Sagent, a provider of enterprise business intelligence solutions, and DataDirect Technologies, a provider of components for connecting data and applications, announced that Sagent is embedding DataDirect Technologies' data connectivity capabilities into the Sagent Business Intelligence Platform. Sagent will use DataDirect Connect for ODBC to enhance the flexibility and performance of Sagent's Solaris-based solutions, offering Solaris customers faster and more seamless integration with Microsoft SQL Server and IBM DB/2.

ODBC (open database connectivity) is a standards-based API that facilitates plug-and-play functionality between multiple applications and databases. DataDirect Connect for ODBC permits users to quickly establish data connections to all major databases across all major operating platforms. The company's unique wire protocol drivers eliminate the need for client software, offering IT and business users easier database administration and better overall performance – up to 500 percent faster than traditional ODBC drivers.

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