based in San Mateo, CA.