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Will Salesforce's Analytics Cloud shake up predictive?

If Dreamforce 2013 was all about marketing automation and capturing data across every touchpoint, it looks like the theme of Dreamforce 2014 will be all about turning data into insight and insight into action.

IBM buys data analytics company Netezza for $1.7B

IBM announced this morning that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Netezza, a company that focuses on data warehousing and business analytics, for approximately $1.7 billion.