Tag Archive for enterprise data

Latest Release of MapR Distribution Enables the Real-Time, Data-Centric Enterprise

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced at Strata + Hadoop World the latest release of the MapR Distribution including Hadoop, which has new features that accelerate the data-centric enterprise by supporting real-time applications on globally-distributed, big and…

Saama Announces the Fluid Analytics Engine

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “Saama Technologies, Inc., the leading pure-play analytics solutions company, today announced Fluid Analytics Engine™, a highly flexible analytics technology that results in fast, measurable business outcomes exactly suited to meet customer needs. This allows companies to use advanced analytics for competitive advantages in days…

An Argument for the Software-Defined Data Center

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by Angela Guess In a new report out of GigaOM Research, Ben Kepes writes, “The software-defined data center lets users control their data center resources with software instead of hardware. It does so by moving organizations from physical storage, networking, and compute to a programmatically accessible infrastructure that offers the flexibility and efficiency to tailor…

DH2i Launches Container Management Software for Microsoft Windows Server

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “DH2i today announced the general availability launch of DxEnterprise container management software for Microsoft Windows Server, bringing with it a fundamental shift in how today’s datacenter will manage Windows Server applications and workloads.  DxEnterprise ‘containerizes’ Windows Server application instances, thereby decoupling the apps and…

7 Keys to Big Data Success

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by Angela Guess Nicole Laskowski of SearchCIO recently wrote, “Many businesses now have an understanding of what constitutes big data; making a success of big data is another matter. Just ask Doug Laney, an analyst with Gartner Inc.; Mike Gualtieri, an analyst with Forrester Research Inc.; and Robert Morison, lead faculty member at the International…

Riak Creator Basho Raises $25M in New Funding

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by Angela Guess Jason Verge of Data Center Knowledge reports, “Basho Technologies, creator of the distributed NoSQL database Riak, has closed a $25 million Series G funding round on the heels of solid growth numbers. The financing is being used to expand development and marketing activities. Basho’s focus in Enterprise Riak is on distributed database…

Big Data v. Thick Data

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by Angela Guess Mary Shacklett of Tech Republic recently wrote, “Christian Madsbjerg and Mikkel Rasmussen of ReD Associates, a consultancy that assists companies in understanding human behavior, recently discussed how big data is not enough to reach big goals. They wrote in The Wall Street Journal that ‘In fact, companies rely too much on the…