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Cisco Wraps BroadSoft Buy, Paves Way for Major Cloud Expansion

Cisco on Friday closed its acquisition of BroadSoft, the cloud UC and services provider. The purchase made a big splash when it was announced back in October.The deal, worth $1.9 billion, puts Cisco on the fast track to having a full, multitenant SaaS collaboration solution, partnerships with more than 450 telecom carriers in 80 countries, and …

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Three ways to turn old files into Hadoop data sets in a data lake

One of the reasons why Hadoop systems are being integrated with data warehouses is to move cold data that isn’t accessed frequently from a warehouse database to Hive tables running on top of the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS). This mingling of conventional databases with Hadoop is often a first step in the data modernization …

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