SAP lowers hardware requirements for non-production use of HANA

In-memory databases are a hot technology these days, with Microsoft and Oracle adding in-memory options to their databases this year, joining IBM's  BLU Acceleration for DB2, Teradata's Intelligent Memory feature and challengers from

Published on: August 17th, 2014 Howard Solomon

HP offers analytics as a service

Organizations that have big data processing needs have a new option for crunching the number. Hewlett-Packard Co.has announced HAVEn As a Service, a cloud-based way enterprises can subscribe to several of its big

Published on: August 13th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Infor adds more modules to business intelligence suite

Infor Global Solutions has added two more modules to its SunSystems Query & Analysis business intelligence suite. Called Evolve and Infor BI Dashboards, they are aimed at helping organizations ,made ad-hoc queries for

Published on: July 2nd, 2014 Howard Solomon

KPMG announces new enterprise app incubator

It's a truism that the era of Big Data has added huge challenges for enterprises seeking to unlock the value in that data. That's why data analytics is such a booming field right

Published on: May 30th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

SAP and Microsoft expand cloud, big data collaboration

The cloud, big data and mobile are probably the three biggest trends in enterprise computing these days. So it's not too surprising that two of the biggest enterprise computing powerhouses have announced that

Published on: May 21st, 2014 Andrew Brooks

SAP takes business analytics to the cloud

Business intelligence and business analytics are probably among the most ponderous, compute-heavy tranches of enterprise data. But even these lumbering behemoths can show an agile turn or two when taken into the cloud

Published on: May 15th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Want to link to partners? It isn’t as easy as you think, IBM exec warns

TAMPA -- John Mesberg, IBM’s vice-president of commerce solutions, oversees a broad a portfolio of products and services for procurement, supply chain and e-commerce buyers of technology that companies can match. It’s so

Published on: May 13th, 2014 Howard Solomon

IBM puts customer engagement products under one roof

TAMPA -- IBM has no shortage of software for helping organizations with what is broadly called customer engagement – everything from analytics to price optimization – and separate channels for selling them. To

Published on: May 13th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Tibco releases Spotfire 6.5 with new desktop, mobile metrics

Business intelligence vendor Tibco has released version 6.5 of its Spotfire business analytics and visualization platform. The company says that the new version offers an improved user interface and ease of operation. The

Published on: April 29th, 2014 Andrew Brooks