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We work in an industry where the only constant is change. Keeping up with the changes in IT is a full time job all by itself with a constant stream of new names, acronyms and …

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Dow Jones’ DNA platform produces big data for machine learning
January 11, 2019 – 2:55 am | Comments Off on Dow Jones’ DNA platform produces big data for machine learning
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Dow Jones, the longstanding financial news behemoth founded more than 130 years ago, has developed its own mass data service called DNA that allows clients to extract pre-existing and real time data for their operations. …

AT&T Expands Edge Computing Testing to Enterprise Use Cases
January 11, 2019 – 2:24 am | Comments Off on AT&T Expands Edge Computing Testing to Enterprise Use Cases
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A top AT&T network executive said the carrier plans to soon begin testing edge computing functions for enterprise applications in its AT&T Foundry test center in Plano, Texas. The news reflects the operator’s growing interest …

Cloudera Unveils CDP, Talks Up ‘Enterprise Data Cloud’
January 11, 2019 – 1:26 am | Comments Off on Cloudera Unveils CDP, Talks Up ‘Enterprise Data Cloud’
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Cloudera today shed more light on its strategy to develop a unified flagship offering called Cloudera Data Platform, which is core to its emerging “enterprise data cloud” strategy. It also announced plans to maintain existing …

How Do We Define ‘Big Data’ And Just What Counts As A ‘Big Data’ Analysis?
January 10, 2019 – 12:25 am | Comments Off on How Do We Define ‘Big Data’ And Just What Counts As A ‘Big Data’ Analysis?
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In an era where almost everything is touted as being “big data” how do we define just what we mean by “big data” and what precisely counts as a “big data” analysis? Does merely keyword …

Build on the AWS Cloud with Your Eyes Wide Open
January 10, 2019 – 12:12 am | Comments Off on Build on the AWS Cloud with Your Eyes Wide Open
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Building data applications on public clouds like Amazon Web Services is a no brainer for many organizations these days. The tools for ingesting, storing, and processing data in the cloud are rapidly maturing, and best …

VMware VP Frank Rauch Takes Top Channel Job At Check Point
January 9, 2019 – 4:00 am | Comments Off on VMware VP Frank Rauch Takes Top Channel Job At Check Point
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Frank Rauch, who has headed up the Americas channel for VMware for the last six years, is taking a new position as the worldwide head of channel sales for Check Point Software Technologies, effective Jan. …

Which core network functions are being virtualized?
January 9, 2019 – 3:39 am | Comments Off on Which core network functions are being virtualized?
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Network functions virtualization is an architecture of network services — usually Layer 4 through 7 — deployed as software, often as virtual machines, and separated from the underlying hardware. Virtualized network functions are the implementation …

Predictions 2019: What Will Happen in Big Data, Cloud Storage
January 9, 2019 – 2:03 am | Comments Off on Predictions 2019: What Will Happen in Big Data, Cloud Storage
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If you believe what some of the big-data experts are predicting, 2019 could well become a year that will bring renewed interest in data lakes, of all things. Private clouds, too, may be making a …