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Argyle Data’s Revenue Threat Analytics Application Achieves Cloudera Certification

Feb 12, 2016 |

SAN MATEO, Calif., Feb. 12 — Argyle Data, the leader in native Hadoop applications for revenue threat analytics in mobile communications, today announced the certification of its real-time, machine learning application suite with Cloudera Enterprise, the fastest, easiest, and most secure data management and analytics platform built on Apache Hadoop and the latest open source technologies. “Communications fraud is a $38 billion dollar problem for communications service providers, according to the Communications Fraud Control Association,” said Dr. Ian Howells, Chief Marketing Officer at Argyle Data.  “Argyle Data’s Read more…

RapidMiner Named a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Advanced Analytics Platforms

Feb 12, 2016 |

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 12 — RapidMiner, the industry’s #1 open source predictive analytics platform, today announced that Gartner, Inc. has positioned RapidMiner as a Leader in its 2016 Magic Quadrant for Advanced Analytics Platforms1. According to Gartner, the advanced analytics platform market was again the fastest-growing analytics segment in 2014 as organizations continue to move beyond descriptive and diagnostic analytics into predictive and prescriptive analytics. “We’re thrilled to be recognized as a Leader by Gartner for the third year in a row,” said Tom Read more…

Qlik Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2015 Financial Results

Feb 12, 2016 |

RADNOR, Pa., Feb. 12 — Qlik (NASDAQ: QLIK), a leader in visual analytics delivering intuitive solutions for self-service data visualization and guided analytics, has announced financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2015. Lars Björk, Chief Executive Officer of Qlik, stated, “2015 was an exciting year for Qlik as we achieved 21% constant currency license revenue growth, an 800 basis points improvement versus 2014, driven by the strength of Qlik Sense and our platform approach. In the Read more…

DataCamp Receives $1M in New Seed Funding

Feb 11, 2016 |

Feb. 11 — DataCamp, the online data science school, has closed an additional $1 million seed funding round from Accomplice. The money will be used to open a new office in Cambridge, expand the team and launch the new Groups functionality. DataCamp Groups is designed for enterprise teams or university classes to learn together, better retain knowledge and advance high-demand data science skills. This brings DataCamp’s total seed funding to $2.3 million. DataCamp is already used by more than 300,000 learners Read more…

BlueTalon Data-Centric Security for Hadoop Now Available on Microsoft Azure Marketplace

Feb 11, 2016 |

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Feb. 11 — BlueTalon, a leading provider of data-centric security for Hadoop, SQL and big data environments, announced today that it has expanded its product integration with Microsoft Azure HDInsight to enable on-demand onboarding from the Microsoft Azure Marketplace. The ability to onboard rapidly, removes a critical roadblock to cloud-based Apache Hadoop adoption. Customers are now able to benefit from BlueTalon’s role-based authorization, dynamic masking and data access auditing on Azure HDInsight in a matter of minutes. “Customers demand the Read more…

GridGain Enterprise Edition 7.5 Unveiled

Feb 11, 2016 |

FOSTER CITY, Calif., Feb. 11 — GridGain Systems, provider of the enterprise-grade In-Memory Data Fabric based on Apache Ignite, announced today the availability of GridGain Enterprise Edition 7.5. The GridGain In-Memory Data Fabric enables high-performance transactions that run 1,000x faster than disk-based approaches. It provides high speed transactions, real-time streaming and fast analytics in a single, comprehensive data access and processing layer. The solution powers existing or new applications in a distributed, massively parallel architecture on affordable, industry-standard hardware, which can Read more…

Hortonworks Reports Financial Results for Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2015

Feb 11, 2016 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 11 — Hortonworks, Inc. (NASDAQ: HDP) today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2015. “We are pleased with our fourth quarter performance, which was highlighted by support subscription revenue growth of 146% year-over-year,” said Rob Bearden, chief executive officer and chairman of the board of directors of Hortonworks. “We more than doubled our customer base in 2015 and exited the year with over 800 customers. As evidenced by our 159% dollar-based net expansion Read more…

Lavastorm Included in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Advanced Analytics Platforms

Feb 11, 2016 |

BOSTON, Mass., Feb. 11 — Lavastorm, the leading agile analytics company, announced today that it has been included in Gartner’s 2016 Magic Quadrant for Advanced Analytics Platforms report. A Gartner Magic Quadrant is a culmination of research in a specific market, giving you a wide-angle view of the relative positions of the market’s competitors. By applying a graphical treatment and a uniform set of evaluation criteria, a Magic Quadrant helps you quickly ascertain how well technology providers are executing their stated visions and how well Read more…

Cloudian Releases 2015 Business Highlights

Feb 11, 2016 |

SAN MATEO, Calif., Feb. 11 — Cloudian, Inc., the leader in software-defined smart data storage and the only 100 percent S3 compatible object storage provider, released its 2015 business highlights and outlined its areas of focus for 2016. The company reported a breakout year, which included 300 percent revenue growth, driven by a doubling of its customer base and fivefold increase in data storage within its flagship object storage solution, Cloudian HyperStore. 2015 Cloudian Business Highlights: 300 percent growth in HyperStore revenue Read more…

NICE Systems Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year Financial Results

Feb 11, 2016 |

RA’ANANA, Israel, Feb. 11 — NICE Systems (NASDAQ: NICE) today announced results for the fourth quarter and the full year ended December 31, 2015. Fourth Quarter 2015 Non-GAAP Financial Highlights: Revenue of $274 million, up 5% year-over-year Record gross margin of 72.9% compared to 72.4% last year Record operating profit of $81 million, 17% increase year-over-year Record operating margin of 29.7% compared to 26.8% last year Record fully diluted earnings per share of $1.09, up 12% year-over-year Full Year 2015 Non-GAAP Financial Highlights: Revenue of $927 million, up Read more…