HP Drops Neoview Data Warehouse Platform
HP has decided to discontinue its Neoview product, though it will keep supporting it until 2014.Hewlett-Packard confirmed Jan. 24 that it will no longer be selling its Neoview data warehousing platform, though it plans to continue supporting the product until 2014. The death of Neoview-which was launched in 2007-is not a surprise for some. Rumors had been circulating for some time that HP was giving up on Neoview. HP and Microsoft announced a number of converged application appliances Jan. 19, which led to more speculation.
"Our customers are demanding options for addressing an emerging set of requirements around the explosive growth of data, new types of information, new classes of analytics and new delivery models," an HP spokesperson said in a statement. "HP will continue to work with best-in-class partners and will develop innovative approaches that address the next-generation requirements of the market. HP will continue to deliver professional services to support our customers' needs to modernize and optimize their information delivery strategy."