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2015 Trends for the Internet Of Things

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by Jelani Harper The nearly unparalleled attention surrounding the Internet of Things (IoT) in 2014 was based on a combination of factors: The IoT builds on interest in Big Data: Considered retrospectively, one of the primary purposes of gathering massive amounts of multifaceted data types in real time is to facilitate the degree of interconnectivity…

Cloud Infrastructure Services Survey Finds Reliability and Business Continuity are Driving Demand for Cloud Adoption

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “NaviSite, Inc., a Time Warner Cable company, today announced the results of a recent survey that found cloud adoption within the enterprise has grown steadily, but that security and compliance remain key considerations when evaluating in-house and service provider options. Among cloud services, infrastructure-as-a-service…

IBM Secured Two Patents to Streamline Cloud Deployment

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by Angela Guess Charlie Osborne of ZDnet reports, “IBM has secured new patents for the rapid analysis of cloud data and to make cloud service deployment more cost-effective and efficient. Announced on Monday, the tech giant said the newly-awarded patent, US patent #8,676,981 B2 ‘Routing Service Requests Based on Lowest Actual Cost within a Federated…

Attunity Expands its Strategic Position in Big Data Markets Through BIReady Acquisition

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by Angela Guess A new release out of the company reports, “Attunity Ltd., a leading provider of information availability software solutions, announced today that it has expanded its Big Data solutions portfolio as well as its strategic positioning in Big Data markets via the acquisition of BIReady’s data warehouse automation technology. The innovative BIReady solution…

(Big) Data Governance for Cloud Deployments

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by Jelani Harper Moving data to the Cloud and accessing its many applications for a number of functions that were once conducted on premise enables the enterprise to: Leverage limitless scalability and provision resources on demand Enable uniform access to data and pivotal enterprise processes regardless of location or time Reduce infrastructure and total cost…

Innovative Business Solutions Using Big Data Analytics

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by Angela Guess Glenn Finch of IBM recently wrote for Forbes, “When it comes to big data, organizations are feeling the need for speed. Using the cloud as a platform for innovation, companies are rolling out big data and analytics technologies not simply to transform how they engage with customers, but to change how their…

The Biggest Data Trends of 2014

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by Angela Guess Doug Henschen of Information Week recently wrote, “The era of big data analysis is here to stay. Take your pick of 2014 proof points. Tech watchers might cite the more than $200 million in venture capital raised by the top three NoSQL database vendors, or the $1 billion raised by the top-three…

Why Cloud-Based Data Still Needs Service Oriented Architecture

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by Angela Guess Joe McKendrick of ZDnet recently opined, “While you can implement cloud computing without a second thought to service oriented architecture, any good enterprise cloud infrastructure really should have a solid architectural foundation. Without such a foundation, there is uneven governance, haphazard security, and uncertain scalability. In other words, one may end up…

IBM Watson Analytics Beta Now Open For Business

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by Angela Guess According to a recent article, “IBM today announced that Watson Analytics, a breakthrough natural language-based cognitive service that can provide instant access to powerful predictive and visual analytic tools for businesses, is available in beta. See Vine (vine.co/v/Ov6uvi1m7lT) for a sneak peek now. IBM Watson Analytics automates the once time-consuming tasks such…