Customer Use Case

"Pentaho provides the same or better functionality as others with much better support."

Debbie Shapiro, Data Warehouse Manager, Cardiac Science

Cardiac Science

Global Leader in Cardiology Products

Business Challenges

  • Cardiac Science had a complex and rapidly growing production database that created an analytical bottleneck.
  • The company relied heavily on IT to generate reports from data spread across multiple data silos.

Pentaho Solution

  • Cardiac Science uses Pentaho Data Integration Enterprise Edition to load data from its enterprise data warehouse, SQL Server database and sales tables.
  • Further data warehouse optimization via Pentaho Data Integration, sourcing data from SQL Server and SyteLine ERP Progress database and archiving in Microsoft SQL Server.

Value Added

  • Pentaho delivers an automated, nightly archival of the production system.
  • Now, the company has timely and accurate business information for marketing, sales, and accounting teams.
  • Improved customer experience as the regulatory affairs and quality assurance teams can quickly and easily access and analyze data concerning service request and incidents.

Why Pentaho

  • Ease-of-use
  • Rich feature set
  • Selected over Informatica and SQL Server Integration Services for above qualities and lower cost of ownership