IBM Canada and Skipton Group Team up to sell Netezza

Richmond Hill, Ontario – April 30th, 2011 Skipton Group Inc (Skipton) has been approved to sell one of IBM’s newest product lines … Netezza. Skipton becomes the first organization in Canada to become authorized by IBM to sell Netezza, and is ideally positioned in both the IBM and Industry segments to provide value to its clients with Netezza’s leading edge solutions. IBM Corporation entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Netezza in September 2010 to enhance its Business Analytics capabilities, and Skipton was quick to recognize that this integrated platform of hardware and software would be an outstanding solution to market to its clients.

Netezza is a leading provider of high-performance analytics in a data warehousing appliance that can be up and running in a matter of hours, handling complex analytic queues 10 to 100 times faster than traditional systems. The simplicity, speed and ease of deploying Netezza appliances brings analytics directly into the hands of business users within every department of an organization such as sales, marketing, product development and human resources.

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