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Splunk CEO quits while ahead after 2% revenue growth


As big data pioneer Splunk reported better than expected quarterly revenues and shares surged by 2%, its leader for the last seven years has announced his retirement.

Veritas warns of ‘databerg’ hidden dangers

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Backup specialist Veritas Technologies claims European businesses waste billions of euros on huge stories of useless information which are growing every year. By 2020 it claims the damage caused by this excessive data will cost over half a trillion pounds (£576bn) a year.

IBM adds Universal Behavior Exchange into its Marketing Cloud


IBM says the new Universal Behavior Exchange (UBE) in its Marketing Cloud will help businesses to understand their customers better.

IBM to create HPC and big data centre of excellence in UK


IBM and the UK’s Science & Technology Facilities Council (STFC) have jointly announced they will create a centre that tests how to use high performance computing (HPC) for big data analytics.

New Egnyte service promises to impose strict version in the cloud


Cloud file service provider Egnyte has launched a Smart Reporting and Auditing service which promises to impose order on the way content is created, edited, viewed and shared.

SAP unveils new powers within Analytics in the Cloud


SAP has unveiled a new user-friendly analytics service for enterprises which it claims will give better insights by offering an ‘unparalleled user experience’.

IBM augments Watson with new cognitive business consulting arm


Enterprise tech giant IBM has announced the creation of IBM Cognitive Business Solutions, a consulting practice designed to help businesses get into the cognitive computing game.

AWS: examine fine print in data transfer legislation

UK IT professionals claim to be struggling with accurately assessing the risk of storing their confidential data in the cloud

In a week that has seen the European Court of Justice rule that the Safe Harbour agreement on data transfer as invalid, the significance of data transfer legislation in South East Asia has been under discussion at Cloud South East Asia.

Amazon enhances AWS with new analytics tools


On the eve of its AWS re:Invent 2015 event internet giant Amazon is positioning itself for a run at the business intelligence market.

Semantic technology: is it the next big thing or just another buzzword?

Three has begun a lot of work on its core infrastructure to enable its mobile BI strategy

Most buzzwords circulating right now describe very attention-grabbing products: virtual reality headsets, smart watches, internet-connected toasters. Big Data is the prime example of this: but how ‘big’ is enterprise Big Data?