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News: June 2012

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

Attensity Pipeline Powers Social Media Analytics

Attensity says its new Pipeline product can extract insights from millions of social media conversations in seconds. Collecting and …

SAP: We Love Linux

SAP and open source have a cozier relationship than many may realize.

Spotlight on SharePoint as Microsoft Snaps up Yammer

Microsoft spends a hefty $1.2 billion to drive collaboration across its cloud services and beef up SharePoint's social standing.

MemSQL Rides In-Memory Rocket, SQL Legacy for Big Data

Startup tackles Big Data with a database that exploits SQL skill sets and adds an in-memory performance boost.

IBM Puts Focus on Predictive Analytics with Analytical Decision Management

Decisions, decisions… IBM hopes to lend speed and clarity to decision making with its new Analytical Decision Management software, …

ERP to Top Enterprise App Spending in 2012

ERP software vendors take the lead as the enterprise app market is forecast to notch more revenues.

SUSE Advances Linux for SAP Applications

Antivirus and enhanced application installation support comes to Linux for SAP.

SunView Unveils ITIL-as-a-Service Software

Company says combination of cloud delivery and built-in ITIL workflows enables rapid adoption of IT service management (ITSM) best practices.

Report: Microsoft to Acquire Yammer for $1B

Microsoft prepares to spend big for a grab at the social enterprise market.

Kognitio Ups Hadoop Integration Ante

Company says solution reduces amount of time required to run ad-hoc analytic queries using Big Data stored in Hadoop.

VMware Open Source Project Serengeti brings Hadoop to Virtualization

Want to run Hadoop on top of your existing VMware infrastructure? Now you can.

Teradata Gives Business Analysts Direct Access to Big Data

Teradata says its Aster SQL-H software empowers business analysts to directly analyze Big Data stored in Hadoop without requiring MapReduce …

Actuate, Pervasive Team for Big Data Visualizations

Actuate continues its quest to become the de facto business intelligence visualization platform for Hadoop by partnering with Pervasive …

Jacada Says Mobile App Will Promote Self-service Via Smartphone

Customer service via smartphone? Yes, says Jacada. It bills new mobile app as “the natural convergence of IVR (interactive voice …

Cloudera Updates Enterprise Hadoop

Open source CDH 4 debuts, advancing the state of Hadoop and Big Data in the enterprise.

Oracle Puts Cloud to Work for New Services Offering

Platinum Services, available free of charge for customers using Oracle’s engineered systems, will include 24/7 fault monitoring, …

Revolution Pumps up Performance in Big Data Analytics App

Revolution Analytics offers enhanced performance and scalability and new data access options in R Enterprise 6.0, the latest version of its …

Oracle Buys Collective Intellect in Cloudy Social CRM Play

Oracle makes social CRM waves of its own a day after the blockbuster Salesforce-Buddy Media deal.

Google BigQuery Makes Big Data More Accessible, Says French Startup

BIME offers a full stack of business intelligence tools, from data warehousing to interactive analysis and visualization. In version 4 of …

Salesforce Expands Social Media Platform with Buddy Media Acquisition

Salesforce set to acquire Buddy Media for $689 million.