List/Grid Tag Archives: Big Data

IBM Launches Crowdsourced Supercomputer to Analyze Genomic Big Data

IBM Launches Crowdsourced Supercomputer to Analyze Genomic Big Data

IBM has introduced a crowdsourced supercomputing system in an effort to help scientists develop new medicinal compounds based on genomic data analysis. The World Community Grid supercomputer works to access the… Read more »

Mercom Capital: Smart Grid VC Deals Hit $142M in Q3 2014

Mercom Capital: Smart Grid VC Deals Hit $142M in Q3 2014

Venture capital deals and funding for the smart grid industry reached $142 million in value third quarter of 2014, almost double the amount of investments from the previous three months, market intelligence from Mercom Capital Group says…. Read more »

Andras Szakal: ‘Third Platform’ Shift Means New Integration Approaches for Enterprise Tech

Andras Szakal: ‘Third Platform’ Shift Means New Integration Approaches for Enterprise Tech

Personal and ubiquitous computing tools are giving rise to a new generation of platforms intended to drive greater integration within an organization, according to Andras Szakal, vice president and chief… Read more »

Red Hat, Cloudera Combine Big Data Offerings; Scott Musson Comments

Red Hat, Cloudera Combine Big Data Offerings; Scott Musson Comments

Red Hat and Cloudera have partnered to combine their enterprise software services in an effort to help customers extract value from big data. The team will provide open and agile technology stack… Read more »

Teradata, Cloudera to Integrate Big Data Mgmt Platforms; Scott Gnau, Tom Reilly Comment

Teradata, Cloudera to Integrate Big Data Mgmt Platforms; Scott Gnau, Tom Reilly Comment

Cloudera and Teradata have expanded their partnership with the goal of rolling their enterprise data hub and warehouse products into a single big data management system. The companies also agreed… Read more »

Grant Thornton’s Philip Higginbotham: Businesses Need ‘Forward-Thinking’ Analytics Approach

Grant Thornton’s Philip Higginbotham: Businesses Need ‘Forward-Thinking’ Analytics Approach

Philip Higginbotham, Grant Thornton’s national director of analytic services, has called on business leaders to “understand and implement a more sophisticated, forward-thinking form of analytics to get ahead.” Grant Thornton and the… Read more »

Chris Yonclas, President of Vistronix NetCentric Solutions Business Unit on Big Data and Cyber Trends

Chris Yonclas, President of Vistronix NetCentric Solutions Business Unit on Big Data and Cyber Trends

Chris Yonclas serves as NetCentric Solutions strategic business unit president at Vistronix, where he oversees the operational and technical activities related to C4ISR. The 25 year industry veteran joined Vistronix when the company acquired… Read more »

Verizon’s Steve Lefrancois: Cloud, ‘Internet of Things’ to Grow in Public Sector

Verizon’s Steve Lefrancois: Cloud, ‘Internet of Things’ to Grow in Public Sector

Steve Lefrancois, chief technology officer of Verizon‘s public sector markets, highlighted several technologies that he believes will see increasing rates of adoption within the public sector in an interview published Thursday on Verizon’s… Read more »

HP’s Big Data Tech Selected for Auckland Road Safety Mgmt Project

HP’s Big Data Tech Selected for Auckland Road Safety Mgmt Project

Hewlett Packard will provide its big data and analytics technology to help the city of Auckland, New Zealand, transportation agency manage traffic flow and incidents. Auckland Transport will implement an… Read more »

Lockheed Australian Arm Expands ICT Engineering Hub in Melbourne; Anne Mullins Comments

Lockheed Australian Arm Expands ICT Engineering Hub in Melbourne; Anne Mullins Comments

Lockheed Martin plans to expand its offices in Victoria, Australia to accommodate a new engineering division that will cater to information communications technology services delivery in the Asia-Pacific region. The new… Read more »

Study: North America to Capture 55% Big Data Market Share by 2018

Study: North America to Capture 55% Big Data Market Share by 2018

A Transparency Market Research study projects North America would continue its lead in big data spending and capture approximately 54.5 percent share of that market globally through 2018. The worlwide… Read more »

In-Q-Tel Eyes MemSQL’s In-Memory Database for Gov’t Agencies; George Hoyem Comments

In-Q-Tel Eyes MemSQL’s In-Memory Database for Gov’t Agencies; George Hoyem Comments

In-Q-Tel has invested in MemSQL to develop in-memory distributed database for U.S. government applications. Customers of MemSQL’s database work to combine in-memory row and flash-optimized column stores in order to store and search… Read more »

NetApp Rolls Out New Storage Software for Hybrid Cloud

NetApp Rolls Out New Storage Software for Hybrid Cloud

NetApp has introduced a new cloud-enabled object storage product that aims to help organizations manage large amounts of unstructured data securely and cost-effectively. NetApp StorageGRID Webscale supports Amazon Web Services and… Read more »

Tina Stewart: Vormetric to Add Security Platforms in DataStax System

Tina Stewart: Vormetric to Add Security Platforms in DataStax System

Vormetric seeks to add more protection to DataStax’s Apache Cassandra database management system with two new data security platforms. Transparent Encryption will attach a layer of data-at-rest security for Cassandra customers and… Read more »

Paul Bleicher: Merck, Medica, Harvard, UMB Join Optum’s Big Data Lab

Paul Bleicher: Merck, Medica, Harvard, UMB Join Optum’s Big Data Lab

Optum Labs CEO Paul Bleicher said he anticipates a growth in the research facility’s studies on health and wellness with the recent addition of four new collaborators. Joining the innovation… Read more »

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