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Michael Zuckerman, CMO, Queplix The explosion in information technology tools and capability has accelerated. Our information technology environment is moving at absolute light-speed. Yet, the back of data integration is broken. 90% of customers are using 20-year old ETL technology designed to move batch files into the data warehouse at 1:00 am. It is a manual process. Worst of all, is that some vendors have even put this 20-year old technology in their newly minted 1-year old cloud. Who wants 20-year old technology in a 1-year old cloud? To add insult to injury, data quality is … “another product.” I humbly submit that without resolving data quality issues and providing for their ongoing maintenance, you cannot integrate even two applications, load your data warehouse, consider a future Virtual MDM deployment. The cause of this is simple. Look at the revenue mix for... (more)

Queplix Offers Best Practices for Data Integration

by Michael Zuckerman, CMO, Queplix The explosion in information technologytools and capability has accelerated. Our information technology environment is moving at absolute light-speed. Yet, the back of data integration is broken. 90% of customers are using 20-year old ETL technology designed to move batch files into the data warehouse at 1:00 am. It is a manual process. Worst of all, is that some vendors have even put this 20-year old technology in their newly minted 1-year old cloud. Who wants 20-year old technology in a 1-year old cloud? To add insult to injury, data quality i... (more)

Actifio to Discuss Dynamics of Data Management Virtualization

Actifio, the leader in Data Management Virtualization (DMV), today announced it is a presenting sponsor of Tech Field Day 4 San Jose, an invitation-only event organized by Gestalt IT being held at the DoubleTree Hotel in San Jose, Calif., on Nov. 11-12, 2010.  The topic of the company's presentation, "Dynamic Data Management Virtualization" will take place on Friday Nov. 12th from 7:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. PST. Ash Ashutosh, president and CEO of Actifio will discuss how Data Management Virtualization transforms the infrastructure from individual silos of point tools into a cost-effe... (more)

Queplix Extends Data Virtualization Capabilities to Developer Community

Queplix Corp., a provider of data virtualization, has announced its new BladeShare Exchange Program, which enables partners or customers to build custom Application Software Blades for new third-party and custom applications, and make them available to the worldwide Queplix customer community. Queplix's intelligent Application Software Blades perform easy and automatic connections to target applications, reducing the time required to integrate applications by up to 75 percent or more. The BladeShare Exchange Program will enable participants to develop new applications that can ea... (more)

Mentora Group Chooses Nexsan for Cloud Storage Platform

Nexsan, an independent provider of disk-based storage systems, has announced that Mentora, a provider of testing, tuning, and hosting services for business-critical systems, has chosen high-density Nexsan storage systems to save valuable rack space in its data centers and provide reliable, flexible, high-capacity storage in a private cloud environment. In its deployment, Mentora is using multiple Nexsan storage systems, including a SATABeast® for disk-based backup and SASBeast® for the company's private virtual platform. Mentora architects, builds and maintains customer environmen... (more)