Analytics Platform System

Analytics Platform System (APS) brings Microsoft’s massively parallel processing (MPP) data warehouse technology–the SQL Server Parallel Data Warehouse (PDW)–together with HDInsight, Microsoft’s 100% Apache Hadoop distribution, and delivers it as a turnkey appliance. BIV has deep APS design, implementation, and training expertise which has been obtained through many successful APS production deployments combined with being expertly trained by Microsoft’s APS Product Team and APS Center of Excellence.


Rely on BIV’s best practices and lessons learned from the many other APS implementations we have successfully deployed. We specialize in the following APS services:

APS Evaluation

Our APS consultants work with you team to assess whether or not APS is a good fit for your specific requirements. We use our SNAPS tool to identify the level of effort required to migrate your existing data marts/warehouse to APS.

Architectural Design

Once APS is determined to be a fit, BIV brings best practices from our other successful APS deployments to put together a suggested logical and physical architecture to meet your specific requirements. This includes sizing recommendations for which size appliance should be purchased.

Production Implementation

BIV’s APS consultants’ work closely with your team to deliver your APS implementation more quickly and with less risk by leveraging the experience we have gained through other successful APS engagements.

APS Training

Based on our deep APS implementation expertise and collaboration with Microsoft APS Product Team and APS Center of Excellence expert training, BIV is part of an elite group of APS Certified Trainers that deliver world class training.

APS Offshore Services

BIV offers the industry’s largest group of APS trained and project experienced offshore resources available.

HP APS Value Added Reseller

Simplify the procurement process by having your hardware, professional services, and APS tool purchases all on a single PO delivered by a single company, B.I. Voyage.

From initial project scoping, planning, and design to training and knowledge transfer – BIV works with your organization side-by-side to ensure your APS investment provides the maximum return. Simply put, BIV is the go to company for all your APS needs. Download APS Case Study