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Happy Hour Hosted by Netezza at NRF's Big Show

January 10, 2011 | by Tim Allik
Many people stopped by Booth #765 today at the Jacob Javits Center on the first day of NRF's Big Show.  I walked around the booth during our party this afternoon with my video camera and as you can see, it was an active and energized place indeed.

Netezza's Jim Kelly at NRF's Big Show - Day 1 #NRF11

January 10, 2011 | by Tim Allik
Jim Kelly, GM of Netezza Retail and CPG, talks with Netezza's Karina Bernier about the National Federation of Retailers Big Show in New York City, from Netezza's booth at the Jacob Javit Center (#765).

Netezza Performance at IBM Scale: The Power of Simplicity

December 16, 2010 | by Jim Baum, Former CEO
"Easy to use" is a critical differentiator when it comes to technology. Think about your television remote, your camera and your home computer. If it’s unnecessarily complicated, chances are you aren’t going to be happy. You are less likely to use the device or appliance – and it will soon be...

New Videos Highlight Key Differences between Netezza and Exadata

December 8, 2010 | by Tim Allik
When you buy something these days, chances are you do some online research to see how the competition stacks up and then you "try before you buy." You find as much information as you can about a new appliance or product and you try it out before committing to anything. With that in mind, Netezza...

Netezza Roadshow in Milano & London

December 3, 2010 | by Dai Clegg, VP product marketing, Acunu
I wrote the first draft of this was on the the plane returning from our Roadshow event in Milan a couple of weeks ago, slightly regretting getting up so early to visit the Duomo before heading for the airport.  The event - technical briefings and education for customers and prospects, together with...

Gartner Research Reports Make the Case for Data Warehouse Appliances

November 30, 2010 | by Mike Kearney, Sr. Product Marketing Director
Two Gartner research reports covering data warehouse appliances are now available for download: “Are Data Warehouse Appliances in Your Future? Plan On It!” and “Hype Cycle for Data Management, 2010.” From my reading of the former, I’m challenged to identify a situation when Gartner would suggest a...

Riding the Wave on Data Warehouse Analytics with Netezza

November 22, 2010 | by Mike Kearney, Sr. Product Marketing Director
Technology is transforming the way we do business, but good business decisions never go out of style. As they have for years, effective CIOs continue to balance risk against reward before investing IT budget to replace an older technology. Most markets support one or two dominant vendors,...

The Netezza Roadshow Comes to Europe Next Week

November 11, 2010 | by Dai Clegg, VP product marketing, Acunu
I flew to Chicago last week for our Roadshow event. The Roadshow is our chance to take our technology and customer stories around the world to brief our customers & partners and to educate our prospective customers.  It’s a free bite-size one-day event , and next week we’ll be hosting our...

What Is More Stunning: the Lack of Analysis or the Blatant Boosterism?

November 11, 2010 | by Phil Francisco, VP Product Management & Marketing
This is what greeted me on my return from the IBM Information On Demand show in Las Vegas, like an early “Trick or Treat” gift on the cusp of Halloween. On Thursday, our good friends at Oracle had launched a new ad in their “traditional spot” at the bottom of page one of the Wall Street Journal (in...

Follow the Leader - Kind Of

November 9, 2010 | by Dai Clegg, VP product marketing, Acunu
Donna Somers guest posting ...   Today's announcement of SQL Server 2008 parallel data warehouse in partnership with HP sees Microsoft following in Netezza’s footsteps. It has taken years for the industry mega-vendors to recognize the customer demand for data warehouses offering fast performance...