Red Hat and Hortonworks blend Hadoop into enterprise infrastructure for big data projects

Red Hat and Hadoop specialist Hortonworks have announced a partnership aimed at making big data projects easier to operate by integrating the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) with key Red Hat infrastructure products, including Red Hat Linux with OpenJDK and its Red Hat Storage Server. The partnership represents a strategic alliance that will see joint customer […]

Microsoft goes live with cloud-based Power BI for Office 365

Microsoft has fully released Power BI for Office 365, its cloud-based business intelligence (BI) platform designed to deliver analytics and visualisation tools to a broader business audience. Announced on Microsoft’s official blog, Power BI for Office 365 has already been available as a preview since last summer. The platform is intended to give Microsoft customers […]

Volvo UK reaps benefits of BI app push with QlikView

Volvo UK is pushing the use of business intelligence (BI) tools through its organisation – from sales teams to authorised dealers – by building out specific applications as and when required. The company uses the QlikView platform to host its data and tools. This was originally chosen to simplify the hosting of its key data […]

Red Hat intros JBoss Fuse Service Works 6 for service integration

Red Hat has officially launched its JBoss Fuse Service Works 6 service development and integration platform, promising easier integration between disparate enterprise applications, including cloud-based services. Available for download now, JBoss Fuse Service Works 6 is the next generation of Red Hat’s JBoss service-oriented architecture (SOA) middleware platform. A beta release of the platform – […]

Microsoft puts Scott Guthrie in charge of Cloud and Enterprise after Nadella CEO move

Microsoft has announced that Scott Guthrie, vice president for Windows Azure, is to take Satya Nadella’s place heading up the firm’s Cloud and Enterprise Group, at least for the short term. The move was announced during a Q&A session with Satya Nadella on the day it was disclosed that he had been selected as Microsoft’s […]

Internet of Things data deluge will swamp old software systems

Existing data management tools are ill equipped to cope with the Internet of Things and the data deluge it will generate, according to executives at Actian, the firm formerly known as Ingres. Speaking at an event in London attended by V3, Actian executives said companies are changing the way they look at data and asking […]