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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)

Metalogix A Featured Presenter in InformationWeek

Metalogix Software, a provider in content lifecycle management (CLM) solutions for Microsoft® SharePoint®, Exchange®, and legacy environments, today announced that it will be co-presenting an InformationWeek webinar that will explore best practices on how to use SharePoint online in a hybrid cloud environment. The webinar, titled “Utilizing SharePoint Online in a Hybrid Cloud Environment,” will take place on June 7, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. EST. Stephen Cawood, Microsoft SharePoint MVP and director of product marketing for Metalogix will be presenting. “SharePoint Online and the pendin... (more)

The Truth About Social Media as a B2B Marketing Platform

These are the questions marketing professionals are asking with few clear answers. The truth is that social media is an immature set of marketing channels that can negatively impact a company's demand generation efforts if not managed properly. Marketers need to get clarity on the current role and value of social media as part of their overall marketing mix with guidance and resources to help them navigate uncharted waters. Now available for download, "The Truth about Social Media as a B2B Marketing Platform" is a webinar presented by Jim Novy, founder of IT Marketing World and ... (more)

Acosta Sales & Marketing Automates Migration from SharePoint 2003 to 2007

Metalogix Software, a provider in content lifecycle management (CLM) solutions for Microsoft SharePoint, Exchange, and legacy environments, has announced that Acosta Sales & Marketing (Acosta) has successfully migrated from SharePoint 2003 to 2007 with Metalogix Migration Manager for SharePoint with zero downtime or disruption to its business. Metalogix Migration Manager for SharePoint uses a familiar copy-and-paste-style user interface so Acosta can easily optimize its data before migrating it. They can also migrate at their own pace while maintaining full fidelity and preservin... (more)

Storage Switzerland Review IDs Gridstore 2.0 as Easiest Scale-Out NAS

Gridstore, a provider ofscale-out NAS solutions for the SMB market, has announced that its Gridstore 2.0 solution has been identified by analyst firm Storage Switzerland as the easiest scale-out NAS implementation they have tested. In the hands-on review, “Storage Switzerland Drives SME Scale Out NAS – Initial Set Up of Gridstore 2.0,” Storage Switzerland’s senior analyst, George Crump, shares his “test drive” findings following a first look at the Gridstore Scale-out NAS solution. “What makes Gridstore unique is its combination of a grid architecture with virtualization to elim... (more)