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Microsoft to Acquire Revolution Analytics

Jan 23, 2015 |

Jan. 23 — Microsoft has reached an agreement to acquire Revolution Analytics. Revolution Analytics is the leading commercial provider of software and services for R, the world’s most widely used programming language for statistical computing and predictive analytics. We are making this acquisition to help more companies use the power of R and data science to unlock big data insights with advanced analytics. As their volumes of data continually grow, organizations of all kinds around the world – financial, manufacturing, health Read more…

Cloud9 Charts Announces Analytics Partnership with MongoDB

Jan 23, 2015 |

OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 23 — Cloud9 Charts, a reporting-as-a-service company that simplifies data plumbing, analysis and visualizations from Big Data stores, today announced it has certified against MongoDB Enterprise. MongoDB is the next-generation database that helps businesses transform their industries by harnessing the power of data. Built for modern-day multi-structured data, Cloud9 Charts provides insights from MongoDB instantly to discover, visualize and analyze data from MongoDB as well blend data from other sources. With innovations around the querying and processing of unstructured data, Cloud9 Read more…

Software AG and Wipro Collaborate

Jan 23, 2015 |

RESTON, Va., Jan. 23 — Software AG and Wipro Ltd., a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, today announced a joint solution platform for streaming analytics that provides real-time actionable intelligence for the Internet of Things (IoT) market. To address the huge market potential created by streaming analytics in conjunction with IoT and other emerging technologies, Wipro and Software AG have come up with a solution that provides enterprises with a competitive edge by responding to events in Read more…

University of Alabama Utilizing SAS Data Visualization Technologies

Jan 22, 2015 |

CARY, N.C., Jan. 22 — By tackling real-world business challenges, University of Alabama students are poised to gain highly marketable analytical skills using the latest in SAS data visualization technologies. SAS, the leader in business analytics software, is donating software at no cost for use in the new Business Analytics Lab at the university’s Culverhouse College of Commerce. “Our goal at the college is to ensure that our students have the education and skills they need to succeed in their careers Read more…

Antuit Secures $56M in Funding

Jan 22, 2015 |

Jan. 22 — Antuit Holdings Pte Ltd (“Antuit”), a global, Big Data solutions company headquartered in Singapore, announced today it has secured an investment of up to $56 million led by Goldman Sachs, a leading global investment bank, and Zodius Capital (“Zodius’), an original founding investor. The funding will support further global expansion through organic growth and acquisitions. Founded in 2013 by CEO Arijit Sengupta and Neeraj Bhargava, CEO and Senior Managing Director of Zodius, Antuit is an execution-oriented Big Data solutions firm that enables enterprise clients to Read more…

ParStream Selected into Cisco EIR Program

Jan 22, 2015 |

CUPERTINO, Calif., Jan. 22 — ParStream, the Internet of Things (IoT) analytics company, announced today that it has been selected by Cisco into the Cisco Entrepreneurs in Residence (Cisco EIR) program. Cisco EIR is a startup incubation program that recognizes and supports early-stage entrepreneurs focusing on the Internet of Everything (IoE), Smart Cities, Big Data/analytics and other transformational opportunities strategic to Cisco. The program includes resources and opportunities to work with Cisco product and engineer teams, co-working space in Silicon Valley, Read more…

CAC’s Pension Management System Adopts MapR for Hadoop Infrastructure

Jan 21, 2015 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 21 — MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache Hadoop, today announced CAC Corporation (CAC) has adopted the MapR Distribution including Hadoop for its “Micmari” cloud-based pension management system. Designed for enterprises as an open-source distributed processing infrastructure, the MapR-based system was developed by ITOCHU Techno-Solutions Corporation (CTC), one of the largest system integrators in Japan and a MapR reseller partner. The “Micmari” pension management service was developed through the know-how accrued from CAC’s Read more…

Datapipe Acquires GoGrid

Jan 21, 2015 |

JERSEY CITY, N.J., Jan. 21 — Datapipe, a global leader in managed hybrid IT solutions for the enterprise, today announced that it has acquired GoGrid, an industry leader in multi-cloud solutions for Big Data deployments. GoGrid’s proprietary orchestration and automation technologies are unique in the market, providing 1-Button deployment for Big Data solutions that speed creation and results of new cloud projects. “GoGrid has made it easy for companies to stand up Big Data solutions quickly,” said Robb Allen, CEO, Datapipe. Read more…

Glassbeam Details 2014 Milestones

Jan 21, 2015 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 21 — Glassbeam, Inc., the machine data analytics company, finished 2014 with significant corporate and product momentum, innovation and growth for the Internet of Things (IoT). The company continues to pave the way for advance machine learning and real-time analytics with its enhanced and cutting-edge IoT analytics platform — Glassbeam SCALAR. Additional yearly milestones include $2 million in funding, expansion of the company’s leadership team, new strategic partnerships, as well as industry recognition and accolades. As the Read more…

HDS Reveals New Capabilities in Hitachi Content Platform Portfolio

Jan 21, 2015 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 21 — Hitachi Data Systems Corporation (HDS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., has announced new capabilities in its entire Hitachi Content Platform portfolio. Now each system delivers true peace of mind in a wholly integrated and secure data, workforce and cloud mobility solution. HDS introduced the new Hitachi Content Platform (HCP) S10, which extends the existing HDS hybrid architecture by adding another low cost tier. The company also updated Hitachi Data Ingestor and HCP Anywhere Read more…