New era of computing unfolds with an explosion in the volume, variety, and velocity of data, integrating trustworthy information is more important than ever to enable critical projects and key analytic initiatives. IBM announced release of Information Server 11.3 and synchronizing release cycles and numbers across Governance Suites and bridges the gap between business requirements and IT.
Information Server V11.3 provides agile integration leading towards "anywhere integration" driving business & strategic initiatives with confidence, ranging from big data and point-of-impact analytics to master data management and data warehousing. V11.3 leads enterprises towards Business Driven Governance with Information Governance Catalog (IGC). IGC provides single window shop for all business & technical metadata by merging Buisness Glossary & metadata workbench. User can search for & find information sources that are meaningful for delivering real business value & relevance to information in "data lake". This capability enables users to search for any type of data source – tables, files, cloud structures, and more - or search based on business terms and policies and then drill into the related data sources quickly and confidently.In the field of Data Quality, Information Server v11.3 delivers,
Not only features and additional support v11.3 also provides
Lightweight Services Tier-WebSphere Application Liberty Profile, faster to install, small footprint
Cloud Provisioned Instances- Deployment of SoftLayer Information Servers in minutes.
Engine Optimizations- Sort compress reduces I/O size for temp files
Cloud Additions - Connectivity for Amazon S3
I am going to provide more insight in upcoming blogs, can refer following announcement as well for summary.