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Survey Shows Cloud Computing Has Grown By 61% In 4 Years
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In a report from Cloud Industry Forum (CIF) in June, it was revealed that cloud computing has “officially hit the mainstream” in the United Kingdom. The research found that 78% of organizations had “formally” adopted one or more cloud-based services – representing 15% growth since September 2013 and 61.5% growth

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New Research Initiative By Ibm Tracking Food Poising To Its Source
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IBM announced yesterday that it developed a “first-of-a-kind” system that can predict the sources of contaminated foods and facilitate the investigation in outbreaks of food-borne illnesses. Through using “novel” computer algorithms, visualisation, and statistical techniques, the tech giant believes that its system can help grocers and distributors, as well as

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The History Of Bi: The 1980'S And 90'S
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In part one of our History of BI series, we looked at the origins of BI, the way it developed over the 1960’s and 70’s, and the key technologies that emerged within these era’s. The article began by mapping the way data storage changed from hierarchical database management systems (DBMS), like

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Ibm Awarded Top Spot In Gartner Security Solutions Ranking
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In Gartner’s annual Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) Technology report, IBM Security QRadar was ranked the highest among 15 different vendors. The report rates vendors on how their products address customers’ needs for security intelligence and analytic ranking them on their ability to execute and completeness

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Text Analytics Startup Luminoso Grabs $6.5 Million In Series A Funding
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Luminoso, a US-based text analytics startup, announced on Tuesday $6.5 million in Series A funding. The round was led by Acadia Woods, with participation from Digital Garage also. Luminoso grew out of MIT’s Media Lab and has developed artificial intelligence software that promises to help companies understand and derive meaning

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Data Center Provider Involta Raises $50 Million In Private Equity
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Involta, a data center provider based in Iowa, announced on Tuesday that it has raised $50 million in private equity. The round was led by M/C Partners, with participation from Morgan Stanley. The company’s president, Bruce Lehrman, said that the money will be used to support its growth throughout the

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Big Data Proving To Be A Real Challenge For Data Scientists
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In a recent survey conducted by Paradigm4, a computational database company, it was revealed that big data was proving to be a challenge for data scientists – but not because of the amount, or volume, of data being produced, but rather the variety and diverse types of data these professionals

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Ibm'S Chef Watson: Using Data To Delight Your Tastebuds
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IBM’s Watson has garnered considerable attention since the computer first appeared in Jeopardy! in 2011. Indeed, Watson has made progress in all industry verticals – from helping with cancer care and research, to assisting wealth management professionals analyze their customer’s financial situations. In a short space of time, this supercomputer

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Databricks Raises $33 Million And Introduces Cloud Platform For Processing Big Data
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Databricks, a start up that builds software around the popular open-source project Apache Spark, announced on Monday at this year’s Spark Summit in San Francisco that it has raised $33 million in Series B funding. The announcement also included the launch of a new cloud computing service on Amazon Web

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