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  • Google takes on real-time big data analysis with new cloud services

    Google is betting that real-time processing is the future of big data analysis, and has updated two of its cloud services to help enterprises understand what is happening in the moment with their customers and operations.

    Written by Joab Jackson17 April 15 02:58
  • Amazon debuts bottomless storage plans for photos, data

    If you've got tons of digital photos and music that are a headache to back up, Amazon wants to interest you in two new storage services designed to ease home backups and archiving.

    Written by Joab Jackson27 March 15 03:56
  • Oracle customizes project management for lines of business

    One size no longer fits all for enterprise software, Oracle has found. The company has customized its project management software to meet specific requirements of clients in government, financial services and the construction business.

    Written by Joab Jackson26 March 15 03:42
  • Amazon Web Services offers free satellite imagery

    Amazon Web Services is offering its customers free use of over 85,000 satellite images, setting the stage for new types of geographically-oriented cloud applications.

    Written by Joab Jackson20 March 15 09:26
  • Google offers low-cost, cloud-based backup service

    Google has unveiled a new backup storage service designed to provide enterprises and startups with a low-cost way of storing and archiving large amounts of information.

    Written by Joab Jackson12 March 15 01:53
  • IBM channels stadium rock at its new InterConnect conference

    For the opening of its largest user conference in recent memory, IBM wanted to show attendees the power of Cloud computing and the Internet of Things. So it asked everyone in the MGM Grand auditorium to don a plastic wristband with an embedded chip and some LED lights.

    Written by Joab Jackson24 Feb. 15 12:16
  • IBM brings more Watson smarts to developers

    IBM is expanding its roster of Watson online services that can be deployed by developers to enhance their apps with analysis and data processing capabilities.

    Written by Joab Jackson06 Feb. 15 07:01
  • Hadoop successor sparks a data analysis evolution

    If 2014 was the year that Apache Hadoop sparked the big data revolution, 2015 may be the year that Apache Spark supplants Hadoop with its superior capabilities for richer and more timely analysis.

    Written by Joab Jackson06 Dec. 14 08:55
  • Victorian government boosts IT jobs base

    The Victorian government will create 500 new jobs under an agreement with the IT service delivery provider, SMS Management & Technology in Melbourne.

    Written by Shahida Sweeney19 Nov. 14 13:49
  • Box updates storage app with iOS 8 widget and more

    Cloud sync-and-share company Box thinks it's pretty much nailed down its sales pitch to the enterprise: Keep all your data accessible to everybody on every device, with all the regulatory compliance needs of the modern enterprise.

    Written by Matt Weinberger12 Nov. 14 05:30
  • BitYota cloud data warehouse gets a boost from Microsoft Azure

    Hoping to enlarge its pool of corporate customers to include the enterprise market, startup BitYota will soon offer its data warehouse service on the Microsoft Azure cloud, thanks to a partnership between the two companies.

    Written by Joab Jackson30 Oct. 14 04:51
  • IBM sends Cognos, SPSS to the Cloud

    Two of IBM's most popular analysis products, the Cognos Business Intelligence and the SPSS predictive analytics package, are headed for the Cloud, the latest in an ongoing push by IBM to port its vast software portfolio to the Cloud.

    Written by Joab Jackson29 Oct. 14 04:04