Salesforce took another step beyond cloud CRM today, launching Salesforce Wave for Big Data -- which seeks to offer "analytics for the rest of us." Major names from across the cloud, analytics and Hadoop industries -- including Google, Cloudera, Hortonworks, New Relic, Informatica and Trifacta -- joined the launch party.

Most major cloud providers now offer some sort of big data, Hadoop or analytics services. But Salesforce is trying to connect the dots between data and sales, service, marketing and other prime business operations.

Register or login for access to this item and much more

All Information Management content is archived after seven days.

Community members receive:
  • All recent and archived articles
  • Conference offers and updates
  • A full menu of enewsletter options
  • Web seminars, white papers, ebooks

Don't have an account? Register for Free Unlimited Access