Actian Corporation (â€śActianâ€ť), the Big Data Analytics platform software company, has announced its Platinum sponsorship of Think Tank 2014.
Online PR News – 15-May-2014 – Melbourne, VIC – Melbourne, VIC, Australia, May 15, 2014 -- Think Tank is Yellowfinâ€™s annual Business Intelligence (BI) conference. Yellowfin is a global BI and analytics software vendor. Think Tank 2014 â€“ to be held in Melbourne, Australia (Yellowfinâ€™s international headquarters) â€“ will run across Monday 26 and Tuesday 27 May 2014.
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â€śWeâ€™re thrilled that Actian have come on board as official Think Tank 2014 sponsors,â€ť said Yellowfin CEO, Glen Rabie. â€śWeâ€™ve built a strong relationship with Actian over a number of years, and we think that itâ€™s fitting that, as a true innovator and market leader, theyâ€™re supporting Think Tank 2014 â€“ an event centered on exploring inventive new ways to address modern business analytics challenges and opportunities.â€ť
Jason Leonidas, APAC VP Sales and Services for Actian Corporation, said that Actian and Yellowfinâ€™s complementary products and market ambitions made getting behind Think Tank 2014 an obvious decision.
â€śYellowfin, like Actian, understand where the business analytics industry is heading,â€ť said Leonidas. â€śThe future of the BI industry is about making analytical information available as quickly as possible, to an increasingly diverse and large number of users. Together, Actian and Yellowfin are addressing that market demand by making BI faster and easier.â€ť
Actian Marketing Manager for APAC, John Ryan, will also be making two presentations at Think Tank 2014. Ryanâ€™s first Trends in Big Data & Analytics presentation will explore how Big Data is shifting â€śfrom a laboratory experiment to creating business valueâ€ť. Ryanâ€™s second Big Data Analytics: Customer stories presentation will include an interactive demonstration that shows attendees â€śhow fast and easy it can be to connect to Hadoop, or any other system, then transform, move and analyze data in seconds â€“ with no codingâ€ť.
Think Tank 2014 will comprise over 30 sessions, encompassing keynote, big picture, use case, industry trend, best practice and technical presentations.
Yellowfinâ€™s global 2014 Think Tank conference will be held throughout Monday 26 and Tuesday 27 May at the Melbourne Conference & Training Center (1/477 Collins Street, Melbourne 3000, Victoria, Australia).
About Actian: Accelerating Big Data 2.0â„˘
Actian transforms Big Data into business value for any organization â€“ not just the privileged few. Actian provides transformational business value by delivering actionable insights into new sources of revenue, business opportunities, and ways of mitigating risk with high-performance in-database analytics complemented with extensive connectivity and data preparation.
The 21st century software architecture of the Actian Analytics Platform delivers extreme performance on off-the-shelf hardware, overcoming key technical and economic barriers to broad adoption of Big Data. Actian also makes Hadoop enterprise-grade by providing high-performance data enrichment, visual design and SQL analytics on Hadoop without the need for MapReduce skills.
Among tens of thousands of organizations using Actian are innovators using analytics for competitive advantage in industries like financial services, telecommunications, digital media, healthcare and retail. The company is headquartered in Silicon Valley and has offices worldwide. Stay connected with Actian Corporation at www.actian.com or on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
Yellowfin is a global Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics software vendor passionate about making BI easy. Founded in 2003 in response to the complexity and costs associated with implementing and using traditional BI tools, Yellowfin is a highly intuitive 100 percent Web-based reporting and analytics solution. Yellowfin is a leader in mobile, collaborative and embeddable BI as well as Location Intelligence and data visualization. For more information, visit www.yellowfinbi.com
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