Retention Science is building analytics tools to help retailers under how price sensitive you are — and adjust promotions accordingly.
Enterprise performance management startup Tidemark has raised $13 million in new capital as it continues to grow and take on enterprise giants.
Editor’s Pick SAP is best known for being a serious but stodgy player in enterprise software. But SAP platform head Steve Lucas says his company hasn’t done enough in “big data” and that SAP is going to make life for its competitors miserable.
GridGain, a company that makes an in-memory database for companies that need to process large amounts of data rapidly, announced that it has closed a $10 million Series B round of funding.
OpenStack system integrator Mirantis has raised an additional $10 million in strategic investment to accelerate development for its Fuel product.
Enterprise software titan has agreed to buy Hybris, a Switzerland-based ecommerce player with big customers.
What do Star Trek and startups have in common? Enterprise and Data play a role in both and nerds everywhere get excited about any news surrounding these topics. Here is today’s round up of funding news. Nerds.
is more than doubling its commitment to the SAP HANA Real Time Fund, going from $155 million to $405 million, to support innovation surrounding real-time applications and big data.
Editor’s Pick SAP has been throwing its hands in the air for years, exclaiming that it is indeed a cloud company. But yesterday, SAP took a big step that shows where it and its customers are at by offering its “HANA” in-memory database technology from its own cloud.
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“Our mission, to help people everywhere see and understand data, isn’t all that different from Google’s,” Christian Chabot, the company’s cofounder and chief executive, told VentureBeat.
Editor's Pick Imagine this: You’re a founder of a Silicon Valley enterprise software company. It’s only 15 years old, but it’s already worth $3.5 billion. You’ve never lost money, and you’ve left your initial competition in the dust.
A startup called SiSense says it will break computing records today by crunching 10 terabytes of data on a $10,000 machine in a matter of seconds — all on a single server node.
You can get all sorts of data on fantasy football players with the SAP dashboard.
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Editor's Pick Folia Grace recently conducted research with analysts and enterprise customers about upcoming trends the cloud.
Business software behemoth SAP is betting big on a next generation in-memory database known as ”HANA.”
At CloudBeat, a panel of healthcare-technology experts will gather to discuss ways to improve security for cloud-based systems.
Apparently Red Bull employees don’t just sell energy drinks. They’re also customers.
Editor’s Pick SAP’s startup program is not just about building loyalty with early-stage companies. It’s about ensuring SAP has an equity stake and, when the timing is right, that it can make the first stab at acquisition.
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Jive Software reported its first earnings as a public company today, and introduced a secret new product called “Project Thunder.”
Editor's Pick Software giant SAP acquired internet software company SuccessFactors on Saturday for $3.4 billion, in what most accounts praised as a commendable move to embrace the so-called “cloud.”
SAP has announced plans to acquire cloud-based business software provider SuccessFactors for $40 per share, a 52 percent premium over the company’s closing price of $26.25 on December 2. The deal is worth $3.4 billion.
Former eBay CEO and Calif. governor hopeful Meg Whitman will likely be named the new full-time CEO of Hewlett-Packard after markets close later today, according to All Things D.
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Guest Post HP has had to face tough realities this week. Fortunately, there is a way for it to survive: Embrace the inevitable trend favoring “vertical” companies.