Kansys: HP Vertica powers CSP & MSO data services
Founded in 1997, Kansys brings deep experience and expertise to the business support systems and operations support systems (BSS/OSS) for Communications Service Providers (CSPs) & Multiple System Operators (MSOs). The company is known for an unparalleled ability to align, manage, optimize, and report on huge volumes of data from disparate sources for its clients.With expertise gathered over years of experience, Kansys is unique in its depth of knowledge across the areas that matter to CSPs — Mediation, Process Optimization, Revenue Assurance, Fraud Detection & Analysis, Billing, Audits, Customer Analytics, and Reporting. HP Vertica powers the CSP & MSO Big Data services provided by Kansys to their customers.
Guess? threads it together with the help of HP Vertica
Guess?, Inc., a leading global retailer, is achieving business and technology benefits with its HP Vertica Analytics Platform that includes a flexible, compelling mobile business analytics iPad application called G-Mobile. The easy-to-use mobile app empowers a range of non-traditional BI users including designers, buyers, planners, and allocators—to analyze sales, inventory and logistical information. The company has improved its insight into customer purchasing behaviors, and can ensure employee resources are allocated appropriately to optimize productivity. With HP Vertica, Guess? has the infrastructure in place to tackle the challenges retailers face—including Big Data and next-generation analytics. The company plans to roll out the analytics platform to Europe and Asia in the near future.
KDDI streamlines data warehouse to improve mobile services
KDDI, Japan’s second largest mobile phone network operator, relies on constant analysis of call data to ensure good customer service. When business growth brought a data explosion, its Oracle relational database could no longer provide the necessary performance. HP Vertica’s column oriented database with real-time analytical processing provided the answer.
HP finds big value in HP Vertica big data solution
HP has leveraged HP Vertica Analytics Platform, integrated with Apache Hadoop, to support faster, more flexible analytics of HP.com clickstream data. This big data solution easily accommodates the billions of rows of clickstream data generated by HP.com visitors. Because it supports fast data analysis, it allows HP analysts to interact with clickstream data more flexibly and fluidly. HP is therefore better equipped to improve its website functionality and architecture and tailor its website interactivity to the needs of individual visitors, delivering a more precise and granular shopping experience. This, in turn, enhances visitor satisfaction and improves sales conversion rates.
Lancope StealthWatch and HP Vertica
Lancope StealthWatch, a network monitoring tool that leverages the HP Vertica Analytics Platform, provides HP’s network security team with a cost-effective, yet powerful, way to monitor and analyze HP’s network traffic. The solution quickly detects anomalies by continually monitoring network flows and performing fast, powerful analytics on flow data. At 150,000 flows/second, the solution provides comprehensive, actionable data on network activity to monitor and analyze quickly. This speed of information helps the security team discover abnormal events and minimize potential damage faster than any previous solution.
Cardlytics serves up success with HP Vertica
Cardlytics, a transaction-driven marketing company, has been undergoing tremendous growth, ramping up from 10,000 pilot customers to its current reach of 70 million households. For several years, Cardlytics relied on Microsoft SQL Server as its main database platform, but the company needed to better manage voluminous data and improve processing speed. After completing a successful proof of concept, Cardlytics implemented the HP Vertica Analytics Platform. The company now has a scalable platform that handles large volumes of data, provides dramatically faster returns on queries, and requires significantly less maintenance time. In a short period of time, Cardlytics has improved its ability to target new customers and increase inventory, which ultimately leads to increased revenue.
Empirix Triples Assurance with Vertica
Since 1992, Empirix has helped mobile, LTE, VoIP, and fixed line service providers maximize the value of network technologies and infrastructure investments. Its service assurance solutions – which span testing, monitoring, and analytics – empower companies to fully visualize and strategically enhance customer experience. Empirix enables operators to more effectively troubleshoot problems, resolve interoperability issues, and smoothly incorporate new technologies. The firm is privately held and headquartered in Bedford, MA. Running Vertica on the same commodity hardware as before, Empirix has achieved a 3x increase in database write performance, from 1,000 sessions per second, per regional server, to 3,000.
Full 360 and Vertica Get Big Points at BigDoor
Full 360 is a systems integrator and consultancy with broad experience in data warehousing, business intelligence, and performance management. It has developed analytics solutions for a wide range of clients, from ISVs and eCommerce sites to Global 10 financial institutions. As one of the first integrators to focus on the intersections of data warehousing and the cloud, Full 360 has integrated Vertica and Jaspersoft BI via OpsCode Chef to deliver the elasticBI™ platform on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud. In this case, Full 360 worked with Vertica to deliver an improved solution for BigDoor, a Seattle-based startup dedicated to making the online world more rewarding by providing ramification technology to non-gaming websites.
Vertica-Powered Glassbeam Delivers On-Demand Product Analytics
Based in Sunnyvale, Calif., Glassbeam offers the first software-as-aservice solution for analyzing product operational data. Using advanced visual-data analysis and data warehousing, Glassbeam turns any semi-structured data, such as device log files, into actionable business intelligence. By replacing its PostgreSQL database with the Vertica Analytic Database, Glassbeam achieved 50X – 1000X improvement in query speed with one-tenth the storage space. The company is now better positioned for growth because its service can handle more data, more types of queries and more concurrent users, and can scale inexpensively when needed.
