DATA ARCHITECTURE

Vertica Integrates with H3C ONEStor to Bring Cloud-Scale Analytics

Vertica | February 24, 2022

Unified Analytics and Machine Learning on a Reliable Platform are delivered through a Combination Offering.

Vertica and H3C ONEStor have announced a partnership to bring cloud-native analytics to business data centres. Vertica and H3C, working together, enable analytically driven businesses to elastically increase capacity and performance as data volumes rise and machine learning efforts become a business need - all from inside hybrid environments.

"With this integration, data-driven leaders in the APAC region will benefit from a powerful combination of industry-leading platforms that accommodate any present and future strategic analytical and machine learning initiatives. H3C has a solid presence in this region, enabling our joint customers to run Vertica's cloud-optimized architecture with H3C's ONEStor to meet the most demanding performance and financial requirements – from enterprise data centers or private clouds."

Scott Richards, vice president and general manager of Vertica

Businesses may use Vertica and H3C ONEStor to leverage cloud innovation for analytics wherever their data is stored, even if cloud migration isn't viable due to scheduling or cost. When these 2 technologies are combined, they provide quick analytics while also simplifying data protection with features like backup and replication. Additionally, because it uses cloud technology for data storage, it ensures 99.9999999% dependability for mission-critical data.

Yili Liu, VP of Cloud and Intelligence Product Line from H3C stated that "We're delighted to offer Vertica analytics and machine learning on top of our ONEStor from H3C. The analytical performance offered by Vertica combined with the data reliability of ONEStor offer ultra-large-scale and capacity, unmatched analytical performance, and high data reliability."

The integrated solution combines high-performance analytics and machine learning with enterprise-grade object storage, allowing businesses to:

Address present and future scalability requirements - As you’re analytical and machine learning requirements change, elastically expand out to accommodate terabytes to petabytes of data and thousands of users.

Utilize computing and storage architectural separation - Administrators can scale computation and data storage resources separately to meet fluctuating dynamic workload needs.

Simplify database operations - The solution is quite dependable, as it includes several data-protection measures. Data loss is highly rare, with a dependability rating of nine out of ten.

Address all data consumer demands - Separate analytical workloads so that different types of data consumers – from business analysts to data scientists – can get what they need without fighting for resources.

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Denodo | September 07, 2022

Denodo, a leader in data management, today announced two new subscriptions of its award-winning Denodo Platform that are designed to help mid-market businesses to start with a small departmental use case and then expand to multiple use cases within the company. Available on leading cloud marketplaces, the new subscriptions align with Denodo customers' cloud migration and adoption initiatives by allowing organizations to purchase them directly from their cloud marketplace of choice (AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform) and are available with hourly, monthly, or annual pricing. These new subscriptions enable medium-sized organizations to harness better value through rapid deployment and data utilization while fitting their budgetary and project needs without requiring extensive time and resources to support real-time analytics and data services. Denodo’s new subscriptions include: Denodo Professional: leverages the same high performance, modern data virtualization technology and no-code/low-code web-based design studio to speed time-to-insight and accelerate data services for mid-market customers who have limited budget and needs. Denodo Professional is best suited for getting started with small departmental projects with a limited number of 5 data sources. Denodo Standard: enables mid-market customers to expand to multiple operational and analytical use cases by allowing access to unlimited number of data sources. Also includes integrated version control to easily keep track of changes. With these two new offerings, Denodo’s mid-market customers can easily enable popular use cases such as customer 360, BI reporting for Smart Analytics, Data-as-a-Service, and Marketing Analytics. Many of Denodo’s existing medium sized customers such as Ultra Mobile, GetSmarter, and Seacoast Bank, have realized immense value from their investments in the Denodo Platform. Denodo offers a 30-day free trial of the Denodo Professional subscription on AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud Platform marketplaces, to enable organizations to try the Denodo Platform, before they invest in it. Once customers realize the initial value of rapid data integration and delivery, they can easily add on data management and automation with Denodo Enterprise and Enterprise Plus subscriptions, which offer data catalog, AI/ML, and advanced semantics capabilities. “For fast-moving medium-sized businesses, gaining a unified view of their data for real-time actionable insights is imperative,” said Angel Viña, CEO and Founder of Denodo. “We have been helping many mid-market businesses with their departmental or organization-wide data integration and data management needs. We introduced the two new subscriptions to ensure our customers pay only for the functionalities they need. I am personally very pleased to see our customers’ excitement about these new subscriptions and am looking forward to seeing Denodo being an integral part of even more companies’ data-driven journey.” About Denodo Denodo is a leader in data management. The award-winning Denodo Platform is the leading data integration, management, and delivery platform using a logical approach to enable self-service BI, data science, hybrid/multi-cloud data integration, and enterprise data services. Realizing more than 400% ROI and millions of dollars in benefits, Denodo’s customers across large enterprises and mid-market companies in 30+ industries have received payback in less than 6 months.

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InfoSum launches Platform Sigma, the next evolution in secure first-party data collaboration

InfoSum | July 22, 2022

InfoSum, the world’s leading data collaboration platform, today announced the launch of Platform Sigma, the next evolution in first-party data collaboration and privacy protection. These enhancements, the most significant update in InfoSum’s history, provide organizations with the safest, most secure, and most interoperable infrastructure to build and manage their own data clean rooms. Platform Sigma is the next-generation data collaboration platform, enabling full-scale transformation, application, and analysis of first-party data without sharing or movement. Platform Sigma provides a featherweight software layer that can sit on top of any existing technology stack to power private and secure collaboration between multiple first-party datasets. These enhancements solve the advertising ecosystem's interoperability challenges and allow for faster and more seamless marketing use cases including deep consumer insights, cross-channel activation, and measurement, with end-to-end protection and security. “InfoSum has been the driving force behind the rapid adoption of data clean rooms and privacy-enhancing technology. 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ActionIQ Named Overall, Product and Innovation Leader in KuppingerCole Leadership Compass

ActionIQ | September 17, 2022

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