Big Data & Analytics

Cubic Seeks to Boost Smart Cities Portfolio with SenSen Video Analytics; Matt Cole Comments

Cubic Transportation Systems moved to build its smart cities product portfolio with a licensing deal with Australia’s SenSen Networks, maker of video business analytics solutions. Cubic said Monday the alliance allows it to line up SenSen’s array of intelligent transport systems as part of offerings under the San Diego firm’s NextCity Vision initiative. These …

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Lockheed, University of Alabama Form Data Analytics Partnership; Ray O. Johnson Comments

Lockheed Martin and the University of Alabama have partnered to establish a data science center that will offer analytics research services to other organizations. The lab will be built to provide a collaborative data analytics environment for government, commercial and academic organizations and work to help them solve complex operational issues, …

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Christian Roth: Lockheed Arm, Copenhagen Airport Form Analytics Consulting Service

A Lockheed Martin subsidiary has partnered with the Copenhagen Airport in Denmark to provide a data insights consulting service to other airports to use for support operational planning. Lockheed said Friday its BEONTRA subsidiary and CPH will jointly work with airports to analyze and optimize their data as they seek to manage costs in airport operations. “After working …

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FireEye Threat Analysis Seeks to Reduce Alert Noise; Grady Summers Comments

FireEye has unveiled a new threat analysis tool for Amazon Web Services that is designed to filter security alerts during event data monitoring. The FireEye Threat Analytics Platform uses the company’s intelligence technology to provide context to event data, FireEye said Wednesday. Insights from the security analytics tool then give clients …

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IBM, University Partner to R&D Predictive Maintenance Analytics Tech; Mark Easton Comments

IBM has partnered with the University of South Carolina to develop analytics tools to help maintenance professionals detect when a piece of equipment is nearing failure, the Columbia Regional Business Report newspaper reported Thursday. James Hammond writes the technology firm will also invest $2.4 million in business analytics software grants …

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Jim Stewart: Teradata Eyes Analytics ‘Talent Pipeline’ Via Scholarships, Poster Contest, Industry Event

Teradata has has awarded 13 faculty and student scholarships and chosen 10 finalists in a poster contest as part of Teradata University Network’s Data-Driven Careers program centered on promoting the fields of data warehousing and analytics. The company said Wednesday the scholars and finalists will have free registration for the five-day Teradata 2014 PARTNERS …

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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 technology. Linux on Power already has more than 1,500 applications from independent software vendors available via services out of IBM’s Power …

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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 information technology professionals worldwide and nearly 50 percent said that data is valuable for their companies’ decision-making process, SAP said …

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