IBM InfoSphere Information Server is the industry's first comprehensive, unified foundation for enterprise information architectures, capable of scaling to meet any information volume requirement so that companies can deliver business results within these initiatives faster and with higher quality results. InfoSphere Information Server provides a single unified platform that enables companies to understand, cleanse, transform, and deliver trustworthy and context-rich information.
InfoSphere Information Server helps to derive more value from complex, heterogeneous information. It helps business and IT personnel collaborate to understand the meaning, structure, and content of information across a wide variety of sources. Also it helps to access and use information in new ways to drive innovation, increase operational efficiency, and lower risk.
IBM InfoSphere Information Server consists of the following components: Engine, Services, Client and Metadata tiers. Metadata tier may be represented by DB2, Oracle or MSSQL RDBMS Server.