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New Teradata Data Warehouse Appliance Released

Apr 20, 2015 |

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 20 — To help customers tackle the toughest analytic jobs, Teradata, the big data analytics and marketing applications company, today introduced the new Teradata Data Warehouse Appliance 2800. Optimized for fast in-memory processing, the appliance enables organizations to double their data capacity, while also doubling their analytic power in a single cabinet to help customers unlock and operationalize business insights. “Delivered ready to run, the Teradata Data Warehouse Appliance is a high performance analytic engine in an extremely efficient and cost-effective footprint,” said Hermann Wimmer, Read more…

SAS and Optum to Build Cloud-Based Health Analytics Platform

Apr 20, 2015 |

CARY, N.C., April 20 — The shift from volume to performance-based payment is propelling life sciences companies to seek concrete data and medical evidence — both to understand patient care and to demonstrate the effectiveness, safety and value of drug therapies. To help life sciences clients better manage, analyze and share data, business analytics leader SAS is launching a cloud-based, real-world data analytics platform. The new service features de-identified integrated claims and clinical data about everyday patients receiving health care, including prescriptions and labs Read more…

MapR Integrates Hadoop Distribution with Teradata QueryGrid

Apr 20, 2015 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 20 — MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache Hadoop, today announced the integration of its utility-grade Hadoop distribution architected for real-time, data-centric enterprises with Teradata QueryGrid, providing best-in-class big data analytics across multiple data sets with a single query. “With tightly integrated software from MapR and Teradata, organizations can create an ‘as-it-happens’ business by gaining instant access to information across the most trusted Hadoop and data warehouse platforms in the market,” said Steve Wooledge, Read more…

Dot Hill Expands Relationship with Teradata

Apr 20, 2015 |

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands and LONGMONT, Colo., April 20 — Dot Hill Systems Corp., a trusted supplier of innovative enterprise-class storage systems, today announced it has expanded its relationship with Teradata, the big data analytics and marketing applications company. In the latest collaboration between the two companies, Teradata has integrated the Dot Hill Ultra48 AssuredSAN ultra-density storage array into the newly announced Teradata Data Warehouse Appliance 2800. Teradata is focused on integrated data warehousing and business applications. Teradata’s innovative products and services deliver Read more…

RealSure Software Unveiled by Dot Hill

Apr 20, 2015 |

LONGMONT, Colo., April 20 — Dot Hill Systems Corp., a trusted supplier of innovative enterprise-class storage systems, today unveiled its RealSure software built on its RealStor next generation storage operating system. This intelligent workload processing software, embedded in Dot Hill’s AssuredSAN storage arrays, guarantees consistent and predictable performance, scaling as the number of analytic queries increases. RealSure software features quality of service (QoS) enhancements that ensure optimized performance for big data analytics in general, as well as in vertical markets such Read more…

Splice Machine Partners With mrc

Apr 20, 2015 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 20 — Splice Machine, provider of the Hadoop RDBMS, today announced it has partnered with mrc (michaels, ross & cole ltd.), a global software company that specializes in web application development software. As a part of this partnership, Splice Machine’s Hadoop RDBMS has been certified and integrated with mrc’s m-Power platform to create an affordable, scalable option for web and mobile application developers who want to tap into large amounts of real-time data. With a point-and-click UI, Read more…

ISC Cloud & Big Data Keynote to Recount Bank’s Path into Cloud Computing

Apr 17, 2015 |

FRANKFURT, Germany, April 17 — As the fourth largest cooperative bank in Germany, DZ Bank supports the business activities of over 900 other cooperative banks in the country. Dr. Jan Vitt, the Head of IT Infrastructure at DZ Bank will be talking about how a conservative institution like his is effectively adopting cloud computing to address the IT needs of their various business divisions. The talk will be delivered at the first joint ISC Cloud & Big Data conference, which will Read more…

IBM Acquires Explorys

Apr 17, 2015 |

NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 17 — Explorys, a portfolio company of venture capital firm Heritage Group, has been acquired by IBM in an agreement signed April 13. In May 2012, big data company Explorys received a significant investment from the Heritage Healthcare Innovation Fund, a $167 million strategic venture fund that invests in businesses that reduce healthcare costs, improve outcomes and increase the efficiency of delivery. “The Heritage Healthcare Innovation Fund invests in solutions addressing the myriad challenges and opportunities associated with healthcare reform,” said Read more…

StackIQ to Build Production-Ready Hadoop Cluster in Two Hours

Apr 17, 2015 |

SOLANA BEACH, Calif., April 17 – StackIQ, Inc., makers of StackIQ Boss, the Warehouse-grade automation platform for any large-scale server infrastructure, will build an actual commercial Hadoop cluster in two hours as the centerpiece of its new Factory Seminars. The Factory Seminars are events held in major U.S. cities, developed to teach datacenter infrastructure builders and operators how to deploy reliable, any-scale Hadoop and OpenStack infrastructure in less time and without complexity. StackIQ will kick off its Factory Seminars on May Read more…

Tableau Further Expands Presence in Europe

Apr 16, 2015 |

PARIS, France, April 16 — Tableau Software today announced it has opened a French office in Paris. Edouard Beaucourt, recently appointed Country Manager for France, French Speaking Switzerland and North Africa, will lead the Parisoffice. Tableau opened its first EMEA office in the United Kingdom in 2010 and continues to expand in the region, most recently opening an office in Frankfurt, Germany. Tableau had tremendous international expansion in 2014. The company reached more than 5,000 customer accounts in the EMEA region in 2014 and more than doubled its headcount to Read more…