Big data and cloud data are still hurling outward from the “big bang.” As the dust settles, competing forces are emerging to launch the next round of database wars—the ones that will set new rules for connectivity. Progress® DataDirect Cloud™ is well positioned to help organizations establish data control amid the chaos. How? Information workers at all levels require easy access to multiple data sources. With a premium cloud based connectivity service, they can count on a single, standardized protocol to inform their most business critical applications.