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Nimbix and Mangstor Announce Converged High Performance Platform as a Service

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Nimbix and Mangstor announced a joint technology offering designed to accelerate high performance data analysis for seismic processing, bioinformatics, and other big data analytics use cases in the Nimbix Cloud.

5 Reasons Data Analytics in the Cloud Will Take Center Stage in 2015

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In this special guest feature, Dave Wang of Databricks enumerates the main reasons that data analytics in the cloud are becoming a top priority for enterprises in 2015.

Beta Release of Google Cloud Bigtable Announced

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Today, Google has introduced Google Cloud Bigtable – a fully managed, high-performance, extremely scalable NoSQL database service accessible through the industry-standard, open-source Apache HBase API. Under the hood, this new service is powered by Bigtable, the same database that drives nearly all of Google’s largest applications.

AstroCompute in the Cloud Grant Program Launches

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The Square Kilometer Array (SKA) Organisation and AWS are launching the AstroCompute in the Cloud grant program to accelerate the development of innovative tools and techniques for processing, storing and analyzing the global astronomy community’s vast amounts of astronomic data in the cloud.

Looker Expands Embedded BI Program with the Launch of “Powered By Looker”

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Looker, provider of the SaaS business intelligence platform creating data-driven companies, announced the launch of Powered By Looker, a new offering that enables organizations to deliver the full functionality of the Looker BI platform as an embedded service.

Hortonworks to Acquire SequenceIQ to Speed Hadoop Deployments into the Cloud

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Hortonworks® (NASDAQ: HDP), a leading contributor to and provider of enterprise Apache™ Hadoop®, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire SequenceIQ, an open source provider of rapid deployment tools for Hadoop.

IoT Has Changed the Big Data Business Model

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In this special guest feature, Tom Gilley of wot.io talks about the role that the Internet of Things plays in the big data market.

Long-Term Storage Solutions Heat Up to Manage Explosive Data Growth

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A new IDC Technology Spotlight “Long-Term Storage Solut ions Heat Up to Manage Explosive Data Growth” sponsored by Storiant examines the issues that are driving organizations to replace older archive and backup-and-restore systems with business continuity and always-available solutions that can scale to handle extreme data growth while leveraging a cloud-based pricing model.

Host Analytics Introduces Modeling Cloud

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Host Analytics, a leader in cloud-based enterprise performance management (EPM), today announced the launch of Host Analytics Modeling Cloud, a new module in Host Analytics Cloud EPM Suite.

2015 Vormetric Insider Threat Report Results

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Vormetric, a leader in enterprise data security for physical, big data, public, private and hybrid cloud environments, today announced the results of its cloud and big data focused edition of the 2015 Vormetric Insider Threat Report (ITR).