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  • In-memory technologies move databases to real time

    Last week, application-performance monitoring service provider New Relic launched an offering that allows customers to mine its operational data for business intelligence.

  • 2013 InfoWorld/Forrester Enterprise Architecture Awards

    InfoWorld, Forrester Research, and the Penn State University Center for Enterprise Architecture honor five companies that launched EA initiatives with dramatic business impact

  • 2013 InfoWorld/Forrester Enterprise Architecture Awards

    InfoWorld, Forrester Research, and the Penn State University Center for Enterprise Architecture honor five companies that launched EA initiatives with dramatic business impact

  • Hot mobile startups to watch

    Just how big of a deal is mobile? Three years ago there were an estimated 400 venture capital deals for mobile companies, with about $3 billion invested in the industry. Last year, according to Rutberg & Co., which tracks mobile investments, VCs poured more than $6.85 billion into mobile startups across about a thousand deals. Mobile companies captured 40% of venture capital funding last year, Rutberg found.

  • 5 strategic tips for avoiding a big data bust

    Failed expectations, increased costs, unnecessary legal risks -- going blind into a big data project doesn?t pay

  • HortonWorks: The Hadoop company everyone wants to be best friends with now

    During the past few years Neustar, an $830 million publicly-traded data analytics company, has undergone a dramatic business transformation, and it's been powered almost entirely by Hadoop.

  • The impact of the 'Internet of Things' on corporate IT

    The Internet of Things (IoT) is a broad concept plotting to make vast amounts of the physical world interactive, IP-enabled, and ?smart?, according to Forrester Research analyst Andrew Rose.

  • Dell software chief: why hardware is no longer enough

    Dell launched its software group at the beginning of 2012, and since then the company has been defining a strategy for the group and populating it through acquisitions ? the biggest and most recent of which was Quest.

  • Your mobile strategy will fail without effective application rationalisation

    Mobility in the enterprise, whether it be through, bring your own device (BYOD) strategy, mobile business intelligence (BI), internal application development, or pushing out applications to customers, has been this year?s hot topic for CIOs and senior IT managers.

  • Big Data a big opportunity to discover new revenue streams

    With alarming regularity supposed experts and commentators predict the demise of the chief information officer (CIO) role. Yet if they were to listen to the leading CIOs present at a recent round table dinner hosted with Intel, these commentators would realise just how far off the mark they really are. The evening's topic was Big Data, and the Business IT Hub could summarise the thoughts shared in just two words - big opportunity.

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Corporate performance management software from a finance perspective

Historically, enterprise-level organizations (those with annual revenues over $1 billion) have used these applications. Recently, CPM has become more attractive to companies in the mid-market. Yet many IT professionals know very little about CPM and often dismiss it as a sub-category of Business Intelligence (BI). Designed for finance professionals, this white paper explains what CPM is, how it offers value to companies, and clarifies the benefits that it can bring to finance departments.
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Worldwide, the amount of raw data is growing exponentially, due in part to the explosion of connected devices, Internet services, social media, cameras, sensors and user-generated content. Moreover 90% of corporate data, including documents, web pages and email, is unstructured. The sheer volume and complexity of data is overwhelming typical database software and the situation is calling for a new approach. Download this white paper to find out more.
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Get smart about Big Data

It?s no secret that ?Big Data? is causing some big problems that are intensifying the demand for better retention, access, discovery and recovery of business critical information. How organizations handle the big data challenge will become a key foundation for corporate competiveness, business intelligence and innovation, impacting every sector and every business function. This whitepaper reveals the latest research from Gartner on integrated backup and archive and discusses a strategy for tackling the Big Data problem with a converged approach to backup, archive and reporting
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