Sharing information in an open environment increased the value of our data. Our portfolio teams get answers in hours or days for about one-tenth the cost.
- Michael Linhares, PhD, Sr. Director, Business Operations Resource Management Specialists Group Leader, Pfizer
Pfizer had to remove data integration bottlenecks to effectively provide information to researchers and managers and shorten the drug discovery process. The company also had to maintain the quality and security of replicated data.
We took key actions to help prevent shadow IT, including:
Establish a more effective method for prototyping complex analytics solutions
Allow quicker access to data from multiple sources by creating a portal environment with the Cisco Data Virtualization suite
Ability to make fast, proactive logistical decisions and provide better service
50 percent faster project development time; from six to eight weeks now instead of the three to four months previously
Improved data quality
How to Get Started with Data
Wherever you are on your journey to data services, Cisco Services can help you: