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Use Data Virtualization to Help Resolve Data Silos

Published: 20 May 2016

ID: G00295605

Analyst(s): Mark Beyer , Nick Heudecker , Eric Thoo


Data silos slow organizations' transformation into digital businesses by limiting information discovery and access. Data virtualization offers information leaders a mitigation strategy that can lead to new analytical and operational opportunities.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Create a Data Exploration Capability via Data Virtualization to Identify Silos and Data Usage
  • Select the Best Option for Opening Up Data Silos
  • Apply Data Virtualization to Both Operational and Analytic Data
  • Understand How Data Virtualization Tools Tackle Four Well-Known Issues

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