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Are decision makers thinking too short-term for cloud benefits?

Career Choices

While cloud adoption maybe hitting the mainstream, the majority of projects are focused primarily around increasing productivity of employees through automation as opposed to the greater benefits of cloud computing.

Pfizer utilizes IBM Watson for Parkinson’s research

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IBM and Pfizer have announced a research collaboration with the intention of improving how clinicians deliver care to Parkinson’s patients.

IBM Watson Health buys Truven Health Analytics for $2.6B

Legs of Fit Couple Exercising on Treadmill Device

IBM Watson Health has announced an agreement to acquire cloud based big data specialist Truven Health Analytics.

MapR gets converged data platform patented

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California-based open source big data specialist MapR Technologies has been granted patent protection for its technique for converging open source, enterprise storage, NoSQL and other event streams.

WANdisco’s new Fusion system aims to take the fear out of cloud migration

Cloud

Software vendor WANdisco has announced six new products to make cloud migration easier and less dangerous as companies plan to move away from DIY computing.

Huawei shows how FusionSphere runs SAP HANA

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SAP partner and telecoms equipment maker Huawei used the SAP TechEd conference in Barcelona to demonstrate how its FusionSphere operating system handles SAP’s HANA big data processing platform on Huawei hardware.

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

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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.

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?

Alibaba launches what it claims to be China’s first cloud AI platform

Aliyun has launched what it claims to be China's first AI platform

Alibaba’s cloud computing division Aliyun has launched what it claims to be China’s first artificial intelligence cloud service.

EY, Hortonworks ink big data deal

Ernst & Young and Hortonworks are partnering on Hadoop

Global consulting giant Ernst & Young and Hortonworks have inked a deal that will see the two companies partner on helping joint clients overcome their big data challenges.

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