Business Cloud News

Adobe, Software AG and Wipro show how cloud can manage retail detail

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Three major retail technologists have unveiled how the cloud could make retailers more responsive.

Infor invests $25 million in cloud-based retail analyst Predictix

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Cloud app provider Infor has invested $25 million in data scientist Predictix with a brief to use its powers of analysis to solve the problems troubling modern retailers.

IBM to buy The Weather Company and make it elementary to Watson

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IBM has entered an agreement to buy The Weather Company’s B2B, mobile and cloud-based web properties, in a bid to extend its Internet of Things range.

New Teradata apps enable IoT analytics

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Teradata customers can now listen to the Internet of Things data thanks to two new software innovations designed to create insights into developments.

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’.

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.

Oracle launches Communications Analytics portfolio


Enterprise software giant Oracle has unveiled a new product portfolio called Oracle Communications Analytics, a business intelligence suite aimed at communications providers.

Hitachi Data Systems unveils new automated IoT policing system


A new IoT system can predict crime by reading social media and analysing the public’s movements, claims Hitachi data Systems (HDS).

IBM launches Cloud Security Enforcer to counter employee data leakage failures

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IBM has created a Cloud Security Enforcer service to give companies a more commanding view of all third-party cloud apps used by their employees and new powers to secure them. The Enforcer aims to give companies more control over granting access to corporate data and applications.

SAP announces improvements to cloud platform and Vora analytics software


SAP has released new software that it claims will make analytics easier for users of open source Hadoop software.