ReadWriteWeb's Alex Williams: Data Analytics Shouldn't Require Analysts

January 12, 2011 | by Tim Allik
Think "data analytics" are too complicated for most people to wrap their heads around? Think again. Alex Williams, editor of ReadWriteWeb, suggests that the consumerization of social technologies is beginning to result in a new generation of enterprise-level analytics tools and applications that...

Netezza at #NRF11 'Big Show' Deemed a 'Big Success'

January 11, 2011 | by Tim Allik
The NRF show in New York City is the nation's oldest trade conference, marking its 100th show in New York City in 2011. Companies have been selling to retail consumers for just about forever. But retail enterprises continue to be among the most innovative and forward-thinking businesses around....

MicroStrategy at #NR11 - Netezza Analytics Power for Business Intelligence

January 11, 2011 | by Tim Allik
MicroStrategy using Netezza and high-performance data analytics to help businesses make critical business decisions more quickly and with more confidence than ever before. Netezza powers Microstrategy's fast, easy-to-use business intelligence offerings. While we a were at the NRF Big Show this week...

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.

Interview with Ted Westerheide, Chief Architect of Aginity, a Netezza Partner, at #NRF11

January 10, 2011 | by Tim Allik
Netezza's Karina Bernier talked with Ted Westerheide of Aginity at NRF's Big Show in New York City on Monday what Aginity offers its customers. Aginity, a Netezza partner, builds data production factories that make companies smarter, more responsive and more profitable. Aginity uses the power and...

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...