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Appfluent Visibility Version 6.1 Released

Jul 31, 2014 |

ROCKVILLE, Md., July 31 — Appfluent Technology, Inc., a provider of Big Data analytic solutions, today announced the latest release of the company’s industry leading product. Featuring a powerful new interface, Appfluent Visibility Version 6.1 provides IT management with an extensive view across multiple Big Data platforms. Visibility Version 6.1 has the ability to monitor and analyze data usage within Teradata, Oracle/Exadata, IBM DB2, IBM PureData for Analytics, powered by Netezza and Hadoop fromone user interface. IT organizations and business Read more…

TIBCO NOW to be Held in San Francisco

Jul 31, 2014 |

PALO ALTO, Calif., July 31 — TIBCO Software Inc. today announced TIBCO NOW, formerly known as TUCON, the company’s annual gathering of technology customers, partners and industry executives from across the globe. TIBCO NOW will be held at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts and Marriott Marquis Hotel in downtown San Francisco from November 3 through November 5, 2014. In its 10th year, the conference moves to the technology hub of San Francisco and will feature an all-star lineup Read more…

Concurrent and Elasticsearch Team Up

Jul 31, 2014 |

SAN FRANCISCO and LOS ALTOS, Calif., July 31 — Concurrent, Inc., the leader in data application infrastructure, and Elasticsearch, Inc., provider of an end-to-end real-time search and analytics stack, today announced a partnership to accelerate the time to market for Hadoop-based enterprise data applications. Enterprises seeking to make the most out of their Big Data can now easily build applications with Cascading that read and write directly to Elasticsearch, a search and analytics engine that makes data available for search and Read more…

Roger Bamford Joins MongoDB as Distinguished Architect

Jul 31, 2014 |

PALO ALTO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., July 31 – MongoDB today announced the appointment of Roger Bamford as Distinguished Architect. In his new role, Bamford will be part of the senior engineering team leading the development of MongoDB. Bamford was one of the earliest members of Oracle’s Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) team and is known industry-wide for his work architecting Oracle Version 6 and subsequent versions. He is often referred to as the Founding Father for Oracle’s Real Application Clusters Read more…

Merkle Teams with Revolution Analytics

Jul 30, 2014 |

COLUMBIA, Md., July 30 – Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven customer relationship marketing (CRM) firm and the nation’s largest privately held agency, announces that it has added Revolution Analytics, the big data analytics software that enhances and extends open source R, to its partner network. The partnership will empower and enhance Merkle’s advanced analytics toolbox by providing a modern, high-performance tool to support its big data requirements and customer-centric digital analytics capabilities. In an industry where customer-centric organizations have the marketing edge, advanced Read more…

BizData Announces Big Data Partnership with Hortonworks

Jul 30, 2014 |

July 30 — BizData, a premier Microsoft Gold Partner, and first to implement Microsoft Analytics Platform System (APS) in Australia today announced a consulting partnership with Hortonworks, a certified Microsoft Technology Partner, and the only company to provide Hadoop distribution for Windows and Azure via Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP). BizData boasts the highest number of APS trained staff in Australia, and with hands-on experience in both Hadoop and the APS Appliance, the partnership with Hortonworks reinforces BizData’s position to provide Read more…

Good Samaritan Society Utilizing IBM Big Data and Analytics Technology

Jul 30, 2014 |

ARMONK, N.Y., July 30 – IBM today announced that The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society is using IBM Big Data and Analytics technology to transform health and wellness services for seniors so that they can live safely and more independently in their homes. Today, 80 percent of older Americans suffer from one or more chronic diseases, such as diabetes, hypertension and asthma.  Managing these complex illnesses is costly both to patients and to healthcare systems, and as life expectancy rises, there is an urgent Read more…

Dialogue Moves to Cloud-Based Business Intelligence with Birst

Jul 29, 2014 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 29 – Birst, the global leader in Cloud BI, today announced that Dialogue Group, a global application-to-person (A2P) messaging and mobile billing specialist, has implemented a cloud-based business intelligence platform to support its management decision-making and line of business teams. Birst is used to provide in-depth analytics across each team’s key business data sources, as well as offering a management level dashboard that can bring all this information together for the company’s leadership team. Birst was selected to Read more…

MapR to Receive Big Data Competency Status by AWS

Jul 29, 2014 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 29 – MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache Hadoop, today announced that it is one of the first to receive Big Data Competency status from Amazon Web Services (AWS). Now part of the new AWS Partner Network (APN) Competency Program, AWS has named MapR as a Big Data Competency Partner based on customer success, technical proficiency and software validation.“As the first Hadoop distribution company in the APN Competency Program, we’re excited to be recognized Read more…

Actian Introduces Big Data 2.0 Clear Path Program

Jul 29, 2014 |

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 29 – Actian Corporation (“Actian”), the first company to deliver an end-to-end big data analytics platform that runs natively in Hadoop, today announced its Big Data 2.0 Clear Path Program designed to help companies jumpstart analytics projects or rapidly move existing ones into production. The program provides a complete roadmap to address specific business challenges, with proven methodologies and pre-defined workflows to accelerate customers along their analytics journey. Developed by data scientists in Actian’s Analytics Center of Excellence Read more…