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Kapow Software Helps Extend Big Data Acquisition for Oracle® Business Intelligence Platform


- Oct 14, 2013 –

Kapow Software Adds Access to Unstructured Data from Any Source for Actionable Insights

Palo Alto, CA, October 14, 2013 – Kapow Software, a Kofax company and leading big data integration software provider, today announced it is working with Oracle on data integration for Oracle Endeca Information Discovery. In combination with Kapow Software’s data integration technology, which will be marketed and sold by Oracle as Oracle Endeca Information Discovery Web Data Acquisition Toolkit, organizations can now use the enterprise data discovery platform for rapid, intuitive exploration and analysis of information from any unstructured external data source.

The new collaboration extends access to even more unstructured data sources offering users a deeper perspective of customers, markets and business processes. The improved ability to unlock insights from any data source allows business leaders to come to more meaningful conclusions and make informed decisions faster.

Kapow Software’s technology, which has achieved Oracle Validated Integration with Oracle WebCenter Content, provides access to a wide variety of data sources – ranging from structured to unstructured – residing in databases, standard APIs, file and email systems, web applications, on-premise and cloud applications, content management systems and other data sources.

“In today’s data-driven economy, businesses rely on multiple disparate data sources to make critical decisions, improve customer experience, protect brands and stay competitive in the market,” said Karl Ederle, Chief Product Officer at Kapow Software. “Increasingly, they need to incorporate unstructured external data with internal data to address modern enterprise needs.”

“One of the biggest challenges of data discovery is the integration of hard-to-mine, unstructured data dispersed across the web,” said Keith Johnson, group vice president, Oracle Software Development. “We continue to team with big data technology leaders such as Kapow Software to provide companies with an advanced platform for rapid data exploration and analysis.”

With Kapow Enterprise 9.2, timely information is delivered to the right employees at the right time for business agility. Instead of relying on costly consultants or slow, expensive infrastructure rollouts, companies can now act on valuable insights quickly to accelerate business and add to the bottom line.

Kapow is a Gold level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN).

About Kapow Software

Kapow Software, a Kofax company, harnesses the power of legacy data and big data, making it actionable and accessible across organizations. Hundreds of large global enterprises including Audi, Intel, Fiserv, Deutsche Telekom, and more than a dozen federal agencies rely on its agile big data integration platform to make smarter decisions, automate processes, and drive better outcomes faster. They leverage the platform to give business consumers a flexible 360-degree view of information across any internal and external source, providing organizations with a data-driven advantage. For more information, please visit: www.kapowsoftware.com.

About Kofax

Kofax® plc (LSE: KFX) is a leading provider of innovative smart capture and process automation software and solutions for the business critical First Mile™ of customer interactions. These begin with an organization’s systems of engagement, which generate real time, information intensive communications from customers, and provide an essential connection to their systems of record, which are typically large scale, rigid enterprise applications and repositories not easily adapted to more contemporary technology. Success in the First Mile can dramatically improve an organization’s customer experience and greatly reduce operating costs, thus driving increased competitiveness, growth and profitability. Kofax software and solutions provide a rapid return on investment to more than 20,000 customers in banking, insurance, government, healthcare, business process outsourcing and other markets. Kofax delivers these through its own sales and service organization, and a global network of more than 800 authorized partners in more than 75 countries throughout the Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific. For more information, visit kofax.com.

About Oracle Partner Network

Oracle Partner Network (OPN) Specialized is the latest version of Oracle's partner program that provides partners with tools to better develop, sell and implement Oracle solutions. OPN Specialized offers resources to train and support specialized knowledge of Oracle products and solutions and has evolved to recognize Oracle's growing product portfolio, partner base and business opportunity. Key to the latest enhancements to OPN is the ability for partners to differentiate through Specializations. Specializations are achieved through competency development, business results, expertise and proven success. To find out more visit http://www.oracle.com/partners.