Thursday, February 14th, 2013
Actian Corporation, pioneers of the record-breaking analytical database Vectorwise, have agreed to sponsor Yellowfin’s global Business Intelligence (BI) conference – Think Tank 2013.

The ‘Think Tank 2013’ conference will run across two days, Monday 4 and Tuesday 5 March 2013, and will be held in Melbourne, Australia – Yellowfin’s international headquarters.

For further details, and to register, go here:

“We’re thrilled that Actian have come onboard as official sponsors of Think Tank 2013,” said Yellowfin CEO, Glen Rabie. “We’ve built a strong relationship with Actian over a number of years, and we think that it’s fitting that, as a true innovator and market leader, they’re supporting Think Tank 2013 – an event centered on exploring inventive new ways to address modern BI challenges and opportunities.”

Jason Leonidas, VP Sales and Services, Actian APAC said that Actian and Yellowfin’s complimentary products and market ambitions made getting behind Think Tank 2013 an obvious decision.

“Yellowfin, like Actian, understand where the BI industry is heading,” said Leonidas. “The future of BI is about making analytical information available as quickly as possible, to an increasingly diverse and large number of users. Together, Actian and Yellowfin are addressing that market demand by making BI faster and easier.”

Director of Prodcut Management for Actian Vectorwise, Mark Van de Wiel, will also be presenting at Think Tank 2013. Van de Wiel’s Best practices for Big Data analytics presentation will outline methods for analyzing and monetizing Big Data.

Think Tank 2013 will comprise over 30 best practice, use case and technical training sessions, to be held throughout Monday 4 and Tuesday 5 March at Karsten’s conference and training center in Melbourne, Australia.

For more information, and to claim an early registration discount, go here:



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