Los Angeles, CA, April 2, 2012 – Actian Corporation today announced that it is teaming with Lenovo to deliver the powerful Vectorwise Data Mart Appliance, a pre-configured software and hardware solution designed to break the cost and technical constraints of competing data analysis products. By matching smart software with high-performance, budget-minded hardware, Actian’s relationship with Lenovo is a collaboration of world-class platforms that simplifies the implementation of Big Data projects and speeds the delivery of data analysis and business insight.
“The Vectorwise database engine, in conjunction with the Lenovo ThinkServer platform, offers an affordable suite of appliances that enable mid-market companies and enterprise departments to quickly access and analyze data,” says Actian CEO and President, Steve Shine. “It underlines our commitment to provide superior solutions that allow customers to drive faster time to business value and lead through competitive advantage.”
Vectorwise is one of the most significant database technology innovations of the last twenty years and meets broad business demands to analyze the exploding volumes of data. Written from the ground up to utilize the latent processing power in modern hardware, Vectorwise delivers dramatically higher data processing rates compared to other relational databases. Since its launch in June 2010, Vectorwise has achieved performance increases in commercial deployments surpassing 100X that of existing databases—without the need for tuning, indexing and materialized view strategies.
With increasing customer demands for faster performance and a wider variety of appliances, analytics and business intelligence, the combined experience of Vectorwise and Lenovo is the complete package for a data solution in any organization. Engineered to accelerate Big Data project implementations on an enterprise-scale data warehousing solution, the Vectorwise Data Mart Appliance offers:
Fast Deployment: The pre-configured appliance can be in production within minutes of being racked, ensuring fast deployment and the shortest time to get action-oriented insight into the hands of business users.
Energy Efficiency: The ThinkServer RD240’s energy-efficient features and Vectorwise’s Energy Efficiency records make this Data Mart Appliance an ideal solution for customers seeking green alternatives
“Lenovo ThinkServers are designed to bring exceptional performance and value to customers and our partnership with Actian presents a solution with the potential to change the economic model of Big Data analysis,” says Tom Ribble, director, ThinkServer Marketing and Alliances, Lenovo. “The convergence of highly-efficient platforms not only helps companies quickly uncover deep insights from their data, but the affordability of the Vectorwise Data Mart Appliance enables companies of all sizes to realize the value of business intelligence.”