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IBM Provides Clients Superior Alternative to x86-Based Commodity Servers

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “IBM [on Friday] introduced a new range of systems capable of handling massive amounts of computational data faster at nearly 20 percent better price/performance than comparable Intel Xeon v3 Processor-based systems – providing clients a superior alternative to closed, commodity-based data center servers.The…

GoodData Raises $25.7 Million for Big Data Analytics

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by Angela Guess Ingrid Lunden of Tech Crunch reports, “GoodData, a cloud-based big data analytics firm, is rising higher into the clouds itself. Today it is announcing a $25.7 million round of funding led by Intel Capital, with participation also from existing investors Andreessen Horowitz, General Catalyst, Tenaya Capital, TOTVS, Next World Capital, Windcrest, and…

AHIMA Releases Framework for Healthcare Data Governance

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by Angela Guess Susan D. Hall of Fierce Health IT reports, “AHIMA has released a framework for healthcare information governance at its annual convention in San Diego, calling for commitment to managing information as a strategic asset. It’s part of AHIMA’s ongoing effort to stress the importance of information governance, which it called an “undeniable…

Data Governance as a Business Asset, Not a Checklist

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by Angela Guess Jason Hannula of Midsize Insider reports, “Data is no longer just something that IT deals with, as business analytics increasingly pulls data from the dark IT closets and makes it a strategic business asset. As a result, managing data via a prescriptive checklist is no longer a viable option. In a commentary…

CENTRI Technology Launches BitCloud for Enterprises, Delivering Increased Efficiency and Transport Security for Cloud Applications

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “CENTRI Technology, a leading provider of mobile data optimization and bandwidth management technologies, today announced the availability of its BitCloud product for enterprises. Recognized as a thought leader, CENTRI has introduced the first software-only product that dynamically and simultaneously optimizes data and security…

Denodo Releases the First No-Cost Data Virtualization Solution for Developers and Data Architects

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “Denodo Technologies, the leader in Data Virtualization, today announced Denodo Express (DE), the industry’s first no-cost Data Virtualization tool. Designed to democratize Data Virtualization, Denodo Express allows data management professionals to start proving the value of Data Virtualization by generating new data insights in…

The 7 Most Data-Rich Companies

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by Angela Guess Bernard Marr of Smart Data Collective recently wrote, “Some companies really get big data. Not only do they realize size matters – they understand you also have to know what to do with it. Here’s a list of seven companies I think are at the top of the game, when it comes…

Is Chief Analytics Officer the Latest Addition to the C-Suite?

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by Angela Guess Rob O’Regan of Computer World recently wrote, “The C-suite may need a bigger boardroom. As organizations expand their executive teams with new C-level titles that underscore their digital transformations in-progress, the role of chief analytics officer is gaining traction. Driven by organizations’ desire to turn big data into a strategic asset, the…

Stibo Systems Congratulates Brady Corp as a 2014 Technology Leadership Award Winner for Information Optimization

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “Stibo Systems, the global leader in multidomain Master Data Management (MDM) solutions, today announced that its customer, Brady Corporation, a global manufacturer and marketer of complete identification solutions, has been chosen as the winner of the 2014 Ventana Technology Leadership Award for Information Optimization…