The Pulse - A newsletter by
July 9, 2014
This week's Pulse is sponsored by NetSuite

Cloud Financial Management System

Robert Reid,

How can you measure the success of strategies and operations at every stage of growth? Among its benefits, you can easily configure this cloud financial management system as your business changes to continue to automate and receive the information you need for the dynamic growth of your business.

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Data Breach Liability: Assessing Your Security

Lindsay Junck

Lindsay Junck,
Associate Attorney
Lotus Law Center

With the large number of high-profile data breaches featured in the news recently, Edward Snowden and Heartland have become household names. Despite the attention to such significant breaches, the number of intrusions continues to rise. Here’s how to reduce your liability.

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Cloud Data Storage: Overcoming the Trust Issue

Jürgen Kurz

Jürgen Kurz,

The hurdles to move information entirely to the cloud remain achievable, both from a hardware and software perspective. This article discusses the biggest obstacle, as well as how to overcome the challenges.

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Six Benefits of True Cloud vs. Just SaaS

Doron Gordon

Doron Gordon,
Founder and CEO

How is true cloud different from other SaaS models, and why does the difference even matter? This article provides six benefits of true cloud that make it superior to other SaaS offerings. Keep in mind these key points when evaluating solutions to ensure you get the maximum ROI.

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“How do you Hadoop?” Webinar:  New Survey Results on Enterprise Adoption of Hadoop 


When: July 24, 10 a.m. PT/1 p.m. ET

Who: Shirish Netke, CEO and President, Amberoon Inc., and Jim Hare, Senior Product Marketing Director, Actian Corp.

There’s nothing like getting first-hand data from practitioners themselves from a survey conducted by Sand Hill Group and Amberoon. This webinar presents new survey results on enterprise adoption of Hadoop and provides a timely update to research first reported in October 2013, surfacing both trends in Hadoop adoption acceleration and persistent friction points. 

The research results are complemented by an overview of the Actian Analytics Platform-Hadoop SQL Edition, which enhances and extends Hadoop for both discovery and time-sensitive analytics using next-generation capabilities:

  • Industrialized SQL in Hadoop
  • Parallelized pipelining
  • Data science workbench

Seminar attendees will be entered for a chance to win a complimentary copy of Sand Hill Group’s Big Data Report, "Do You Hadoop? A Survey of Big Data Practitioners", a $1,995 value.

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This Week's Sponsor: NetSuite



NetSuite Inc. is a leading vendor of cloud computing business management software suites. NetSuite enables companies to manage core key business operations in a single system, which includes Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Accounting, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), and Ecommerce. NetSuite's "real-time dashboard" technology provides an easy-to-use view into up-to-date, role-specific business information.