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Couchbase Announces Q3 Growth

Oct 23, 2014 |

Oct. 23 — Couchbase, Inc., provider of the most complete NoSQL database, today announced accelerated growth in Q3, with record bookings of net new customers and expansion deals among existing customers. Deals closed during the third quarter included many of the world’s most recognized brands: AT&T, British Gas, Clear Channel, Cisco, Criteo, Hearst Magazine, Major League Baseball, Nike, StubHub and Walmart. During the quarter, Couchbase also announced multiple new and expanded partnerships that grow the Couchbase NoSQL ecosystem for deployment options, Read more…

SAS and Capella University Collaborate to Offer Minor Degrees in Analytics

Oct 23, 2014 |

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Oct. 23 — With the demand for analytical talent projected to outpace supply by 60 percent in the next few years, and a persistent shortage of female analytic experts, new educational options are required to help address these needs. SAS and Capella University are helping adult learners jump-start careers in the hot field of analytics with two minor degrees. Capella University, a regionally accredited online university, is now offering a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology minor in data Read more…

SAS Visual Analytics Updated

Oct 22, 2014 |

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Oct. 22 — Controlling customer churn. Understanding marketplace sentiment. Pulling detailed graphical reports while traveling. Setting and meeting aggressive organizational goals. These challenges and more are met with enhancements to SAS Visual Analytics. “With SAS Visual Analytics, organizations can seamlessly manipulate, analyze and view data of any size, helping them transform it into stronger customer relationships, increased sales and efficiency, even healthier patients,” said Jim Davis, SAS Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. “Enhancements in the new version Read more…

Cognitive Scale Introduces Cognitive Cloud Platform

Oct 22, 2014 |

AUSTIN, Tex., Oct. 22 — After 18 months focused on product and technology development, Cognitive Scale today emerged from stealth with the industry’s first technology independent cognitive cloud platform, four vertical industry applications, new customers, partnerships with technology titans, and 22 patents filed. The company is on track to close 2014 with multi-million dollars in revenue resulting from several high-value customer contracts. Cognitive Scale is led by a team of serial entrepreneurs and technologists with in-depth enterprise software expertise in cognitive computing, Big Read more…

Ayasdi Forms Alliance with Teradata

Oct 21, 2014 |

MENLO PARK, Calif., Oct. 21 — Ayasdi, the leading provider of accelerated learning software for complex data, today announced a strategic partnership with Teradata Corp. to empower enterprises to rapidly find critical intelligence within their growing datasets. Ayasdi’s advanced analytics application will be integrated with the Teradata Unified Data Architecture. Using this integration, healthcare, financial services, energy, retail and life science organizations can quickly discover new insights that increase profit margins, strengthen customer relationships, prevent fraud, mitigate risk and meet regulatory Read more…

Cloudera Announces Product Integration with Microsoft Azure

Oct 21, 2014 |

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 21 — Cloudera, the leader in enterprise analytic data management powered by Apache Hadoop, today announced an effort to integrate and enable Cloudera Enterprise to be Microsoft Azure Certified. In a world where every incremental advantage matters, Cloudera and Microsoft will work to enable quick implementation of Cloudera’s enterprise data hub with the power of Hadoop on demand in Microsoft Azure. Cloudera will also work to certify integration with Microsoft data warehousing and security technologies including Analytics Platform Read more…

RainStor Certifies Archive App on Teradata Appliance for Hadoop

Oct 21, 2014 |

Oct. 21 — RainStor, provider of enterprise archive solutions for Big Data, has self-certified its Archive App on the Teradata Appliance for Hadoop from Teradata, the big data analytics and marketing applications company. RainStor’s Archive App combined with the Teradata Appliance for Hadoop enables companies to gain the advantages of both technologies; standards-based query access on immutable data from RainStor with a highly manageable Hadoop appliance from Teradata. With this combination, customers retain high value data securely with standards-based query Read more…

ASF Introduces Apache Tajo v0.9

Oct 21, 2014 |

FOREST HILL, Md., Oct. 21 — The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 200 Open Source projects and initiatives, announced today the availability of Apache Tajo v0.9, the advanced Open Source data warehousing system in Apache Hadoop. “With Apache Tajo v0.9, our goal of bringing traditional SQL performance to massive data is a step closer,” said Hyunsik Choi, Vice President of Apache Tajo. “We really enjoyed working to improve Tajo’s leading-edge native SQL Read more…

Logi Analytics and Pivotal Form Partnership

Oct 21, 2014 |

MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 21 — Logi Analytics, the analytics everywhere company, today announced its integration with Pivotal, the software company at the intersection of big data, Platform as a Service (PaaS) and agile development. The partnership enables customers to analyze data stored in Apache Hadoop and Pivotal Greenplum with unprecedented speed and ease, and distribute those mission-critical insights in real time. Today’s developers need a platform that enables them to continuously update and scale their applications with no downtime, as well as Read more…

Kepware Releases Updated Product for Splunk

Oct 21, 2014 |

SAN FRANCISCO — Splunk Inc., provider of the leading software platform for real-time Operational Intelligence, and Kepware Technologies, developer of software solutions for Industrial Automation and Controls, today announced the availability of Kepware’s Industrial Data Forwarder (IDF) for Splunk. The forwarder, a plug-in for the widely deployed KEPServerEX platform, enables customers to send industrial data from sensors, devices and control systems to Splunk Enterprise and Splunk Cloud. Splunk users can easily collect, search and analyze industrial data to improve operations, accelerate troubleshooting, perform Read more…