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16 Top Big Data Analytics Platforms
Slideshows  |  1/30/2014
Data analysis is a do-or-die requirement for today's businesses. We analyze notable vendor choices, from Hadoop upstarts to traditional database players.
Microsoft's Open Compute Move: Just Good PR?
News  |  1/29/2014
The disruptive power of Microsoft's Open Compute Group move has spurred debate. Let's talk image versus cold hard revenues.
Microsoft Makes Azure Server Design Open-Source
News  |  1/29/2014
Open-source hardware movement wins a surprise supporter. Microsoft joins Open Compute project, shares its server design ideas.
Altiscale Launches Hadoop-As-A-Service
News  |  1/28/2014
Founded by big data pioneers from Yahoo and Google, startup unveils cloud-based offering built specifically for Hadoop users.
Amazon Cuts Cloud Storage Prices, Adds Server Instances
News  |  1/23/2014
Amazon Web Services will cut Elastic Block Store prices by up to 50% and Simple Storage Service by an average of 14%, plus add two new M3 virtual servers.
More Hospitals Buy Clinical Data Warehousing Apps
News  |  1/21/2014
Nearly half of all hospitals now have data repositories, says HIMSS Analytics. Buying plans for next five years include warehousing, patient portal, and radiology barcoding apps.
Intel Desperately Seeking Mobile Momentum
News  |  1/17/2014
Posting mixed earnings, Intel tries to catch up in mobile while getting ahead in wearable tech and the Internet of Things.
Look Out, Nest: 5 Smart Home Startups
News  |  1/17/2014
Is every dream home a startup? Not yet, but Google's charge into the smart sensor market should spark more interest in this sector. Here are some names to watch.
IBM Stuffs Flash Into Next-Generation Servers
News  |  1/16/2014
IBM moves flash storage inside the box -- 12.8 TB of it -- to work alongside RAM and cut data movement latencies.
IT Security Teams Adapt To Big Data
News  |  1/15/2014
Big data means big changes in the makeup of IT security teams.
Wearable Computing Equals New Security Risks
News  |  1/13/2014
Have you thought about all the data thieves could steal from wearable gadgets? Security experts say this discussion is just starting.
IBM Breeds New Business Unit To Feed Watson
News  |  1/9/2014
IBM is investing more than $1 billion in a new business unit. It's banking on a market for cognitive computing services that actually learn and reason.
When Log Data Meets BI
News  |  1/3/2014
Stop thinking of log data as a break/fix tool and start thinking of it as a business intelligence tool, says Sumo Logic CMO.
Gas Stations Use Data To Pump Up Sales
News  |  1/3/2014
Midwestern gas stations use data collected from their customers' cellphones by third party iSIGN Media Corp. -- and sell 8,000 more gallons of gas per month than usual.


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