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Splunk Reveals Fiscal Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results

Aug 29, 2014 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 29 – Splunk Inc., provider of the leading software platform for real-time Operational Intelligence, has announced results for its fiscal second quarter ended July 31, 2014. Second Quarter 2015 Financial Highlights Total revenues were $101.5 million, up 52% year-over-year. License revenues were $62.1 million, up 44% year-over-year. GAAP operating loss was $60.4 million; GAAP operating margin was negative 59.4%. Non-GAAP operating income was $1.6 million; non-GAAP operating margin was 1.6%. GAAP net loss per share was $0.51; non-GAAP net income Read more…

Trifacta Teams with Tableau to Simplify the Analysis of Big Data on Hadoop

Aug 28, 2014 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 28 — Trifacta, a leading Data Transformation platform provider, today announced deep integration with Tableau, a global leader in rapid-fire, easy-to-use business analytics software. The integration builds on Trifacta’s strategic partnership with Tableau. With the release of Trifacta Data Transformation Platform 1.5, Tableau customers now have the option of writing the output of Trifacta data transformations directly to a Tableau Data Extract format or registering the output with Hadoop’s HCatalog for more scalable, interactive data discovery Read more…

Segment Announces Support for Top E-commerce Platforms

Aug 28, 2014 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 28 – Segment, the universal integration platform, today announced support for top e-commerce networks Magento, WooCommerce, WordPress eCommerce and Goodsie. With Segment’s latest e-commerce plugins, hundreds of thousands of businesses built on these templates can easily install analytics and marketing tools with zero code. Segment is a single platform that collects, translates and routes user data to analytics tools like Google Analytics, Adobe Catalyst and Facebook Audiences with the flip of a switch. “E-commerce companies are becoming increasingly data-savvy, Read more…

ISC Big Data Conference to Begin Oct. 1

Aug 28, 2014 |

Aug. 28 — The second annual ISC Big Data conference will build on the success of the 2013 event, presenting attendees with the latest developments in data-centric computing from both industry players and researchers. The conference theme – From Data to Knowledge – reflects the nature of all big data applications, encapsulating the challenges as well as the solutions. ISC Big Data will explore all aspects of that data-to-knowledge path. At center-stage is Hadoop, a rapidly evolving parallel framework for digesting some Read more…

IBM Announces Advances in Watson’s Cognitive Computing Capabilities

Aug 28, 2014 |

NEW YORK, N.Y., Aug. 28 – IBM today announced significant advances in Watson‘s cognitive computing capabilities that are enabling researchers to accelerate the pace of scientific breakthroughs by discovering previously unknown connections in Big Data. Available now as a cloud service, IBM’s Watson Discovery Advisor is designed to scale and accelerate discoveries by research teams. It reduces the time needed to test hypotheses and formulate conclusions that can advance their work — from months to days and days to just hours — bringing new levels of Read more…

Birst Launches New European Public Cloud Offering

Aug 28, 2014 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 28 – Birst, the global leader in Cloud BI, today announced that it has extended its partnership with Amazon Web Services by launching a European-based public cloud offering hosted in Ireland. The partnership enables Birst to offer customers a complete enterprise Business Intelligence (BI) platform in the cloud including rich visualization and analytical tools as well as automated data warehouse creation that is hosted in Europe. “With today’s announcement we are able to offer businesses a choice Read more…

Alteryx to Sponsor Tableau Conference

Aug 28, 2014 |

Aug. 28 – Alteryx, Inc., the leader in data blending and advanced analytics, announced that it will once again be the top sponsor for the upcoming 2014 Tableau Conference (TC14). At the conference, which takes place in the Seattle area September 8-12, Alteryx will highlight how business analysts can dramatically reduce the time to create the best analytical data set, so they can spend more time creating opportunities with data, and less time preparing it. Alteryx also will distribute a new version Read more…

Jigsaw Academy Introduces ‘Analytics for Beginners’ Course

Aug 28, 2014 |

Aug. 28 — Jigsaw Academy, the premier online analytics training academy has launched a new beginner’s course rightly titled ‘Analytics for Beginners’. The 6-10 hour course is for anyone and everyone that wants to know more about the data phenomenon sweeping the world. Using simple language, fun examples and entertaining videos, Jigsaw Academy’s new course aims to introduce absolute beginners, or novices to the fundamentals of analytics. “We use examples from daily life, real-life stories, interviews with analytics experts and journalistic Read more…

University of Tennessee Hosts Business Analytics Forum

Aug 27, 2014 |

Aug. 27 — The University of Tennessee presents its 9th bi-annual Business Analytics Forum. The Business Analytics Program will host two keynote speakers: Stephen Few, one of the world’s renowned experts and thought leaders on business analytics, quantitative techniques and data analysis and Tim Wilson, a partner at Web Analytics Demystified. The forum seminar will also include open discussions, small group sessions and the Business Analytics Program job fair for Business Analytics bachelor’s and master’s students. The event will take place Thursday, September 11, Read more…

Glassbeam Receives $2M in Additional Funding

Aug 27, 2014 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 27 – Glassbeam, Inc., the machine data analytics company, today announced significant new momentum with $2 million in additional funding. The investment, led by VKRM Group, a boutique venture capital firm investing in entrepreneurs building innovative and industry-leading businesses, will be used to continue the refinement of its unique, patentable Internet of Things (IoT) platform — Glassbeam SCALAR. Designed to analyze the exploding amounts of machine data being generated with the rise of connected devices, Glassbeam SCALAR is Read more…