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IBM Power Systems GM: Big scale and big data demand OpenPower

According to the conventional wisdom, Power was another victim – along with SPARC and, to a lesser extent, ARM – of the inexorable march of the commodity x86 server. But IBM seems to have halted the Power architecture’s slide.

Blazent brings big data to IT operations management

Blazent enterprise customers can now get immediate glimpses into the health and performance of their IT systems

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Apple, Google, Fitbit: The battle for 'wrist-share' and the convergence of advanced technologies

Wearables have been all the rage in news media for the last couple of weeks. The big names in the space are taking unique approaches to dominate the human wrist. Despite the convergence of several advanced technologies, issues related...

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The grand unified theory of metadata governance

Metadata fabrics will be critical to IoT success, here's a look at why a curated, healthy metadata fabric is necessary for IoT ROI.

New Box Governance tool helps companies manage sensitive data

The cloud storage provider makes good on its promise to deliver full FINRA compliance

SAP Hana users warned of security vulnerability

Default encryption keys are the problem

Salesforce's new analytics apps will be tailored for specific roles

The first to arrive is Sales Wave Analytics, targeting salespeople

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6 historic tech items that were rescued from the trash

These pieces of technology history were almost lost for good until they were rescued from a dumpster, landfill, or recycling center

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Chris Gates: How omnichannel paints a better picture of the customer

Chris Gates, former CIO of UnderArmour discusses how understanding consumer needs can help facilitate better client relationships. Interview held during CIO Perspectives, New York.

SAS automates data modeling for fast analysis

SAS Factory Miner can automate the buidling of data models and pick the best ones to predict the future

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Benchmarking engine compares hospital performance data

Self-described benchmarking engine OnlyBoth released a public tool for comparing hospitals on Tuesday, showing off its clever comparative capabilities to the cloud and IoT vendors it hopes to woo.

Alabama researcher devises a way to harness unused IoT power

The Aura system could generate income from unused computer cycles

SAP steps up its IoT push with new Hana, analytics releases

SAP Cloud for Planning gets a new mobile app

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How to collect and analyze data from 100,000 weather stations

Want to know what it’s like to analyze massive amounts of data under pressure? Talk to Bryson Koehler, CIO of The Weather Company (which owns the Weather Channel), who must interpret data sets from around the world to predict...

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8 ways to make the most out of your customer data

Big data, business analytics and marketing experts discuss how organizations can best put to use all that consumer data they’ve been collecting.

IBM prepares Spark for machine learning

IBM has contributed SystemML language to the Spark community and will offer Spark as a Bluemix service

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IBM commits to Apache Spark compute engine

Big Blue will embed Spark in its platforms and offer itas a service on its IBM Bluemix cloud. It will also an donate its IBM SystemML machine learning technology to the Spark open source ecosystem.

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Log management is leading use case for big data

Companies that have deployed big data solutions are most likely to be using them for log management, followed closely by data archiving, operational data storage, advanced analytics, data discovery and search.

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