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ISC Cloud & Big Data is Now Open for Research Paper Submission

Feb 26, 2015 |

FRANKFURT, Germany, Feb. 26 – The organizers of the inaugural ISC Cloud & Big Data conference are pleased to offer engineers and scientists in academia, industry, and the government the opportunity to be a part of this new forum. The organizers are looking forward to welcoming international attendees – IT professionals, consultants and managers from organizations seeking information about the latest cloud and big data developments. Researchers in these two areas are encouraged to submit research papers, which will be presented to attendees Read more…

FD Acquires Prelyltix

Feb 26, 2015 |

Feb. 26 — FD, a leading technology provider, today announces it has acquired Prelytix Inc. for a maximum total consideration of US $20m. The acquisition brings together a market leader in the use of predictive analytics for lead generation and the world’s most powerful database platform kdb+. As a result, FD’s enlarged marketing technology division will now be able to provide its clients with deeper and more meaningful insights into customer intent. The acquisition of Prelytix forms part of FD’s Read more…

Teradata Appoints Co-Presidents

Feb 26, 2015 |

ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 26 — Teradata Corp., the big data analytics and marketing applications company today announced the appointments of Bob Fair and Hermann Wimmer as co-presidents, Teradata, reporting to Mike Koehler, chief executive officer of Teradata Corporation. The appointments are effective February 27, 2015. Teradata is elevating the positions of these experienced executives in order to better align the company for growth in its major markets. Bob Fair will lead the Teradata Marketing Applications Division and Hermann Wimmer will lead the Teradata Data and Analytics Division. These appointments acknowledge the successful accomplishments of Read more…

ParStream Joins the ThingWorx Ecosystem

Feb 26, 2015 |

CUPERTINO, Calif., Feb. 26 — ParStream, the IoT Analytics company, today announced it has partnered with ThingWorx, a PTC business, provider of the ThingWorx application development platform for the Internet of Things. ParStream joins the ThingWorx partner ecosystem as a ThingWorx Ready partner. ThingWorx offers an innovative IoT platform for rapidly developing and deploying applications to realize the opportunity and value presented in a smart, connected economy. With ParStream as a partner, ThingWorx customers can benefit from a proven IoT Read more…

Sisense Appoints Amir Orad as New CEO

Feb 25, 2015 |

Feb. 25 — Sisense, a leader in big data analytics for business users, announced today that following a fourth year of growth, and to meet growing demand and accelerating global momentum, its Board of Directors appointed Amir Orad, previously CEO of NICE Actimize, as its new Chief Executive Officer based in New York. He will succeed Amit Bendov, who has led the company to date. As a leader in big data analytics for business users, Sisense has tripled subscription revenues for Read more…

IBM and Juniper Networks Partner

Feb 25, 2015 |

ARMONK, N.Y. and SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 25 — IBM and Juniper Networks today announced plans to provide real-time network behavior insights to help customers dramatically improve mobile experiences, address increasing Internet of Things (IoT) application demands and uncover new opportunities gleaned from Big Data. IBM and Juniper Networks will work together to enable the design and delivery of next generation high-performance network analytics to help communications service providers (CSP) and enterprises become more agile and efficient, reducing time to deployment and cost, while enhancing end user application experiences. With close Read more…

Hortonworks Reports Financial Results for Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014

Feb 25, 2015 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 25 — Hortonworks, the leading contributor to and provider of enterprise Apache Hadoop, today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2014. “We are very pleased with our strong fourth quarter performance highlighted by billings growth of 148% year-over-year,” said Rob Bearden, chairman of the board of directors and chief executive officer, Hortonworks. “The completion of our initial public offering was an important milestone for us as it brought increased transparency, greater brand awareness and incremental resources Read more…

Accenture to Acquire Gapso

Feb 25, 2015 |

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, Feb. 25 — Accenture has entered into an agreement to acquire Gapso, an advanced analytics services and solutions provider based in Brazil that specializes in solving complex supply chain and logistics challenges, mainly for companies in the natural resources and agribusiness sectors. Through the acquisition, Accenture will further expand its analytics capabilities in Brazil and provide clients with advanced analytics talent and solutions that enable data-driven decisions that can optimize operations and reduce supply chain risk and costs. Read more…

Penguin Computing Announces Scyld ClusterWare for Hadoop

Feb 25, 2015 |

FREMONT, Calif., Feb. 25 — Penguin Computing, a provider of high performance, enterprise data center and cloud solutions, today announced Scyld ClusterWare for Hadoop, adding greater capability to the company’s existing Scyld ClusterWare high performance computing cluster management solution. “Scyld ClusterWare is ideal for managing HPC and Hadoop workloads for big data customers,” said Victor Gregorio, Vice President and General Manager of Cloud Services, Penguin Computing. “ClusterWare is the genesis of Linux-based supercomputing and represents the evolution of HPC using Hadoop Read more…

Zenoss 5 Launched

Feb 25, 2015 |

AUSTIN, Tex., Feb. 25 — Zenoss Inc., a leading provider of unified IT monitoring and service analytics for physical, virtual, and cloud-based IT infrastructures, today announced the availability of Zenoss 5. “With its extensibility, visualization and other capabilities, Zenoss 5 serves as a single platform for monitoring that can scale with enterprise applications and Big Data while simplifying operations so teams can focus on the critical business services they deliver,” said Jay Lyman, Research Manager, Infrastructure Software, 451 Research. “The latest version of Read more…