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Cloudera Announces Formation of Cloudera Labs

Oct 30, 2014 |

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 30 — Cloudera, the leader in enterprise analytic data management powered by Apache Hadoop, announced the formation of Cloudera Labs, a virtual center for fostering innovations in incubation within Cloudera’s engineering R&D, and fast-tracking promising open source initiatives on the leading edge of adoption. The goal of Cloudera Labs is to bring more use cases, productivity, and value to developers by seeking and exploring new solutions to their problems through the development of future standard technologies that will power Read more…

Attunity Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results

Oct 30, 2014 |

BURLINGTON, Mass., Oct. 30 — Attunity, Ltd., a leading provider of information availability software solutions, today reported its unaudited financial results for the three-month period ended September 30, 2014. Recent Operational Highlights: Big Data product – Attunity Replicate total license revenues increased by 53%, compared with the third quarter of 2013 Increased activity with go-to-market partners including Teradata, Microsoft PDW and Pivotal led to growth in volume and size of Attunity Replicate deals Closed a $0.8 million follow-on deal with a U.S.-based managed healthcare provider, amounting Read more…

Alteryx Announces Release of New Book

Oct 30, 2014 |

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 30 – Alteryx, Inc., the leader in data blending and advanced analytics, today announced the release of Data Blending For Dummies, Alteryx Special Edition, a new book that explains how data analysts can use data blending to support business decision making. This Special Edition release, now available in eBook format, is a new addition to the ‘For Dummies’ line up— the world’s best-selling reference series and a branded imprint of Wiley. “As the amount of data available to analysts continues Read more…

Quantium to Utilize MapR Distribution Including Hadoop

Oct 29, 2014 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 29 — MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache Hadoop, today announced that Quantium, the leading data analytics firm in Australia, has selected the MapR Distribution including Hadoop to perform rigorous analytics on large and complex data sets to generate rapid business insights for their clients, including many of Australia’s leading companies. Sydney-based Quantium is Australia’s globally recognized leader in the development of data-driven insights and ideas. Quantium is a fast growing company offering services Read more…

TIBCO Introduces Open Source Version of Jaspersoft 5.6

Oct 29, 2014 |

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 29 — TIBCO Software Inc., a global leader in infrastructure and business intelligence software, today announced the open source release of version 5.6 of the company’s award-winning TIBCO Jaspersoft business intelligence platform, available for free download on the Jaspersoft Community site. This new version includes several product updates, including new Big Data connectors, interactive reporting upgrades, an updated OLAP engine, and performance enhancements to TIBCO Jaspersoft Studio. In addition, the company announced that more than 450,000 users have registered with the Read more…

Platfora Releases New Version of Big Data Analytics Platform

Oct 29, 2014 |

Oct. 29 — Platfora, which provides a big data analytics platform built natively on Hadoop and Spark, has introduced Platfora 4.0 with advanced visualizations, geo-analytics capabilities, and collaboration features to enable users with a range of skill levels to work iteratively with data at scale. A recent survey from Luth Research found that 52% of analytics users trying to work with big data must break it down into smaller parts to analyze it. “We pull the raw data into an in-memory Read more…

Brillio Acquires Marketelligent

Oct 29, 2014 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 29 — Brillio today announced that it has acquired Marketelligent, an advanced analytics solutions provider. Marketelligent’s solutions range from data visualization and reporting to advanced predictive analytics for global clients including technology companies and leading Fortune 500 companies. With this acquisition, privately-held Brillio will integrate Marketelligent’s 100 employees into Brillio’s Analytics Practice to deliver sophisticated analysis and detailed interpretation of data to improve business performance across consumer-focused industries including Banking, CPG, Retail, Telecom, Energy and Media. “We are proud Read more…

Simba Technologies Brings SQL to MongoDB

Oct 28, 2014 |

VANCOUVER, B.C., Oct. 28 — Today Simba Technologies Inc., the worldwide leader in Big Data connectivity, announced the availability of version 1.7 of its innovative MongoDB ODBC Driver, providing best-in-class connectivity for MongoDB data sources. The release features several ground-breaking advances, notably a breakthrough SQL interface for MongoDB, industry-first support for ODBC 3.8, and better performance. “With this release, Simba Technologies takes MongoDB ODBC connectivity to a new level,” says Simba Technologies CTO George Chow. “By design, the MongoDB database architecture employs Read more…

New Versions of Splunk Enterprise and Hunk Now Generally Available

Oct 28, 2014 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 28 — Splunk Inc., provider of the leading software platform for real-time Operational Intelligence, today announced the general availability (GA) of Splunk Enterprise 6.2, the latest version of the award-winning platform for machine data, and version 6.2 of Hunk: Splunk Analytics for Hadoop and NoSQL Data Stores. Splunk Enterprise 6.2 delivers simplified analysis and powerful pattern detection that enables more users across IT and the business to discover relationships in their data and build advanced analytics. Hunk is now also Read more…

Joy Global to Utilize IBM Big Data and Analytics Technology

Oct 28, 2014 |

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Oct. 28 — IBM and Joy Global, a worldwide leader in high-productivity mining solutions, today announced that Joy Global selected IBM Big Data and Analytics technology — including IBM’s advanced predictive analytics software and optimization solutions — to enhance the ability of Joy Global Smart Services to improve mining machine performance, while reducing downtime and costs. Joy Global Smart Services deliver mining customers real-time analytics that predict machine failures and recommend preventative actions for individual Smart Services customers. The cloud-based, mobile-enabled, IBM solution will allow Read more…