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The next edition of the HP Discover Podcast Series delves into how a healthcare solutions provider leverages big-data capabilities. We’ll see how Cerner has deployed the HP Vertica Analytics platform to help their customers better understand healthcare trends, as well as to help them better run their own systems. To learn more about how high-performing and cost-effective big data processing forms a foundational element to improving healthcare quality and efficiency, join Dan Woicke, Director of Enterprise Systems Management at Cerner Corp. based in Kansas City, Missouri. The discussion, which took place at the recent HP Vertica Big Data Conference in Boston, is moderated by me, Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions. [Disclosure: HP is a sponsor of BriefingsDirect podcasts.] Here are some excerpts: Gardner: We're going through some major transitions... (more)

Three Ways Big Data Can Change Your PR Story | @BigDataExpo #BigData

As more and more of everyday life continues to manifest online, be it on desktop or mobile devices, the process by which users continue to discover new brands, products, or services, interact, and even transact with businesses has evolved tremendously. The online experience, whether it be via apps or online advertising, continues to dictate the relationship between the user and the business. While this might not seem like news, the pervasive nature of the online experience does present some pretty seismic shifts in PR Analytics technology available to PR professionals. As more and more devices continue to integrate online, tiny snippets of data can offer huge insights into how branding, messaging, and more can contribute to a brand's Public Relations initiatives. While Big Data continues to be a fairly new term in the world of PR, we find ourselves in an era where ... (more)

In 2014 Big Data Investments Will Account for Nearly $30 Billion - Eventually Accounting for $76 Billion by 2020 End

DALLAS, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Amid the proliferation of real time data from sources such as mobile devices, web, social media, sensors, log files and transactional applications, Big Data has found a host of vertical market applications, ranging from fraud detection to R&D. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140821/138541 "Big Data Market: 2014 – 2020 – Opportunities, Challenges, Strategies, Industry Verticals & Forecasts" Key Findings: In 2014 Big Data vendors will pocket nearly $30 Billion from hardware, software and professional services revenues Big Data investments are further expected to grow at a CAGR of nearly 17% over the next 6 years, eventually accounting for $76 Billion by the end of 2020 The market is ripe for acquisitions of pure-play Big Data startups, as competition heats up between IT incumbents Nearly every large scale IT ven... (more)

CloudByte Wins the 2012 Tech Trailblazer Award

BANGALORE, December 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- - International Judging Panel Votes CloudByte as the Best Enterprise Technology Startup We're thrilled to announce that CloudByte, the technology leader in enterprise storage, has won the 2012 Tech Trailblazer award from emerging markets. We thank all our delighted customers and the judging panel - including eminent technologists from enterprises such as VMWare and Colt, and thought leaders from standard bodies such as SNIA and Cloud Security Alliance - for this honor. "We believe CloudByte has been leading the technology revolution in storage, making it a lot more intelligent, software-defined, and grid-like. In this context, it is extremely satisfying to be identified as the most innovative technology startup by an esteemed panel of judges at Tech Trailblazer," said Felix Xavier, CTO and founder, CloudByte. "ElastiStor... (more)

Symform Executives to Showcase Decentralized, Crowdsourced Cloud Backup Technology at the Consumer Electronics Show

SEATTLE, WA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/04/13 -- Symform, a revolutionary, distributed cloud storage and backup network, today announced their participation at prominent industry events in the coming months, including Storage Visions, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2013, and XChange Solution Provider 2013. Additionally, Symform will be hosting featured webinars on using the cloud to backup files on Network Attach Storage (NAS) devices. Storage Visions What: Featured speaker, exhibitor and silver sponsor When: January 6-7, 2013 Where: Riviera Conference Center, Las Vegas, NV Details: Margaret Dawson, vice president of product management at Symform, will join industry experts from Google, Bicasa, and Quantum in a panel discussion, "My Life in the Clouds: Opportunities and Challenges for Enterprise Cloud Storage," on January 7 at 1:15 p.m. PT. During the storage-focused pa... (more)

