Yellowfin and Actian to host Big Data Analytics with Hadoop Webinar series

Global Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics software vendor Yellowfin, in conjunction with Actian Corporation (“Actian”) – the Big Data Analytics platform software company, will host a series of use-case-oriented Big Data Analytics Webinars throughout Wednesday 25 and Thursday 26 June 2014.

The Webinar series will demonstrate, using a genuine case study example from the telecommunications industry, how to go from data in Hadoop to real-time reporting, to predictive analytics, in just 40-minutes.

“Attendees will discover how to combine Hadoop with the most advanced Big Data technologies, and world’s easiest BI solution, to quickly generate real business value from Big Data Analytics,” said Yellowfin Chief Operations Officer, Justin Hewitt. “Register to explore how a Big Data Analytics with Hadoop case study has transformed the business operations of a telecommunications provider.”

Register for a Webinar time HERE >

“The Big Data Analytics with Hadoop Webinar series will demonstrate how to harness Big Data with Hadoop, as we go from static, to reactive, to predictive Big Data Analytics in just 40-minutes,” said Actian Marketing Manager APAC, John Ryan.

Ryan said that Webinar participants would learn how to:

  • Connect to, prepare and optimize Big Data in Hadoop
  • Perform predictive analytics on Big Data
  • Communicate insights attained from Big Data

“Attendees will learn how fast and easy it can be to get started with Big Data Analytics inside Hadoop to gain a sustainable competitive advantage,” said Ryan.

Hewitt said the Webinar series would suit organizations that wanted to:

  • Act on more data and data types in shorter timeframes
  • Understand the steps involved in achieving Big Data success – both front and back end
  • See how market leaders are leveraging Big Data to become data-driven organizations today

“If you, or your organization, are looking to exploit Big Data assets stored in Hadoop, then this Webinar is a must,” said Hewitt. “Discover how Actian’s market-leading Big Data Analytics technologies, combined with Yellowfin’s consumer-oriented platform for reporting and analytics, makes generating value from Big Data Analytics faster and easier than you thought possible.”

There are three concise 40-minute Webinars scheduled throughout Wednesday 25 and Thursday 26 June 2014.

To register for a session, go HERE >


About Actian: Accelerating Big Data 2.0™

Actian transforms Big Data into business value for any organization – not just the privileged few. Actian provides transformational business value by delivering actionable insights into new sources of revenue, business opportunities, and ways of mitigating risk with high-performance in-database analytics complemented with extensive connectivity and data preparation.

The 21st century software architecture of the Actian Analytics Platform delivers extreme performance on off-the-shelf hardware, overcoming key technical and economic barriers to broad adoption of Big Data. Actian also makes Hadoop enterprise-grade by providing high-performance data enrichment, visual design and SQL analytics on Hadoop without the need for MapReduce skills.

Among tens of thousands of organizations using Actian are innovators using analytics for competitive advantage in industries like financial services, telecommunications, digital media, healthcare and retail. The company is headquartered in Silicon Valley and has offices worldwide. Stay connected with Actian Corporation at or on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

About Yellowfin

Yellowfin is a global Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics software vendor passionate about making BI easy. Founded in 2003 in response to the complexity and costs associated with implementing and using traditional BI tools, Yellowfin is a highly intuitive 100 percent Web-based reporting and analytics solution. Yellowfin is a leader in mobile, collaborative and embeddable BI as well as Location Intelligence and data visualization. For more information, visit

For regular updates and news, follow Yellowfin on Twitter (@YellowfinBI), LinkedIn (Yellowfin Business Intelligence) or email to subscribe to Yellowfin’s free e-newsletter.

For further media information, interviews, images or product demonstration, please contact:

  • John Ryan, Marketing Manager APAC, Actian Corporation on +61 (0)3 8530 1722, +61 (0)422 463 859 or
  • Lachlan James, Communications Manager, Yellowfin on +61 (0)3 8617 4954, +61 (0)431 835 658 or