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EverString Extends AI-Powered Solution for Predictive Marketing

EverString, a leading provider of predictive analytics for sales and marketing, announced the release of EverString Predictive Ad Targeting, an ad targeting solution that is both account-based and fully integrated with predictive scoring and demand generation in a unified platform.

Solix Big Data Suite Standard Edition Announced: Free ILM Framework Built on Hadoop

Solix Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of Enterprise Data Management (EDM) solutions, announced the Standard Edition of the Solix Big Data Suite. Solix Big Data Suite Standard Edition is a free Information Lifecycle Management (ILM) framework, built on a single node cluster and packaged in a virtual environment.

Deriving Value from Data Before It Goes Dark

In this special guest feature, Bruce Reading, President and CEO of VoltDB, discusses the importance of capturing value from your data long before it goes dark. He explains how organizations can implement a fast data approach in a data pipeline before losing the value of real-time information to minimize the storage of dark data while maximizing the business value of real-time enterprise information.

WANdisco Fusion to Deliver Continuous Availability and Performance for 24/7 Real-Time Customer Analytics Applications

WANdisco, a leading provider of continuous-availability software for global enterprises to meet the challenges of Big Data, announced that a leading 24-by-7 provider of financial data will use WANdisco FusionT to deliver continuous availability and performance for its predictive customer analytics applications built on the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP).

Hitting a Big Data Wall? How to Improve Hadoop ROI

In this special guest feature, Mike Maciag, COO of Altiscale outlines a formula for working to improve ROI for Hadoop deployments.

Cloudera Launches Kudu, New Hadoop Storage for Fast Analytics on Fast Data

Cloudera, a leader in enterprise analytic data management powered by Apache Hadoop™, announced the public beta release of Kudu, a new columnar store for Hadoop that enables the powerful combination of fast analytics on fast data.

Video: Challenging Analytics Architectures from HP

Joseph George from HP presented this talk at the recent HPC User Forum. “This paper describes the HP Big Data Reference Architecture (BDRA) solution and outlines how a modern architectural approach to Hadoop provides the basis for consolidating multiple big data projects while, at the same time, enhancing price/performance, density, and agility. HP BDRA is a modern, flexible architecture for the deployment of big data solutions; it is designed to improve access to big data, rapidly deploy big data solutions, and provide the flexibility needed to optimize the infrastructure in response to the ever-changing requirements in a Hadoop ecosystem.”

Razorsight Launches New Cloud-Based Predictive Analytics Solution on MapR with Apache Spark

Razorsight, a provider of cloud-based predictive analytics solutions, is using the MapR Distribution including Hadoop, along with Apache Spark, to take advantage of big data storage and compute. Razorsight evolved its technology stack with Hadoop from MapR to scale cost effectively and to generate valuable insights using data science and predictive analytics for communications service providers.

Station X Accelerates Pace of Genome Interpretation With Qubole

Qubole, the big data-as-a-service company, announced that Station X, a leading developer of technologies that make large-scale human genome management and analysis easier, is using Presto on Qubole’s cloud-based big data platform to power GenePool™, a powerful software-as-a-service solution for real-time analytics of genomic and medical information.

Centrify Delivers Industry’s First Identity Management Solution for NoSQL

Centrify Corporation, a leader in securing identities from cyberthreats, announced the expansion of its big data security solution with support for NoSQL — reinforcing Centrify’s status as the only vendor to comprehensively address identity management for big data.