While the field of data science is not tied directly to Big Data, advances in one tends to produce advances in the other. Big Data increases our ability to harvest and process data, while data science allows us to dig into it for insights.
When it comes to this years big data funding stories, the first thing that probably comes to your mind is Intel’s $740 million investment in Cloudera, or MapR’s $110 million financing round led by Google Capital. You’ll also probably recall funding rounds of companies like Hotonworks, MongoDB, and DataStax too.
Intersec, a provider of monetization solutions for mobile operators through big data collection, has landed $20 million in a series B funding round from Highland Capital Partners Europe and other existing investors. With headquarters in Paris and New York, and offices in Dubai, Saint Petersburg, Singapore, Abidjan, Sao Paulo,Madrid, and
Selligy, a sales tools innovator, has revealed in its 2014 Sales Analytics Survey that the sales industry is on the cusp of a data-driven revolution, early last week. “Most sales leaders have been staring at the same CRM reports for a decade, and this survey shows that a wave of
Link Union, a Home Security startup that intends to build devices using latest technologies to keep people connected irrespective of location, has brought forth the Link-U Hybrid SmartCam that integrates connected devices into a home monitoring system. Using integrated Bluetooth 4.0 LE interface the video monitoring camera with a proprietary,
Last week I attended a specialized training/go-to-market program in Seattle hosted by Microsoft’s Azure team. It was a week full of clam chowder, excellent crab cakes, ridiculous discounts at the Microsoft store, and technical training on Azure, Microsoft’s massive and fully loaded penetration point into the world of cloud computing.
Axcient, Dimensional Research’s ‘State of IT Recovery For SMBs’ Survey Sheds Light on Business’ Incomplete Data Recovery Strategies
Axcient, a cloud-based Recovery-as-a-Service (RaaS) provider, has announced the results of an independent survey that investigates the current state of backup and disaster recovery with SMBs, essentially focused on evaluating the impact of cloud backup solutions. Conducted by market research company Dimensional Research and commissioned by Axcient, the study, questioned
Many Enterprise IT organizations have been focused on the planning and implementation of new infrastructure to enable business operations to turn Big Data into competitive advantages. But now Enterprise IT is starting to turn the tables on itself and is finding success in using Big Data analytics to help improve
Press Release: Infosys, a global leader in consulting, technology, outsourcing and next-generation services, today announced a major recruitment drive in the US to support the growth of its business and enhance its capabilities. The company plans to hire 1,500 professionals for consulting, sales and delivery during the current financial year. In
BigPanda, a California based startup that works on a cloud-based software-as-a-service model (SaaS) towards helping enterprises understand IT incidents popped out of stealth mode earlier last week to garner $7 million in Series A funding from Mayfield and Sequoia and has now officially launched the world’s first data science platform
Intel Administers Funding Worth $62M to 16 Tech Rookies as Part of this Year’s $355M Investment Strategy
The opening of 15th annual Intel Capital Global Summit yesterday saw Intel Corporation’s global investment wing, Intel Capital, reveal its plan to invest in 16 companies with various innovative technology portfolios, including Big Data and Cloud Infrastructure outfits. Pledging an amount approximating $62 million, Arvind Sodhani, president of Intel Capital