Interview: Globys Answers the Question–Can Big Data Go Too Far?

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“Our contextual marketing platform, Mobile Occasions, leverages our customers’high-volume behavioral transaction data to gain deep insight into subscriber behavior, the platform then manages, executes and dynamically optimizes marketing campaigns that help maximize long-term revenue and retention of those subscribers, leveraging that insight.”

Interview: Concurrent Leads the Way in Application Building on Hadoop

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“Concurrent is the team behind Cascading, the proven application development framework that makes it possible for enterprises to leverage their existing skill sets for building data-oriented applications on Hadoop. Cascading has built-in attributes that make data application development a reliable and repeatable process. Companies that standardize on Cascading can build data applications at any scale, integrate them with existing systems, employ test-driven development practices and simplify their applications’ operational complexity.”

Interview: Why Denodo Believes Everyone Needs Data Virtualization

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“The Denodo Platform delivers the capability to access any kind of data from anywhere it lives without necessarily moving it to a central location like a data warehouse. Once moved it exposes that data to various users and analytical/business applications as virtual data services in a way that is meaningful to the users, in real-time, with high performance, using caching and minimal data movement only as needed. That is data virtualization in a nutshell.”

Accenture Acquires i4C Analytics

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire i4C Analytics, an advanced analytics software platform provider based in Italy that specializes in helping clients solve complex business problems through easy to use analytics applications.

Cloudera and MongoDB Join Forces to Power Modern Application Development

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Cloudera, a leader in enterprise analytic data management powered byApache Hadoop™, and MongoDB, the database for modern applications, have announced a strategic partnership that will transform how organizations approach big data.

TIBCO Software Acquires Jaspersoft for $185 Million

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TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) announced it has acquired Jaspersoft Corporation, a privately held provider of embedded business intelligence (BI) and reporting software.

Siemens AG Relies on Teradata Architecture

Teradata (NYSE: TDC), a leading analytic data platforms, applications and services company announced today that Siemens AG will be able to enhance its manufacturing processes and product quality by deploying Teradata technology.

IBM Goes Deep for Big Data Market with POWER8 Open Server Innovation

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“This is the first truly disruptive advancement in high-end server technology in decades, with radical technology changes and the full support of an open server ecosystem that will seamlessly lead our clients into this world of massive data volumes and complexity,” said Tom Rosamilia, Senior Vice President, IBM Systems and Technology Group. “There no longer is a one-size-fits-all approach to scale out a data center. With our membership in the OpenPOWER Foundation, IBM’s POWER8 processor will become a catalyst for emerging applications and an open innovation platform.”

RJMetrics Announces Record Revenue Growth in Q1 2014

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RJMetrics, a leading SaaS business intelligence provider, recently announced strong growth in Q1 2014, including a 114% increase in new revenue compared to the previous period.

Volante Technologies Adds Support for Hadoop®

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Volante Technologies, a global leader in the provision of innovative financial data integration, today announced that it has enhanced Volante Designer version 5.0 to support the Hadoop® framework.