7 Big Data Blunders of 2016

The big data arena has erupted over the last year with incredible technological advancements. Predictive analytics and machine learning went mainstream. Artificial Intelligence (AI) bot platforms and Smart Technology took over our homes and offices. Across the world organization’s strategized to cultivate cultures fueled by data and analytics. But, with all the successes and accomplishments, it’s important to remember the […]

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Q&A with Big Data Thought Leader Brian Hills, Head of Data at The Data Lab

VCloudNews is pleased to feature Brian Hills, Head of Data at The Data Lab in our Big Data Thought Leader series. Brian has 18 years experience in analytics and software engineering, across domains including Telecoms, IT and Digital. In his current role, Brian is leading the success of a national hub for data science in Scotland operating across industry/academia/public sector. He joined the Data […]

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Big Data Thought Leader – Ronald Van Loon Blogs on VCloud News

VCloud News thanks Ronald Van Loon for sharing his thoughts here. Below are some of his blogs. Ronald helps data driven companies generating business value with best of breed solutions and a hands-on approach. He is recognized as one of the top 10 global influencers by DataConomy for predictive analytics, and by Klout for Big Data, is guest author on […]

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Caspida Big Data Anaytics to Help Splunk Solidify Position in Security Market

Splunk announced that it is acquiring Caspida to augment its position in real-time Operational Intelligence with advanced machine learning and behavioral analytics capabilities that Caspida offers. Splunk has grown rapidly to become a leading software and cloud services provider for search, monitoring, analyzing and visualizing machine-generated big data coming from websites, applications, servers, networks, sensors and mobile devices. This acquisition brings advanced analytical capabilities to Splunk’s […]

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HP Targets Internet of Things (IoT) and Big Data with New Scale up and Scale Out Compute Platforms

The product teams at Hewlett Packard have been paying attention to Internet of Things (IoT) and ‘Big Data’ generated by connected things. The recent line of hardware platforms and compatible software released by HP target the needs of large amounts of IoT data. As per Gartner, 4.9 billion connected things will be in use in 2015, up 30 percent from 2014 and […]

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Every Day Big Data Statistics – 2.5 Quintillion Bytes of Data Created Daily

Every day 2.5 Quintillion bytes of data are created. Here is an interesting big data infographic contributed by Ben Walker, Marketing Executive at vouchercloud Vouchercloud is Europe’s biggest mobile voucher app, allowing shoppers to save money on well-known international brands, independent retailers and local services. vouchercloud provides voucher codes for online shopping, mobile vouchers straight to your smart phone from an […]

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Hitachi Data Systems Acquires Pentaho to Advance Big Data Analytics for Internet of Things (IoT)

Hitachi Data Systems Corporation (HDS) is acquiring Pentaho Corporation, a big data analytics and business intelligence company with an open source-based platform for big data deployments. Pentaho will retain its independent identity and continue to execute its current business model. Pentaho has been heavily focused on big data to enable customers to capture, blend and analyze a broader array of data sources to derive new business […]

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VMware and Google – Synergies for Big Data Analytics on Private and Public Cloud

VMware continues to push the envelope on vCloud Air which will now be integrated with Google Cloud Platform to deliver greater enterprise access to public cloud services as announced by VMware this week. There are benefits to both companies. Google’s main business is about analytics and the significance of this news is Google BigQuery will be accessible from the vCloud Air portal. This allows real-time […]

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SAP Targeting Internet of Things (IoT) with SAP HANA Big Data Intelligence Solution

With emerging technology themes like the Internet of Things (IoT) and the Smart Factory, along with the continued expansion of enterprise technology systems and the growing magnitude of customer interaction data, there is increasing need for companies to innovate closer to markets and customers. SAP launched SAP HANA® Big Data Intelligence rapid-deployment solution to simplify and accelerate Big Data initiatives for such emerging […]

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Microsoft Ventures Enable Mobile, Wearable & Big Data StartUps in China

Microsoft Ventures is a global initiative to help entrepreneurs and startups at every stage of maturity, the initiative provides tools, resources and expertise to help startups succeed. Today, the Microsoft Ventures Accelerator in Beijing held a Demo Day for its fifth cohort, which included 15 startups presenting their companies to a group of over 200 venture capitalists, media and industry […]

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