Be Not Afraid, But Big Data Analytics is a Game of Risk

Jeffrey Kelly | June 21st

The definition of insanity, so said Albert Einstein, is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. That applies to life, love and, yes, Big Data Analytics. Think about it. If you put a...»

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Garantia’s New In-Memory NoSQL Service

Maria Deutscher | June 21st

Garantia Data is an emerging startup that is among the 11 finalists of this week’s GigaOM Structure LaunchPad competition, and it brings a rather interesting new cloud service to the table. Garantia’s product targets Memcached and...»

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An Open API Debate: Pragmatism v. Federation

Alex Williams | June 21st

The open API debate burst into the GigaOM Structure conference this morning with a theme emerging that represents the paradox of today's open systems. It's now more about the pragmatists' view of connected systems, versus...»

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Conversations Too Sensitive for email: How SaaS Improves Your Company’s Info Security

Guest Author | June 21st

From greater efficiency and dramatic cost savings, to anywhere, anytime access to applications and data, the advantages of cloud computing are well documented. Yet enthusiasm for the cloud is often tempered by security concerns: theft...»

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dotCloud Enhances PaaS Platform, Joins the World of Use-based Pricing

Josette Rigsby | June 21st

One year old platform as a service (PaaS) provider dotCloud announced the second round of enhancements for the year to its cloud-based service. The company as introduced three new environments:

  • dotCloud Sandbox – a free,
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IBM Looks to Raise Analytics Benchmark with New Platform

Maria Deutscher | June 21st

IBM’s new Analytical Decision Management software was unveiled this week as an enterprise-ready, decision-oriented big data platform that’s tailored for Big Blue’s core customer base. It falls under the IBM Smarter Analytics umbrella and offers a number...»

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The Cloud is Not Cool Anymore and That’s a Good Thing for the CIO

Alex Williams | June 20th

The cloud is not cool anymore. It no longer has the aura of something cosmic. It's mainstream. That's evident in a few ways:

  • Citing the 2012 Future of Cloud Survey, sponsored by North Bridge Venture Partners, Barb Darrow
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Core Microsoft Office 365 Exec Defects to Amazon Web Services

Matt Weinberger | June 20th

Tom Rizzo, the man who basically invented Microsoft's strategy for the Office 365 cloud productivity suite, is leaving Redmond behind after 17 years with the company in favor of a new position with Amazon Web Services. A hat tip...»

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Bromium Raises $26 Million and Emerges from Stealth with a “Microvisor” That Takes the Human Factor into Consideration

Alex Williams | June 20th

Bromium's Simon Crosby has done a masterful job in the past year of marketing a startup without revealing what it is. For months, the buzz grew to such an extent that Bromium even won...»

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Big Data Market Will Reach $50 Billion by 2017

Bert Latamore | June 20th

The big data market will reach $5 billion this year and grow at 50% to 70% CAGR for the next five years says Lucid Imagination CEO Paul Dosher. That will take it over $50...»

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