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Market Insight Reports - Information Management
The company has announced a new product that enables queries to be shared between its data warehouse and the Hadoop open source data-processing framework, in addition to an even bigger warehouse appliance and the launch of Teradata Database 15.Jason Stamper
The company has lifted the lid on its business in the past year and provided pointers for what's to come. We take a closer look at its progress and next major release.Krishna Roy
The company has teamed up with Apache Spark supporter Databricks to add the Spark in-memory data processing stack to its MapR Distribution for Hadoop.Matt Aslett
In acquiring its longest-standing data partner Gnip, Twitter has taken even tighter control of its own 'firehose' of user data. Is it starting to realize the true value of its data?Matt Mullen Scott Denne
The SaaS BI startup has expanded its SMB-oriented analysis focus with a new offering for Intuit's QuickBooks accounting app. We take a look at how its product portfolio and business is shaping up as a result.Krishna Roy
Despite sharing similar routes and names, and long being considered rivals, Dropbox and Box have different business approaches, with sometimes overlapping but fundamentally different objectives.Alan Pelz-Sharpe
Best known for its MySQL clustering and replication capabilities, the company is targeting replication to Hadoop with the latest release of Tungsten Replicator, including continuous replication.Matt Aslett
Since December 2013, SAS has released two upgrades to its data visualization tool, SAS Visual Analytics, and it's about to update its Contextual Analysis product, a Web-based data categorization application, with additional text analysis capabilities.Jason Stamper
The NoSQL database specialist has invested some of its previous $150m funding on improving the operational capabilities of its MongoDB document database.Matt Aslett
The startup still competes with all of the big array-based replication vendors, including EMC, IBM, Hitachi Data Systems, NetApp, HP and Dell, but VMware's Site Recovery Manager is rival number one.Dave Simpson
Long Form Reports - Information Management
Backup is broken, but a single technology won't fix it. Rather, it will be a combination of advances that alters the data-protection landscape to solve the backup-and-recovery problems that currently plague IT professionals. This report examines the technologies and techniques that could enable storage administrators to break the shackles of traditional backup/recovery methodologies and data-protection 'silos.'
Digital marketing has been identified by major software vendors as an untapped resource for revenue within the broader enterprise business application software market, in addition to protecting existing investments in business applications such as CRM. This report examines the marketing automation space, which has been a hotbed of M&A activity and is projected to be a market worth $4.73bn by 2018.
Growing sales show that both enterprises and cloud service providers are convinced that all-flash arrays are now an affordable and practical alternative to disk arrays for mainstream applications. The AFA sector is the most dynamic within the overall enterprise storage systems market, and poses the greatest challenge to large incumbent storage suppliers. This report examines the emerging AFA market opportunity, including adoption drivers, pricing trends and the vendor landscape.
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.
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