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Polytechnique Montréal Recruits Renowned Data Scientist Andrea Lodi

May 22, 2015 |

May 22 — “We are witnessing the beginning of a new revolution, for information technology but also for industry,” observes Professor Andrea Lodi, holder of the new Canada Excellence Research Chair in Data Science for Real-Time Decision-Making, the biggest chair in Canada in the field of “big data” and operations research, launched today at Polytechnique Montréal. This revolution is being driven by the combination of data science and operational research, which Professor Lodi’s chair is set to spearhead. He envisions Read more…

Glassbeam Collaborates With UC Santa Cruz in Launching CoE in Data Science Research

May 22, 2015 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 22 — Glassbeam, Inc., the machine data analytics company, today announced that it is working with UC Santa Cruz to create a Center of Excellence in Data Science Research. The Center will develop new foundational research in data-driven discovery and decision making and provide a forum for researchers in industry and academia to exchange ideas and develop practical solutions to data science challenges. Glassbeam is providing initial seed funding to support the creation of the Center and Read more…

Qubole Data Service Being Utilized by TubeMogul

May 22, 2015 |

May 22 — Qubole, the big data-as-a-service company founded by the team that developed Facebook’s data infrastructure, today announced that video advertising platform, TubeMogul, is using Qubole Data Service (QDS) for data analytics across the organization. With more than 30 users across TubeMogul’s marketing, business intelligence, machine learning, and engineering teams regularly using Qubole’s big data in the cloud platform, TubeMogul has doubled the amount of data processed in half the time, while reducing costs by 33 percent. “Qubole’s web-based Read more…

Metanautix to Present on Scalable Analytics Across NoSQL, RDBMS, and Hadoop at Couchbase Connect

May 22, 2015 |

PALO ALTO, Calif., May 22 — Metanautix, a big data analytics company focused on simplifying the data supply chain, today announced that Jim Adler, Vice President of Products and Marketing at Metanautix, will present on the Big Data Track at Couchbase Connect 2015 at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California. The session, titled “Metanautix Quest and Couchbase: Scalable Analytics Across NoSQL, RDBMS, and Hadoop,” will examine a new approach that makes it easy to quickly read and write big data from Couchbase, RDBMS, Read more…

DataTorrent Joins the Open Data Platform Initiative, Brings Real-Time Processing of Data-In-Motion to ODP

May 21, 2015 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 21, – DataTorrent, the leader in real-time big data analytics and creator of DataTorrent RTS, the world’s first enterprise-grade unified platform for both stream and batch processing on Hadoop, today announced it joined the Open Data Platform (ODP) as a Silver member. In addition, DataTorrent RTS is certified and immediately available on the ODP Core. DataTorrent is focused on reducing time to market, increasing ROI and enabling success of big data projects. Joining ODP brings DataTorrent’s Read more…

Smartsheet Announces Real-Time Data Exchange with Tableau

May 21, 2015 |

BELLEVUE, WASH., May 21 – Smartsheet, the spreadsheet-inspired collaborative work management tool used by millions worldwide, today announced the general availability of the Smartsheet Live Data Connector. The new functionality uses industry standard Open Database Connector (ODBC) capabilities to link live data in Smartsheet with other ODBC-compliant tools like Tableau Software, Microsoft Excel, QlikView and Qlik Sense. “This new live connection will help Smartsheet users get more out of their data,” said Francois Ajenstat, Vice President, Product Management at Tableau. “The Read more…

Ryft Open API Library Extends Lightning-Fast Batch and Streaming Analysis to Existing Big Data Environments 

May 21, 2015 |

ROCKVILLE, MD., May 21 — Ryft announced today the availability of the Ryft Open API Library, expanding the company’s Ryft ONE high-performance data analysis capabilities into existing big data environments. Developers can now invoke or extend the Ryft Open API to add hardware-driven acceleration to applications that demand real-time intelligence from all types of batch and streaming data. Now, Ryft combines the flexibility of an open, future-proof 1U platform with the speed, simplicity, scalability and security of a purpose-built analytics accelerator for 100X faster enterprise decision-making Read more…

Clarabridge Acquires Engagor

May 21, 2015 |

RESTON, VA., May 21 — Clarabridge, Inc., the leading provider of Customer Experience Management (CEM) solutions for the world’s top brands, today announced the acquisition of Engagor, the most comprehensive platform for real-time social customer service and engagement. The combined offering provides a complete, end-to-end technology solution for marketers, customer care organizations and operations teams to create more profitable customer relationships. Founded by Folke Lemaitre in 2011, Belgium-based Engagor offers a robust social listening and engagement platform for marketers and customer Read more…

Zettaset Boosts Big Data Protection for IBM Power Systems servers with Enterprise-Class Encryption for Hadoop and NoSQL Databases

May 20, 2015 |

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 20, – Zettaset, a leader in Big Data security, today announced it has successfully completed integration of Zettaset’s Big Data Encryption software solution, BDEncrypt™, with IBM’s Power Systems scale-out servers running Linux. IBM POWER8 customers seeking an encryption solution which is optimized for Big Data environments and distributed computing architectures including Hadoop and NoSQL can now utilize Zettaset BDEncrypt.  BDEncrypt with IBM Power Systems is designed to deliver a high level of compute performance and solution Read more…

MemSQL Launches Community Edition: World’s Fastest In-Memory Database Now Available to All

May 20, 2015 |

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – May 20  – MemSQL, the leader in real-time databases for transactions and analytics, today announced the most significant release of MemSQL to date. MemSQL 4 – which includes a new Community Edition – empowers interconnected enterprises to aggregate and report on real-time data, accelerating the growth trajectories of their digital businesses. This release brings to market groundbreaking capabilities such as the industry’s first real-time, distributed geospatial intelligence and the MemSQL Spark Connector to operationalize Apache Spark. Read more…