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Predicting the Next Cloud Boom

Jul 24, 2012 |

According to a new report from Saugatuck Technology, cloud-based business analytics is poised for huge growth over the next two years.

A Crystal Ball for Enterprise May Exist in the Cloud

Jun 19, 2012 |

A growing trend in enterprise environments is the ability to deploy predictive analytics. Cloud services match up well with the requirements of these applications.

SAS Brings High Performance Analytics to Database Appliances

Apr 19, 2011 |

In early April the SAS Institute (SAS) announced it had integrated its most advanced analytics software into database appliances from EMC Greenplum and Teradata Corporation. The new offerings marry high performance computing to “big data” and are designed to enable users to perform deep analysis on huge datasets hosted on purpose-built, parallel computing platforms.

Revolution Analytics Lifts R Language into Terascale Computing

Aug 4, 2010 |

R language booster Revolution Analytics is going after the predictive analytics crowd with its latest Revolution R Enterprise software platform. The company announced this week it will be introducing a package called RevoScaleR to bring the R language into the world of “Big Data,” enabling analytics applications to turbo-charge their performance and scale terabyte-sized mountains of data.

IBM Believes in Commoditised HPC for BI

Jun 30, 2010 |

Business intelligence moves off the desktop.

Expert Analysis: You Can Predict That R Will Succeed

Mar 3, 2010 |

REvolution Computing may do for R what RedHat did for Linux.

IBM Invents Short-Cut to Assessing Data Quality

Feb 25, 2010 |

In what IBM is characterizing as a “breakthrough,” researchers have developed an algorithm that cuts the computational costs of assessing data quality by two orders of magnitude. The new algorithm has potentially far-reaching applicability, extending to nearly all types of analytics applications as well as scientific modeling and simulation.

IBM’s Jeopardy-Playing Machine Can Now Beat Human Contestants

Feb 11, 2010 |

‘Watson’ super being readied for public challenge.

Is Retail Ready for Supercomputing?

Jan 7, 2010 |

Commodity HPC driving down costs of business intelligence.

A New Business Intelligence Tool for Retailers

Jan 14, 2009 |

With retail sales in their biggest slump since record-keeping began in 1992, businesses are desperately looking for ways to boost the bottom line. Improving productivity in existing stores with technologies like video analytics may turn out to be one of the most effective ways to accomplish this.