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News: February 2012

Industry and product news on CRM, Business Intelligence, ERP, supply chain management, and other enterprise applications. - Archive for February 2012

Oracle Enters In-memory Analytics Fray with Exalytics

Oracle ships in-memory analysis hardware for crunching Big Data, takes on SAP.

Alteryx Adds New Features to 'Desktop-to-Cloud' Analytics Software

Alteryx Strategic Analytics 7.0 adds enterprise cloud connectors, an Apache Hive connector that integrates data from Apache Hadoop, and …

Survey: Less than a Third of IT Pros 'Get' Big Data

A study conducted by LogLogic finds that most IT professionals don't know what Big Data means, let alone possess the ability to come to …

Salesforce.com Grows on Big Deals (And Small Ones Too)

Benioff highlights eight- and nine-figure deals, though he says Salesforce remains committed to chasing them all.

Latest Version of OpenERP Includes Social Features

Provider of open source enterprise management software says new release adds 85 applications.

OnLive Brings Cloud-based Office, Flash Browsing to iPad

Cloud gaming company explores new territory with an iPad app that offers a virtual Windows 7 desktop, Microsoft Office and mobile Flash.

Visible Technologies Updates Enterprise Social CRM Platform, Adds Solution for SMBs

A social performance dashboard that presents data and metrics from multiple sources is among the new features.

Oracle Enhances Enterprise Healthcare Analytics with Data Integration Feature

The software giant says its Healthcare Analytics Data Integration consolidates, integrates, validates and loads source data from clinical, …

Persistent Systems Rolls out Analytics Software Optimized for IBM Big Data Platform

Email analytics and social media analytics solutions run on top of IBM’s InfoSphere BigInsights platform.

Nimble Gets More Social With New Version of Contact Management Software

Social CRM provider Nimble has added several new features to its contact management software, including social discovery, dynamic engagement …

Pegasystems Updates CPM Software With Social, Mobile Features

Pegasystems has always taken a process-oriented approach to CRM. Now it’s making social and mobile a key part of its approach as well.

Oracle Updates Advanced Analytics with Open Source R

Oracle adds enterprise support for the R statistical programming language to Oracle Database 11g.

Oracle Acquires Taleo for $1.9 Billion

Taleo's platform is coming to Oracle Public Cloud as the HCM market sizzles.

Microsoft Offers CRM on Any Device with Latest Dynamics Update

The latest update of Microsoft’s Dynamics CRM software offers native clients on Windows Phone 7, iPad, iPhone, Android and BlackBerry …

Salesforce.com Makes U-Turn on Analytics Pricing

Responding to a social storm of customer feedback, Salesforce.com has abandoned its plans to charge for an analytics module that customers …

NetSuite Q4 Earnings Show Move Upmarket for SaaS ERP

NetSuite CEO Zach Nelson attributed a significant amount of 2011’s revenue growth to the SaaS ERP provider’s business with …

Cloud9 Wants to Take Spreadsheets Out of Sales Forecasting

Cloud9’s new Intelligent Forecasting Suite integrates with CRM systems to record changes to CRM data and analyzes the data to identify …

TrackVia Rolls Out New Build-Your-Own App Features

Cloud-based database provider TrackVia adds more collaboration and reporting functionality to its online application builder, which it says …