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RF Code Launches New Data Center Management Platform

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “RF Code today launched the next phase in its Workplace IoT platform with the announcement of Asset Manager 4.0 for Data Centers, which provides enhanced flexibility, event predictability and an even more extensive asset lifecycle management solution to global enterprise data centers and…

IBM Brings the Power of the Cloud to the Mainframe

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of IBM posted on eWeek reports that “IBM has announced new solutions that help enterprises take the power, performance and security of their mainframe systems to the cloud. At its IBM InterConnect 2015 conference here, IBM delivered new offerings that combine the power of the z13 mainframe—launched in…

Fighting ISIS on the Dark Web

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by Angela Guess Patrick Tucker of Defense One recently wrote for Quartz, “The Dark Web is not so much a place as it is a method of achieving a level of anonymity online. It refers to web sites that mask the IP addresses of the servers on which they reside, making it impossible to know…

Attensity Launches Semantic Annotation Natural Language Processing

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Attensity, a leading provider of solutions to surface business intelligence through real-time discovery, today announced Attensity’s Semantic Annotation combined with its Software Development Kit (SDK). This sophisticated parsing engine is designed to integrate into existing enterprise systems to automatically and intelligently extract highly accurate…

What is Hadoop, and What Can It Do?

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by Angela Guess Matt Asay recently wrote in ReadWrite, “‘What is Hadoop?’ is a simple question with a not-so-simple answer. Using it successfully is even more complex. Even its creator Doug Cutting offered an accurate-but-unsatisfying “it depends” response when I asked him last week at the Strata+Hadoop World conference to define Hadoop. He wasn’t being…

NaviSite Launches New Data Center on the West Coast

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “NaviSite, Inc., a Time Warner Cable company, today announced the opening of a new state-of-the-art enterprise-class data center located in Santa Clara, California. The new data center will enable NaviSite to meet growing demands for its enterprise-class Cloud and Managed Services from existing…

Accenture to Acquire Gapso to Expand Its Advanced Analytics Capabilities in Brazil

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Accenture has entered into an agreement to acquire Gapso, an advanced analytics services and solutions provider based in Brazil that specializes in solving complex supply chain and logistics challenges, mainly for companies in the natural resources and agribusiness sectors. Through the acquisition, Accenture will…

Off the MARC, Onto Semantic Search and Linked Data in Libraries

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by Angela Guess Writing for Library Journal, Matt Enis recently stated, “To explain the utility of ­semantic search and linked data, Jeff Penka, director of channel and product development for information management solutions provider Zepheira, uses a simple exercise. Type ‘Chevy Chase’ into Google’s search box, and in addition to a list of links, a…