Data & Analytics

Salesforce, Adobe, Oracle Among Data Management Platform Wave Leaders (CMS Wire)

Customer experience has dominated the headlines for several years, but in all of the discussions, data management and its role in delivering those experiences often goes forgotten.... More

Tata Communications Expands IZO Private Cloud to Europe, Middle East (Silicon India)

Tata Communications on Monday launched three new nodes for its IZO Private Cloud service in Germany, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Malaysia to support enterprises hybrid cloud ado... More

Key Challenges Companies Face with Big Data Security (SDC)

Big data security seems to gain more attention with each passing year. In fact, the World Quality Report of 2015-2016 claims that security is the number one priority, and concern, ... More

Data Science Skills Gap May Be Narrowing (Datanami)

Big data “hype” has attracted more new data scientists, thereby driving down salaries for new entrants for the first time in four years, according to a salary survey. The repor... More

Turning a Data Strategy into Business Insights (Information Management)

Data in itself is not actionable, even when it is real-time, at hyperspeed. To drive effective business actions, data needs to be sourced, processed and shared with the end goal in... More

MarkLogic, NTT DATA Expand Partnership (KM World)

MarkLogic has received a strategic capital investment from NTT DATA, a global IT-services provider headquartered in Tokyo. The companies say they will also be expanding their exist... More

IBM Security Launches New Capabilities to Help Clients with Impending EU General Data Protection Regulation (HITS)

IBM today announced new incident response capabilities, from its IBM Resilient security portfolio, to help companies address the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Thes... More

Amazon Web Services Sets a Lure for Java Programmers (CIO)

Amazon Web Services has long offered an SDK to make it easier to access its web services from Java. Now it has another lure for Java programmers: James Gosling, the father of Java.... More

Enterprises Have Extremely High Hopes for Blockchain Technology (Forbes)

For some business leaders, there's value to be had once blockchain gets more established. Companies that consider themselves as potential disruptors see blockchain as the vehicle o... More

Microsoft to Open Africa Data Centers to Seek Edge in Cloud Push (Bloomberg)

Microsoft Corp. will offer cloud-computing services from data centers in Africa for the first time, seeking an edge over rivals in targeting local customers. The software maker ... More

Azure Cosmos DB is Microsoft’s New Database for Globally-Distributed Applications (TNW)

At Microsoft’s Build Conference in Seattle, the company launched Azure Cosmos DB – a brand new schemaless database system designed for large, globally-distributed, data-intensi... More

DXC Technology Charts Ambitious Roadmap in India (DataQuest)

Samson David, SVP, Commercial Delivery, Offering Delivery and Transformation and India Co-Managing Director, DXC Technology walked through the unique positioning of the company. He... More

Cisco Bolsters Analytics Clout with Saggezza Buy (Network World)

Cisco kept the checkbook open by making a second purchase in less than a week, this time grabbing the analytics and data science technology from Saggezza for an undisclosed amount.... More

IBM Opens Four Cognitive Data Centers as Cloud Infrastructure Demand Surges (Data Economy)

IBM has opened four data centres in the US to serve cloud hungry customers and provide access to services like IoT, blockchain, quantum computing and cognitive. The facilities a... More

Data Analytics is the Key Skill for the Modern Engineer (Dataconomy)

Many process manufacturing owner-operators in this next phase of a digital shift have engaged in technology pilots to explore options for reducing costs, meeting regulatory complia... More

Big Data Investments to Top $57B in 2017 (IM)

Global spending on big data technology is expected to surpass $57 billion this year, and will increase by at least 10 percent per year through 2020. Many firms continue to wrestle ... More

AWS Launches Redshift Spectrum (VentureBeat)

Amazon Web Services announced the launch of Redshift Spectrum, an extension of AWS’ Redshift managed data warehousing service that enables querying on data that sits inside of th... More

Salesforce Bets Big on Japan, Opens Second Data Center (HITS)

Salesforce is pushing further into Asia with a new data center. The company recently announced the opening of its second data center in Japan. The new data center will help Salesfo... More

Enhancing Virtual Reality in a Connected World (Tata Communications Blog)

After a prolonged period of inflated expectations, Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) are finally starting to enjoy mainstream success. Thanks to headset advances from... More

The Emergence and Future of the Data Engineer (Pivotal Blog)

The future of data engineering is bright as corporations continue to invest in hybrid data architectures that span on-premises and the cloud for competitive advantage. Next-generat... More


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