ZAGG Inc Introduces Desktop Speaker, Audio Lines at CES 2013

Mobile device accessories company ZAGG Inc (NASDAQ: ZAGG) has introduced new audio accessories at CES 2013, including the Origin™ desktop speaker system. The Origin is an innovative 2-in-1 desktop and portable Bluetooth(R) speaker system. (Photo: Business Wire) The Origin is an innovative 2-in-1 desktop and portable Bluetooth® speaker system, the first of its kind on the market. The small, portable speaker provides users with crisp, high fidelity sound on the go and seamlessly transfers music to the large desktop speaker when docked. The combination of the two speakers produces big, room-filling sound with prominent bass. The small portable speaker also receives a charge to its battery when docked in the desktop speaker. Powerful audio drivers let you turn up the volume as loud as you like without losing sound clarity or quality. The Origin desktop speaker system w... (more)

[x+1] Updates Origin to Deliver More Channels, More Control and More Transparency

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 01/23/13 -- [x+1], a leading provider of digital marketing and data management software, today introduced the next evolution of the [x+1] Origin enterprise Data Management Platform (DMP) -- a key element of the [x+1] Origin Digital Marketing Hub. By giving marketers full access to paid and owned media channels, greater control over the ways they engage with customers and better visibility into how their programs are performing, [x+1] Origin is allowing them to radically expand their capabilities and reach their audiences more effectively. Data plays a critical role in helping marketers to reach their intended audiences. New tools for audience discovery, targeting and optimization have rewritten the marketing playbook. Unfortunately, most of these advances have only been available for a marketer's paid media channels, which has limited ... (more)

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Amazon.com, Ford Motors, Google, Apple and Loews

CHICAGO, Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include Amazon.com, Inc. (Nasdaq:AMZN), Ford Motors Co. (NYSE:F), Google Inc. (Nasdaq:GOOG), Apple Inc. (Nasdaq:AAPL), Loews Corporation (NYSE:L). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101027/ZIRLOGO) Get the most recent insight from Zacks Equity Research with the free Profit from the Pros newsletter: http://at.zacks.com/?id=5513 Here are highlights from Friday's Analyst Blog: Amazon Cloud Player in Ford Vehicles Amazon.com, Inc. (Nasdaq:AMZN) recently announced that its Cloud Player can now stream music wirelessly through Ford Motors Co.'s (NYSE:F) SYNC Applink-equipped vehicles. Owners of Ford a... (more)

Alteryx Launches 'Big Data Analytics for Dummies'

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Alteryx, Inc., the leading provider of Strategic Analytics, released the 'Big Data Analytics for Dummies – Alteryx Special Edition' guide, created in cooperation with John Wiley & Sons, Inc., the publishers of the world's bestselling knowledge reference brand. The 'For Dummies' book provides business users with the guidance they need to put Big Data into practice.  The guide also demonstrates how to maximize the value from Big Data, leveraging analytic applications, as well as improved decision-making by combining Big Data with sophisticated analytics such as predictive or spatial. "Businesses are being overwhelmed by vast amounts of data – and while new sources of Big Data present new opportunities, many need guidance on how to turn that data into useful analytics that drive strategic decisions," said Rick Schu... (more)

Cellebrite Introduces Wireless Retail Industry's First Multi-Channel Diagnostics Solution

- Cellebrite Diagnostics Platform to Save Retailers Millions Wasted Annually on Phone Returns by Rapidly Fixing Problems Online, Via the Call Center, or in the Store BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile World Congress -- Cellebrite, the market leader in retail mobile content transfer, backup and restore, today announced the availability of the industry's first and only Multi-Channel Diagnostics Solution. This solution will help wireless retailers significantly reduce the costs of fault diagnosis and repair while improving customer satisfaction and loyalty.  This new set of "detect & correct" capabilities enables rapid in-store and remote diagnosis and repair of common smartphone software issues.  (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130123/588983 ) The Cellebrite Multi-Channel Diagnostics solution is being demonstrated on the Cellebrite stan... (more)

