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Why Innovation Chains Require a Tech-First Approach

Jul 10, 2018 |

During the heyday of the big data hype bubble, companies would invite criticism by spending large sums on emerging tech, such as Hadoop clusters, graph databases, and streaming analytics, before they had devised solid business plans around them. Read more…

Neustar Finds the ‘Last Mile’ for Hadoop Analytics

Jul 9, 2018 |

Like many companies in the marketing analytics business, Neustar uses Hadoop to store and process large amounts of highly granular data on behalf of its clients. In fact, the company has used Hadoop for over a decade, a success story in its own right. Read more…

Q&A With a MongoDB CTO

Jun 29, 2018 |

When it comes to database companies, few have had as good a run as MongoDB over the past year. With an IPO last fall and a cloud business that’s booming, the New York City firm is flying high. Read more…

MongoDB Fleshes Out Mobile and Cloud Strategies

Jun 27, 2018 |

As its name implies, MongoDB likes to do big things. But with today’s unveiling of MongoDB Mobile at MongoDB World in New York City, the company is delivering a diminutive database that runs on mobile devices. Read more…

Inside SAP’s Data Analytics Startup

Jun 21, 2018 |

When Helen Arnold agreed to move 6,000 miles from Germany to Mountain View to head up SAP Data Network, the longtime SAP executive faced some big challenges. Not only was she bootstrapping a data analytics software firm to help Fortune 1000 clients digitally transform themselves – a sizable hurdle in its own right — Read more…

News In Brief

SnapLogic Adds GitHub, Container Support

Aug 15, 2018 |

More vendors are offering new integration tools for meeting growing enterprise demand for faster delivery of application software. Among the approaches is automating key elements of the continuous integration and continuous delivery pipeline using emerging application container services and cloud-based open source development platforms. Read more…

Training Time Slashed for Deep Learning

Aug 14, 2018 |, an organization offering free courses on deep learning, claimed a new speed record for training a popular image database using Nvidia GPUs running on public cloud infrastructure.

A pair of researchers trained the ImageNet database with 93 percent accuracy in 18 minutes using 16 Amazon Web Services (NASDAQ: Read more…

Telemedicine Breach Highlights Database Vulnerabilities

Aug 8, 2018 |

Each day, it seems, brings another major data breach, many involving human errors such as ensuring that security and privacy settings are properly configured before data is exposed to “the wild,” that is, the internet. Read more…

Arm Adds Data Management to its IoT Platform

Aug 2, 2018 |

Arm Ltd. is adding data management to its Internet of Things device and connectivity frameworks with the launch of a platform geared to sensor network diversity and hybrid infrastructure.

Separately, the U.K. Read more…

Cisco Backs Data Startup Dremio

Jul 31, 2018 |

Dremio Corp., the startup launched by the creators of Apache Arrow development platform for in-memory data, continues to attract investors to its data platform.

The three-year-old company based in Mountain View, Calif., announced additional funding by Cisco Investments, extending its Series B funding round in January to $25 million. Read more…

This Just In

Striim’s Latest Releases Boost Cloud Integration, Ease of Use, and Extensibility

Aug 16, 2018 |

Aug. 16, 2018 — In a blog post, which is included in part below, Striim has highlighted the features of its latest releases.

The Striim team has been busy!

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Lexalytics Updates Intelligence Platform with New Benefits for European Union Customers

Aug 16, 2018 |

BOSTON, Aug. 16, 2018 — Lexalytics, a leader in “words-first” machine learning and artificial intelligence, has announced it has expanded options for customers working in the European Union. Enterprise companies using Lexalytics’ cloud-based Semantria API, Semantria for Excel, and Semantria Storage and Visualization products can now easily choose to process their data in Australia, the European Union or the United States. Read more…

Tom Heiser Appointed to AtScale Board of Directors

Aug 10, 2018 |

SAN MATEO, Calif., Aug. 10, 2018 — AtScale, an industry leader in data federation and cloud transformation, today announced that Tom Heiser, Executive Chairman of SiteLock, has joined the company’s Board of Directors. Read more…

Bob Brennan Appointed to AtScale Board of Directors

Aug 9, 2018 |

SAN MATEO, Calif., Aug. 9, 2018 — AtScale, an industry leader in data federation and cloud transformation, has announced that Bob Brennan has joined the company’s Board of Directors. Read more…

Talend Reports Second Quarter 2018 Financial Results

Aug 8, 2018 |

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 8, 2018 — Talend, a global leader in cloud and big data integration solutions, has released financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2018. Read more…

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