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NSA Releases New Technology for Open Source Community

Nov 26, 2014 |

Nov. 26 — The National Security Agency announced today the public release of its new technology that automates data flows among multiple computer networks, even when data formats and protocols differ. The tool, called “Niagarafiles (Nifi),” could benefit the U.S. private sector in various ways. For example, commercial enterprises could use it to quickly control, manage, and analyze the flow of information from geographically dispersed sites – creating comprehensive situational awareness. The software is “open source,” which means its code Read more…

Argyle Data Joins Hortonworks Technology Partner Program

Nov 25, 2014 |

SAN MATEO, Calif., Nov. 25 — Today, Argyle Data, the leader in real-time fraud analytics for data-driven Hadoop organizations in mobile communications and financial services, announced a strategic partnership with Hortonworks, a leading contributor to and provider of enterprise Apache Hadoop. This alliance will allow Argyle’s clients to simply roll out Hadoop native fraud analytics applications based on the latest Machine Learning technology. By joining the Hortonworks Technology Partner Program, Argyle can rely on Hadoop to help strengthen its ability to Read more…

RapidMiner Adds Analytics Veteran to Team

Nov 25, 2014 |

BOSTON, Mass., Nov. 25 — Pioneering predictive analytics leader RapidMiner today announced that Jon Shepherd has joined its executive team as senior vice president of sales. He brings more than 20 years of high-tech experience to his role at RapidMiner and holds an impressive track record for selling enterprise analytics software. Shepherd joins the recently announced president and COO of RapidMiner, Michele Chambers, as the second, high profile former IBM Netezza executive joining RapidMiner. “I am very excited to join the Read more…

NTT Comware Using MapR Distribution for Hadoop to Power SmartCloud

Nov 24, 2014 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 24 — MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache Hadoop, today announced that NTT Comware is using the MapR Distribution including Hadoop to power its new SmartCloud service. Launched earlier this month for customers in Japan, SmartCloud provides Hadoop-as-a-service to leverage its big data processing infrastructure running in the cloud. NTT Comware, which offers carrier-grade and mission-critical capable cloud and hybrid-cloud services, uses the enterprise-grade MapR Distribution to address the rising need for big Read more…

Splunk Announces Third Quarter 2015 Financial Results

Nov 24, 2014 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 24 — Splunk Inc., provider of the leading software platform for real-time Operational Intelligence, today announced results for its fiscal third quarter ended October 31, 2014. Third Quarter 2015 Financial Highlights Total revenues were $116.0 million, up 48% year-over-year. License revenues were $71.8 million, up 41% year-over-year. GAAP operating loss was $48.3 million; GAAP operating margin was negative 41.6%. Non-GAAP operating income was $2.7 million; non-GAAP operating margin was 2.3%. GAAP net loss per share was $0.40; Read more…

Datawatch Reveals Fourth Quarter 2014 Financial Results

Nov 20, 2014 |

CHELMSFORD, Mass., Nov. 20 — Datawatch Corporation, a leading global provider of visual data discovery solutions, today announced that total revenue for its fourth quarter ended September 30, 2014 was $9.05 million, an increase of 3% from revenue of $8.82 million in the fourth quarter a year ago.  License revenue for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014 was $5.24 million, a decrease of 10% from the $5.80 million recorded in the comparable quarter a year ago. Net loss for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014 was ($4.87) million, or ($0.44) per diluted share, compared Read more…

WANdisco Announces Integration with Cloudera Manager and Ambari

Nov 20, 2014 |

BARCELONA, Spain, Nov. 20 — At Strata + Hadoop World Barcelona, WANdisco, a leading provider of continuous availability software for global enterprises to meet the challenges of Big Data, today announced that its Non-Stop Hadoop products for Cloudera and Hortonworks now offer seamless integration with Cloudera Manager, Cloudera’s administration console and the Apache Ambari management console, used by Hortonworks. WANdisco also announced it has greatly simplified the installation process. Now its Non-Stop Hadoop solution can be deployed across multiple data centers any distance apart Read more…

Progress Partners with DataStax to Provide Data Integration for Cassandra

Nov 20, 2014 |

BEDFORD, Mass., Nov. 20 — Progress today announced that it has partnered with DataStax, the company that delivers Apache Cassandra to the enterprise, to provide customers with enterprise-ready data connectivity and integration solutions for Cassandra. Cassandra is an open source distributed NoSQL database management system that is increasingly popular among developers looking to manage large amounts of data across many commodity servers with no single point of failure. The Cassandra database offers robust support for clusters spanning multiple data centers while allowing for low latency Read more…

Splice Machine Hadoop RDBMS Now Available

Nov 19, 2014 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 19 — Splice Machine, provider of the only Hadoop RDBMS, today announced the general availability of its Hadoop RDBMS, a platform to build real-time, scalable applications without the burdens or costs of a traditional RDBMS. Splice Machine released its Hadoop RDBMS as a public beta offering in May 2014, engaging with over 20 different charter customers on extensive performance and functionality testing. The Company used valuable datasets, queries, and feedback from these customers to guide its development of the Read more…

Teradata and MapR Expand Partnership

Nov 19, 2014 |

SAN DIEGO and SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 19 — Teradata, the big data analytics and marketing applications company, and MapR Technologies, Inc., a provider of Apache Hadoop, today announced an expanded partnership that covers technology integration, road map alignment, and a unified go-to-market offering. The two companies are optimizing integration of the MapR Distribution within the Teradata Unified Data Architecture, providing customers more choices when combining Teradata’s best-in-class data warehousing with Hadoop, discovery platforms, and NoSQL options to drive analytic innovation. The agreement also provides for Teradata to resell MapR software, Read more…