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Cloud Technology Partners Launches CTP Labs

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by Angela Guess Boston, MA (November 4, 2014) – Cloud Technology Partners™, an industry leading cloud services and software company, today announced the creation of CTP Labs™.  CTP Labs is dedicated to transforming existing software and enterprise systems to multitenant, auto-scaling cloud services. “Many of our clients are ISVs and enterprises that provide ISV-like services…

IBM and Twitter Partnering on Social Media Analysis

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by Angela Guess Mike Wheatley of Silicon Angle reports, “The marriage of Big Data with business intelligence is still evolving, but already it’s become an industry that’s worth multiple billions of dollars. Organizations are falling over themselves to transform their Big Data into actionable insights, and now IBM and Twitter Inc. are getting in on…

Lockheed Martin and the Problem of Too Much Big Data

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by Angela Guess Derrick Harris of GigaOM recently wrote, “I’m probably guilty of spending too much time talking to startups and web companies, to the point where it’s easy to forget that not everyone is regularly re-architecting their applications and inserting new tools into their data-processing pipelines. Not every company is Facebook, where storage is…

This Season, The NBA has Drafted Big Data

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by Angela Guess NPR’s All Things Considered reports, “The NBA ushered in the new season this past week, and fans at the Staples Center for the Los Angeles Clippers’ opening game had access to some new toys. The Clippers were the first NBA team to roll out new features for the huge monitors that hover…

Moving Big Data Projects into the Cloud: A Guide

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by Angela Guess James Kobielus of Wired recently wrote, “The cloud provides an agile, scalable foundation for managing and pulling more insights out of the tsunami of data crashing over companies. Its adaptability creates a flexible platform for deploying new sets of analytics tools. Its connectivity makes analytics accessible and easy to use for anyone…

Priorities for CIOs in Government in 2015

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by Angela Guess Government Technology reports that “The National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) released on Oct. 30 a list of the top ten priorities for CIOs in 2015. Security, cloud services and consolidation topped the list for the third year in a row. ‘These three priorities, along with budget and cost control,…

New Study Shows IT Managers Struggling to Control Data Security

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by Angela Guess Business Cloud News reports, “A study including feedback from over 1,800 IT decision-makers globally suggests enterprises are still struggling with securing data hosted in cloud-based services. Research undertaken by the Ponemon Institute and SafeNet suggests IT pros are still facing challenges associated with managing the security of cloud-based applications, with 70 per…

How Tagging Big Data Could Protect Privacy

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by Angela Guess Elizabeth Dwoskin of The Wall Street Journal recently wrote, “LAGUNA BEACH, Calif.–As our digital trails explode, privacy is being eroded. At the WSJD Live global technology conference Wednesday, two heavyweights in predictive analytics debated whether it’s possible to use data-mining technologies and protect privacy at the same time. Alex Karp, chief executive…