Hammerspace Advances GPU Data Orchestration Capabilities to Accelerate Access to S3 Data

Hammerspace, the company orchestrating the next data cycle, today announced the addition of the S3 interface to its Global Data Platform, advancing the orchestration of existing data sets to available compute resources. With today’s announcement, Hammerspace continues to offer organizations new, advantageous ways to manage and leverage data. By adding S3 to all other standard protocols for data ingestion, the Hammerspace platform ensures a seamless and efficient transfer of existing data into a global file system fueled by its automated orchestration system.

Gretel Announces General Availability of Gretel Navigator, Empowering Enterprises with High-Quality Synthetic Data on Demand

Gretel, a leader in synthetic data generation, announced the general availability of Gretel Navigator, the agent-based, compound generative AI system built to automate data creation and curation processes for AI development. With simple natural language or SQL prompts, Gretel Navigator enables users to create, edit, and augment tabular data, and design realistic, high-quality test and training datasets from scratch. Developers can also leverage existing datasets to generate insight-rich synthetic data on demand.

Harnessing Big Data for Sustainable Financial Decisions

In this contributed article, freelance writer Ainsley Lawrence suggests that in the financial sector, decision-making often comes with a higher degree of risk, but with insights provided by big data, those risks can be mitigated, leading to increased revenue and enhanced efficiency. 

Personalizing Employee Experiences with Product Analytics

In this contributed article, Vara Kumar, co-founder and head of R&D and pre-sales at Whatfix, discusses how in today’s competitive landscape, harnessing the full potential of product analytics is pivotal for companies seeking to optimize their internal and external product usage. There are multifaceted benefits of leveraging product analytics,
showcasing its ability to provide profound insights into product utilization across an organization.

Lenovo Delivers Next Generation of Intel-Based Infrastructure Solutions to Simplify the AI Journey for Businesses of All Sizes

Lenovo announced the Lenovo ThinkSystem V4 portfolio of Intel-based solutions, powered by Intel® Xeon® 6 processors and designed to make AI accessible while flexibly matching the specific workloads needs of any business. The portfolio includes new AI-enabled solutions that ensure the right mix of AI is available to help customers seamlessly integrate AI into their workflows with new servers that are purpose-built and optimized to maximize performance and efficiency for targeted workloads. Additionally, new AI-powered Lenovo Systems Management solutions now use generative AI to automate and simplify deployment and configuration across increasingly distributed computing networks.  

Western Digital Introduces New AI Data Cycle Storage Framework to Help Customers Capture the Value of AI  

Fueling the next wave of AI innovation, Western Digital (NASDAQ:  WDC) introduced a six-stage AI Data Cycle framework that defines the optimal storage mix for AI  workloads at scale. This framework will help customers plan and develop advanced storage  infrastructures to maximize their AI investments, improve efficiency, and reduce the total cost of  ownership (TCO) of their AI workflows.  

In the Era of Cloud and AI, Hard Drives are More Critical than Ever Before 

In this contributed article, Jason Feist, Seagate’s Senior Vice President of Products and Markets, believes that amidst the data center boom and growth of AI, data storage is more important than ever, and it’s high time we revisit the HDD vs. SSD debate. While flash offers latency advantages and prices dropped temporarily, SSDs haven’t – and
never will – replace HDDs,

AI+BI: Bridging Cognitive and Usability Gaps in Business Intelligence

In this contributed article, Saurabh Abhyankar, EVP and Chief Product Officer, MicroStrategy, explains the synergy between the two technologies and how they come together to revolutionize how we understand data, make decisions, and envision the future of business.

Heard on the Street – 6/3/2024

Welcome to insideBIGDATA’s “Heard on the Street” round-up column! In this regular feature, we highlight thought-leadership commentaries from members of the big data ecosystem. Each edition covers the trends of the day with compelling perspectives that can provide important insights to give you a competitive advantage in the marketplace.

From the Office to the Shop Floor – the Impact of AI-powered Technologies in the Supply Chain Industry

In this contributed article, Andrei Danescu, Co-Founder & CEO of robotics and data intelligence company, Dexory, suggests that it is no surprise that AI has found its place in various industries from finance and healthcare related industries, all the way to manufacturing and supply chains. Its seamless integration with existing technologies is driving the widespread adoption we are witnessing today.