Beyond the work of deciding whether you need a data warehouse appliance and then deciding which one to purchase (hopefully you're in the PDW camp!), work still needs to be done to assess, train and finally implement your solution. It can seem daunting, but when you look at some of the offerings that exist across Microsoft Technology Partners, you'll quickly find that it doesn't have to be that way.
One of those partners is Pragmatic Works, they've created an offering that includes:
For more information on the PDW offering from Pragmatic Works or to understand more about PDW, you can visit the Pragmatic Works PDW website.
If you're interested on how you can utilize Microsoft's PDW, a massively parallel processing data warehousing appliance built for any volume of relational data (with up to 100x performance gains) and provides the simplest integration to Hadoop, you can read the solution brief or you can view the online streaming of Microsoft's PDW presentation at the Data Marketing 2013 conference in Toronto, taking place on Tuesday, December 10th at 1:30pm (ET).
If you have other questions about PDW, please let us know in the comments section, we'd be happy to help.