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It was revealed yesterday that networking giant Cisco is in talks to acquire Private OpenStack cloud service innovator, Metacloud. With an aim boost its strategy towards building the world’s largest global Intercloud – a network of clouds – Cisco has been mobilizing significant technology partners, service and cloud providers, integrating

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Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), the leading platform for real-time Operational Intelligence, today announced that it has been rated ‘Big Data Leader 2015’ in five of the benchmark categories in the Experton Group ‘Big Data Vendor Benchmark 2015’ report. The analyst firm, a fully integrated research, advisory and consulting house for

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K Young has been CEO of Mortar Data since 2010. Mortar helps data scientists and data engineers spend 100% of their time on problems that are specific to their business—and not on time-wasters like babysitting infrastructure, managing complex deploys, and rebuilding common algorithms from scratch. Mortar’s platform runs pipelines of

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Business intelligence and database analytics startup, RJMetrics has secured $16.5 million in Series B funding. The round was led by August Capital, with participation from existing investors Trinity Ventures and SoftTech. Eric Carlborg from August Capital will join the ranks of RJMetrics board of directors. RJMetrics co-founder and CEO Robert

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With the increase in the usage of internet services, request for user information by Governments and courts has been steadily rising. In the wake of last weeks revelations about Yahoo’s secret legal battle with the US NSA, over customer data, latest is Google’s biannual Transparency Report which reveals the number

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Instaclustr, a startup that provides hosted and managed DataStax Enterprise and Apache Cassandra™ services, announced a first round investment offer for over $2 million in funding. The round was spearheaded by ANU Connect Ventures, a fund manager responsible for investing in promising commercial opportunities arising out of the Australian National

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Last week, it was revealed that 1,500 pages of legal documents were unsealed by a special federal court of “once-secret papers” from Yahoo’s 2007-2008 challenge to U.S. surveillance laws. The NSA, in order to obtain certain kinds of information, had been pressurising the Internet corporation into divulging customer data. The

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This week we saw some interesting surveys around data privacy and big data. One study found that 85% of the apps surveyed failed to clearly explain how they were using personal information; while the other survey from Accenture revealed that 89% of executives believe big data will revolutionize business operations like

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US-based collocation data center provider, 365 Data Centers, has secured $16 million in Series B funding while also obtained an additional $55 million credit facility to support their expansion strategy. A statement issued on earlier this week revealed that the funding came from existing investors Crosslink Capital and Housatonic Partners,

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Big DataNews

The Management consultant and global tech services provider, Accenture released the outcome of a study on Big Data and its influence on enterprises earlier this week. The Accenture Analytics survey carried out globally, quizzed senior business and technology executives to find that enterprises that incorporate Big Data, report “overwhelming satisfaction

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