With Oracle’s announcement of general availability of the big data appliance, it is filling in the blanks by disclosing that it is OEM’ing Cloudera’s CDH Hadoop distribution, and more importantly, the management tooling that is key to its revenue stream.
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HP Discover case study: Vodafone Ireland IT group sees huge ROI by emphasizing business service delivery
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Proliferating, outmoded applications and data explosion hamper enterprises in innovation, any quick move to cloud computing
The first annual Application Landscape report found that millions of applications are obsolete and no longer deliver full business value, driving a need to rationalize and retire applications, freeing up valuable resources.
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BriefingsDirect recently caught up with Thorsten Hesse, manager of Innovative Products for ThinPrint, to discuss the business drivers of cloud computing, the various options available, and the obstacles to wider-spread adoption of the technology.
IBM acquires Netezza as big data market continues to consolidate around appliances, middle market, new architecture
My take is that these purchases are for more than the engines that drive analytics -- they are for the engines that drive SaaS, cloud, mobile, web and what we might call the more modern work loads ... data intensive, high-scaling, fast-changing and services-oriented.
Revolution Analytics targets R language, platform at growing need to handle 'big data' crunching challenges
The latest version of Revolution R Enterprise comes complete with an add-on package called RevoScaleR, a framework for multi-core processing of large data sets. With RevoScaleR, Revolution Analytics targets some of the largest levels of capacity and performance for analyzing big data.
IBM needs to make sure the core value of integration, a mainstay of its WebSphere brands, does not slide up and out of the enterprises data center and then become controlled then by the likes of cloud leaders Google, Microsoft, Amazon and Salesforce.com. I guess we can think of Cast Iron as a way to bring WebSphere to cloud integrations.
The latest version of HP's advanced records management solution aims to help organizations transparently manage Microsoft SharePoint Server records in a single environment.
HP has correctly identified a weakness in the SaaS and cloud markets. In many cases, applications and productivity services came to market first, but lacked the enterprise-caliber infrastructure, management, and auditing and fiscal control mechanisms. Now, HP is bringing these traditional IT requirements to the cloud domains, and making them available to the large market of existing providers.