Consultant, integrator and operator, Bull knows how to combine expertise so as to provide innovative BI solutions and robust and scalable BI infrastructure
Bull servers steadily improve price/performance world records for the TPC-H decision support benchmark. Through its strong partnership relationships with major players in the market, Bull has also created expertise centers dedicated to BI infrastructure (servers, storage, networks...). They have the mission of defining and designing the best decision support architectures and becoming involved in the implementation and optimisation of the proposed solutions.
Bull is a recognised specialist in heterogeneous environments, where Unix, Mainframe, Open Source and Windows® co-exist. Bull is thus able to make optimum use of Microsoft® solutions.Microsoft® has started down the road towards interoperability in order to facilitate the integration of its products with third-party solutions. The partnership between Bull and Microsoft® covers the information system’s entire value chain. Bull focuses on BI and Data Warehouse, major infrastructure and Extreme Computing. In terms of services, Bull covers the entire spectrum, from consulting to operations taking in system support based on Microsoft® technologies on the way. Among these, SQL Server® Business Intelligence, Hyper-V™ for virtualisation, Exchange Server®for email, SharePoint® for collaborative applications and the .Net environment for application development.
Oracle is a Bull partner for applications, databases and middleware. An Oracle Platinum Partner, Bull has developed a center of technical skills and architecture in France in addition to its team of consultants and developers. The specific skills developed by the team are based mainly on finance, logistics (including e-procurement), service and business management and human resources.
Bull defines complete technical architectures and supplies hardware platforms (AIX, Windows and Linux) for some of the largest SAP customers in Europe. In the area of services, Bull is present throughout the "Design, Build, Run" value chain from the definition of the architecture, definition of the processes, integration and deployment right through to hosting services for which Bull is a certified SAP Hosting Partner. Bull’s consultants have developed strong expertise in the areas of decision support and Enterprise Performance Management, and are involved in partnership with SAP in the local authorities and health sectors. All this expertise and Bull’s SAP skills centers make the group a leading integrator of SAP solutions: ECC 6, Netweaver and Business Objects. Bull is also a "Channel Partner" for "SAP All In One" and SAP Business Objects.
In the field of decision support, Bull has also established partnerships with many other companies. In particular, Ascential, Exalead, IBM Cognos, Informatica, Jaspersoft, QlikTech, SAS or Talend, among many others.