Facilitating access to data is an ongoing goal for companies. One challenge is solving data silo obstacles so full advantage can be gained without adding governance complexity.
Data virtualization is a simple, fast, non-disruptive, cost-effective, data-access solution for enhanced governance. It's part of the data architecture that supports analytic projects that maximize data's potential across the business: data as a service, semantic layer, logical data warehouse, a 360° view.
This infographic shows the benefits and limitations of various data access strategies and architectures—data wrangling, ESB, ETL—and the reasons for considering data virtualization.