Vectorwise Newsletter – October 2012 English
Welcome to this month's edition of our Actian Vectorwise newsletter. Here is the latest information and news on the record-breaking analytic database that is helping companies around the globe achieve the best price/performance ratio in order to monetize their Big Data.
Vectorwise fuels rise in data-centric businesses: announcing new customer Inferenda
The race to capitalize on growing data volumes and the demand for real-time analytics has created a new species of organization, one that bases its commercial offering on data and the ability to analyze, use it and sell it. Vectorwise helps companies do this. And we are pleased that Inferenda, a marketing services organization in the United States, has recently decided to use Vectorwise to power its business offering. A market leader in database marketing services and technology, Inferenda's implementation of Vectorwise allows for increased speed in delivering data and minimizes turnaround time for customer orders. Read more about Inferenda here.
Actian - named as a company to watch by Information Management
This month we are proud to be named in Information Management's list of "40 Vendors We're Watching." Jim Ericson, Information Management editor, notes the tremendous groundswell in new technologies shaping the way businesses and individuals interact and use the data in their lives. We're delighted to be named in this group of fascinating technology providers. Learn more here.
Spotlight: How to harvest the digital age and make money out of data
In a world where data volumes are doubling in size every two years (according to IDC), there is an enormous potential in the market for smart companies in various vertical markets to collect data from a wide array of sources and grow their business by analyzing it and selling insight, thereby turning data into a commercial proposition. Some may refer to it as the monetization of data. We call it harvesting the digital age. Find out more about these companies and how Vectorwise has proven to be the de facto analytic database choice to help them power their services and solutions by reading this blog post.
New Vectorwise partners - SlipstreamBI and BiBOARD
We are delighted to announce that Vectorwise is now offered and supported by two more Actian partners: BiBOARD in France and SlipstreamBI in South Africa. BiBOARD is a French provider of BI solutions and will offer Vectorwise as part of its solution set. SlipstreamBI is a provider of Tableau Software and will also complement its BI solutions with Vectorwise. To find out more about these new partners, click here and here. Alternatively, to find a Vectorwise partner local to you, go to the partner directory on our website.
Beyond ballet shoes and sweaters: retail analytics with Vectorwise
If you are already involved in retail analytics or just taking your first steps, read this interesting blog post that discusses the need for high performance retail analytics and how it is not just speed that is important; cost always plays a key role in determining the right analytic solution.
Come and learn more about Actian Vectorwise at the following live events coming up soon. These include:
November 26-27, 2012 - Bussum, Netherlands
Sogeti/Ovum BI Symposium
December 6, 2012 - Paris, France
Decideo Forum 2012
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
Connect with Actian
Apart from the Actian website, you can always follow us and connect with on social media, including Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+ and YouTube. More recently, we are pleased to announced two new channels on Xing (German-speaking) and Viadeo (French-speaking).