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MapR Forms Alliance with SAS

Dec 17, 2014 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 17 — MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache Hadoop, today announced it has formed an alliance with SAS, the leader in business analytics software and services. The two companies are collaborating in the area of business analytics and enterprise-grade Hadoop for customer environments. Customers will be able to leverage powerful SAS business analytics with the MapR advanced distributed data platform to empower organizations with the insights needed to make the best decisions possible for Read more…

Hortonworks Expands Certified Technology Program

Dec 17, 2014 |

PALO ALTO, Calif., Dec. 17 — Hortonworks, the leading contributor to and provider of enterprise Apache Hadoop, today announced an expansion of the Hortonworks Certified Technology Program. There has been tremendous momentum with 100’s of vendors in the certification program. Additionally, since its introduction just six months ago we’ve seen more than 70 technologies become HDP YARN Ready. Building on the success, the program now includes certification for key capabilities of operations, security and governance focused tools and applications supporting the growth of Read more…

Teradata Acquires RainStor

Dec 17, 2014 |

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Dec. 17 – Teradata Corp., the big data analytics and marketing applications company, today announced that it completed the acquisition of RainStor, a privately held company specializing in online big data archiving on Hadoop. This acquisition strengthens Teradata’s enterprise-grade Hadoop solutions and will enable organizations to add archival data store capabilities for their entire enterprise, including data stored in OLTP, data warehouses, and applications. “The addition of RainStor underscores Teradata’s commitment to support customers as they transform their organizations into data-driven enterprises,” said Scott Gnau, president, Teradata Read more…

RapidMiner Streams Unveiled

Dec 17, 2014 |

BOSTON, Mass., Dec. 17 — RapidMiner, the industry’s easiest-to-use Modern Analytics platform, today debuted RapidMiner Streams — an application that pushes data blending, streaming data analysis, and model scoring into Apache Storm clusters. This new product is part of an overall platform enhancement addressing technology ecosystem connectivity and interactive web applications. “Leveraging streaming data continues to be a hot category among our customers and prospects. RapidMiner Streams serves the industry’s appetite for applications and analytics that embrace streaming data — Read more…

Talend Expands Support for HP Haven Big Data Offerings

Dec 17, 2014 |

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Dec. 17 — Talend, the global big data integration software leader, today announced that Talend 5.6 is now supported on the HP Vertica Analytics Platform 7. Talend is the only native integration platform optimized to deliver the highest performance on all leading Hadoop distributions. The combination of Talend and HP Vertica 7, a key component of HP Haven, enables organizations to rapidly connect and derive value from their ever-expanding volumes of available business data. While organizations recognize the immense potential value in big Read more…

DataHero Launches Google Analytics Integration

Dec 16, 2014 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 16 — DataHero, the self-service cloud data visualization tool, today announced the launch of its Google Analytics integration. More than half of all businesses use Google Analytics on a daily basis and understand the limitations of having to export to Excel or write complex scripts to get what they need out of their data. With the DataHero integration, now everyone will be able to make data-driven decisions at the speed of business. “The Google Analytics integration is one of Read more…

Fujitsu Selects Datameer as Part of Their New Integrated Big Data Platform

Dec 16, 2014 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 16 — Datameer, the only end-to-end big data analytics application for Hadoop, today announced that Fujitsu, the third largest IT service provider in the world, selected Datameer as part of their new integrated big data platform. Starting immediately, Fujitsu PRIMEFLEX customers will be able to get big data solutions powered by Datameer to harnesses actionable analytics and highlight business advantages. Companies that invest in and successfully derive value from the vast amounts of data will have a distinct advantage Read more…

Logi Analytics Partners with Talend

Dec 16, 2014 |

MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 16 — Logi Analytics, the analytics everywhere company, today announced a partnership with Talend, a global leader in big data integration software, which will enable customers to simplify data integration and quickly deliver actionable insights, all at a competitive price. Talend’s data integration products and Logi Analytics’ business intelligence platform, Logi Info, help maximize the value of organizations’ data by providing powerful, flexible integration capabilities, and agile, cost-effective ways to create and deliver dashboards and reports. Talend and Logi Info directly connect Read more…

Plexxi Introduces New Starter Kits

Dec 16, 2014 |

NASHUA, N.H., Dec. 16 — Plexxi, a pioneer of next-generation networking solutions, today announced three product starter kits that will make it easier for companies to adopt software-defined networking in a way that fits their networking environment. Plexxi’s starter kits are designed for distinct uses — agile datacenters, distributed cloud environments and Big Data applications — avoiding the “one-size-fits-all” starter kit approach of some other vendors. “We’re entering a new IT era dominated by data and the application so companies have no choice Read more…

Denodo Platform 5.5 Now Available

Dec 15, 2014 |

Dec. 15 — Denodo Technologies, the leader in Data Virtualization, today announced the immediate availability of Denodo Platform 5.5. The latest version of Denodo’s award winning Data Virtualization solution is an integrated platform that creates, manages and delivers virtualized data services at both project and enterprise levels with speed, agility and high performance. Denodo Platform 5.5 is in direct response to the industry’s need to deal with a number of challenges including more data types, ubiquitous data, bigger data volumes, data and Read more…