Aframe Helps STV’s Iconic Game Show “Catchphrase” Expedite a Prime-Time Comeback

Aframe announced that STV Productions is using Aframe’s cloud video production platform to expedite collaboration and lower production costs for “Catchphrase,” a remake of the classic game show airing this March on ITV. In a relaunch where snazzy graphics make all the difference, Aframe’s platform allowed STV’s production team to develop over 300 rich animation collections and store them securely in the cloud – then shave a full-week off of a demanding 7-week production cycle by cutting upload and download times as well as allowing anywhere, anytime review by a distributed team of animators and producers. Co-produced by London-based teams for STV and its international production unit DRG, with a series creator based in the US, the new “Catchphrase” updates the format that aired for 16 years with juicer 3D graphics but retains popular elements such as a playful anim... (more)

DXWorldEXPO Digital Transformation Stories
DXWorldEXPO LLC announced today that Nutanix has been named "Platinum Sponsor" of CloudEXPO | DevOpsSUMMIT | DXWorldEXPO New York, which will take place November 12-13, 2018 in New York City. Nutanix makes infrastructure invisible, elevating IT to focus on the applications and services that power their business. The Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform blends web-scale engineering and consumer-grade design to natively converge server, storage, virtualization and networking into a resilient, softwar...
DXWorldEXPO LLC announced today that Big Data Federation to Exhibit at the 22nd International CloudEXPO, colocated with DevOpsSUMMIT and DXWorldEXPO, November 12-13, 2018 in New York City. Big Data Federation, Inc. develops and applies artificial intelligence to predict financial and economic events that matter. The company uncovers patterns and precise drivers of performance and outcomes with the aid of machine-learning algorithms, big data, and fundamental analysis. Their products are deployed...
Dynatrace is an application performance management software company with products for the information technology departments and digital business owners of medium and large businesses. Building the Future of Monitoring with Artificial Intelligence. Today we can collect lots and lots of performance data. We build beautiful dashboards and even have fancy query languages to access and transform the data. Still performance data is a secret language only a couple of people understand. The more busine...
The challenges of aggregating data from consumer-oriented devices, such as wearable technologies and smart thermostats, are fairly well-understood. However, there are a new set of challenges for IoT devices that generate megabytes or gigabytes of data per second. Certainly, the infrastructure will have to change, as those volumes of data will likely overwhelm the available bandwidth for aggregating the data into a central repository. Ochandarena discusses a whole new way to think about your next...
CloudEXPO New York 2018, colocated with DevOpsSUMMIT and DXWorldEXPO New York 2018 will be held November 12-13, 2018, in New York City and will bring together Cloud Computing, FinTech and Blockchain, Digital Transformation, Big Data, Internet of Things, DevOps, AI and Machine Learning to one location.
CloudEXPO | DevOpsSUMMIT | DXWorldEXPO are the world's most influential, independent events where Cloud Computing was coined and where technology buyers and vendors meet to experience and discuss the big picture of Digital Transformation and all of the strategies, tactics, and tools they need to realize their goals. Sponsors of DXWorldEXPO | CloudEXPO benefit from unmatched branding, profile building and lead generation opportunities.
ICC is a computer systems integrator and server manufacturing company focused on developing products and product appliances to meet a wide range of computational needs for many industries. Their solutions provide benefits across many environments, such as datacenter deployment, HPC, workstations, storage networks and standalone server installations. ICC has been in business for over 23 years and their phenomenal range of clients include multinational corporations, universities, and small busines...
Headquartered in Plainsboro, NJ, Synametrics Technologies has provided IT professionals and computer systems developers since 1997. Based on the success of their initial product offerings (WinSQL and DeltaCopy), the company continues to create and hone innovative products that help its customers get more from their computer applications, databases and infrastructure. To date, over one million users around the world have chosen Synametrics solutions to help power their accelerated business or per...
All in Mobile is a place where we continually maximize their impact by fostering understanding, empathy, insights, creativity and joy. They believe that a truly useful and desirable mobile app doesn't need the brightest idea or the most advanced technology. A great product begins with understanding people. It's easy to think that customers will love your app, but can you justify it? They make sure your final app is something that users truly want and need. The only way to do this is by ...
Digital Transformation and Disruption, Amazon Style - What You Can Learn. Chris Kocher is a co-founder of Grey Heron, a management and strategic marketing consulting firm. He has 25+ years in both strategic and hands-on operating experience helping executives and investors build revenues and shareholder value. He has consulted with over 130 companies on innovating with new business models, product strategies and monetization. Chris has held management positions at HP and Symantec in addition to ...