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Saffron Becomes First Cloudera Bronze Technology Partner to Bring Cognitive Computing to the Industrial Internet

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by Angela Guess According to a new release out of the company, “Saffron, the first artificially intelligent, cognitive computing platform that learns, reasons and anticipates like you and for you, today announced it has achieved the Cloudera Bronze Technology Partner status. Cloudera is the leader in enterprise analytic data management powered by Apache Hadoop. This…

VA Turns to Watson to Advise PTSD Treatment

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by Angela Guess Mohana Ravindranath of the Washington Post recently wrote, “The Department of Veterans Affairs is planning to use IBM’s Watson — the Jeopardy! winning supercomputing system designed to simulate human cognition — to advise doctors on treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder patients, IBM announced on Monday. As part of a two-year, multi-million dollar…

Why 2015 Will be the Year of NoSQL

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by Angela Guess Toby Wolpe of ZDnet recently wrote, “Next year could mark a shift away from the ad hoc adoption of NoSQL, with firms starting to use the technology in earnest to replace relational databases. Some three-quarters of production deployments of open-source document-oriented Couchbase already involve replacing legacy relational systems, according to the NoSQL…

Hortonworks Stock Surges 65% in First Day of Trading

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by Angela Guess Jack Clark of Bloomberg reports, “Hortonworks Inc., a startup that sells services and support for the Hadoop free data-analysis technology, jumped in its U.S. trading debut after raising $100 million in an initial public offering. The shares rose 65 percent to $26.38 at the close in New York after they were sold…

BlueData Grows Big Data Partner Ecosystem

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “BlueData, the pioneer in Big Data private clouds, today announced rapid growth of its Big Data partner ecosystem, a group comprised of highly influential technology companies spanning infrastructure, Big Data distributions, ETL/BI applications and system integrators to accelerate the adoption of Big Data Private…

Axcient Releases Powerfully Simple Recovery for VMware

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “Axcient, the leader in cloud-based Recovery-as-a-Service (RaaS), today announced the latest version of the Axcient Business Recovery Cloud, providing significantly faster system replication and recovery for physical and virtual environments, and accelerated file and folder recovery with the addition of drag-and-drop support. The…

Cambridge Semantics and SPARQL City Forge Partnership to Offer Interactive Big Data Search, Analytics & Data Management Solutions

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Cambridge Semantics, the leading provider of smart data solutions driven by Semantic Web technology, and SPARQL City, providers of a high performance scalable Hadoop-based graph database infrastructure, today announced a collaboration to jointly offer an integrated graph analytics solutions with semantic understanding to help…

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…

Synametrics Technologies Announces Synaman, A New Web-Based Remote File Manager Ensuring Data Security

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “Synametrics Technologies, a New Jersey-based solutions provider for IT professionals and computer systems developers, has unveiled SynaMan, a web-based remote file manager allowing users to upload or download files from any computer or mobile device, anywhere on the Internet. Users can access, transfer and…