First they bought Skyera, erstwhile all flash array startup. Now WD's HGST unit is buying Amplidata, a scale-out object storage software vendor. Is the world's largest disk drive vendor moving into the storage systems business or not?
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Can a Linux company and a networking power join forces to make an open-source cloud and software defined network that's good enough for telecommunications data-centers? Canonical and Juniper think so.
Concerns about data location, security and privacy risks - as well as software integration problems - mean that 7 out of 10 UK organizations spend less than 10 percent of their IT budgets on cloud services
Data#3 has announced that its maintenance, software, and consulting business drove up its net profit after tax by 39.2 percent in the first half of the 2015 financial year.
A new big data platform-as-a-service offering is expected in the fourth quarter of 2015, based on Pivotal Hadoop software.
Western Australia's Department of Mines and Petroleum is revamping its online systems after claims that some companies have been using special software to 'scrape' data from the department's online system in order to gain an edge in claiming surrendered mining tenements.
Automated Insights and STATS have been combined by Vista Equity Partners. The move goes beyond sports and highlights how big data needs narrative algorithms.
Samsung's SmartTV may share data from your conversations with third parties. But is it really a big deal when that third party is likely a software provider converting speech to text?
One in four enterprises employs DevOps,and it's making a difference in software delivery. Data security is a concern, however.
Ford's big data and mobility experiments set the stage for positioning the automaker more as a software and systems outfit. Ford is a good example of how every company is now a technology company.
The Australian Taxation Office is seeking applications for a new multi-use list to support the agency's foray into big data.
Flash arrays are gaining momentum in the data center and technology buyers need to ponder a storage system swap when older gear is retired.
The idea of virtualizing a function and then separating its management functions and them putting them under programmatic control has gotten quite a bit of attention in the market over the last year. We've heard about software defined networks, storage, and even whole data centers. Is support of only x86-based systems and their workloads enough?
Big Data tools are complex and there are many "moving parts" to install, tune and deploy. The installation of the hardware and software can require weeks of work and require expertise that is simply unavailable in the mid-market. BlueData believes it has the solution.
Narrative Sciences, which has software that can analyze data and build a narrative around it, adds another large financial services customers. We caught up with the top execs to talk shop.
A land and expand strategy is leading to strong growth for Splunk, best known for its machine data monitoring software.
The brains behind Fusion-io — the company that revolutionized server economics with PCI flash storage — are at it again. Primary Data plans to disrupt enterprise storage. Here's how.
The internet of things could be very helpful to organizations or bury them under the weight of operational data from a herd of devices, their software, and their applications. Glassbeam believes its SCALAR is the tool that will make sense of it all.
The creative software giant tacked on more personalization and geo-location features to the latest Marketing Cloud iteration, leveraging iBeacon compatibility to steer customers toward data-driven marketing.
In five years, analytics cluster framework Spark has moved from a research lab to the datacentre and production workloads. Databricks CEO Ion Stoica charts its rise.
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