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Basho and Cisco Get Riak Running on Apache Mesos

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by Angela Guess Alex Woodie reports for Datanami, “At the MesosCon conference this week, Basho Technologies and Cisco are demonstrating the Riak key-value store database running atop Apache Mesos, the next-gen cluster manager developed by UC Berkeley’s AMPLab. As Basho CEO Adam Wray tells Datanami, it’s all about making data delivery more scalable. Basho develops…

Cisco Invests Big in Big Data

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by Angela Guess Heather Clancy of Fortune recently wrote, “Cisco is embarking on a new mission to sell analytics services using information gleaned from devices connected to its networking equipment—everything from smartphones to cameras. The ambitious plan is part of Cisco’s “Internet of Everything” strategy—its desire to see its technology become the connective tissue helping…

Cisco to Invest $1B to Expand the “Intercloud”

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by Angela Guess Michael Ricknas of CITE World recently wrote, “Cisco Systems plans to invest over US$1 billion to expand its cloud business over the next two years, including building an OpenStack-based ‘network of clouds’ with partners. The whole IT industry is moving to a world where more applications are running in hosted environments, and Cisco…

Cisco Insists “Big Data is the Network”

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by Angela Guess Quentin Hardy of the New York Times reports, “John Chambers says the profits from Cisco Systems’ new strategy are still one to three years away. The strategy, however, is already becoming more clear: Big Data will only work if it’s delivered through the network, and that could go hand-in-hand with consolidation among…

Neo4j Gains Traction with Telcos

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by Angela Guess Neo Technology has gained several new customers in the telecommunications industry including Cisco, M800, Deutsche Telekom, and Telenor Group. The company states, “These customer endorsements show that Neo4j, the world’s leading graph database, is proving to be successful in solving some of the most critical, connected, telecommunications data issues. As data explodes…

Diffbot – Finding Meaning Visually

We sat down with Mike Tung, CEO of Diffbot to learn more about this innovative technology that takes a different approach to deriving meaning from web pages. SemanticWeb.com: What is Diffbot? Mike Tung: Diffbot is a technology that allows software applications to interpret web pages the way human beings do–visually.  We offer an API to…

#SemTech LiveBlogging – Lightning Presentations

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There are great conversations and education taking place at SemTech 2011 San Francisco this week. Tonight, we will feature the “Lightning Sessions,” five minute talks. There are two concurrent tracks: a business-focused track and a technology-focused track. We will be covering both simultaneously. Whether you are here at SemTech or joining us remotely, we hope…