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Queplix Corp., a provider of data virtualization, on Tuesday introduced new Application Software Blades for Hive, HBase and Cassandra. Queplix is the first vendor to deliver a NoSQL data integration environment expanding the opportunity to leverage data from any database technology regardless of its structure - relational, object-oriented, XML, or NoSQL. Intelligent Application Software Blades enable the Queplix Virtual Data Manager platform to securely connect to many different source applications and data. The new software blades for NoSQL databases can identify and extract key metadata and associated security information from the data stored within these databases, then bring it into the Queplix Engine to support data integration with other applications. The Queplix Virtual Data Manager works with NoSQL databases by abstracting object structures from the various ... (more)

MDM and the Big Bang

Perhaps the biggest problem to consume organizations over the past few years was to target the implementation of MDM as the Big Bang deliverable. The Big Bang deliverable is any MDM project where the goal of the project is the total integration of all consuming operational systems by one date. I am personally not aware of a single project where this goal was achieved without delay for one reason or another. Not one. I visit many accounts and I always ask the question and I almost always get the same answer. I’m not asking for the formal reference and the customer story that the v... (more)

Vision for the Future: The Evolution of the Data Integration Market

One of the major challenges organizations face today is how to bridge applications together in a way that enables true data mobility - integrating critical information across different business functions such as HR, sales, accounting, and customer support, so that all they key components of the organization can be preserved and shared among different application systems to drive greater business value. A newly released video from Queplix called Vision for the Future: the Evolution of the Data Integration Market, provides an overview of first, second, and third generation data in... (more)

TreeHouse Announces Partner Relationship Management for MS Dynamics CRM

TreeHouse Interactive, a provider of on-demand partner relationship management (PRM) and marketing automation solutions, has announced the release of its Reseller View PRM system for Microsoft Dynamics CRM. The new integrated offering puts enterprise-class partner management capabilities in the hands of Microsoft Dynamics CRM users for the first time. Reseller View is the most complete PRM solution available, offering a password protected enterprise-class web portal that can be customized to include any navigation desired and match any corporate branding guidelines including a c... (more)

Bare Metal Restore in the Cloud: A How-to-Guide

They all automatically combine disaster recovery with backup, since the backups are stored offsite at the cloud provider’s data center. The better cloud backup options completely automate both backup and restore, removing what historically has been a complex, order-and process-intensive, manual task. The very best-in-class solutions will automatically create rich version histories, and also provide you with a secured, online replica copy of your data, that you can access from anywhere using just an Internet browser. However, these solutions, no matter how robust, cannot circumvent ... (more)