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Market Insight Reports - Information Management
Deepening its partnership with IBM-SoftLayer is strategically important for the startup in pursuing its growth strategy. This also resonates with RackWare's goal of making a splash in the enterprise market.Agatha Poon
As its larger competitor, Nuix, and others focus on information governance, Mindseye Solutions has found a niche for its TunnelVision e-discovery processing products by building them for someone sometimes forgotten by software vendors: the lawyer.David Horrigan
The company recently raised $15m in a series B funding round to accelerate the sales and marketing efforts for its Hadoop-based relational database, which will soon be available in public beta.Matt Aslett
The cloud pure play has introduced a fresh cut of its SaaS BI offering, Open Analytics Platform, billing it as a PaaS for data governance and discovery. GoodData intends to take the offering onto the global stage later this year and into 2015.Krishna Roy
The startup uses a 'transformation engine' to bridge multi-hypervisor environments, including VMware and AWS. Its VC backers include Foundation Capital and Leapfrog Ventures, and HotLink says it recently eclipsed the 1,000-customer mark.Dave Simpson
The e-discovery review specialist had embarked on a strategy of expanding beyond attorney review and augmenting its channel with a larger direct sales force, but it's now back to emphasizing a partner approach to cover the legal e-discovery lifecycle.David Horrigan
Version 3.2 of Big Blue's InfoSphere Streams data-processing platform has a number of enhancements around enterprise integration and usability, including Windows-based development and support for the MQTT machine-to-machine protocol.Jason Stamper
The company, which exclusively targets communications services providers, has updated its Reflex Platform, allowing it to also support virtualized (private cloud) infrastructure.Jason Stamper
The company has been talking about the next version of its rules and new business process management software for some time, but some new tooling may help separate the open source vendor from the BPM pack.Carl Lehmann
The SaaS startup has secured additional financing and given its visualization service in the cloud a makeover with more sophisticated types of analysis in mind. We take a closer look at this – and other developments – within its business.Krishna Roy
Long Form Reports - Information Management
Krishna Roy Matt Aslett
Data integration technologies have a critical role to play in delivering on the potential of 'big data,' by ensuring that emerging data processing and analysis technologies work well with each other, and also with more established approaches. By adopting an approach we call 'Total Data Integration,' a company not only gets a complete picture of its business, customers and products, but it can derive new insights that weren't possible when only structured data was brought into the mix. This report assesses the impact of big data in the integration space and outlines the key drivers shaping this sector.
Linking cloud services with on-premises IT systems is now a pressing topic that raises new questions about how best to structure a hybrid IT architecture while maintaining managerial control and assuring data governance. What role will integration platform-as-a-service (iPaaS) technology perform, and what will IT vendors bring to the evolving hybrid cloud integration (HCI) market?
This report examines the marketplace for 'next-generation databases' - including the competitive landscape, revenue generation and growth potential within the NoSQL, NewSQL, MySQL ecosystem, and database-as-a-service (DBaaS) market sectors.
Today's chief marketing officer is spending more time and money on digital channels to acquire new customers, and is using a wide variety of tools from a range of vendors. This report examines the marketing tools that CMOs have today, as well as the next technologies they will be looking to acquire.
The arrival of cloud-based file sync and share functionality has been an important catalyst for what is likely to be the biggest overhaul of the business application market since the introduction of the client/server architecture. This report examines what that overhaul will look like and why it is necessary.
The lines between backup/recovery, DR and business continuity are blurring as vendors combine these functions via integrated products and cloud-based services. This report examines the forces driving the trend toward cloud-based data protection and reviews key technologies and representative vendors. It also provides market sizing and predictions, as well as evaluation criteria for vendors, products or services.
Evolving technologies are expanding the need for effective electronic discovery to enterprise organizations of all sizes, driving a shift from traditional reactive e-discovery practices to more proactive 'information governance.' This report examines the state of the e-discovery market, including the impact of assisted-review technologies, data-privacy regulations and the explosion of big data.
In 2011 we introduced the concept of 'Total Data' to reflect the path from the volume, velocity and variety of big data to the all-important endgame of deriving maximum value from that data. Analytics plays a key role in deriving meaningful insight – and therefore, real-world business benefits – from Total Data. This report outlines the key drivers in the analytics sector today and in the coming years, highlighting the technologies and vendors poised to shape a future of increased reliance on offerings that deliver on the promise of analyzing structured, semi-structured and unstructured data.
This report provides an overview of the results of the Storage Wave 16 Study from TheInfoPro, blended with vendor data and analysis from 451 Research’s core Market Insight Service. The study comprised in-depth interviews with over 250 storage professionals at large and midsized enterprises, and it provides end-user perspectives on overall storage spending and storage technology trends.
This report examines the events, trends and convergence of several technologies including BPM, enterprise integration (EI) and business analytics (BA) that are changing the way management teams plan for and run their businesses; how enterprise architecture (EA) is emerging to manage complexity; and how IT vendors continue to adapt their offerings in response.
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