HP Enterprise Buys SGI : Its All About Scale Out and Scale Up Big Data Analytics

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) announced that it will acquire SGI, a SIlicon Valley company that is known for its high performance solutions for compute, data analytics, and data management. HPE will pay $7.75 per share in cash and the total transaction is valued at approximately $275 million. SGI’s FY2016 revenue was $533 million and came from high-performance computing (HPC) and big data analytics applications […]

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Will Google DeepMind Artificial Intelligence Transform Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM)?

When it comes to hyper-scale data centers and countless servers, storage and network infrastructure management who knows more about site performance and reliability than Google! But just like other hyperscale and enterprise data center owners and operators, Google is plagued by huge data center energy costs that can add to operational expenditure and thereby reduce operating margins for data center operators. […]

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Google DeepMind Using Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence to Prevent Sight Loss

Google acquired DeepMind in 2014 to apply machine learning and artificial intelligence in applications that could change human lives. DeepMind just announced a medical research project with an NHS Trust to combat sight loss specifically related to Diabetes and Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD).   As per DeepMind: Diabetes is on the rise. It’s estimated that 1 in 11 of the world’s adult […]

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Q&A : IoT Thought Leader Vodafone’s Andrew Morawski on M2M, IoT, Cloud and Analytics

VCloudNews is pleased to feature Andrew Morawski , Head of Machine to Machine (M2M), Vodafone Americas in our Internet of Things (IoT) Thought Leader series. Andrew is a well recognized industry expert in Machine to Machine (M2M) and IoT. Andrew joined Vodafone in 2013 as its head of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) in the Americas.  In this role, Andrew is responsible for leading Vodafone’s M2M […]

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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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Wipro & Software AG Team Up on Real Time IoT Analytics

To address the huge market potential created by streaming analytics in conjunction with ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) and other emerging technologies, Wipro and Software AG have come up with a solution that provides enterprises with a competitive edge by working on a joint solution platform for streaming analytics that provides real-time actionable intelligence for the IoT market. Wipro has developed a streaming analytics […]

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NTT Data Solving Traffic Congestion and Enabling Smarter Cities Using Big Data Analytics

NTT DATA Corporation has successfully used big data traffic simulation technology to forecast simulated traffic congestion and then develop solutions for more effective control of traffic signals, which was proved to help alleviate traffic congestion and shorten travel times for public buses in a field study conducted in Jilin City, Jilin Province, China. The field study, implemented in collaboration with […]

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ParStream – Innovation in Internet of Things Recognized by GABA Award

ParStream, the ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) analytics company has been selected as the winner of the GABA Startup and Innovation Award for 2015. GABA, the German American Business Association, is a non-profit organization that cultivates international professional business community contribution and networking among German-American and Californian business and tech communities. Based in Silicon Valley, ParStream is an IoT analytics platform company. The […]

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Mainframe Far From Dead – IBM Releases z13

The mainframe continues to grow despite commentary every year that this computing phenomenon is going to wither away. IBM recently announced the z13 which delivers scale and economics together with real-time encryption and analytics to help meet the expectations of consumers for speed and safety for trillions of transactions in the mobile economy. The z13 system culminates a $1 billion investment from IBM, five […]

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