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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Intel Xeon Phi and 5G Targeted at Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence and IoT : IDF 2016

The Intel Xeon processor is transforming – from being used for performance hungry IT applications to getting ready for Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data and Artificial Intelligence (AI). At IDF 2016 day 2, Intel revealed the next generation of the Intel Xeon Phi processor family (code named Knights Mill) and said it is specifically designed for high-performance machine learning and AI […]

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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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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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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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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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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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