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A data integration and business analytics platform by Hitachi Vantara

Pentaho is the leading open source platform for data integration, business analysis and data visualisation for thousands of companies worldwide – providing offerings that are up to 90 per cent cheaper than those from traditional Business Intelligence and Big Data providers. As a Hitachi Vantara plus partner, it-novum develops bespoke, needs-compliant solutions that drive projects forward.

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Within the Hitachi Vantara partner network, it-novum occupies a particularly prominent role: We are one of the top 3 partners in Europe and, as a Pentaho Authorised Training Partner, the only authorised training provider on the German-speaking market. Our system architects, consultants and developers have long-standing professional experience in the business environment.

Pentaho – the complete solution for all aspects of BI

In-house enhancements and connectors

Hitachi Data Connector for SAP ERP & Business Warehouse for processing SAP data

Using the Hitachi Data Connector for SAP ERP & Business Warehouse we have developed our own Pentaho and SAP interface. This allows you to prepare your ERP data for use with flexible analysis systems (e.g. for sales, purchasing, finance or controlling). By combining SAP and Pentaho, we create innovative solutions for our customers. The SAP Connector helps you derive valuable knowledge from your SAP data, creating real added business value.

Pentaho and SAP: flexible, easy-to-use analysis of SAP data

  • Knowledge gains through enrichment of SAP data and other information
  • Avoiding the costly and error-prone spreadsheet chaos
  • Standardised data management with unified key performance indicators
  • Very affordable open source solutions

Find out more about the Hitachi Data Connector


Pentaho / HVA Connector for analytics of video data

With Pentaho Data Integration and Pentaho / Hitachi Vantara Analytics Connector, users can blend video events with data from 3rd party applications to automatically trigger predefined actions based on the analysis’ results.

  • Blending video data from any 3rd party application
  • Reading Hitachi Video Analytics data via batch or streaming mode
  • Supports reading data from 13 Hitachi Vantara Analytics analytical modules
  • Fully integrated into Pentaho Data Integration

Find out more about the Pentaho / HVA Connector

Product features and benefits

Pentaho Data Services

  • Virtual data sets
  • Pushdown optimisation
  • Advanced caching
  • Power blending

Improved self-service analysis models

  • Advanced annotations
  • Comprehensive cooperation
  • Improved parameter queries



Enterprise management

  • Data pooling
  • Lifecycle management
  • Security enhancements
  • Advanced monitoring
  • Improved modular architecture
  • Support for Java 8

    Pentaho with it-novum

    By closely working together with our customers, we strive to give businesses the tools they need to take their companies and Big Data analytics projects from success to success. And not just technology is an important factor for success: the availability of professional expertise, experience and methodology also play an important role. By leveraging all these assets, risks can be minimised and project objectives can be reliably achieved.

    Our certified consultants and developers are intimately acquainted with every aspect of Pentaho and bring a wealth of experience from numerous projects to the work they do. This enables us to help you overcome every project hurdle and achieve the goal of "on time and to budget".

    "We were looking for a partner that could provide us with everything we needed: training, support, consulting and Pentaho licenses. it-novum is the only Pentaho partner in the German-speaking area that offers all this."
    Michael Becker, Erster Polizeihauptkommissar und technischer Leiter, Bundespolizei

      © 2017 theCUBE/SiliconANGLE. Michael Becker & Henry Liebrenz, Bundespolizei | PentahoWorld 2017

      Reap the benefits of working with it-novum and Pentaho

      • Rapid results thanks to our agile implementation methodology
      • Complementing and enhancing your project team with experienced Pentaho experts
      • Comprehensive coverage of all Pentaho functionalities by our certified consultants
      • Mentoring and training to accelerate your productivity in using Pentaho
      • Quality assurance for project results through ongoing support
      VNG Handel & Vertrieb GmbH

      „We have been using Pentaho since 2012. We did look at solutions like Talend, SAS and Informatica, however at the end we decided for Pentaho. This tool is so intuitive and versatile that I call it our ,Swiss Knife‘“

      Jens Junker, User Management / Risk Management, VNG Handel & Vertrieb GmbH




      it-novum offers a complete range of services for your Pentaho project:

      Pentaho from Hitachi Vantara is the leading software for data integration and big data analytics. Hitachi Vantara offers a comprehensive solution portfolio for Big Data, Internet of Things and Cloud. it-novum is Hitachi Vantara's Big Data Insights and IoT partner and the largest Pentaho implementation and training partner in EMEA.