Tag Archives: big data analytics

Parsons to Update Southern California Transport Data Exchange System

Parsons ha received a contract from the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority to modernize a system that works to facilitate transportation data exchange between approximately 125 agencies across Southern California. The company said Wednesday it will provide technologies with big data analytics and reporting features for the Regional Integration of Intelligent Transportation System project. “Southern California …

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Deloitte-Cray Alliance Unveils Threat Analytics Service Offering

Deloitte‘s advisory cyber risk services business and Cray have partnered to develop a subscription-based analytics service intended to help organizations discover, examine and respond to cybersecurity threats. The Cyber Reconnaissance and Analytics offering works to help government customers generate threat intelligence reports that include information on potential threat vectors, Deloitte said Wednesday. “Instead of reviewing every component of an agency’s internal …

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C3 IoT to Provide Machine Learning Platform, Application Suite for State Dept’s Energy Mgmt Initiatives

C3 IoT has received a potential $25 million contract provide a suite of enterprise Internet-of-Things software applications and machine learning technology for the State Department to monitor and analyze energy management at department-run facilities globally. The company said Monday its platforms will also work to help the State Department predict looming equipment failure and track the health of sensors and …

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DoD, SBA, CPSC Pick SAS Tools for Big Data Analytics, Management

SAS has been chosen by the U.S. Defense Department, Small Business Administration and Consumer Product Safety Commission to provide technology platforms that will work to help the agencies examine huge amounts of data. The company said Monday agencies are increasingly adopting big data analytics, visualization, text mining and Hadoop technologies to help address their …

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PwC Survey: 91% of Enterprises Adopt Cyber Frameworks to Detect Network Vulnerabilities

A new PwC survey says 91 percent of business organizations have implemented the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Cybersecurity Framework and other risk-based security guidelines in an effort to detect and mitigate cyber threats. PwC polled at least 10,000 C-suite executives of information technology and security firms from more than 127 …

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Lenovo, Nutanix Forge Hyperconvergence Infrastructure Alliance for Clients; Yang Yuanqing Comments

Lenovo and Nutanix have partnered to jointly develop and offer new hyperconverged appliances to customers through Lenovo’s global channel partners. The Lenovo hyperconverged appliances will feature Nutanix’s software and incorporate Intel technologies to run enterprise applications, databases, virtualized desktops and big data analytics, Lenovo said Wednesday. Yang Yuanqing, chairman and …

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Knowledge Consulting Group Wins $29M Task Order Contract for DHS CDM Program

Knowledge Consulting Group has secured a $29 million contract for the second task order under phase 1 of the Department of Homeland Security program to implement continuous diagnostics and mitigation tools, Federal News Radio reported Monday. Jason Miller writes that KCG will oversee the rollout of McAfee‘s Vulnerability Manager and ePolicy Orchestrator, ForeScout‘s CounterACT and Splunk‘s …

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KippsDeSanto’s Marc Marlin: 2015 to Continue 2014 GovCon M&A Trends

Marc Marlin, a director at investment bank KippsDeSanto, believes that the government contracting industry will see companies looking to bolster their market posture and drive business growth through mergers and acquisitions in 2015. Marlin wrote in a guest piece published Thursday on Federal Times that large, pure-play businesses in fields such as cyber, health, cloud, C4ISR and …

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Christopher Dziekan Appointed Pentaho Chief Product Officer

Christopher Dziekan, formerly vice president of product strategy for business analytics at IBM, has joined Pentaho as chief product officer and will lead that company’s blended big data discovery and advanced analytics initiatives. “We are excited to have Chris join Pentaho to drive our product strategy and continue to differentiate Pentaho’s …

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IBM, SAS Design Data Analytics Modules for Warwick Business School Master’s Program

IBM and SAS have partnered with Warwick Business School to develop course modules for a master’s program in business analytics centered on big data mining and analytics technology, Computerworld UK reported Wednesday. Antony Savvas writes the school’s operational research and management science group has collaborated with IBM on the Analytics in Practice module and with …

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Gerald Cohen: Information Builders Aims to Help Healthcare Providers Meet Business Demands

Information Builders has worked to help its healthcare customers access and process large amounts of data from disparate sources through business intelligence and analytics platforms. Clients use WebFOCUS, DataMigrator and iWay platform offerings to deliver patient care, manage population health, manage finances and address compliance risks, Information Builders said Monday. …

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Intel Launches New Xeon Processor Family for Real-Time Analytics; Diane Bryant Comments

Intel has launched a new processor family as an update from a previous generation with additional features designed to process large amounts of data and identify insights for business strategies. The Xeon processor E7 v2 processor family is built with a memory capacity of up to 1.5 terabytes per socket and works …

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