LogMatrix Takes Real-Time Log Analytics to the Next Level with Vertica
Marlborough, Massachusetts-based LogMatrix provides a full-featured, real-time data analytics platform that supports regulatory compliance initiatives, strengthens security monitoring, and improves service availability and performance. Increasing volumes of customer data were straining the capacity of the company’s embedded data warehouse and creating longer reporting times. By replacing its MySQL database with the Vertica® Analytic Database, LogMatrix dramatically reduced reporting times – in one case, from 36 hours to several minutes – and can now store and query billions of records. Vertica’s scalability and its OEM-friendly pricing helped LogMatrix maintain its reputation for delivering an excellent log and event management, and compliance automation solution at an overall lower total cost of ownership (TCO) than competitive offerings.
The Vertica-Powered nMetrics Network Performance Analysis Appliance
Based in Sydney, Australia, nMetrics makes appliances for real-time application and network performance analysis. nMetrics’ customers wanted to store more data and perform more analyses, which overtaxed the appliances’ embedded database and slowed query times. By replacing its PostgreSQL database with the Vertica Analytic Database, nMetrics boosted query performance by 100x to 2000X, giving its customers the ability to run more complex reports against much more data and gain insights that competitive products can’t provide. It also has a competitive edge as it enters the US and European markets, which are dominated by large customers with aggressive analytics needs.
Business intelligence for the Cloud Software Stack Helps Gaming Sites Quickly Adapt to Evolving Customer Needs
Two new online gaming sites are tackling the challenge with an innovative and affordable cloud-based business intelligence (BI) solution. Sibblingz, a virtual world platform, and CrowdStar, a Facebook based social gaming company, have tapped a virtualized analytic data warehouse to glean insight from its customers’ behavior and usage patterns. With this business intelligence, the sites hope to avoid the mistakes of failed online games that were blind, static and unresponsive to their user community’s preferences. This new rapid analytics capability will help the gaming sites acquire and maintain a maximum number of happy fans by quickly responding to their user community’s requirements.
Marketing Services Site Leadsplease.Com Gains a Competitive Edge with Vertica
Leadsplease.com is one of a new breed of companies using the Internet to deliver innovative business services to direct and channel marketers. Based in Scottsdale, Arizona, Leadsplease helps companies of all sizes create and purchase customized telemarketing and mailing lists on-line within minutes.
The Leadsplease.com service saves enormous amounts of time and money for companies and brands that sell mortgages, cars, insurance, or other goods and services directly or through franchise, dealer or agency networks.
Archiving Digital Content in the Cloud with Vertica
Sonian Inc. is one of a new breed of companies using the power of the Web to deliver critical business-automation functions to customers for less cost than traditional IT systems. Sonian is a software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider of digital content archiving. Their product, Sonian Archive SA2, archives and indexes email, instant messages and other digital content from customers’ communications servers and makes it easily searchable from a Web portal. Sonian’s target customers include small-to-medium-sized businesses, large corporations and government agencies – all of whom need to securely store and quickly access large data sets for compliance and reporting purposes.
hMetrix – Revolutionizing Healthcare Analytics with Vertica & Tableau
When organizations need hard facts and evidence-based analysis for combating high healthcare costs, many of them turn to George Chalissery and his colleagues at hMetrix. Chalissery is a former software company executive and a veteran of healthcare consulting. He founded hMetrix in 2005 to provide a simpler, more accurate and more efficient way to analyze healthcare data. His approach combines world-class data analysis with extensive healthcare economics expertise and highly personalized service.
Dialing Up Blazingly Fast Call Detail Analysis with Vertica
Founded in 1998, NetworkIP is the innovator and leader in providing prepaid services to the telecommunications industry. NetworkIP provides a carrier-grade platform, products and services that enable its customers to offer telephone calling cards, audio conferencing, and other prepaid services on a turnkey basis. The company’s customers include major carriers, telecom service providers, distributors, resellers, CLECs, ILECs, ISPs, and publishers.
How OTC Markets Cuts Reporting Time and Operating Costs with a Market Data Warehouse Built on Vertica and Syncsort
By supplementing its traditional relational database management system (RDBMS) with a market data warehouse built on technology from Vertica and Syncsort, OTC Markets dramatically cut reporting time while saving on hardware and programming costs. The Vertica and Syncsort solution allows OTC Markets to publish new applications and reports much faster, operate more efficiently, and compete more effectively against larger, deep-pocketed competitors.
Motivation for Real-Time Market Data Management
BlueCrest’s total market data management solution is able to meet the needs of low-latency trading and the demanding innovation of their quantitative analysts to achieve greater profitability. As the range of data sources constantly grows with increased cross asset class and exotic derivatives, time to market, low latency and auditable compliance with complex data licensing rules were essential.
Comcast Revolutionizes Network Performance Data Analysis with Vertica
Monitoring networks in a cost-effective manner is a challenge facing most telecommunications providers today as their network-data volumes increase. The challenge is particularly acute for Comcast, because of its size: Comcast’s network has millions of components, and there are billions of metrics that could indicate a potential service interruption or other problem.