LAS VEGAS -- IBM executives announced new additions to the BLU Acceleration product portfolio at the Information on Demand conference this week. The suite now features technologies designed to support cloud-based analytics and in-memory computing.
IBM also introduced several new data visualization tools, as well as software that allows users to have greater control over who has access to information stored in Hadoop.
SearchDataManagement caught up with research analyst Joe Clabby at Information on Demand to learn more about IBM BLU Acceleration products. Clabby, the president and founder of Clabby Analytics, a research and consulting firm in Newton, Mass., also sized up the data management appliance market and offered tips for anyone interested in purchasing new hardware for a big data initiative.