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IBM’s Machine Learning Technology Accepted as Apache Open Source Project


IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that its machine learning technology –SystemML –has been accepted as a project by the Apache Incubator open source project. Originally developed by IBM Research, and now used in IBM’s BigInsights data analytics platform, SystemML is a machine learning algorithm translator.

IBM Launches Real-Time Insights and Spark Services on the Cloud for All Types of Data


IBM is unveiling the industry’s first real-time Insights Services on the cloud, a dramatic shift in its analytics strategy through the re-design of its portfolio based on Spark and new cognitive capabilities to advance capture and extract more information and insight from enterprise documents.

IBM Storage with OpenStack Brings Simplicity and Robustness to Cloud

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IBM has written a new 8 page white paper “IBM Storage with OpenStack Brings Simplicity and Robustness to Cloud” to review the increasingly popular OpenStack cloud platform and the abilities that IBM storage solutions provide to enable and enhance OpenStack deployments.

Mitigating IT Risk for Financial Risk Analytics


IBM has written a new 10 page report “Mitigating IT Risk for Financial Risk Analytics,” designed to explore deploying an integrated solution for risk analytics based on the IBM Application Ready Solution for Algorithmics.

Analytics Across the Ecosystem – A Prescription for Optimizing Healthcare Outcomes


This executive report is based on an in-depth study by the IBM Institute for Business Value research team. It looks at the current state of analytics across the healthcare ecosystem, including how organizations are implementing analytics strategies.

WANdisco Fusion Certified for IBM Big Data Platform


WANdisco (LSE: WAND) a leading provider of continuous-availability software for global enterprises to meet the challenges of Big Data, announced IBM (NYSE: IBM) certification of WANdisco Fusion on IBM BigInsights® version 4.0 for Apache™ Hadoop®.

NextUser Taps IBM Watson to Improve Marketing Strategies and Personalize User Experiences


NextUser, an open marketing automation and analytics platform, announced it is leveraging IBM Watson’s cognitive computing capabilities to help companies provide personalized digital marketing strategies.

Under Cloud Cover – How Leaders Are Accelerating Competitive Differentiation


A new white paper is now available from IBM that highlights a global study of more than 800 cloud decision makers and users, business leaders of all stripes – Finance, Sales & Marketing, Product Development and more – are becoming increasingly focused on the business value cloud provides.

IBM Announces Major Commitment to Advance Spark


IBM (NYSE:IBM) announced a major commitment to Apache Spark, the most important new open source project in a decade that is being defined by data. At the core of this commitment, IBM plans to embed Spark into its industry-leading Analytics and Commerce platforms, and to offer Spark as a service on Bluemix.

IBM: The Optimal Storage Platform for Big Data


A central theme of new technology requirements surrounding big data is the ability to host data effectively. The foundation of a big data technology stack is the storage layer. A new white paper is now available that details these issues surrounding big data storage – specifically through the deployment of IBM Spectrum Scale.