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New SGI Scale-out Solution for SAP HANA Does Real-Time Applications

Today SGI announced that enterprises can now leverage the Intel-based SGI UV 300H server in a multi-node cluster (scale out) to run SAP Business Warehouse (SAP BW) on SAP HANA or new SAP BW/4HANA. Unique to SGI, the cluster nodes can later be reconfigured as single-node systems with 1 to 32TB of shared memory (scale up) to run SAP S/4HANA and other real-time applications. “For large enterprises that plan to migrate to SAP S/4HANA but wish to begin their journey to SAP HANA with SAP BW, our new SGI cluster offering is unquestionably the optimal solution,” said Jorge Titinger, president and CEO, SGI. “The scalability of the SGI UV 300H architecture coupled with our expertise in mission-critical environments provides an ideal path to real-time business with SAP HANA.”

Artificial Intelligence: Shaking Things Up in E-commerce

The infographic below from our friends over at Visenze was inspired by the growing trend on how AI capabilities and applications are attempting to solve real-world issues that e-commerce businesses are facing.

ClearStory Boosts Top-Line Growth with Automated Analytics that Blend Disparate Data Sources Into Insights

ClearStory Data, the company bringing business-oriented Analytics and Data Intelligence to everyone through fast-cycle, disparate data analysis, announced faster, more meaningful brand analytics insights.

How Macys Creates Operational Insight on Hadoop

The presentation below from Hadoop Summit 2016 shares how Macy’s successfully made BI work on Hadoop. You’ll see how the company kept the top spot as the largest US department store by innovating with interactive, self-service Business Intelligence directly on Hadoop.

The Shift in Retail Data: Who Can Benefit?

In this special guest feature, Jeff Morris, Vice President of Data Monetization Strategy & Success at GoodData, explores a fundamental shift of the value of data within retail, and outlines solutions for various members of the retail community to utilize data for both internal and external use.

Natero Brings Machine Learning to SaaS Customer Success

Natero aims to empower Customer Success, Sales, and Marketing teams to become data-driven, without having to be data experts. It automatically aggregates and mines all sources of customer data to uncover actionable insights.

Online Retailer SHOP.CA Selects Sumo Logic for Real-Time Continuous Intelligence

Sumo Logic, a leading cloud-native data analytics service, announced SHOP.CA, one of the fastest growing e-commerce websites in Canada, selected Sumo Logic for complete visibility and PCI compliance across its IT infrastructure.

nFlate Empowers eCommerce Sites with Amazon-Like Product Recommendation Engine

nFlate opened its doors launching the world’s 1st recommendation science as a service platform for eCommerce companies. The cloud offering allows site owners to add site-matching, data science-based product recommendation carousels to their sites in just 60 seconds.

ThoughtSpot 3 Released to Harness Collective Intelligence for Search-Driven Analytics

ThoughtSpot launched ThoughtSpot 3, its search-driven analytics solution for the enterprise, with more than 200 new features across search, analytics, and visualization.

Why Customer Churn Should Not Be Your Only Use for Predictive Analytics

In this special guest feature, Pratibha Salwan, Senior Vice President of Digital Services, at NIIT Technologies, discusses how predictive analytics helps companies reduce customer churn, personalize content and predict major internal company shifts and directly drive business success.