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Druva, an Enterprise Data Back-up solutions provider and endpoint data governance pioneer, landed $25 million in Series D round from existing investors such as Sequoia Capital and Nexus Venture Partners. Through endpoint data protection it prevents data loss for enterprises by collecting data from devices (phones, laptops, tablets, etc.) using

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Database-as-a-service provider MongoHQ announced that it now offers ElasticSearch as a service through its platform. In recognition of its expansion beyond MongoDB to being a multi-DBaaS vendor, the company has officially changed its name to “Compose,” and its website can now be accessed at www.Compose.io. With this announcement, Compose now offers the first fully-managed platform

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In April this year, the UK cabinet data sharing policy team put forward a plan to amalgamate databases that different government departments — namely, local services, schools, emergency services, etc. — have control over. This proposal comes in light of the fact that the U.K. government is having a tough

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Global Media and Marketing Services Company Mindshare and Singapore based Big Data Analytics firm Crayon Data have engaged in an exclusive partnership to fuel up Mindshare’s planning, insights, and consultancy offering. Chairman of Mindshare’s Products, Partnerships & Services council and chief client officer APAC, Sudipto Roy noted, “One of today’s

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comScore, a company that tracks and analyses the quality of Web traffic, yesterday announced the acquisition of MdotLabs, a startup that helps digital advertisers identify ad-fraud from non-human traffic. Although the terms of the deal were not disclosed, it is believed that the whole MdotLabs team, including the co-founders Timur

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Rackspace, one of the leading providers of hybrid clouds, yesterday announced the launch of a summer school programme to train PhD students in using big data technologies. The programme – dubbed Science to Data Science (S2DS) — will be organised in partnership with KPMG, Hortonworks, Royal Mail, and Importio, among

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Cloud computing company, Salesforce has launched the next generation of its exhaustive customer journey management platform ‘Journey Builder’. The application has been empowering leading marketers such as Microsoft, Skymall and Sony-Playstation, to create, automate, optimize and personalize customer experience with real time interactions across various channels. “ExactTarget Marketing Cloud’s Journey

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In order to address the lack of skilled data scientists in Europe, Professional Services giant, KPMG and London based training and recruitment agency, Pivigo Recruitment have joined efforts to roll out their Data Science boot-camp, aptly titled, Science to Data Science (S2DS). The program is led by Pivigo’s Managing Director,

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A recent report from Synergy Research Group showed some interesting figures around the companies leading the way for cloud infrastructure services. The report revealed that the giants of traditional software, IBM and Microsoft, were leading the way in terms of growth rate in cloud services – the former showing a

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OpenTable, the company that helps customers reserve tables at restaurants, announced last week the acquisition of Copilot Labs, a startup founded in 2010 that helps restaurants monitor their performance compared to other restaurants in the area. Although the terms of the deal were not disclosed, it was revealed that the

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