MapR Simplifies End-to-End Workflow for Data Scientists

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MapR® Technologies, Inc., a pioneer in delivering one platform for all data, across every cloud, today announced the immediate availability of the MapR Expansion Pack (MEP) 4.1, enabling data scientists and engineers to create scalable deep learning pipelines, make operational data instantly available for data science, …

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Cloudera Appoints Amy O’Connor to Chief Data and Information Officer

Cloudera, a platform for machine learning and analytics, optimized for the cloud, has announced that Amy O’Connor has been promoted to Cloudera’s senior management team as the company’s Chief Data and Information Officer (CDIO). O’Connor will lead a new team that will include customer digital experience, internal business systems, data science and analytics, IT operations …

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Orange Business Services and Cisco Bring SD-WAN Network Function Virtualization to Life

February 06, 2018 09:53 AM Eastern Standard Time PARIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–At Cisco Live Europe, Orange Business Services showcased the next push of its global SD-WAN portfolio with the first onboarding of a Cisco SD-WAN virtual network function (VNF) on the Cisco Enterprise Network Compute System (ENCS). This platform, which delivers a fully functional virtualized solution for …

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How desktop virtualization vendors are improving management

Desktop virtualization management continues to grow and evolve as technologies change, products improve and features come and go. Four key trends in virtual desktop management have emerged: delivering a quality user experience (UX), securing system and data resources, monitoring system and desktop resources, and streamlining system and desktop management. A poor UX can cause a …

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Big Data Crushers Have Peaked For Now, Regardless Of Hortonworks’ Upcoming Earnings

Big data crusher Hortonworks, whose primary income comes from supporting and providing services around its version of open-source Apache Hadoop, announces earnings February 8. Hortonworks shares soared 142% in 2017, but have been on a gradual downslide in 2018. Hortonworks’ rival Cloudera traded as high as $23.35 in 2017, but ended the year at $16.52. …

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Hortonworks accuses ex-sales bod of stealing customers for new job

Hortonworks is suing a former sales manager in the UK, accusing him of taking contracts for himself and his next employer, according to court documents seen by The Register. The Apache Hadoop vendor alleges that ex-enterprise sales account manager Ben Rudall used confidential information about the business and its customers to make contact with clients …

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Global Cloud Index Projects Cloud Traffic to Represent 95 Percent of Total Data Center Traffic by 2021

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, Cisco released the seventh annual Cisco® Global Cloud Index (2016-2021). The updated report focuses on data center virtualization and cloud computing, which have become fundamental elements in transforming how many business and consumer network services are delivered. According to the study, both consumer and business …

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