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IBM to Add Power Systems Linux Services to Innovation and Client Centers

Aug 22, 2014 |

CHICAGO, Ill., Aug. 22 – At the LinuxCon North America conference today, IBM announced it is tapping into its global network of over 50 IBM Innovation Centers and IBM Client Centers to help IBM Business Partners, IT professionals, academics, and entrepreneurs develop and deliver new Big Data and cloud computing software applications for clients using Linux on IBM Power Systems servers.   Last year IBM committed $1 billion in new Linux and open source technologies for its Power Systems servers including the opening of five new Read more…

Tamr Rolls Out Partner Program

Aug 21, 2014 |

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 21 – Tamr, Inc., today announced its partner program, to help enterprises adopt scalable data integration and unification into their operations so they can use more of their data for analytics. Partner agreements are already in effect with eight companies: Cloudera, Hortonworks, MicroStrategy, Qlik, Recorded Future, Statwing, Tableau Software and Zoomdata. “Forming partnerships is a foundation of our strategy,” said Kevin Burke, business development lead for Tamr. “Our platform is open and our output can be consumed by systems Read more…

Former CMU Computer Science Dean Assisting in White House Policy Office

Aug 21, 2014 |

PITTSBURGH, Penn., Aug. 21 — Randal E. Bryant, who finished a decade of service as dean of Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Computer Science on June 30, has begun a temporary assignment in the White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) to provide analysis and advice on Big Data. Bryant, who is on sabbatical from his position as University Professor of Computer Science, expects to spend 10-12 months in the OSTP’s Technology and Innovation Division, where he is working as an Read more…

Terascala Enables Tech-X to Develop Scientific Applications for Big Data

Aug 21, 2014 |

BOSTON, Mass., Aug. 21 – Terascala, the industry leader in high-performance computing (HPC) management software, today announced that Tech-X Corporation (Boulder, Colo.) is using a high-performance storage appliance managed by Terascala software to help the company prototype big data driven scientific applications. Terascala’s software when combined with leading compute and storage systems creates the highest performance and most reliable solutions for applications operating on big data. Tech-X specializes in developing the latest computational science applications to solve fundamental problems in physics, enabling breakthroughs Read more…

Guavus Raises $20M in Funding

Aug 21, 2014 |

SAN MATEO, Calif., Aug. 21 – Guavus Inc., a leading provider of big data analytics solutions for operational intelligence, today announced it has raised a $20 million round of new funding from investors and strategic partners, bringing total investment to over $107 million. Investors include Artiman Ventures, Sofinnova Ventures, Intel Capital, SingTel Innov8, Investor Growth Capital, QuestMark Partners and Goldman Sachs. The company will use the funds to continue to innovate its award-winning operational intelligence platform and bolster its suite of analytically Read more…

Pentaho Announces Keynote Speakers for PentahoWorld 2014

Aug 21, 2014 |

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 21 – Pentaho Corporation today announced keynote speakers, sponsors and the agenda for PentahoWorld 2014, being held October 8-10, 2014 at the Bonnet Creek Hilton in Orlando, Florida. Industry leaders such as Mike Olson from Cloudera, Mike Gualtieri from Forrester Research, David Selinger from RichRelevance, as well as Michael Weiss and John Dinh from NASDAQ, will discuss today’s market trends, use-cases and how to “Bring Your Data to Life.” The inaugural PentahoWorld event brings together industry thought leaders, customers and partners to share best practices to deliver the future of analytics. The keynote Read more…

DESY and IBM Develop Big Data Architecture for Science

Aug 21, 2014 |

ARMONK, N.Y. and HAMBURG, Germany, Aug. 21 – IBM today announced it is collaborating with Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY), a leading national research center in Germany, to speed up management and storage of massive volumes of x-ray data. The planned Big Data and Analytics architecture based on IBM software defined technology can handle more than 20 gigabyte per second of data at peak performance and help scientists worldwide gain faster insights into the atomic structure of novel semiconductors, catalysts, biological cells and other samples. DESY’s 1.7 Read more…

GoodData to Utilize Splunk Enterprise

Aug 21, 2014 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 21 – Splunk Inc., provider of the leading software platform for real-time Operational Intelligence, today announced that GoodData, a leader in cloud business intelligence, is using Splunk Enterprise to gain better visibility into its service in order to drive customer growth. GoodData relies on Splunk software to help ensure that its end-to-end Open Analytics Platform is always available for its customers and ready to handle any amount of data. As GoodData has rapidly expanded, Splunk Enterprise has helped the Read more…

Ubeeko Joins Hortonworks Technology Partner Program

Aug 20, 2014 |

PARIS, France, Aug. 20 – Ubeeko, the company behind the HFactory application stack for Hadoop, today announced it has joined the Hortonworks Technology Partner Program. Ubeeko is driving the next phase of the Hadoop market by developing a turnkey application stack and packaged development tools for the Hadoop platform. Ubeeko’s HFactory software is the first micro-framework to simplify and speed up the development of Hadoop and HBase powered business applications. Hortonworks is the leading contributor to and provider of Apache Hadoop. The Hortonworks Data Read more…

Couchbase and CumuLogic Form Partnership

Aug 20, 2014 |

MOUNTAIN VIEW and SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 20 – Couchbase, Inc., provider of the most complete NoSQL database, and CumuLogic, the leading innovator in private Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) software, are pleased to announce a partnership to bring developers seamless access to Couchbase Server “as a service” via on-premises, public, and hybrid cloud infrastructure. The new partnership provides the industry’s first production-ready Database-as-a-Service platform that enables developers to dramatically speed time-to-market for mission critical applications powered by Couchbase Server. The CumuLogic DBaaS platform makes Read more…