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SAP Brings Data Discovery to Small and Medium-Sized Businesses


In a recent survey, SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) found businesses of all sizes are struggling to unlock the hidden value of their data and lack the tools to effectively use company data for decision-making. SAP today announced SAP Lumira®, Edge edition is now generally available to help bring cost-effective data-visualization to teams and departments within small and medium-sized businesses.

Ryft Announces Big Data Analytics Platform Capable of 10+ GB/Sec Performance


Ryft today unveiled the Ryft ONE, a new commercial 1U platform capable of providing fast and actionable business insights by simultaneously analyzing up to 48 terabytes of historical and streaming data at an unprecedented 10 Gigabytes/second or faster.

Bridging the Great Divide: Data at Rest and Data at Motion


In this special guest feature, Steven Noels of NGDATA makes the case for coupling “data at rest” and “data in motion” to make for better customer experiences. Steven Noels is co-founder and CTO at NGDATA, a Belgium based firm using big data technology to provide customer relationship management (CRM) solutions. He  has 15 years of product […]

MapR and Mesosphere Collaborate on Big Data Framework Myriad


Mesosphere, creators of the Mesosphere Datacenter Operating System (DCOS) for managing datacenter and cloud resources at scale, and MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of a leading distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, announced Myriad, a resource management framework that allows Apache YARN jobs to run alongside other applications and services in enterprise and cloud data centers.

12 Universities Embrace Cloud Analytics to Leverage Collective Buying Power


The State University System of Florida has selected Rosslyn Analytics, a global leader in intelligent data technologies, to leverage its collective $3 billion in purchasing power by exploiting the value of data using cloud-based spend analytics.

Sisense, Simba Technologies Partner for New Levels of Analytic Performance


Sisense, a leader in Big Data analytics for business users, and Simba Technologies Inc.®, a leader in Big Data connectivity, joined forces to deliver new levels of analytical performance and speed to business users.

ParStream Advances IoT Analytics with New Release


ParStream, the IoT analytics company, announced general availability of a new release of the ParStream Analytics Platform. Purpose-built to handle the volumes and velocity of IoT data, the new version includes the capability to perform edge analytics with ParStream’s Geo-Distributed Analytics (GDA) feature.

Cognitive Scale and Deloitte Join Forces for Healthcare Through Cognitive Computing


Cognitive Scale announced an agreement with Deloitte Consulting LLP to deliver services and technology that will enable both companies to take a leadership position in transforming the delivery of healthcare to consumers and care providers through the application of cognitive cloud technology. Deloitte plans to leverage Cognitive Scale’s technology in a number of strategic initiatives.

8 Reasons Apache Spark is So Hot


In this special guest feature, Ian Lumb of Bright Computing examines the incredible ascent of the Apache Spark distributed computing platform and provides what he sees as the top 8 reasons why Spark is so hot right now. Ian Lumb’s role is Product Marketing Manager at Bright Computing with focus on Bright Cluster Manager for Apache […]

Radius Intelligence Implements Databricks Cloud for Big Data Processing


Databricks — the company founded by the creators of the popular open-source Big Data processing engine Apache Spark with its flagship product, Databricks Cloud — today announced that Radius Intelligence, the business-to-business marketing intelligence company, selected Databricks Cloud as its preferred big-data processing platform.