Actian and Enterprise Management Associates to Present on New Opportunities in Big Data 2.0

Actian and Enterprise Management Associates to Present on New Opportunities in Big Data 2.0

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REDWOOD CITY, Calif.  – January 17, 2014 – John Santaferraro, VP of Solution and Product Marketing at Actian Corporation (“Actian”), the first company to assemble an end-to-end big data analytics platform that runs natively on Hadoop, and Shawn Rogers, VP of Research at Enterprise Management Associates (EMA), will discuss the new opportunities presented by Big Data 2.0 in a webinar taking place on January 22 at 11:00 a.m. PST.

During the “New Opportunities Arising: Are You Ready for Big Data 2.0?” webinar, Santaferraro and Rogers will share recent EMA big data research that shows that companies leveraging big data are applying it to more sophisticated workloads and processes. Systems that can match the speed of the business are critical for success. Innovative platforms like Hadoop are powering change but most projects rely on multiple platforms creating a need for agility and flexibility.

Attendees will:

  • Explore where big data is heading and how innovative technologies and approaches will enable execution
  • Identify what could be lost, missed or put at risk if Big Data 2.0 principles are not adopted
  • Discover how diverse data and platform ecosystems create opportunity and complexity
  • Examine the key differences between early Big Data projects and Big Data 2.0 projects
  • Identify the gaps and challenges to success as well as the drivers for change and opportunity.

For more information and to register for “New Opportunities Arising: Are You Ready for Big Data 2.0?” please visit http://bigdata.actian.com/LP=291. Webinar attendees will receive the latest EMA research report on Big Data - Operationalizing the Buzz: Big Data 2013 (a $795 value).

Actian:  Accelerating Big Data 2.0™

Actian transforms big data into business value for any organization – not just the privileged few.  Actian provides transformational business value by delivering actionable insights into new sources of revenue, business opportunities, and ways of mitigating risk with high-performance in-database analytics complemented with extensive connectivity and data preparation. The 21st century software architecture of the Actian Analytics Platform delivers extreme performance on off-the-shelf hardware, overcoming key technical and economic barriers to broad adoption of big data. Actian also makes Hadoop enterprise-grade by providing high-performance ELT, visual design and SQL analytics on Hadoop without the need for MapReduce skills. Among tens of thousands of organizations using Actian are innovators using analytics for competitive advantage in industries like financial services, telecommunications, digital media, healthcare and retail.  The company is headquartered in Silicon Valley and has offices worldwide.   Stay connected with Actian Corporation at www.actian.com or on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

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