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Amazon Web Services Announces RedShift, New Data Warehouse Service

How the Cloud Is Putting the Sizzle Back Into Business Intelligence

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Business Intelligence is a multibillion-dollar market made up of enormous software projects from the likes of IBM/Cognos, SAP/Business Objects and Oracle/Hyperion — think high barriers to entry, long enterprise sales cycles and expensive software licensing. The recent $5.8 billion SAP/Sybase acquisition is just the latest evidence of the high stakes...
How the Cloud Is Putting the Sizzle Back Into Business Intelligence

IBM adds more analytics with Varicent buy

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The desire for more, better, and increasingly specific analytics continues with IBM’s acquisition of Varicent Software. Banks, insurance companies, and retailers use Varicent software to look at data across finance, sales, human resources and IT departments to determine how to boost sales, according to IBM. This is just the latest in...
IBM adds more analytics with Varicent buy

Watch out HP, IBM, Teradata, Oracle: Amazon Redshift is here

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Amazon announced plans for Redshift, its answer to pricier data warehouses from IBM, HP, Oracle, last November and, as promised, it’s broadly available in the first quarter of 2013. Redshift, based on technology from ParAccel, claims to offer big-time data warehouse capability for 1/10 the price of legacy suppliers and...
Watch out HP, IBM, Teradata, Oracle: Amazon Redshift is here

Big Data Startups Could Kill This $30 Billion Industry

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When it comes to big data, "size doesn't matter," Ravi Mhatre, managing director of venture firm Lightspeed Ventures just told Business Insider. "It's not just big data. It's got to be fast data and it's got to be meaningful data" he says. There's a new wave of startups trying to...
Big Data Startups Could Kill This $30 Billion Industry

IBM Acquires Sales Data And Analytics Software Company Varicent

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Big Blue has made a purchase today—IBM has acquired Varicent Software, a company that creates a sales analytics software. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Varicent, which has raised $35 million in funding, analyzes sales data from businesses to help organizations to streamline compensation processes for employees, improve...
IBM Acquires Sales Data And Analytics Software Company Varicent

IBM Adds Canada's Varicent to its Analytics Lineup

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IBM just announced another acquisition that’s intended to fill out its steadily-growing portfolio of analytics software companies. The company it is buying is called Varicent. Based in Toronto, it specializes in using the power of computing to to analyze and understand sales performance and compensation. Varicent makes software that’s intended...
IBM Adds Canada's Varicent to its Analytics Lineup

For data warehousing startups, Amazon is both friend and rival

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Here’s the thing about being an Amazon Web Services software partner: you’re going to be competing with Amazon Web Services. Case in point: On Wednesday at the AWS: Reinvent show, Amazon announced the preview of its Redshift data warehousing service to considerable hubbub — pitching it as a much-less costly...
For data warehousing startups, Amazon is both friend and rival
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