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Sysorex Lands New IT Infrastructure Deal With Health Care Provider

Jul 6, 2015 |

PALO ALTO, Calif., July 6 — Big data software solutions and infrastructure provider Sysorex today announced a new IT infrastructure development engagement with a Fortune 500 health care services provider based in California. Sysorex will develop and deploy a new advanced systems architecture that will provide high availability, security and compliance for proprietary health care systems currently under development by the client. The project is worth slightly more than $500,000. This is the second such engagement between the two companies. In Read more…

Outsoft and MapR Partner

Jul 2, 2015 |

July 2 — Outsoft, a software development service provider, announced today its partnership with MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache Hadoop. MapR delivers on the promise of Big Data with a proven, enterprise-grade Hadoop platform that supports a broad set of mission-critical and real-time production uses. The combined Outsoft and MapR solution helps enterprises avoid over-coding custom, non-supported solutions and achieving instant access to actionable intelligence. “Outsoft offers expertise in a variety of Big Data technologies Read more…

Research and Markets Adds New Predictive Analytics Report to Offering

Jul 2, 2015 |

DUBLIN, Ireland, July 2 — Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “North America Predictive Analytics Market by Application, by Vertical – Analysis & Forecast to 2019″ report to their offering. The predictive analytics market in North America was valued at $761.3 million and is expected to reach $2,276.4 million by 2019 at a CAGR of 24.5%. The major driver for this growth is the amount of unstructured data present in the ecosystem. The high volume of unstructured data needs proper analysis Read more…

RENCI Teams with Georgia Tech on Big Data Hub Proposal

Jul 1, 2015 |

July 1 — The National Science Foundation (NSF) is looking to launch innovative public-private partnerships on big data through a new initiative called Big Data Regional Innovation Hubs (BD Hubs). This past spring, the NSF held charrette meetings in each region of the country to discuss the BD Hubs initiative and solicit ideas for regional BD Hubs. After the South region charrette, UNC-Chapel Hill/RENCI and the Georgia Institute of Technology were tapped to develop a proposal for the South Big Read more…

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA Available on AWS

Jul 1, 2015 |

RALEIGH, N.C., July 1 — Red Hat, Inc., the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA has expanded its availability to Amazon Web Services (AWS). This availability as a listing in the AWS Marketplace provides customers with additional deployment options for their big data workloads, adding more choice to an ecosystem of hardware and cloud configurations. In addition to Red Hat Enterprise Linux, customers can also use their own subscriptions to Read more…

Qubole Becomes AWS Advanced Technology Partner

Jul 1, 2015 |

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 1 — Qubole, the big data-as-a-service company founded by the team that developed Facebook’s data infrastructure, today announced it is now an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Advanced Technology Partner. Qubole’s self-service platform for big data analytics runs on AWS. It is a fully managed big data offering that leverages the latest open source technologies, such as Apache Hadoop, Hive, Presto and Spark, to provide a comprehensive cloud-based data analytics platform complete with enterprise security features, an Read more…

Cloudera Partners With Fortscale

Jul 1, 2015 |

July 1 — Fortscale Security Ltd., a leader in the rapidly growing field of User Behavior Analytics for enterprise security, today announced a new partnership with Cloudera, the leader in enterprise analytic data management powered by Apache Hadoop. The joint solution delivers a massively scalable Hadoop-based user behavior analytics solution to the enterprise that is the foundation for responsive enterprise security. The partnership enables customers to build end-to-end Hadoop-based security analytics solutions that help collect, manage and analyze logs to effectively Read more…

Women of Teradata Announce College Scholarship Winners

Jul 1, 2015 |

DAYTON, Ohio, July 1 — Women of Teradata, an employee group of Teradata Corp., the big data analytics and marketing applications company today, announced college scholarships awarded to two women who will enter college this fall. Applicants came from Atlanta, Dayton, Ohio, and San Diego. The winners were chosen based on their intention to major in a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) field, and on their scholastic achievement, community service, financial need and demonstrated leadership potential. Women of Teradata members raised funds and made personal donations to fund the Read more…

IBM Joins iRODS Consortium

Jul 1, 2015 |

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., July 1 – IBM is the latest company to join the iRODS Consortium, a membership organization of users and service providers that sustains the integrated Rule-Oriented Data System (iRODS) as free open source data management software. IBM has signed an agreement that will make the company the eighth member of the consortium. IBM joins DataDirect Networks (DDN), EMC Corporation, Seagate, the UK-based Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, the Atmospheric Science Data Center at NASA Langley Research Center, the Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI) and the Data Intensive Read more…

Peter Coveney to Keynote ISC Cloud & Big Data Conference

Jun 30, 2015 |

FRANKFURT, Germany, June 30 – ISC Events, the organizer of the inaugural ISC Cloud & Big Data conference is pleased to announce Professor Peter V. Coveney of University College London (UCL) as the conference keynoter. Prof Coveney will be talking about the current state-of-the-art in the development of personalized medicine on September 30. In a presentation titled “The Virtual Human: In Silico Methods for Personalised Medicine,” Coveney will talk about the opportunities and challenges involved in developing personalized medical treatment for patients. Currently one of Read more…