December 23, 2008 07:00 ET

BeyeNETWORK Announces "Data Warehouse Appliances: Achieving the Business Value" Research Report and Web Seminar

This Research Report Examines the Nature and Importance of Data Warehouse Appliances in the Areas of Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing

BOULDER, CO--(Marketwire - December 23, 2008) - BeyeNETWORK™ announces the release of its latest research study: "Data Warehouse Appliances: Achieving the Business Value." Conducted by industry expert Richard Hackathorn, this research report analyzes the current state of the art in data warehouse appliance technology and products, and evaluates the strengths, weaknesses and benefits of an appliance approach to data warehousing. Key topics covered include:

--  Evaluating appliances
--  Current experiences with appliances
--  Best practices for data warehouse appliance implementations
--  Business issues relating to data warehouse appliances

Sponsoring companies and the customers that were interviewed for the research are:

    Sponsor: Kognitio
    Customer: Loyalty Management Group

    Sponsor: Netezza
    Customer: Large Fast-Food Operator

    Sponsor: Teradata
    Customer: Western Digital

Each customer's approach and strategy for using a data warehouse appliance is discussed in the report, and each sponsor's data warehouse appliance solution overview is also provided.

"We are pleased to announce the availability of this extensive research," says Ron Powell, Cofounder and Editorial Director of the BeyeNETWORK. "The research report and accompanying case studies emphasize the growing acceptance of data warehouse appliances and the benefits they provide."

The full report and an on-demand web seminar discussing the report are available for immediate viewing at the BeyeNETWORK's research site:

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