Vectorwise Newsletter – November 2012 English
Welcome to this month's edition of our Actian Vectorwise newsletter. Here is the latest information and news on the record-breaking analytic database that is helping data-centric and data-driven companies around the globe to benefit from fast data analytics and monetize their Big Data.
Actian Vectorwise version 2.5.2 now available for download
As an analytic engine that's strong enough to handle today's information overload, Actian Vectorwise can power through big data in seconds, speeding analysis and delivering super fast insight to business users when and where they need it. The latest new and improved version of Actian Vectorwise - version 2.5.2 - is faster, has more features and can perform at a much higher rate than ever before Download your copy here.
Data-centric businesses that benefit from Actian Vectorwise: Edo Interactive & EnvoiMoinsCher.com
An ever-growing list of data intensive companies now use Actian Vectorwise to analyze their big data to aid the understanding of customer behaviour, deliver high-performance customer service and power self-service analytics over the Internet. We are proud to add two new Actian Vectorwise customers to the list: Edo Interactive and EnvoiMoinsCher.com. To find out more about these companies and how they benefit from the analytic database engine, click here.
"Actian Vectorwise is like the oxygen that these innovative new companies and business services need to flourish." Actian CEO, Steve Shine
Saving lives with Actian Vectorwise at Medical Data Vision
Medical Data Vision (MDV) has chosen Actian Vectorwise to provide analysis of medical data for market research and drug development. Having chosen to move from Infobright to Actian Vectorwise, MDV is using the record-breaking analytic database to assure faster analysis of large volumes of medical data. And the results are staggering: queries that took a few minutes to run now run in just 2 seconds.
"Our aim is to improve the quality of patient care by providing fast and easy analytical insights of medical data. Vectorwise allows more users to analyze more data faster, which is an absolutely critical part of our solution. We love Vectorwise and it helps us to save lives." Medical Data Vision.
Read the full case study here.
Actian Vectorwise now available via the G-Cloud
Public administration and government bodies now have access to Actian Vectorwise in the UK Government G-cloud initiative, known as the CloudStore. Indeed, both Actian Vectorwise and Tableau Software's data visualization software are available in the CloudStore, which means that UK national and local government can take advantage of the best-in-class analytics and BI solution with ease. Find out more here.
Working with Attunity: Big Data = Big Opportunity
Recently we announced a partnership with Attunity, a leading provider of information availability software solutions to offer Attunity Replicate for Actian Vectorwise. The solution gives organizations the ability to load data quickly and easily from heterogeneous data sources into Vectorwise. To find out more about Attunity Replicate for Actian Vectorwise, click here.
Catch up with the Actian blogosphere
This month, we profile three of our latest blogs. First, Going Bonkers with Big Data which discusses the need to get past the question "what is big data?" and focus more on asking how to take action on data and turn analysis into competitive advantage.
Second, our guest blog Taming the Data Maven explains how - paradoxically - spreadmarts and data warehouses have turned the simplest of analytic jobs into a nightmare, however there are alternatives out there that can help.
Third, How to Make Money from Big Data explains how companies should now ensure they discover the best way to capitalize on the explosion in data volumes, if they want to survive.
Come and learn more about Actian Vectorwise at the following live events coming up soon. These include:
November 26-27, 2012 - Bussum, Netherlands
Sogeti/Ovum BI Symposium
December 6, 2012 - Paris, France
Decideo Forum 2012
Did you know that if you missed one of our live events or webinars, you can catch up and find them online? Here is just a selection of the on-demand events that you can find online.
Vectorwise: Rapid BI with Tableau
Vectorwise: Big Data & BI with Yellowfin
Vectorwise: With Big Data comes big responsibilities
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