Cloud computing: Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud growing faster, but AWS still has a big lead

Microsoft’s cloud growth is outpacing AWS but it is still way behind the top dog of cloud infrastructure.

July 27th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Amazon’s AWS continues to lead its performance highlights

Amazon’s  web services AWS continue to be the highlight of the company’s balance sheet, once again showing the kind of growth Amazon is looking for in a new business for the second quarter — especially one that has dramatically better margins than its core retail business.

July 26th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Qlik acquires Podium Data as BI and Big Data coalesce

BI visual analytics juggernaut Qlik acquires data prep/management startup Podium Data. The union gives Qlik end-to-end prowess and brings the BI and data lake/Big Data worlds a little bit closer together.

July 24th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Microsoft Power BI Self-Service Data Preparation Gets Big Data Boost

Power BI’s updated self-service data preparation tools will allow Excel experts to analyze big data using Power Query.

July 12th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Tableau buys AI startup Empirical Systems

Empirical Systems’ automated statistical analysis technology will be used to help Tableau customers automate data modeling and analysis.

June 13th, 2018|News|0 Comments

SAP ups the ante for its Analytics Cloud and Cloud Platform

SAP adds availability on Google’s cloud; integration of BI, predictive analytics and planning in major Enterprise applications; new data connectors and more to its core and analytics cloud offerings.

June 6th, 2018|News|0 Comments

SAP launches HANA Data Management Suite

Announced in a company blog several months ago, at SAPPHIRE this week, SAP is officially taking the wraps off a new suite of tools aimed at governing and integrating data across highly federated environments.

June 5th, 2018|News|0 Comments

SAP gives CRM another shot with new cloud-based suite

Customer Relationship Management (CRM) is a mature market with a clear market leader in Salesforce. It has a bunch other enterprise players like Microsoft, Oracle and SAP vying for position. SAP decided to take another shot today when it released a new business products suite called SAP C/4HANA. (Ya, catchy I know.)

June 5th, 2018|News|0 Comments

BI vendors aim to ease visual data analysis by business users

Despite the self-service BI push, enabling end users to take the lead on analyzing and visualizing data is often still a challenge — one that vendors continue to address.

June 1st, 2018|News|0 Comments

Big Data Platforms Evolve for Analytics, Machine Learning

Machine learning and advanced analytics are now the centerpiece for companies that got their start as Hadoop distributors.

May 24th, 2018|News|0 Comments