Amazon announced Amazon Redshift service, which is a low-cost, high-performance data warehousing platform that is built on the MPP infrastructure.
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SAP announces that it is buying Business Intelligence software provider Business Objects for $6.8 billion on October 7, 2007.
NCR announced yesterday that it is going to spin off its data warehousing component, Teradata, into a separate entity. The market reacted favorably to the announcement, sending NCR stock up more than 3% during the day. This announcement makes sense in that there is little synergy between Teradata and NCR’s other businesses. In addition, Teradata, […]
This past Monday, Informatica announced that it is buying Itemfield for $55 M. Itemfield offers data transformation products for unstructured and semi-structured data, which complements Informatica’s current offerings.
On Wednesday, Business Objects reported Q3 earnings of 41 cents per share after adjustment of one-time charges, beating the consensus estimate of 34 cents. Revenue was $310.4 M, ahead of the consensus estimate of $295 M. License revenue was $132 M (up 9% YoY), while service revenue was $179 M (up 27% YoY). Yesterday, MicroStrategy […]
Two key players in the data warehousing world, Hyperion and Informatica, both posted quarterly earning yesterday. The market gave the two companies very different receptions. Hyperion posted revenue of $198.5M during the quarter, higher than the consensus estimate of $191M. Both licensing revenue and services revenue were strong. Earnings excluding items were 34 cents, two […]
BI software vendor Business Objects announced today that it is buying London-based Armstrong Laing for about $56 million in cash. Armstrong Laing’s Enterprise Performance Optimization Suite has strong collaborative planning and multidimensional modeling capabilities. For the latest fiscal year, Armstrong Laing reported revenue of $19 million. The official announcement can be viewed here. Business Objects […]
I was at SES San Jose, and one thing that was of particular interest to me was the state of web analytics. Having a data warehousing background myself, I was interested to find out what’s the latest and greatest on the analytics side for web traffic analysis. The most popular web analytics vendors were all […]