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Why Small Businesses Shouldn’t Fear Big Data

In this contributed article, tech writer Linda Gimmeson discusses how big data technology isn’t just for large enterprises, but rather with a bit of ingenuity, there are feasible ways for small businesses to leverage big data as well.

Informatica Fast Tracks Journey to the Cloud with Pay-As-You-Go Pricing for Informatica Cloud Services for Microsoft Azure

Informatica, a leading worldwide provider of data management solutions, announced the availability of hourly pricing for Informatica Cloud® Services for Microsoft Azure in the Azure Marketplace. Now available as a pay-as-you-go hourly pricing model, this solution is designed to help users of the Azure cloud platform and Microsoft Cortana Intelligence Suite jump-start cloud data integration and management projects.

BlueData Delivers Ultimate Flexibility and Choice for Big Data Deployments on Amazon Web Services

BlueData, provider of a leading Big-Data-as-a-Service (BDaaS) software platform, announced the general availability of its BlueData EPIC software on Amazon Web Services (AWS). BlueData EPIC on AWS delivers ultimate flexibility and choice for Big Data environments, enterprise-class security and cost controls for multi-tenant deployments, as well as the ability to tap into both Amazon S3 and on-premises storage.

Industry’s Most Comprehensive Big Data Maturity Survey Reveals Surprising State of Hadoop, Dramatic Rise of Big Data in the Cloud

AtScale, the company that provides enterprises with a fast and secure self-service analytics platform for Big Data, announced the results of the 2016 Big Data Maturity Survey. Based on 2,550+ responses from big data professionals at 1,400 companies across 77 countries, the report reveals new & unexpected insights about Cloud, Big Data, Business Intelligence, Hadoop and Spark.

Striim Highlights Commitment to Big Data Integration and Support for Hybrid Cloud Infrastructures with New Release

Striim, Inc., announced that it has launched a new version of its end-to-end real-time data integration and streaming analytics platform. On the heels of Striim’s mega release of version 3.6, Striim further underscores its commitment to seamless integration with Big Data and Cloud environments with this release.

Building a Business Case for Data Quality

The infographic below was developed by Experian Data Quality as a by product of their recent survey of 402 management-level professionals. The infographic covers how managers feel about data. Data is your organization’s most valuable asset, and having good data quality is necessary for sustained success.

How Big Data Can Change Your Business and How to Let It

In this contributed article, tech writer Linda Gimmeson takes a look at how big data technology can change your business in fundamental ways as well as steps to jump-start the effort.

Salesforce External Objects for Big Data

The presentation deck below by Sumit Sarkar, Chief Data Evangelist over at our friends Progress Software, is from his recent presentation at Dreamforce about the “largest object ever.”

Bigstep Launches High-Performance, Low-Latency Spark-as-a-Service for Real-Time Streaming Applications

Bigstep, the big data cloud provider, today launched a bare-metal Spark-as-a-Service offering.

Cazena Offers Data Lake as a Service on Microsoft Azure that Integrates Seamlessly into Enterprise Infrastructure

Cazena, a Big Data as a Service provider, expanded its services with the launch of a Data Lake as a Service that runs on Microsoft Azure and is securely integrated with the enterprise.