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News: January 2013

Industry and product news on CRM, Business Intelligence, ERP, supply chain management, and other enterprise applications. - Archive for January 2013

EMC Debuts Greenplum Unified Analytics Appliance for Big Data

EMC challenges Oracle and IBM with an appliance that runs both Greenplum's MPP database and Hadoop distro.

Oracle Advances Cloud App Plans

A lot has happened since Oracle first announced its public cloud plans.

IBM Forges Cloud Connections for Revamped Social Enterprise Slate

Big Blue unveils Connections 4.5, IBM Notes and Domino Social Edition 9 and Employee Experience Suite powered by Kenexa.

Integration Key to Social CRM Solution from NextPrinciples

The California-based startup's social analytics and engagement software integrates with popular CRM systems like Microsoft Dynamics.

Zettaset Raises Millions to Orchestrate Big Data

Managing and deploying Hadoop for Big Data shouldn't be a Big Problem, says founder of Zettaset, a startup that just completed its B round …

Microsoft Dynamics for Retail Goes Omni-Channel

E-commerce or brick-and-mortar, Microsoft shows off Dynamics' omni-channel chops at NRF 2013.

IBM Retail Software Targets Omni-Channel Shoppers

Consumer behavior is changing, finds an IBM study. In response, Big Blue is rolling out analytics-backed retail apps to help retailers snag …

Alteryx Analytics Gallery Gathers Steam

Cloud analytics firm gains partners for its "consumerization of Big Data" platform.

Epicor Extends Retail CRM's Reach

CRM provider offers retailers a clearer view of their customers with channel- and geography-spanning multi-divisional support.

SAP Business Suite Gets a HANA In-Memory Boost

Real-time enterprises require real-time analytics, argues SAP, as the company pushes Business Suite apps powered by HANA.

Host Analytics Raises $17M for Cloud EPM

Cloud business software specialist hopes to become the Salesforce of enterprise performance management.

HP Launches Big Data Certification Program

Server maker sets its sights on the growing Big Data market by offering an official certification program that covers HP's Vertica Analytics …

Zoho CRM Adds Smart Email, Location Awareness, More

Zoho launches a new Document Library module, enables smart email filters and adds location awareness for its mobile CRM app.

Infusionsoft Banks $54M for Small Biz CRM

Goldman Sachs leads an investment round in the small business CRM specialist Infusionsoft.