20 May, 2014
There is too much data to manage these days. A constant stream of sales-management stats, website analytics, and data points from social-media sites…
27 March, 2014
Today Domo announced that eBay Inc., one of the world’s largest and most well-known online marketplaces, has implemented Domo’s executive management platform…
Publication: Domo News
29 September, 2014
Tibco Software announced today that equity firm Vista Equity Partners will take it private for about $4.3 billion.
Shareholders will receive $24 a share in cash, and the deal, which the shareholders must approve, includes the assumption of net debt.
The Palo Alto, Calif.-based company said its board…
28 August, 2014
Microsoft will reduce the prices of its Azure SQL Database – a relational database as a service (DaaS) – from November onwards.
The updated pricing, which is 50% lower, will come two months after Microsoft releases new service tiers to the database service, adds hourly billing features and improves its service level…
25 August, 2014
Enter the latest of the NoSQL contenders: Microsoft. Yesterday, the folks in Redmond announced new features for Microsoft Azure, two of which hint at Microsoft seeing a rich market for NoSQL technologies among Azure users.
The most significant of the two is Azure DocumentDB, a NoSQL DBaaS exclusively available on…
19 August, 2014
Microsoft Corp. (MSFT)’s Azure cloud-computing service, a critical part of Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella’s plan to remake the software company, experienced a major global outage yesterday that lasted for around five hours.
Azure, which lets businesses access computing resources and run programs via the Internet, was…
13 August, 2014
Big data’s rise to prominence in recent years has been swift and powerful. As storage got cheaper, larger companies in Silicon Valley began to get a hold of products like Hadoop to analyze the large swaths of data in their daily activity streams and their archives. The market soon…
21 July, 2014
The Microsoft PR crew has been working overtime given the overwhelming amount of public announcements that has originated from the Redmond, Washington based company.
NetApp has announced a storage connector that would seamlessly integrate into your Azure management portal. This allows Azure users to store data off site in…
Publication: SmartData Collective
18 July, 2014
For most of their history, business intelligence (BI) tools and analytics applications have been designed for and used by highly trained computer scientists and business analysts. Today, with the rise of big data and the demand to push ever more analytics capabilities further down the decision-making food chain, most…
Publication: Data Informed
8 July, 2014
Tableau Software is many things: a fast-growing thorn in the side of legacy analytics vendors, stock-market gold and the poster child for the next generation of user-friendly data analysis, among them. It’s also a company with a deeply rooted and growing research culture that’s responsible…
27 June, 2014
ASG Software Solutions launched version 8.0 of its CloudFactory platform. CloudFactory 8.0 provides one tool to manage all of an organization’s IT environments – from the mainframe to the cloud, and everything in between – solving efficiency, productivity, security and compliance issues.
BlazeMeter, provider of the JMeter-based performance…
Publication: Information Management
6 June, 2014
A recent joint announcement by Microsoft and Salesforce on their new partnership sent ripples across the IT and business worlds. With the ink hardly dry on a previous partnership announcement by Microsoft and SAP, it seemed a bit puzzling. So what is going on?
The conference call held by company…