Autonomy Corporation plc announced significant enhancements to the company's Virage MediaBin platform. Leveraging Autonomy's Meaning Based Computing technology, Virage MediaBin 7.1 automatically forms a conceptual understanding of all rich media assets located in any internal or external repository, including social media, blogs, and videos. It combines meaning-based Digital Asset Management and Web Content Management, marketers can use Virage MediaBin to quickly identify and leverage the most relevant and compelling rich media assets for use in web, video, print, social media, online advertising and mobile campaigns.

CA, Inc. announced the general availability of CA Agile Vision Team Edition, a native agile development planning tool, designed to enable companies to unlock the competitive advantage of application development management entirely in the cloud. With CA Agile Vision Team Edition, companies can bolster agile planning and collaboration to realize faster, more efficient releases. As a service delivered in the cloud, it frees teams to concentrate on faster, more efficient application development.

Dundas Data Visualization announced the beta launch of Dundas Dashboard v2.0, a version of the company's all-inclusive platform for digital dashboard creation, integration and delivery.Some of the key highlights of v2.0 include: OLAP capabilities; SharePoint integration; complete customization and extensibility; and Dundas DashFlow collaborative workflow.

EMC Corporation announced the EMC Data Domain Global Deduplication Array, an inline deduplication storage system for enterprise backup applications. The Global Deduplication Array, based on a new multicontroller extension of the Data Domain architecture, offers inline global deduplication and a global namespace for all data stored in the dual controller system. With throughput up to 12.8 terabytes per hour, it establishes consistently high benchmarks across the spectrum of common data center backup metrics.

Endeca Technologies, Inc. announced a new release of the Endeca Commerce Suite, delivering major improvements around data integration, merchandiser usability, and partner extensibility. This new release includes over 50 enhancements designed to help eCommerce teams more easily integrate rich content and third-party technologies into the customer experience, providing merchandiser’s greater control over how content is displayed on pages.

expressor software announced version 2.2 of the expressor semantic data integration system, which features enhanced semantic rationalization and team development capabilities, additional database connectivity and expanded Microsoft platform support.

Greenplum Software introduced Greenplum Chorus, a commercially available enterprise data cloud platform. Greenplum Chorus's self-service provisioning, data collaboration and data services features offer global organizations the opportunity to complement their traditional enterprise data warehouse with a new class of software that empowers people within an enterprise to more easily collaborate and derive insight from their data. Greenplum also announced Greenplum Database 4.0, a major release of the company's high-performance database software. It introduces the next generation of advanced workload management and self-healing fault tolerance capabilities, allowing it to comfortably power data warehouses and marts of any scale and complexity. Greenplum Database 4.0 also powers the databases provisioned by Greenplum Chorus.

Information Builders announced the release of WebFOCUS 8. The latest BI platform includes significant enhancements, which address four critical elements for smarter decisions, including data integrity, performance management, business intelligence, and advanced analytics. WebFOCUS 8 also delivers improved end-user personalization and unique security for large-scale applications as well as customer-facing or public deployments.

Nimsoft, a business unit of CA, Inc., announced availability of Nimsoft On Demand, a software as a service Unified Monitoring solution that delivers the capabilities and benefits of IT monitoring as an on-demand solution. With Nimsoft On Demand, emerging enterprises and managed service providers can maintain visibility into their business-critical IT infrastructure -- including both their internal assets and those in the cloud – without having to purchase, administer or deploy monitoring hardware and software on their own premises.

Oco, Inc. announced two new SaaS BI products that enable users to analyze complex cost structures in order to find new ways to increase profitability. The new offerings include Oco Contract Compliance Analytics and Oco Spend Variance Analytics. Oco Contract Compliance Analytics is a turn-key cost analysis solution that reveals how well vendors, carriers and other contractors are complying with the terms of their agreements. Oco Spend Variance Analytics breaks down the factors contributing to any cost, margin or profitability variance and flags the causes contributing to the variances between planned and actual performance.

Open Text Corporation announced Open Text Media Management 7, a major upgrade to its digital asset management solution, including a completely new user interface that makes finding, accessing and managing large volumes of digital media assets fast and easy. Media Management 7 also delivers new process automation capabilities designed to help companies optimize media operations, improve business agility and increase control over digital media content.

Oracle announced MySQL Cluster 7.1, which introduces MySQL Cluster Manager, a new solution that simplifies and automates the management of the MySQL Cluster database and enables administrators to respond quickly to changing market conditions and stringent service level agreements. In addition, the new MySQL Cluster Connector for Java helps accelerate development cycles and time to market, and enables higher throughput and lower latency for Java-based services.

PivotLink unveiled the latest version of its PivotLink platform that makes analytics available to the rest of the business. The new 4.3 release of its SaaS BI platform delivers: self-service BI; that ability to design dashboard layouts with ease; the ability to tap into multiple data sources; integrated visual exploration with filter, pivot and drill capabilities; and multitier security.

Progress Software Corporation announced that it added a data privacy solution to the Progress OpenEdge SaaS platform. With this new functionality, Progress enables full lifecycle data encryption that, for example, complies with the latest Payment Card Industry regulations. Progress also announced the availability of the newest release of the Progress Sonic Enterprise Service Bus 8.0, which combines open standards with the feature-rich tooling native to the Progress Sonic products. The new release leverages open development standards, further improves its patented continuous availability architecture, and better supports lightweight deployments in addition to multi-site, high-transaction environments.

Quest Software, Inc. announced the upcoming launch of Toad Extension for Visual Studio. Toad Extension for Visual Studio is a database schema provider that will support complete application lifecycle management for Oracle in Visual Studio 2010, unifying Oracle developers with the rest of the Visual Studio development team.

SAS announced SAS Social Media Analytics, an first enterprise solution designed to meet the needs of marketers in medium and large companies. It helps them understand, predict and act based on social media data. With the ability to archive and analyze more than two years of social media conversations from Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, discussion forums, blogs and more, SAS’ new on-demand software shows marketers how people feel about their products or brands, who is influencing them, and how social media conversations affect business results. They can immediately apply answers to brand strategies, media placement, public relations and customer care activities.

SnapLogic announced the SnapStore, its online marketplace for connectors, data flows, and data transformations that enable rapid and easy solutions to data integration challenges using the SnapLogic DataFlow Server, has concluded its private beta and is now open to all customers. The SnapStore model enables developers with expertise in integrating particular applications to encapsulate and monetize their expertise in the form of custom Snaps. These Snaps are then certified by SnapLogic and offered for sale in the SnapStore. Snap developers receive 70 percent of the proceeds from the sale of Snaps, without having to pay an annual listing fee.

SwiftKnowledge, LLC released Version 9 of its 100 percent web-based BI and business analytics software. Version 9 highlights include: a new user interface and dashboard/report layout designer for greater flexibility, finer security granularity and streamlined report and dashboard creation; new content search capabilities quickly identify and locate relevant information; and integration of structured and unstructured data, including web pages, Web 2.0 content and YouTube videos, a byproduct of SwiftKnowledge’s acquisition by Stellent founder Robert Olson in 2009.

Visual Numerics, Inc. announced version 6.5 of the IMSL C# libraries. Version 6.5 of the IMSL C# libraries provides the comprehensive, high-performing and accessible mathematical, statistical and financial algorithms for the .NET Framework and Microsoft Silverlight 3. The many algorithms and data visualization functionality in the IMSL C# libraries provide numerical analysis techniques to customers delivering high performance analytic solutions in finance, business intelligence, data mining and other areas of business, science and research.

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