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Birst Brings Enterprise-Caliber Cloud BI to SAP HANA Customers

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Birst, a leader in Cloud BI, today announced Birst for SAP HANA to empower organizations to take advantage of Birst’s enterprise-caliber analytics capabilities on top of the latest in-memory technology from SAP.

Big Data Survey Finds 75% of Businesses Yet to Reach Production

Seventy-five percent of businesses have yet to successfully deploy big data analytics solutions to gain business-impacting insights, despite 65 percent increasing their investment in analytic services and technologies in 2014. These findings are part of “Analytics 2014,” Lavastorm’s second annual survey on analytic usage, trends, and future initiatives.

Interview: AgilOne Delivers Customer Happiness via Predictive Marketing

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“AgilOne is a cloud-based predictive marketing platform that makes advanced analytics and predictive targeting easy for all marketers large and small. We believe all marketers have the right to deliver happiness. Unlike offerings from large vendors such as IBM and Adobe, AgilOne is easy to install and easy to use. It is the only integrated platform that combines data integration (omni-channel customer profiles) with advanced predictive analytics and out of the box predictive marketing campaigns (actions).”

Cloudera Strengthens Hadoop Security with Acquisition of Gazzang

Cloudera, a leader in enterprise analytic data management powered by Apache Hadoop™, has announced that it has acquired Gazzang, the big data security experts, to dramatically strengthen its security offerings, building on the roadmap laid out last year when Cloudera first delivered Sentry.

Dataguise Security Sandbox Joined with Hortonworks HDP 2.1 Sandbox

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Dataguise®, the leading provider of Big Data security and protective intelligence solutions, today announced at Hadoop Summit the immediate availability of the Dataguise DgSecurity™ data protection platform with the Hortonworks HDP 2.1 Sandbox.

Altiscale Hadoop-as-a-Service Delivers Apache Hive 0.13

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Altiscale, Inc., a leading innovator in Hadoop-as-a-Service (HaaS) solutions, has announced the availability of Apache Hive™ 0.13 on its HaaS platform, just weeks since its general software release to the industry. For data scientists and businesses that rely on insights derived from data, this is an enormous step forward, as Hive 0.13 can deliver significant performance gains over previous versions.

MetaScale Introduces “Ready-to-Go” Hadoop-based Analytics as a Service

MetaScale, the technology solutions provider subsidiary of Sears Holdings (NASDAQ: SHLD), has announced the immediate availability of “Ready-to-Go Reports,” a program that delivers the analytic benefits of Big Data and Hadoop to companies at a fraction of the cost, without the need for a dedicated Hadoop environment or costly data scientists.

SGI to Preview In-Memory Appliance at SAPPHIRE® NOW

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SGI (NASDAQ: SGI), a trusted leader in high performance computing and Big Data and an SAP global technology partner, previewed a single-node appliance at the SAPPHIRE® NOW conference being held June 3-5 in Orlando, Florida.

Free Conference – Big Data Camp 2014

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Feeling left out because your boss wouldn’t let you attend the Hadoop Summit 2014 happening this week? Not to worry! Here’s a free alternative, especially attractive if you happen to live/work in Los Angeles. The Big Data Camp LA 2014 is a free, all-day conference on Saturday, June 14 hosted at the DirectTV campus near LAX.

Skytree Supports Big Data Analytics in Hadoop with Hortonworks Data Platform

Skytree®, the Machine Learning Company®, today announced that its predictive analytics software is now available on Apache Hadoop YARN to deliver agile analytics on Hadoop clusters. Skytree’s flagship product — Skytree Server® — is built to provide high-performance Machine Learning and takes advantage of the multi-workload capabilities enabled by YARN’s increased reliability, scalability and manageability.