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Data Plane Offering Marks New Phase for Hortonworks

Sep 25, 2017 |

The new Data Plane Service (DPS) that Hortonworks unveiled today at the Strata Data Conference marks the start of a new phase for the publicly traded company, according to Arun Murthy, chief product officer and co-founder of the company. Read more…

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…

How Kafka Helped Rabobank Modernize Alerting System

Aug 15, 2017 |

Customers of Rabobank now receive alerts on bank account activity in a matter of seconds, as opposed to the hours it would take with its existing transactional platform, and it’s all because of the speed and simplicity of Apache Kafka. Read more…

Hacker Hunting: Combatting Cybercrooks with Big Data

Jul 13, 2017 |

When it comes to cybersecurity, the big data explosion represents both a liability and an asset. On the one hand, big collections of data represent a treasure trove that hackers would love to get their dirty little mitts on. Read more…

A Peek Inside Kafka’s New ‘Exactly Once’ Feature

Jul 3, 2017 |

Here’s some great news for Apache Kafka users: The open source software will support exactly once semantics for stream processing with the upcoming version 0.11 release, thereby eliminating the need for application developers to code the important feature themselves. Read more…

News In Brief

Investors Accelerating Driverless Car Development

Nov 9, 2017 |

Optimus Ride, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology AI spinoff developing fully autonomous vehicles, continues to attract venture funding as it applies machine learning, computer vision and mapping techniques to the problem a safe, driverless cars. Read more…

Switch Vendor Looks to Unclog Data

Aug 17, 2017 |

Big data and cloud migrations are reshaping the datacenter as more servers are linked and bandwidth capacity joins scaling as essential requirements. Those needs are creating opportunities for network gear vendors as datacenters make the jump to bigger IPv6 pipes to accommodate data-driven applications and broader use of analytics. Read more…

AI Seen Better Suited to IoT Than Big Data

Aug 7, 2017 |

More cold water is being thrown on the notion that AI might be the next big thing for big data. Rather, a new survey finds that AI branches such as machine learning are perceived as be more useful for applications such as Internet of Things deployments where automation tools can be used to streamline business operations. Read more…

MapD Partners on Network Analytics Platform

Aug 3, 2017 |

High-flying analytics software vendor MapD Technologies is partnering with Canadian mobile data vendor Tutela Technologies on an analytics platform that provides real-time metrics on mobile network performance and device usage. Read more…

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Mellanox Announces Scalable Switch Platforms Based on HDR 200G InfiniBand Quantum Switch Technology

Nov 10, 2017 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. and YOKNEAM, Israel, Nov. 10, 2017 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end smart interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced the world-leading and most scalable switch platform family based on HDR 200G InfiniBand Quantum switch technology. Read more…

Mellanox Announces Innova-2 FPGA-Based Programmable Adapter Family

Nov 6, 2017 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. & YOKNEAM, Israel, Nov. 6, 2017 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end smart interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced the Innova-2 product family of FPGA-based smart network adapters. Read more…

Mellanox to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences

Oct 31, 2017 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. and YOKNEAM, Israel, Oct. 31, 2017 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of end-to-end interconnect solutions for servers and storage systems, today announced that it will present at the following conferences during the fourth quarter of 2017: Read more…

Mellanox Announces Third Quarter Financial Results

Oct 26, 2017 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. & YOKNEAM, Israel — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MLNX) today announced financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2017.

“We are pleased to achieve a record revenue quarter and resume our growth. Read more…

SIGCOMM 2017 Showcases Latest in Computer Networking

Aug 10, 2017 |

NEW YORK, Aug. 10, 2017 — The Association for Computing Machinery’s (ACM) Special Interest Group on Data Communication (SIGCOMM) today announced highlights of SIGCOMM 2017, its annual flagship conference to be held at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) August 21 – 25, 2017. Read more…