magic quadrant

Data Privacy a Top Concern

January 15, 2013
In the first ever Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Masking, IBM InfoSphere Optim Data Privacy Solution was named a leader, receiving the best ranking in the ability to execute and completeness of vision categories compared to competitors. Read More

IBM - Another year of recognized leadership in the Gartner Magic Quadrant

February 21, 2012
Gartner has published their latest iteration of the Data Warehousing DBMS Magic Quadrant (MQ) – a report in which IBM has been in the Leader quadrant since the very first MQ issued in June 2001. Read More

Combine expertise with technology and become an analytic organization

October 21, 2011
At a recent conference I heard a presenter suggest "If your company isn’t embracing data, you risk joining the walking dead". While this sounds alarmist, IBM’s 2010 CFO Study confirms leveraging business analytics as a strategy is sounder than ignoring value buried in data: organizations embracing analytics report increasing their compounded annual growth by 49%, raising profit by as much as 20x and returning 30% gains on investments. Read More

"Catch a wave and you're sittin' on top of the world"

July 30, 2009
Surf's up! Summer seems to finally have arrived in the Boston area and a number of vendors in the data warehousing and analytics space are hoping to catch a wave riding on a flurry of industry announcements. A few trends continue to build in the news: Data sizes continue to grow alongside the pressure to increase performance & shrink data latencies; Workload complexity and user counts continue to grow; More and more, customers are seeing the value of running advanced analytical processing directly in their primary data repository (see item #1 for reasons why); and Industry prices for data warehousing and analytics have begun another shift downward. Read More