AIMS Innovation launched their namesake monitoring and analytics solution. The release sends “early warning” alerts, creates color-coded maps, pinpointing trouble spots, and integrates with Microsoft BizTalk.
APCON released INTELLATAP 8, its port tap with on-board monitoring services, data analysis and storage features for APCON’s monitoring switches. Features include optical tapping, and native segregating and filtering. Also released, INTELLASTORE, a network monitoring switch, features a built-in Wireshark network analyzer tool to support all APCON Series 3000 switches.
BIME unveiled the latest version of its namesake BI platform. BIME v.5 features Grand Prix, its calculation engine with a HTML5 framework, a new compression scheme, Rendez-Vous, which pushes live dashboards via email, and connections to Dropbox, Google Analytics, Vectorwise, Amazon Redshift, SAP HANA and salesforce.com.
Citrix released Xen Server 6.2, its virtualization platform, as an open source offering. The announced included new CPU socket licensing, a XenServer.org community portal and role-based administration and audit trail.
Compuware unveiled expanded capabilities for two of its application performance management solutions, Application-Aware Network Performance Monitoring and User Experience Management. New features include Citrix XenApp and XenDestop analysis, extended SAP analysis, enhanced Oracle E-Business Suite intelligence, integrated synthetic monitoring via the Gomez Performance Network and a mobile application for iOS and Android.
Hortonworks announced the release of Hortonworks Data Platform 2.0 Community Preview. Available as a downloadable single-nod instance for a virtual machine or as a complete installation for a distributed architecture, HDP 2.0 is the first distribution to include the beta release of Apache YARN, which enables data processing applications to run natively in Hadoop.
IBM announced the addition of BLU technologies to DB2 10.5, the latest version of its database software. Updates include actionable compression, and the ability to process both row-based and column-based tables simultaneously, as well as utilizing both multi-core and single instruction multiple data features in IBM POWER and Intel x86 processors.
Mu Sigma unveiled its latest analytical product, MuHPC (for High Performance Computing), a library of statistical algorithms written in MapReduce, designed for Hadoop environments. muHPC consists of three packages: muGLM, which builds generalized linear models; muEDA, which performs exploratory analysis; and muKMeans, which performs data clustering using K-means algorithms.
Nuxeo released Nuxeo Drive, a desktop synchronization client for content management applications. Features include round-trip synchronization, full or partial repository synchronization and offline access.
Oracle released the latest version of its namesake database. Oracle Database 12c enables full transportable export/import and includes Oracle Multitenant and parallel upgrade, including pre/post-upgrade fix-ups.
Roambi launched Roambi Business, its cloud-based BI app. Hosted on Amazon Web Services, the app features a publishing API, single sign-on with SAML 2.0, offline access and administrative capabilities, including remote wipe, file expiration, application passcodes and file recall.
Teradata introduced the Teradata Portfolio for Hadoop, a host of solutions to deploy and manage Apache Hadoop. Offerings include: Teradata Appliance for Hadoop, which features Mellanox InfiniBand fabric-based hardware and Teradata BYNET V5 software with scaling capabilities; Teradata Aster Big Analytics Appliance, which combines Teradata Aster Database, SQL-MapReduce and Apache Hadoop; and Teradata Commodity Offering for Hadoop, a lower cost, standard hardware configuration optimized for the Hortonworks Data Platform.