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Five Reasons Synthetic Data Is the Electrolyte to Speed Up Your AI Initiatives

Jun 17, 2019 |

When taking on an artificial intelligence (AI) project, there is one ingredient above all that is essential  for success: clean, well organized, relevant data.

In theory, data is everywhere (2.5 quintillion bytes of data produced a day to be exact), and that amount is accelerating rapidly with the proliferation of sensors from the Internet of Things (IoT) and machine-generated big data. Read more…

Teradata Turns 40, Takes Off Gloves, Readies for a Fight

Jun 14, 2019 |

The past, present, and future of Teradata collided yesterday at the company’s headquarters in San Diego, California, where 1,500 employees and guests – including four of the company’s original founders — Read more…

Big Data Meltdown: How Unclean, Unlabeled, and Poorly Managed Data Dooms AI

Jun 13, 2019 |

We may be living in the fourth industrial age and on cusp of huge advances in automation powered by AI. But according to the latest data, our great future will be less rosy if enterprises don’t start doing something about one thing in particular: Read more…

Great Cloud Migration Opens Data Opportunities

Jun 12, 2019 |

We’re in the midst of a massive cloud migration at the moment, as companies look to take advantage of the scalability and simplicity of storing and processing data in the cloud. Read more…

AI And Data Streaming In The Enterprise: A Marriage Made In Heaven?

Jun 11, 2019 |

As the adoption of artificial intelligence in the enterprise hits a decisive moment, it is worth examining its relationship with data streaming and how the two technologies share similar adoption challenges. Read more…

News In Brief

Serverless SQL Engine Targets Cloud Analytics

Jun 13, 2019 |

Qubole Inc., the cloud analytics vendor, has added a serverless engine to its platform aimed at simplifying complex tasks like creating data pipelines and server clusters used to scale analytics workloads in the cloud. Read more…

AI-Driven Decision Platforms Live in the Moment

Jun 12, 2019 |

The emerging market for AI-driven digital decision-making is grounded in new applications developed using machine learning models designed to help analysts crunch data that would allow their bosses to make the right decision, whether its engaging with customers or managing a complex supply chain. Read more…

Acquisition Binge: Salesforce Buys Tableau

Jun 10, 2019 |

Analytics vendors continue to be prime acquisition targets for cloud companies with deep pockets.

The latest example is the acquisition of self-service analytics platform specialist Tableau Software by enterprise cloud giant Salesforce in an all-stock transaction valued at $15.7 billion. Read more…

Google, Looker Eye Data Scaling via Multi-Cloud

Jun 6, 2019 |

Google Cloud has moved to buttress its position in the booming data analytics sector with its acquisition of data platform and visualization tool vendor Looker.

Underscoring a trend among infrastructure vendors, Google Cloud said Thursday (June 6) Looker’s platform would run on multiple clouds and Looker customers would be able to access data from Google Cloud’s competitors. Read more…

This Just In

Dun & Bradstreet Enters Agreement to Acquire Lattice Engines

Jun 14, 2019 |

SHORT HILLS, N.J., June 14, 2019 — Dun & Bradstreet today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Lattice Engines, the leading AI-powered customer data platform (CDP), enabling B2B organizations to scale their account-based marketing and sales programs across every channel. Read more…

Adobe Unveils AI-Powered Technology Previews in Adobe Experience Cloud

Jun 14, 2019 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 14, 2019 — Rising expectations and competition for the empowered consumer force brands to have purpose with each customer interaction; the need for an exceptional experience drives the need for the best customer-centric capabilities available. Read more…

Toshiba Memory America Announces SSD Compatibility with Excelero’s NVMesh Software-Defined Block Storage Products

Jun 13, 2019 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 13, 2019 – Toshiba Memory America, Inc. (TMA), the U.S.-based subsidiary of Toshiba Memory Corporation, today announced that its CD5 Series data center NVMe SSDs and CM5 Series enterprise NVMe SSDs are now certified and compatible with Excelero’s flagship NVMesh software-defined block storage products. Read more…

Domo Launches Domo for Amazon Web Services

Jun 13, 2019 |

SILICON SLOPES, Utah, June 13, 2019 — Domo officials announced Domo for Amazon Web Services (AWS). Domo for AWS is a new purpose-built package that gives AWS customers an easy way to make data from nearly two dozen AWS services securely accessible to virtually anyone across the company to drive new business value. Read more…

GridGain Data Lake Accelerator Powers Real-Time Analytics Across Combined Data Lake and Operational Data

Jun 12, 2019 |

FOSTER CITY, Calif., June 12, 2019 — GridGain Systems, provider of enterprise-grade in-memory computing solutions based on Apache Ignite, today announced the GridGain Data Lake Accelerator, an in-memory solution for digital businesses that need to enrich operational data with historical data stored in data lakes to improve real-time analytics and decision automation. Read more…

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