The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California Selects Autonomy

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California selected Autonomy’s end-to-end eDiscovery platform for its Electronic Discovery Management System.

The Autonomy platform includes Legal Hold, Investigator and Early Case Assessment, Introspect, and Enterprise Archiving Solution and is designed to effectively comply with the U.S. Federal Rules of Civil Procedure as well as the Public Records Act.

Oklahoma Office of State Finance Streamlines ARRA Data Submissions and Reporting with Oracle

Oklahoma Office of State Finance implemented Oracle Database, Oracle Warehouse Builder and Oracle Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition Plus to more effectively manage and improve visibility into American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funding data.

The Oracle software enables the Office of State Finance to manage and collect data related to awards, subawards and vendor payments from more than 25 state agencies and higher education institutions that have received Federal funding under ARRA and then automatically submit the data in reports mandated by the Office of Management and Budget to the FederalReporting.gov Web site.

Seminole Hard Rock selects SAS

Seminole Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos are surfacing customer gems once hidden among millions of database records using SAS data mining.

“After careful evaluation, we chose SAS data mining software because it is powerful and yet customizable enough to work well for both sophisticated and new users,” said Jeffrey Hook, senior vice president of marketing at Seminole Hard Rock. “And the price was right. We expect SAS to pay for itself in three to six months.”  

Sandia National Laboratories Selects Exterro

Sandia Corporation, operator of Sandia National Laboratories, a national research and development laboratory for the U.S. Department of Energy, chose Exterro's Fusion solution suite to automate its legal processes. .

"Sandia is dedicated to excellence in e-discovery," said Peter Warner, litigation technology specialist at Sandia. "The automation of our legal hold process will help us to meet our litigation and compliance obligations more effectively, as well as help save time and costs throughout the litigation lifecycle."

Hitachi Consulting Selects SAP Carbon Impact On-Demand

Hitachi Consulting, the business and IT consulting company of Hitachi, Ltd., has signed an agreement to use the SAP Carbon Impact on-demand solution to help measure and manage its carbon footprint reduction efforts.

“Our choice of SAP Carbon Impact reflects our strong support for SAP’s sustainability strategy and solutions,” said Todd Price, managing vice president, Environmental Sustainability Solutions, Hitachi Consulting. “This software will help us as we drive our internal carbon and environmental efforts toward the Hitachi Vision 2025 initiative.”

North American Stainless Deploys DataCore Storage Virtualization Software with VMware

North American Stainless deployed SANmelody storage virtualization solution with VMware vSphere.
The company's IT department was trying to cope with an already increasing server spiral that encompassed ten servers - all of which were over five years old.

"We felt VMware would give us more options than simply adding more physical servers," stated Judy Pieper-Young, manager, information systems, North American Stainless. "Now with VMware combined with DataCore, we can simply add more virtual machines on-the-fly and it only costs us a new server license - instead of having to purchase a whole new physical box."

Alliance One International Standardizes on Mimosa

Alliance One International, Inc., a leading independent leaf tobacco merchant serving the world’s largest cigarette manufacturers, has standardized on Mimosa NearPoint for unified email archiving and disaster recovery for its global operations.

 “We needed a proactive, automated way to archive, organize and maintain our email records,” said Martin Smith, Alliance One’s enterprise administrator.  “In the past, combing through countless records for various requests was like finding a needle in a haystack, and required significant human and financial capital.  Now with the Mimosa NearPoint project underway and the U.S. rollout completed, we can perform requests on U.S. based mailboxes in a single afternoon.  Better yet, authorized users can utilize NearPoint without IT involvement.  It’s simple and easy to use and delivers powerful results.”

Leader in Oil and Gas Services Supports Strategic Projects with CA

Saipem, an Italian company and one of the largest oil and gas industry contractors worldwide, is using CA Clarity Project & Portfolio Management (PPM) software to manage strategic projects among its three global business units including offshore, onshore and drilling.

"It is vital that our company has the ability to match business needs with an adequate source of available resources. The solution from CA gives us greater operational flexibility and the ability to react faster to changes in the market,” said Alessandro Tintori, Information and Communication Technologies Project Manager at Saipem. “In addition to managing the various phases of each project, CA Clarity PPM also allows Saipem to perform strategic long-term planning to meet business goals laid down by executive management, providing valuable foresight to help drive our most important business initiatives.”

Carlin Music Hits High Note with Vision Solutions Technology

Carlin Music, one of the world’s largest independent music publishers, relies on Vision Director to automate the administration of its music and royalty management systems, thus saving considerable time and resources.

With operations in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, France and Germany, Carlin Music boasts a rich catalogue spanning 100 years of popular music history ranging from vintage ballads to classics to rock ‘n’ roll to the latest hits.

“Carlin Music has used Vision Director for nearly a decade and it’s saved us significant time compared to manual archiving and systems management,” says Carlin Music’s IT Director, Steve Phillips. “It’s wonderful not having to worry about the history of our data because Vision Solutions helps us keep all the journals tidied, and system optimization is spot on.”

