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JackBe and Terracotta Collaborate to Accelerate Value from Big Data

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terracotta jackbeBigMemory and Presto Speed Visualizations and Real-Time Big Data Analytics for Businesses

Chevy Chase, MD and San Francisco, CA – January 31, 2013 – To address the growing demand for real-time Big Data analyticsTerracotta and JackBe today announced plans to leverage their complementary technologies for real-time Big Data solutions. By using the real-time data visualizations for analytics from Presto, along with the high performance and scalability of BigMemory, JackBe delivers visual data exploration and dashboards capitalizing on the speed, scale and simplicity of in-memory data management.  By deploying Presto, powered by Terracotta BigMemory,CIOs can reduce analytic processing times by as much as 93 percent and deliver a rich, meaningful set of analyzed data gathered from throughout the enterprise in easy-to-understand, visual exploration and dashboards. With the visibility provided via Terracotta and JackBe, organizations realize the value of their Big Data nearly instantaneously.

“Our customers require time-sensitive solutions,” said John Crupi, CTO, JackBe. “The dramatic growth of data within organizations and the shrinking decision windows are why they rely on JackBe. Big data is now a critical component that needs real-time analytics, which is why we are excited to join forces with Terracotta and their powerful BigMemory solution. Now, Presto gives customers visibility into real-time intelligence on terabytes of data that maps to metrics and KPIs, enabling continuous measurement of business impact. Our partnership is a game changer in the Big Data real-time analytics space.”

“Fast access to Big Data is a competitive advantage in today’s business environment,”  said Jill Richards, CMO, Terracotta. “The ability to make real-time decisions and perform analysis on live business data depends on instant and seamless access to multiple data sets. “Terracotta’s BigMemory, with its ability to access and work with any data type coupled with Presto’s live connectivity to a wide range of data sources, creates the perfect marriage, enabling businesses to combine operational metrics from live sources with Big Data into easy-to-use analytics dashboards, all in real time.”

The JackBe-Terracotta collaboration provides compatible tools and a platform for real-time Big Data analytics with:

  • Real-time Big Data visual exploration, using in-memory analytics
  • Analytic snapshots for instant visual trending and KPI
  • Apps that visualize live enterprise data mashed with Big Data
  • Dashboards that business users can easily assemble quickly and share, with no programming

Terracotta’s BigMemory solution, which has helped define and set the standard for in-memory Big data management, provides terabytes of predictable, low latency storage to enable Big Data processing at a fraction of the time required by traditional disk-based storage approaches. JackBe Presto mashes Big Data with other enterprise data by delivering self-service tools for business users and analysts to easily create meaningful dashboards and analytics for real-time decisions.

About Terracotta

Terracotta, Inc. is the leading provider of game changing Big Data management solutions for the enterprise. Its flagship product, BigMemory, is a Big Data in-memory solution that delivers performance at any scale. Terracotta’s other award-winning data management solutions include Ehcache – the defacto caching standard for enterprise Java – and Quartz, a leading job scheduler. Terracotta supports the data management needs of a majority of the Global 2000 with over 2.5 million deployments of its products in 190 countries. Terracotta is a wholly owned subsidiary of Software AG (Frankfurt TecDAX: SOW). For more information, please visit www.terracotta.org.

About JackBe

JackBe is the leading provider of Real-Time Intelligence software. The JackBe Presto platform provides companies the real-time tools required to assess the business impact of changing conditions as they happen. By combining critical business metrics from multiple live sources—including Big Data, BI systems and data warehouses —into easy-to-use dashboards, JackBe arms decision makers with the data they need to know what’s happening now. For more information, visit www.jackbe.com.

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