EMC Greenplum and Cloudera form alliance to tackle big data challenge.
EMC Corporation, the world leader in information infrastructure solutions, today announced a new alliance to enable integration of technology from Cloudera, a leading provider of Hadoop-based data management software and services, with the EMC® Data Computing Products division's Greenplum technology to help businesses better manage and analyze large and continuously growing amounts of structured and unstructured information such as log files, sensor data, streaming data, sales receipts, e-mails, research data and images collectively known as "big data."
Prepping for the future of fleet management, GPS and vehicle telematics.
CES is predicting that GPS will soon be so tightly integrated with field computers and smartphones that they will serve as the delivery mechanism for location tracking, job dispatch and vehicle diagnostics data being transported to the fleet manager or dispatcher.
Top business and operational advantages cloud computing can deliver to IT organizations.
Often resource constrained, IT departments in companies and government organizations are immersed in workday responsibilities needed to support the business. Cloud computing can help take pressure off IT staff while also helping deliver measurable business benefits. For instance, with cloud computing, organizations can leverage the benefits of a shared IT infrastructure without having to implement and administer it directly.
11Ants model builder transforms Excel into breakthrough predictive analytics tool.
11Ants Analytics, a company committed to making data mining technology accessible to non-technical users, today launched the 11Ants Model Builder a powerful yet simple to use Microsoft Excel Add-in which allows anyone who can use Excel to mine data for informational and commercial advantage.
IBM to acquire Netezza.
IBM and Netezza Corporation today announced they have entered into a definitive agreement for IBM to acquire Netezza, a publicly held company based in Marlborough, Mass., in a cash transaction at a price of $27 per share or at a net price of approximately $1.7 billion, after adjusting for cash. Netezza will expand IBM's business analytics initiatives to help clients gain faster insights into their business information, with increased performance at a lower cost.