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IBM today announced that Reflexis, a leader in integrated real-time execution and workforce management solutions, has selected SoftLayer, an IBM company, to help customers in the retail industry make the transition to cloud computing. Reflexis is looking to transform the retail industry by providing customers with its own platform-as-a-service (PaaS) based on SoftLayer's infrastructure, to help them implement mobile and Web applications…

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Everyone knows that mainframes are the best computers you can have. You can run them locally, you can hide them in the cloud, and you can link them together into a massive processing network. But we also know that there are smaller platforms out there that work differently. Wouldn’t it be brilliant if you could run them all from one place?…

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When strategizing Big Data, enterprises find themselves at the corner of a huge opportunity and the hurdles they need to jump over to turn opportunity into business growth. We’re still in the infancy of Big Data, but IT and line of business (LOB) leaders know that significant business value will accrue from efficiently managing and analyzing large, complex data sets…

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Enterprise Tech Journal recently had the pleasure of speaking with Kevin Goulet about overcoming the challenges inherent in managing Big Data on System z. As vice president of Product Management for the CA Technologies Database Management portfolio with a long history of product leadership roles, Kevin is in a prime position to observe the Big Data market and the issues companies face in establishing effective Big Data management solutions. Since a sizeable portion of the audience of Enterprise Tech Journal is DBAs who are often charged with the day-to-day handling of Big Data solutions, we focused our questions on issues that will help them be more effective in that role. Let’s see what this expert in the field had to say…

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