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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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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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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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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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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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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Datapipe Acquires GoGrid to Simplify Big Data Cloud Deployments

Datapipe announced that it has acquired GoGrid to simplify Big Data cloud deployments. Datapipe has been focused on security, integration and management of multiple cloud platforms, including AWS and its own leading hosted private cloud, Stratosphere. GoGrid has traditionally been in the managed cloud and dedicated hosting field. This acquisition furthers Datapipe cloud strategy and gives them solid ground in the big […]

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