Government of Jordan Selects Ingres

Government of Jordan Selects Ingres to Drive Open Source Adoption Across the Country
Ingres Corporation and the Government of Jordan announced today that they have joined forces to establish the first ever agreement between an international company and a government to promote and drive open source adoption.

Ingres and the Ministry of Information and Communications Technology of Jordan (MOICT) have entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to achieve the widespread use of information technology and communication, particularly open source technology from Ingres, throughout the local software infrastructure in Jordan.

Finnish Supermarket Bank S-Bank chooses SAS

Finnish supermarket bank, S-Bank, a part of the S Group, initiated a relationship with SAS, the leader in business anlytics software and services.

"After two years of continuous growth since the launch of the S-Bank, we needed a strategic collaboration to manage data flows," says Pekka Ylihurula, the Managing Director of S-Bank.   

Poudre Valley Health System Selects Information Builders

Poudre Valley Health System (PVHS), a locally owned, non-profit healthcare provider in Fort Collins, Colorado, is making progress with Information Builders WebFOCUS BI platform.

Poudre Valley's clinical quality efforts will focus on medical chart auditing, patient safety predictions, statistical analysis projects and reports on clinical documentation compliance.

WebFOCUS presents clinical, financial and human resources (HR) information through BI dashboards in conjunction with interactive drill-down reports and a balanced scorecard system.

Mediamath Adopts Netezza's TwinFin

MediaMath, a media trading solution, has chosen the Netezza TwinFin data warehouse appliance to support continued expansion and adoption of its industry-leading TerminalOne platform.

"Providing our agency clients with unparalleled performance and scale across the entire biddable display universe means we have to partner with the best," says Anthony Katsur, general manager of platform for MediaMath. "With the Netezza TwinFin appliance supporting our system, we're able to analyze ever larger amounts of data to deliver better campaign results, precision audience targeting against a deeper array of profiling characteristics, powerful insights into campaign success drivers, and important innovations like cross channel attribution."

Lloyds Banking Group Chooses Teradata

Lloyds Banking Group, the financial services leader in the United Kingdom, is enhancing its marketing capabilities by implementing Teradata Relationship Manager (TRM) – software used for customer communications and analysis.  

TRM will run on the expanding enterprise-class Teradata data warehouse platform at Lloyds Banking Group.

City of Santa Ana Goes Live on Lawson Enterprise Solutions

The City of Santa Ana recently completed the second phase of a city-wide deployment of an enterprise software system from Lawson Software.

This Lawson deployment, which is part of a multiphase implementation, includes the Lawson S3 Enterprise Financial Management and Supply Chain Management suites, as well as Lawson Business Intelligence, ProcessFlow Integrator and Lawson Security 9.0. Lawson Professional Services provided implementation services for the project.

"We face ever-increasing challenges to do more with fewer resources, which makes it even more critical that we look to technology solutions to help us operate more efficiently and effectively," said Francisco Gutierrez, executive director of the Finance and Management Services Agency for the City of Santa Ana. "Our constitutents expect and deserve greater transparency, and the Lawson system gives us access to relevant and timely information, which helps us make better informed business decisions."

Mobclix Selects Aster Data

Mobclix, a mobile ad exchange company, selected Aster nCluster Cloud Edition on Amazon Web Services to deliver ultra-fast, sophisticated analytics.

By using Aster’s scalable data analysis and data management platform, Mobclix can enhance its targeted advertising platform with statistical analysis, ad placement optimization and improved audience targeting to allow developers to maximize ad revenues and advertisers to increase campaign performance.

“Mobclix needed a database with unlimited scalability and the horsepower for real-time predictive analysis and behavioral targeting to ensure we serve ads from the highest paying network at any given moment,” said Shankar Radhakrishnan, data architect, Mobclix. “Aster nCluster Cloud Edition is the only data warehouse on AWS that allowed us to update our analytics environment for the next stage of our business—letting us store, scale and process terabytes of complex data in the Cloud, quickly and at a low cost.”

Mediamath Adopts Netezza's Twinfin

MediaMath, a media trading solution, chose the Netezza TwinFin data warehouse appliance to support continued expansion and adoption of its TerminalOne platform.

"Providing our agency clients with unparalleled performance and scale across the entire biddable display universe means we have to partner with the best," says Anthony Katsur, general manager of platform for MediaMath. "With the Netezza TwinFin appliance supporting our system, we're able to analyze ever larger amounts of data to deliver better campaign results, precision audience targeting against a deeper array of profiling characteristics, powerful insights into campaign success drivers, and important innovations like cross channel attribution."

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Selects Cognizant

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, the world’s largest publisher of educational materials for pre-K-12 schools, has selected Cognizant as a business technology services partner.

As part of the five-year agreement, Cognizant will provide a range of IT services to drive operational efficiencies in digital publishing technology to support Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s continuing expansion from print products to digital channels for its content. In addition, Cognizant and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt will co-establish the HMH Digital Transformation Lab, an innovation center that will further advance research in digital asset management.

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