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Immuta Expands Expertise to Help Global Enterprises Build Legal and Ethical Data Science Programs

Jan 18, 2019 |

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Jan. 18, 2019 — Immuta, a leading provider of enterprise data management solutions for artificial intelligence (AI), has announced financial services industry veteran Richard Geering has joined as the company’s Vice President of Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC), reporting to CEO Matthew Carroll. Read more…

Assessing the Performance of Multiple Influenza Forecasting Models

Jan 17, 2019 |

AMHERST, Mass., Jan. 17, 2019 ­– In what the authors believe is the first documented comparison of several real-time infectious disease forecasting models by different teams across many seasons, five research groups report this week that a majority of models consistently showed higher accuracy than historical baseline models. Read more…

Alluxio Closes Series B Round to Increase Investment in Unifying Data at Memory Speed

Jan 17, 2019 |

SAN MATEO, Calif., Jan. 17, 2019 — Alluxio, developer of the world’s first software system that unifies data at memory speed, today announced that it has closed $8.5 million in Series B funding led by Seven Seas Partners with participation from existing investor Andreessen Horowitz, bringing the total funding raised to date to $16 million. Read more…

DataStax Enterprise Expands in Japan with Hitachi Collaboration

Jan 17, 2019 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 17, 2019 — DataStax, provider of the always-on, active everywhere distributed hybrid cloud database built on Apache Cassandra, today announced an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) agreement with Hitachi, Ltd. Read more…

InfluxData Names New Engineering and Sales Executives

Jan 17, 2019 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 17, 2019 — InfluxData, creator of the modern open source purpose-built time series database InfluxDB, today announced Jim Walsh as its new Senior Vice President of Engineering and Will Paulus as its new Vice President of Sales. Read more…

Esri Relaunches ArcGIS For Developers

Jan 16, 2019 |

REDLANDS, Calif., Jan. 16, 2019 — Esri, a global leader in location intelligence, today announced major changes to ArcGIS for Developers, providing an enhanced mapping experience that is more accessible and affordable. Read more…

Excelero Grows Revenues 4x In Record FY 2018

Jan 16, 2019 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 16, 2019 — Excelero, a disruptor in software-defined block storage, concluded fiscal year (FY) 2018 on December 31 with a 4x increase in revenue compared to FY 2017 – which itself was 4x the revenues of FY 2016. Read more…

Eighty-Two Percent of Employees Report Poor Information Management is Damaging Productivity in the Workplace

Jan 16, 2019 |

DALLAS, Jan. 16, 2019 — Poor information management processes are making jobs harder for staff and reducing their productivity and effectiveness in the workplace, according to new research today released from M-Files Corporation, the intelligent information management company. Read more…

Funds Advised by Apax Partners Invest USD 200 Million in Fractal Analytics

Jan 16, 2019 |

NEW YORK, LONDON, and MUMBAI, Jan. 16, 2019 — Funds advised by Apax Partners (the “Apax Funds”) have today announced a definitive agreement to invest USD 200m for a significant minority stake in Fractal Analytics, a global provider of AI to Fortune 500 clients. Read more…

New MariaDB Platform X3 Now Available in the Cloud as a Managed Service

Jan 16, 2019 |

MENLO PARK, Calif. and HELSINKI, Jan. 16, 2019 – MariaDB Corporation today announced the general availability of MariaDB Platform X3, the first open source database that unites transactional and analytical workloads at scale, and a new MariaDB Managed Service supporting public and hybrid cloud deployments. Read more…

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