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Drones and GPUs Provide AI Boost for Inspection Firm

Sep 7, 2017 |

A company backed by GE’s venture capital arm is using NVidia GPUs, deep learning frameworks, and drones to automate the inspection of physical assets in the oil and gas, electrical distribution, and transportation industries. Read more…

The Robo-Doctor Is [In]

Aug 30, 2017 |

The combination of deep learning algorithms and big data are having transformative impact on a range of industries, including the medical field, where AI-based physicians called Robo-doctors will eventually oversee healthcare treatment and dispense medical advice to citizens around the world. Read more…

Guiding Unstructured Data Analytic Journeys

Aug 22, 2017 |

Unstructured data poses one of the biggest challenges in the analytics world, and one of the biggest benefits to understanding human behavior, too. It also presents a golden opportunity for Voyager Labs, which has received $100 million in venture funding to guide its clients’ Read more…

Optimize Your Golf Game with Advanced Analytics

Aug 8, 2017 |

About 24 million Americans play golf every year, making it one of the country’s top pastimes. However, the number of people who are proficient at the sport is far lower. Read more…

Exposing AI’s 1% Problem

Jul 25, 2017 |

We see the power of artificial intelligence every day: When Netflix recommends a movie you love, when your bank detects fraud in your account, or when Google routes you around a traffic jam. Read more…

News In Brief

MongoDB Files For IPO

Sep 22, 2017 |

MongoDB Inc. is the latest database software vendor to launch an initial public offering.

The New York-based NoSQL startup announced it has filed a registration statement with the U.S. Read more…

Data Mapping Approach Gains More Funding

Sep 19, 2017 |

The need for speed in aggregating data from different sources is attracting the attention of technology investors who are looking for new approaches to mapping structured and unstructured data in real time and at scale while eliminating the need for data modeling. Read more…

Pivotal Takes Greenplum to the Cloud

Sep 14, 2017 |

Pivotal, the software developer that repositioned its core products in 2015 as open source, rolled out the latest version of its Greenplum platform this week with an eye toward enabling analytics on multi-cloud deployments. Read more…

AWS Partner Ryft Leverages Cloud FPGAs

Sep 13, 2017 |

As more data moves to the cloud, analytics vendors are also embracing new cloud technologies designed to boost performance for emerging workloads such as business intelligence.

With that in mind, analytics specialist Ryft Systems Inc. Read more…

Iron Mountain Adds Cloud Data Management

Sep 12, 2017 |

Iron Mountain Inc., the data backup vendor, this week rolled out a cloud storage platform offering enterprises data protection and recovery capabilities. The hybrid data management scheme combines cloud storage with the ability to manage policies governing data access while accelerating the migration of ever-larger data sets to the cloud. Read more…

This Just In

VoltDB Accelerates Access to Translytical Database with Enterprise Lab Program

Sep 21, 2017 |

BEDFORD, Mass. – Sep. 21, 2017 – VoltDB, the enterprise-class translytical database that powers business-critical applications, today announced an Enterprise Lab Program to accelerate the impact of real-time data analysis at large enterprise organizations. Read more…

TIBCO Connected Intelligence Cloud Equips Companies for Digital Transformation

Sep 19, 2017 |

PALO ALTO, Calif.Sept. 19, 2017 — TIBCO Software Inc., a global leader in integration, API management, and analytics, demonstrates its commitment to helping organizations accelerate their move to the cloud with the announcement that most of TIBCO’s leading software products are supported to run on cloud platforms. Read more…

Mesosphere Joins Dell EMC’s Reseller Program

Sep 19, 2017 |

SAN FRANCISCOSept. 19, 2017 — Mesosphere — the creators of DC/OS, a platform for building and running data-rich, containerized applications — today extended its existing strategic relationship with Dell EMC by becoming part of Dell EMC’s formal reseller program.  Read more…

Qumulo Launches New Qumulo File Fabric on AWS

Sep 19, 2017 |

SEATTLE, Sept. 19, 2017 — With today’s launch of the Qumulo File Fabric (QF2), Qumulo also announced the immediate availability of QF2 on Amazon Web Services (AWS), bringing universal-scale file storage to the cloud. Read more…

WANdisco Launches Hybrid Data Lake Architecture in Collaboration with AWS

Sep 19, 2017 |

SAN RAMON, Calif., Sept. 19, 2017 — WANdisco (LSE: WAND), a world leader in Active Data Replication, today announced the launch of one of the first hybrid data lake architectures in collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS). Read more…