Big Data Article Archive:
IDC unveils its predictions for next year, with cloud, mobile and Big Data set to drive industry growth.
It wasn’t long ago that Salesforce.com was touting its Touch mobile app and Chatter social networking platform as the fundamental interfaces for the company’s CRM offerings. You can forget about all that now.
Vendors have long told partners to sell solutions, or complete systems that solve business problems. Now vendors such as SAP, HP and Parallels are rethinking their go-to-market models, building concepts and channel models based on customer personas.
Phil Sorgen, the newly appointed Microsoft channel chief, speaks out for the first time to partners via video, promising commitment to partner opportunities and profitability with a device and services strategy.
Pivotal is starting to make some noise announcing this week the acquisition of Xtreme Labs in a play aimed at agile enterprise mobile app development.
Hewlett-Packard revamped its PartnerOne program to provide solution providers with more resources and incentives for driving cloud computing and software sales.
Oracle is looking to enable its broad and diverse channel to sell integrated hardware, software and cloud solutions — particularly in the midmarket — and support emerging technology use cases such as machine-to-machine and Big Data. The driver: Oracle needs to revitalize its own growth.
HP’s new Big Data Discovery Experience as a Service gives partners an option for delivering Big Data capabilities in an on-demand model.
Gartner survey finds a lot of interest around Big Data projects, but most companies are still in early days and in need of help.
Xively, a cloud platform for the Internet of Things owned by LogMeIn, looks to connect business expertise with technical skills to round out IoT offerings.