Cognos Updates ReportNet
Cognos Inc. on Tuesday will announce the first update to its ReportNet enterprise reporting tool, a product launched to much fanfare last fall.Cognos Inc. on Tuesday will announce the first update to its ReportNet enterprise reporting tool, a product launched to much fanfare last fall. The product, designed to give Cognos a stronger presence in the high-volume enterprise reporting space, contains a number of new enhancements in this 1.1 version, including tighter integration with the rest of Cognos business intelligence applications. The initial release of ReportNet, which was built on a Web-based architecture different from the rest of the Cognos product portfolio, integrated with other Cognos products only at the sign-on and portal interface layers. This release supports shared metadata with other Cognos products, through integration of Cognos DecisionStream product. Cognoss Visualizer component also can be used within ReportNet for the first time in this release.
Integration with third-party products also has been enhanced in this release, including native support for SAP AGs Business Warehouse, IBM WebSphere application server, WebSphere Portal, IBM DB2 Intelligent Miner, Information Integrator, DB2 Universal Database and DB2 Cube Views.