Attention All Pentaho Users: More Proof You Are In Good Company


For enterprise technology decision-makers, functionality, interoperability, scalability security and agility are key factors in evaluating technologies. Another that is also very important to consider is the health of the community around the technology. This includes the firm stewarding the technology as well as the developers in the ecosystem. In the case of Pentaho, the news […]

Please Contribute Your Thoughts on Best Practices in Government #BigData Solutions

Dear readers, We are collecting best practices in Big Data Management for upcoming reports and webinars and would appreciate it very much if you give us your input on this topic. Please take our online survey at We wanted to let you know we are also doing our homework on this topic. We promise to offer […]

Software AG Named a Leader in the Magic Quadrant 2013 for Enterprise Architecture Tools

Software AG Named a Leader in the Magic Quadrant 2013 for Enterprise Architecture Tools ·         Leading industry analyst firm positions Software AG in the Leaders Quadrant for Enterprise Architecture Tools ·         Ability to deliver positive business outcomes is becoming the determining factor in the value of Enterprise Architecture ·         Enterprise Architecture plays a key role in the transformation […]

McAfee ESM: Enterprise grade security monitoring


McAfee has a long history in seeking to provide enterprise-grade security tools. Security professionals are well versed in the pros and cons of solutions like McAfee. Their Enterprise Security Manager is a leader according to Gartner. From the McAfee website: Effective security starts with real-time visibility into all activity on all systems, networks, databases, and […]

IBM Q-1 Labs


IBM acquired Q-1 labs in Oct 2011 to round out its security offerings in the newly-formed IBM Security Systems division.  This immediately made IBM a SIEM player with a key spot on Gartner’s magic quadrant and since then the original Q-1 labs capability has improved in its ability to integrate with other key enterprise capabilities. […]

Gartner Says In-Memory Computing Is Racing Towards Mainstream Adoption

From Gartner at: In-Memory Data Grid Market to Reach $1 Billion by 2016 Analysts to Examine the Opportunities and Challenges of IMC at the Gartner Application Architecture, Development & Integration Summit 2013, May 16-17, in London The rapid maturation of application infrastructure technologies and a continued dramatic decline in the cost of semiconductor technologies are […]