by CData Software | October 04, 2023

Elevate Your Azure Experience: CData Virtuality Launches Data Virtualization SaaS on Azure

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We’re delighted to announce that CData Virtuality SaaS is now available on the Azure cloud, extending our reach beyond AWS cloud. This expansion enables even more organizations to enjoy a streamlined SaaS experience for their data environments, free from infrastructure and maintenance worries.

What is CData Virtuality SaaS?

CData Virtuality officially provides a full Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) data virtualization offering with the release of CData Virtuality SaaS on January 31, 2023. CData Virtuality SaaS helps your data teams reduce the complexity of implementing, operating, and maintaining data virtualization. Thereby, time-to-market is shortened from days or weeks to minutes and your data users are enabled to share the data, model it, and build valuable data products.

Benefits that come with CData Virtuality SaaS are:

  • Instant software setup and simplified licensing so you can deliver business value sooner
  • Easy-to-use browser application for higher productivity, plus new self-service capabilities that empower your non-technical business users
  • Minimal, if any maintenance efforts, allowing your team to focus their efforts on driving value from your data.
  • Optimal server sizing with automated scaling to keep your costs low
  • Proactive support so you avoid downtime

At CData, we prioritize data security, adhering to ISO27001, SOC2 Type 2, HIPAA, GDPR, and SWIFT standards.

Azure-specific benefits

Azure has a huge global footprint with coverage in over 60 regions, ensuring data accessibility and availability worldwide. Especially in Western Europe, there are several regions such as Switzerland, and the Netherlands as well as industries like financial and insurance institutions that mostly trust Azure. Whether organizations require specific regional data storage or global application access, Azure caters to their needs.

In addition to this and the benefits provided by CData Virtuality SaaS, organizations in the Azure environment can take advantage of Azure’s robust security and compliance features. Azure offers tailored tools and services to ensure strict adherence to regulations such as HIPAA, GDPR, and PCI DSS. This is especially crucial for organizations handling sensitive data or facing stringent regulatory demands.

“The availability of CData Virtuality SaaS on Azure is a significant milestone in our SaaS journey. It’s gratifying to see that we can assist more organizations in experiencing our Data OS experience, which abstracts technical complexity to simplify data access and usability.”

– Nick Golovin, CData SVP, Enterprise Data Platform

CData Virtuality enhances Azure’s ecosystem

CData Virtuality has long been committed to be a strong partner with Microsoft. Therefore, CData Virtuality customers can enjoy seamless integration with Microsoft products like Power BI, Sharepoint, SQL Server, and Dynamics 365. This means enhanced compatibility, faster setup times, and a unified data management experience.

Initially, CData Virtuality SaaS is publicly available in the Azure regions of Western Europe and US East due to high demand. However, it’s important to note that other regions are fully supported and available upon request.

Experience DataOS in your Azure today

CData Virtuality is trusted by global businesses such as PGGM, Renew Financial, Areeba, Crédit Agricole. They use our platform to lower data integration costs, boost data team productivity, and accelerate time-to-market.

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