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Rexam to Utilize PROS Big Data Applications

Sep 22, 2014 |

HOUSTON, Tex. and LONDON, U.K., Sept. 22 — PROS a big data software company, today announced Rexam PLC has selected PROS big data applications to enhance its sales effectiveness initiatives. Headquartered in London, Rexam is one of the world’s leading beverage can makers with approximately 8,000 employees across Europe, North America, South America, and in the Africa, Middle East and Asia region. Rexam operates 55 manufacturing sites in 20 countries. Rexam produces approximately 60 billion cans each year, used for beer, Read more…

Tokutek Introduces TokuDB v7.5

Sep 22, 2014 |

LEXINGTON, Mass., Sept. 22 — Tokutek, delivering database performance at scale, today announced TokuDB v7.5 with new read-free replication, multi-directories hot backup, and increased use of bulk fetch capabilities that improve the speed and scalability of MySQL and MariaDB and make them even more attractive big data stores. TokuDB is driven by Fractal Tree indexing, a modern big data database indexing scheme invented by Tokutek. It performs up to two orders of magnitude faster than the traditional B-tree technology found in nearly all Read more…

TIBCO Reports Third Quarter Results

Sep 19, 2014 |

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 19 — TIBCO Software Inc. has announced results for its fiscal third quarter, which ended on August 31, 2014. On a GAAP basis, total revenue for the third quarter of fiscal 2014 was $255.6 million, compared with $270.9 million for the third quarter of fiscal year 2013, and software revenue was $85.9 million, compared with $108.0 million. Within software revenue, license revenue was $76.7 million, compared with $105.1 million, while subscription revenue was $9.2 million, compared with $2.9 million. Read more…

FirstBPM Signs OEM Deal with Kx Systems to Deliver Data Analytics Platform

Sep 18, 2014 |

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 18 – Kx Systems, a leader in high-performance database and time-series analytics, today announced it has signed an OEM partnership with FirstBPM, a global provider of business process management integration software. As part of the deal, FirstBPM will deploy kdb+ to greatly enhance the speed and performance of its data analytics processes. Previously, FirstBPM used MySQL database technology for real-time data manipulation. However, the company needed technology better equipped to store and analyze large quantities of information Read more…

Tarmin Joins Object Storage Alliance as a Founding Member

Sep 18, 2014 |

BOSTON, Mass., Sept. 18 — Tarmin Inc., a global pioneer of Data Defined Storage solutions, today announced that is has joined the Object Storage Alliance as a founding member. The Object Storage Alliance is a non-profit storage industry organization dedicated to promoting advanced technologies that allow organizations to drive informed decisions, glean insights and maximize the business value of information. Eighty percent of enterprise data is unstructured, and in 2013 Gartner predicted that enterprise data growth would exceed 800 percent by 2018. With Read more…

SnapLogic Joins Hortonworks Technology Partner Program

Sep 18, 2014 |

SAN MATEO, Calif., Sept. 18 — SnapLogic, the Elastic Integration company, today announced that it has joined the Hortonworks Technology Partner Program and successfully completed testing to achieve Hortonworks’ Certification for SnapLogic SnapReduce 2.0. Integration with the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) enables customers to rapidly acquire, prepare and deliver Apache Hadoop with SnapLogic’s industry-leading integration platform as a service (iPaaS). SnapReduce 2.0 enables SnapLogic to run natively on Hadoop as a YARN-managed resource (Yet Another Resource Negotiator) that elastically scales out Read more…

WANdisco Non-Stop Hadoop Certified on IBM InfoSphere BigInsights

Sep 18, 2014 |

SAN RAMON, Calif., Sept. 18 — WANdisco today announced Non-Stop Hadoop’s certification for distribution on IBM’s InfoSphere BigInsights platform, offering pre-configured analytics, scalability, and management features for enterprises to quickly deploy and yield value from Hadoop. Together, Non-Stop Hadoop and InfoSphere BigInsights will provide a cost-effective solution to store, manage, and analyze data in Hadoop with guaranteed performance, security, and continuous availability to support critical applications on a global scale. Non-Stop Hadoop is available now for new and existing deployments of Read more…

Databricks and O’Reilly Media Launch Apache Spark Developer Certification Program

Sep 18, 2014 |

BERKELEY, Calif., Sept. 18 — Databricks, the company founded by the creators of the popular open-source Big Data processing engine Apache Spark, and O’Reilly Media, the leading voice in Data Science, today announced the launch of the first, global Apache Spark Developer Certification program. Databricks’ Spark experts and O’Reilly’s editorial team are creating a program — consisting of a formal exam and subsequent certification — that establishes the industry standard for measuring and validating Spark technical expertise. As enterprises increasingly focus on Read more…

SAP Offerings for EIM Updated

Sep 18, 2014 |

PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 18 — SAP SE announced new updates to the SAP solutions for enterprise information management (EIM). Now available, the updates offer enhanced support for Big Data sources, integration with SAP Lumira software for data discovery, as well as data protection and masking capabilities for better information governance. SAP Data Services software and SAP Information Steward software versions 4.2 service pack (SP) 03 provide new capabilities focused on delivering results against top data management priorities including information governance, Big Data insights and simplified data integration. New data protection Read more…

Object Storage Alliance Formed

Sep 17, 2014 |

Sept. 17 — Leading technology vendors today announced the launch of the Object Storage Alliance, whose goal is to promote advanced technologies that allow organizations to drive informed decisions, glean insights and maximize the business value of their information. Approximately 80 percent of enterprise data is unstructured; and last year Gartner predicted that the growth in enterprise data would exceed 800 percent in five years. With unstructured data growing at enormous rates and organizations storing more unstructured data, such as Read more…