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Infosys Launches New AI Platform

Apr 28, 2016 |

April 28 — Infosys (NYSE: INFY), a global leader in consulting, technology, and next-generation services, today announced the launch of Infosys Mana, a platform that brings machine learning together with the deep knowledge of an organization, to drive automation and innovation – enabling businesses to continuously reinvent their system landscapes. Mana, with the Infosys Aikido service offerings, dramatically lowers the cost of maintenance for both physical and digital assets; captures the knowledge and know-how of people and fragmented and complex systems; simplifies Read more…

Levyx Raises $5.4M to Supercharge Big Data Processing Platforms Like Apache Spark

Apr 28, 2016 |

PALO ALTO and IRVINE, Calif., April 28 — Levyx Inc., whose high-performance processing technology dramatically reduces infrastructure costs associated with big-data applications, today announced the closing of a $5.4 million Series A round led by Chicago-based OCA Ventures. Additional investors include Palo Alto, Calif.-based Amino Capital (a.k.a. zPark Capital) and Sumavision USA Corporation, as well as individual executives from leading technology companies like EMC and SAP. Levyx’s flagship data engine, Helium, is built for the modern ‘open-platform’ commodity-hardware datacenter. Bridging the Read more…

Xentaurs Announces Partnership With Mesosphere to Build Big Data Analytics and DevOps Platforms

Apr 28, 2016 |

April 28 — Xentaurs, a next generation systems integrator and solutions provider announces a strategic partnership with Mesosphere, creators of the world’s first data center operating system. The partnership combines Xentaurs’ enterprise experience designing and implementing digital architectures with Mesosphere’s leading platform for running microservices, data-driven applications and other modern IT workloads. Mesosphere is at the core of the digital platforms we recommend to our customers. DC/OS is the leading distributed operating system out there and provides the modern architecture Read more…

SGI Reports Fiscal Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results

Apr 28, 2016 |

MILPITAS, Calif., April 28 — SGI (NASDAQ: SGI), a global leader in high-performance solutions for compute, data analytics and data management, has reported financial results for its fiscal third quarter ended March 25, 2016. The data in this release is presented on both a GAAP and non-GAAP basis and a reconciliation of GAAP to non-GAAP measures is included in the financial tables in this press release. Total revenue for the third quarter was $132 million compared to $119 million in the third quarter Read more…

New Relic Products to be Embedded in Magneto Enterprise Cloud Edition

Apr 28, 2016 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 28 — Software analytics leader New Relic (NYSE: NEWR) announced today that Magento Commerce, the leading provider of open omnichannel innovation, will embed New Relic’s products in the Magento Enterprise Cloud Edition, a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) environment for its flagship Magento 2 Enterprise Edition digital commerce platform. Magento Enterprise Cloud Edition is built to power innovative e-commerce experiences with the rapid deployment of fully customizable, secure and scalable Web storefronts, combined with a leading hosting and managed services infrastructure. New Relic’s analytics solution Read more…

Trifacta Provides Data Wrangling for Infosys Information Platform

Apr 27, 2016 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 27 — Trifacta, the global leader in data wrangling, today announced that Infosys (NYSE: INFY), a global leader in consulting, technology and next-generation services, has partnered with Trifacta to provide a data wrangling solution for the Infosys Information Platform (IIP) and Infosys’ other platforms and offerings. Infosys clients can now leverage Trifacta’s intuitive self-service solution for exploring and transforming data — a critical step in any analytics process. Business analysts and data scientists can integrate large, complex data sets, transform Read more…

Qubole and Looker to Integrate Looker’s Business Analytics With Qubole’s Cloud-Based Big Data Platform

Apr 27, 2016 |

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 27 — Qubole, the big data-as-a-service company, and Looker, the company that is powering data-driven businesses, today announced that they are integrating Looker’s business analytics with Qubole’s cloud-based big data platform, giving line of business users across organizations access to powerful, yet easy-to-use big data analytics. Business units face an uphill battle when it comes to gleaning information from vast and disparate sources. Line of business users find it challenging to extract, shape and present the variety and volume Read more…

FICO Introduces Decision Management Suite 2.0

Apr 27, 2016 |

April 27 — Analytics software firm FICO (NYSE: FICO) today introduced the FICO Decision Management Suite 2.0, at FICO World 2016 in Washington, DC. The expanded, cloud-based suite of analytic tools and applications represents a major leap forward in the practice of prescriptive analytics and decision management, providing everything businesses of all sizes need to rapidly develop innovative analytic applications and improve business decision agility. “Many Big Data deployments have failed to deliver competitive advantage because their approach is completely backwards,” said Stuart Wells, executive vice president Read more…

Alteryx Welcomes Chuck Cory and Tim Maudlin to Board of Directors

Apr 27, 2016 |

IRVINE, Calif., April 27 — Alteryx, Inc., the leader in self-service data analytics, announced it has appointed Chuck Cory, former Chairman, Technology Investment Banking at Morgan Stanley, and Tim Maudlin, an Independent Financial Services Professional, to its Board of Directors. “Establishing a strong board of directors ensures a strategically sound organization, backed by the disciplined execution needed to drive shareholder value and long-term prosperity. Together, with our current board, Chuck and Tim create just that to help guide Alteryx as we advance Read more…

4C Decision, ArenaData, and AsiaInfo Join ODPi to Promote Open Big Data Ecosystem

Apr 27, 2016 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 27 — ODPi, a nonprofit organization accelerating the open ecosystem of big data solutions, today announced that 4C Decision, ArenaData, and AsiaInfo, have joined the initiative to advance efforts to create a common reference specification called ODPi Core. Many vendors have focused on productizing Apache Hadoop as a distribution, which has led to inconsistency that increases the cost and complexity for application vendors and end-users to fully embrace Apache Hadoop. Founded last year, ODPi is an industry effort Read more…