Experience with the World's Leading Business Intelligence Platforms
Qlarion has direct experience customizing the leading business intelligence software platforms so that they deliver what clients need, from data management to dashboard reporting to analytics. Our partnerships with the leading industry software vendors ensure that we maintain our expertise and are up to date on the latest products and features.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world's leading cloud infrastructure company, larger than the 14 next-largest providers – combined. Just like its famed e-commerce business, AWS uses its size to offer the broadest selection of capabilities while driving down prices, making it not only the largest and most scalable service in the world but also the most cost-effective. But Amazon brings much more to the table than simply cloud hosting. AWS has essentially transformed the functions of a typical datacenter into an API. This API can be called by software to install and configure new software, turn on new machines, scale up existing deployments, backup/restore entire architectures, etc. These unique capabilities led Qlarion to partner with AWS to create Qlarion QloudSmart, a secure cloud-based Managed Service for Public Sector BI/Analytics. QloudSmart radically simplifies the complexity of BI/Analytics deployments for Public Sector organizations.
Based on its foundation as a cloud-based platform for governments to share "open data", Socrata has now advanced its platform to provide those same government customers with a new secure, "behind the firewall" cloud-based platform for inter-organizational data sharing, called Socrata Connected Government Cloud (SCGC). The initiatives that citizens expect the government to tackle today are often cross-agency or department initiatives, such as the opioid crisis, workforce enablement, creating safer roads, etc. Now operating as a division of Tyler Technologies (acquired in 2018), the SCGC platform provides government agencies with a secure, FedRAMP-compliant platform to share data on joint initiatives with trusted partners from different departments or agencies. Among other things, SCGC enables, governs, and audits formal data-sharing agreements, ensures common data standards are established and adhered to and allows data stewards to maintain complete control of who accesses their data while sharing it with trusted cross-organizational partners.
Tableau's highly intuitive, interactive data analysis and visualization platform allows Qlarion to deliver self-service dashboards, analytics, and reports for our clients. The platform's ease-of-use helps create broad adoption among our client's user bases, enabling data-driven decision-making to grow throughout the organization. With new capabilities to prep and blend data directly within the platform, Tableau can now access a broad variety of data sources, empowering our clients to maximize the value of all of their enterprise data assets. In addition, the strong Tableau community behind the product provides users access to training, user groups, roadshows, and enhanced support, making Tableau an excellent option for clients looking to use data and analytics to transform their organizations.
Carahsoft Technology Corp. is The Trusted Government IT Solutions Provider®. As a top-performing GSA Schedule and SEWP contract holder, Carahsoft serves as the Master Government Aggregator® for many of its best-of-breed technology vendors, supporting an extensive ecosystem of manufacturers, value-added resellers, system integrators, and consulting partners committed to helping government agencies select and implement the best solution at best possible value. Qlarion collaborates with Carahsoft to offer a bundled solution of software and services to make it easier for state and local governments to launch transformative data sharing and analytics programs. The solution includes a powerful data sharing and analytics platform supported by technology from Tableau, Tyler Technologies, and AWS. This solution includes the establishment of a foundational data trust, the development of a secure, cross-agency data-sharing environment, as well as the delivery of self-service analytics and advanced predictive analytics.
Snowflake delivers the Data Cloud — a global network where thousands of organizations mobilize data with near-unlimited scale, concurrency, and performance. Inside the Data Cloud, organizations unite their siloed data, easily discover and securely share governed data, and execute diverse analytic workloads. Wherever data or users live, Snowflake delivers a single and seamless experience across multiple public clouds. Snowflake's platform is the engine that powers and provides access to the Data Cloud, creating a solution for data warehousing, data lakes, data engineering, data science, data application development, and data sharing. Join Snowflake customers, partners, and data providers already taking their businesses to new frontiers in the Data Cloud.
Qlik provides the market's leading capabilities in self-service visualization and exploration of data. Combining the speed of deployment with a high-performance engine allows the end-user to rapidly ask new questions and discover new insights from their data. End users can share their insights and collaborate with others, ultimately resulting in better business decisions. As a Qlik's Implementation Partner program member, Qlarion's consultants regularly participate in training and enablement sessions delivered by Qlik. Qlarion also coordinates regularly with the Qlik Public Sector sales and solutions engineering teams. In addition, our partnership provides unsurpassed access to Qlik training and enablement for our clients to help ensure maximum return on Qlik investments.
Microsoft has a long history in the BI and Data Management space, and has continuously evolved it's offering to now be one of the leading products on the market. Microsoft Power BI offers Qlarion's clients an easy-to-use option for data prep, interactive dashboards, analytics, and reports via a single combined platform. In addition, it brings the ability to access a broad range of data sources and integrate advanced analytics within the platform. With a strong user community and advantageous price point, Power BI is a particularly good option for organizations that already embrace a wide variety of Microsoft products across their enterprise or those who are embracing Azure as their preferred cloud option.
Every major BI Analyst report for the past 10+ years names MicroStrategy as an industry leader. MicroStrategy has built a powerful BI/Analytics platform that continues to lead the market, adding more innovative capabilities in every new release. With a specific focus on the visualization and analysis portion of the BI stack, MicroStrategy's technology is tightly integrated, enabling Qlarion to create powerful yet simplified analytics solutions for our clients. As a successful and long-standing MicroStrategy partner, Qlarion has been selected to join the MicroStrategy Preferred Partner program. To be a part of this unique, invite-only program, Qlarion's team must continually demonstrate expert-level proficiency in building, deploying, and managing MicroStrategy solutions.
Long known for its market-leading data integration (ETL) technology, Informatica has expanded its solution portfolio to tackle a broad range of data challenges, including data quality, master data management, information lifecycle management, and data governance. Informatica's user-friendly solutions enable cost-effective solutions at all levels of the organization, from departmental systems to large, complex enterprise-level programs. In addition, its ability to simplify complicated data management challenges makes Informatica a great option for Qlarion's clients. As a long-standing member of Informatica's INFORM partner program and an invited member of Informatica's Extended Solution Provider Network, Qlarion works closely with Informatica's Federal team to ensure our consultants have the proper training and experience to successfully deliver Informatica solutions across the Public Sector.
As the world's leading business applications company, SAP has helped many Public Sector organizations solve some of their most pressing challenges. Along the way, SAP realized that solving complex challenges takes time and often results in a long delay between project start and value creation. Over the past few years, SAP has focused on redesigning and simplifying its solutions so customers see value quickly. This shift started shortly after the acquisition of Business Objects in 2007 and continues today with the release of new key technologies such as SAP HANA.SAP's internal motto, "Simplify everything, so we can do anything", is in direct alignment with Qlarion's mission. It is this shared commitment to simplifying the complex that makes SAP and Qlarion great partners. As a member of SAP PartnerEdge, Qlarion works in close coordination with the SAP Public Sector team to ensure our clients quickly see real, tangible business value from SAP solutions.