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IBM, Inspur Team Up to Push Big Data Initiative in China

IBM, Inspur Team Up to Push Big Data Initiative in China

IBM has partnered to combine its database systems and software with Chinese information technology company Inspur’s servers to encourage system solutions development in China. The companies applied IBM’s DB2 class… Read more »

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IBM Offers Power Systems Linux to Innovation, Client Centers; Doug Balog Comments

IBM Offers Power Systems Linux to Innovation, Client Centers; Doug Balog Comments

IBM innovation and client centers will now have access to Power Systems Linux and software developers will have access to tools for developing new applications for big data and cloud computing with open source… Read more »

TPC Rolls Out Benchmarking Kit for Big Data Systems

TPC Rolls Out Benchmarking Kit for Big Data Systems

The Transaction Processing Performance Council has rolled out a new benchmarking tool to cater to big data systems that Cisco’s Raghunath Nambiar indicated have become a “critical” element of a… Read more »

SAP HANA Software Gets 3,600 Users

SAP HANA Software Gets 3,600 Users

SAP SE has reported that the number of clients that use its SAP HANA information technology solutions platform has reached more than 3,600 to date. SAP HANA combines multiple business… Read more »

Graham Hughes: SAS Tech Seeks to Improve Patient Care Delivery

Graham Hughes: SAS Tech Seeks to Improve Patient Care Delivery

SAS has partnered with not-for-profit hospital operator Dignity Health in an effort to bring down hospital readmissions and provide customized patient care using big data and predictive analytics technology. The… Read more »

SAP Survey Finds 1/3 of Firms Use Data in Making Decisions; James Fisher Comments

SAP Survey Finds 1/3 of Firms Use Data in Making Decisions; James Fisher Comments

A global survey commissioned by SAP indicates that one-third of companies across different sectors use data to track market trends and identify new business prospects. SAP polled 743 business and… Read more »

Bill Ruh: GE-Pivotal Team Creates Industrial Data Lake Approach

Bill Ruh: GE-Pivotal Team Creates Industrial Data Lake Approach

GE has collaborated with Pivotal to develop an industrial data lake approach in an effort to help customers analyze large volumes of data. Bill Ruh, vice president of GE Software,… Read more »

YarcData’s Adnan Khaleel: Companies Should Continually Improve Big Data Strategy

YarcData’s Adnan Khaleel: Companies Should Continually Improve Big Data Strategy

Companies should implement big data strategies to address challenges as they accumulate data with multiple attributes, relationships and sources, Adnan Khaleel writes for YarcData. Khaleel said Thursday the strategy should be based on… Read more »

Georgia Tech Unveils Cybersecurity Intelligence Gathering System

Georgia Tech Unveils Cybersecurity Intelligence Gathering System

Cybersecurity specialists at the Georgia Tech Research Institute have developed a system that uses big data to aggregate threat information that seeks to forewarn organizations of an impending attack. According… Read more »

Urban Observatory Updates Interactive Exhibit on Big Data Usage

Urban Observatory Updates Interactive Exhibit on Big Data Usage

Makers of the Urban Observatory interactive exhibit, a project to demonstrate how large amounts of data could be turned into useful information, will unveil the next version of the initiative in San… Read more »

Booz Allen’s Tim Andrews, Joachim Roski Co-Author Article on Health Policy, Big Data Adoption

Booz Allen’s Tim Andrews, Joachim Roski Co-Author Article on Health Policy, Big Data Adoption

Booz Allen Hamilton Vice President Tim Andrews and Principal Joachim Roski have written an article for the Health Affairs journal discussing potential health policy changes to address big data’s opportunities and challenges in the industry. The company… Read more »

IBM Launching Big Data, Analytics Programs at Chinese Universities; D.C. Chien Comments

IBM Launching Big Data, Analytics Programs at Chinese Universities; D.C. Chien Comments

IBM is donating $100 million in big data and analytics software and establishing programs at 100 universities in China as part of the IBM U-100 project to foster a future workforce skilled in big… Read more »

BAE to Help Back Australia ‘Big Data’ Research Center; Kim Scott Comments

BAE to Help Back Australia ‘Big Data’ Research Center; Kim Scott Comments

BAE Systems will contribute $1 million and other forms of support over the next five years to a research center in Adelaide, Australia that is partly funded by the country’s government… Read more »

Razorsight’s Chris Checco: Data Science Becoming Influential in Businesses

Razorsight’s Chris Checco: Data Science Becoming Influential in Businesses

Chris Checco, president and chief analytics officer of Razorsight, says data science is growing its influence in business as companies continue adopting analytics products and finding more applications for insights generated from… Read more »

Salesforce.com to Open New Data Centers in Canada; Mike Rosenbaum Comments

Salesforce.com to Open New Data Centers in Canada; Mike Rosenbaum Comments

Salesforce.com plans to open fresh data centers in Canada in a move to fulfill the growing cloud computing demand in the country. The new data centers are intended to complement… Read more »

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