Vectorwise Newsletter – December 2012 English
Happy Holidays! Nothing makes the festive season shine more than knowing you are in safe hands with Actian Vectorwise. Here is the latest information and news on the record-breaking analytic database and how it is helping data-centric and data-intensive companies around the world to build successful businesses based as a result of fast, easy data analytics.
We wish you all the best this holiday season and for 2013!
The team at Actian
Actian tackles big data warehousing thanks to ScaleMP
This month we announced an OEM partnership with ScaleMP, the provider of vSMP Foundation virtualization software, which means that Vectorwise now scales effortlessly to meet the demands of large-scale data warehousing projects. The Vectorwise and ScaleMP solution allows you to access very large amounts of information quickly. With the innovative architecture of Vectorwise, combined with the ability to transparently access many terabyes of data, you will see increased performance and have access to more complete data and perform faster analytics. Read more about this OEM partnership.
Nearline storage solution for SAP - powered by Actian Vectorwise
Actian has been working closely with PBS Software to enable them to offer a Nearline Storage solution for SAP environments that is powered by Vectorwise. A pioneer in using column-based database technology to enable Information Lifecycle Management in SAP environments, PBS Software offers nearline storage solutions for SAP Business Warehouse (BW) and ERP installations. Working with Actian, PBS Nearline Storage solutions are now also available by using Actian Vectorwise as the column-based database server. Read more about PBS Nearline Storage.
Data analytics for telcos: Comviva powers customer retention with Vectorwise
The telecommunications sector is a competitive one: margins are small, call plans are numerous and customers are fickle. To help reduce customer churn and to deliver more value to customers, Comviva, a global leader in providing mobile financial solutions, has chosen Vectorwise to power their customer value and retention solution - Revenue Plus. This new solution enables telecom service providers to analyze massive volumes of CDR (Call Detail Records) faster and more cost effectively for understanding and acting on customer value and retention. Read more about Comviva's use of Vectorwise.
New Vectorwise partner - Viteco
We're delighted to announce the recent addition of Viteco Aps to our Vectorwise partner community. The Danish BI and analytics specialist has chosen to add Vectorwise to its solution portfolio to offer cost-effective data analytics to their local market. Read more about Viteco.
Spotlight: Action Apps - free trial
If you are a user of salesforce.com, Actian has developed an easy-to-use, intuitive iPhone app that lets you set up and monitor key alerts, triggers and workflow rules on your data, all from the comfort of your iPhone. In turn, you can to react instantly to changes and events in your sales, support and marketing data. The apps are easy to build, require no training and provide value far beyond traditional business intelligence applications because you receive real time alerts that are important to you. Download Action Apps direct from Apple's iTunes store, have a play and let us know your thoughts! To learn more about Action Apps, watch our video.
Holiday reading - catch up with Actian
As you prepare for the festive season, here is a selection of articles and blog posts that you may find interesting.
Back to the future! - A number of professionals were asked to name the software event of 2012 that will have the most impact over the next two to three years. There are some interesting answers to the question in this article!
Big Data: the rise of the smart city - This article discusses how Big Data and analytics can is having a radical effect on our lives. Learn how data is turning our villages, towns and cities into smart cities, a modern urban landscape where big data is radically changing both where we live and the way we live.
A time to count the bounties of Big Data - One of the biggest weekends in the annual calendar, Thanksgiving unearths some fascinating insights. As many reflect on the year that was and count their good fortune, a large volume of retailers were prepared long before the Thanksgiving weekend. Find out how data is shaping the way retailers go about their daily craft.
Off to a flying start in 2013!
Come and learn more about Actian Vectorwise at the following live events coming up in early 2013. These include:
January 28-31, 2013 - Las Vegas, USA
MicroStrategy World 2013
February 5-7, 2013 - Barcelona, Spain
Gartner BI and Analytics Summit
February 25-26, 2013 - Sydney, Australia
Gartner BI and IM Summit
Did you know that if you missed one of our live events or webinars, you can catch up and find them online? Here is just a selection of the on-demand events that you can find online.
Vectorwise: Rapid BI with Tableau
Vectorwise: Big Data & BI with Yellowfin
Vectorwise: With Big Data comes big responsibilities
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