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Accenture and Splunk Form Alliance to Help Organizations Analyze Machine Data to Drive High-Impact Business Performance

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Splunk (NASDAQ: SPLK) entered into an alliance relationship that integrates Splunk products and cloud services into Accenture’s application services, security and digital offerings. Accenture is helping clients use Splunk solutions to improve business outcomes by mining vast amounts of application and operational data to identify trends and improvement opportunities that were previously difficult to detect.

Sumo Logic Announces Machine Data Analytics Platform that Unifies Logs and Metrics Data

Sumo Logic, a leading cloud-native, machine data analytics service, introduced a machine data analytics platform to natively ingest, index and analyze structured metrics data and unstructured log data together in real-time.

Bigstep Adds MapR Converged Data Platform to its Technology Stack

Bigstep announced that MapR is now available as part of the company’s big data platform-as-a-service. The Bigstep platform empowers organizations to effortlessly set up and manage big data architectures within a high-performance, highly secure and scalable bare metal environment.

Altiscale Announces Partnership with Tableau for Easy Analysis of Big Data in the Cloud

Altiscale, Inc., a leading provider of Big Data-as-a-Service, today announced a strategic partnership with Tableau Software, a global leader in rapid-fire, easy to use business analytics software, to quickly bring the visual agility of Tableau to Altiscale customers.

Headed for the Cloud? Watch Out: Legacy Data Integration Can Bring You Down

In this contributed article, Darren Cunningham, Vice President of Marketing at SnapLogic, discusses how most organizations will have at least some portion of their business reliant on some kind of cloud platform. But whether an organization has its various components completely in the cloud or on a mixture of cloud and on-prem platforms, there’s still going to be the issue of how to organize and integrate all the data pulled from each source.

Qubole Extends Customer Support with New Education Program

Qubole, the big data as-a-service company, announced today it will be extending its customer support services with the launch of Qubole Education, an extensive resource to empower data users throughout an organization with the skills needed to successfully implement a cloud-based data project.

Empowering Cloud Utilization with Cloud Bursting

In this special technology white paper, Empowering Cloud Utilization with Cloud Bursting, you’ll learn about how a deployment paradigm known as cloud bursting has emerged as a means to enable organizations to leverage the inherent scale and on demand capabilities of commercial cloud infrastructure in concert with their existing, proven on premise capabilities.

Fuzzy Logix Announces Availability of Advanced Analytics Suite on Teradata Cloud

Fuzzy Logix announced availability of its advanced analytics suite – DB Lytix™ – on Teradata Cloud, which provides best-in-class data warehousing, analytics and Hadoop capabilities on a subscription basis. DB Lytix enables analysts to perform predictive and advanced statistical analysis on Teradata Database using in-database analytics.

Zoomdata Introduces High Performance Visual Analytics for Google Cloud Dataproc

Zoomdata, developers of a fast visual analytics solution for big data, announced Zoomdata for Google Cloud Dataproc, empowering users to visually analyze data in seconds, even across billions of rows of data.

Qubole Donates Access to Big Data Cloud Platform for University Research

Qubole, the big data as-a-service company, announced it will be donating time on the Qubole Data Service (QDS) to university classes, giving students and professors easy access to the latest, most powerful data analytics technologies on the most widely used public clouds: Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure.