Tags: Big Data

SAP refocuses its Leonardo on digital innovation

For those who know, SAP Leonardo (Leonardo) was SAP’s brand for IoT. At Sapphire 2017 SAP has extended Leonardo to make IoT a part of the broader drive towards digital innovation. The concept is the combination of: Enablement of enterprises to innovate at scale. Enterprise business redefinition appropriate to a digital world. The key to…

IBM adds four more data centres in US

IBM has opened four more data centres in the USA. Two are located in Dallas, Texas and two are located in Washington, DC. This brings the total number of US data centres to over 55. The news comes two days after Oracle NetSuite announced plans for six new data centres. China’s Internet giant Tencent also…

Infor acquires cloud-native BI

Infor has announced it is to acquire business intelligence (BI), analytics and data visualisation company Birst. A cloud-native company, Birst has built its own platform to handle complex data analysis and presentation. It is a good fit for Infor who will gain from Birst’s reputation in the market and some high profile customers. Birst was…

IBV report looks at reducing warranty costs

The IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV) has published a study focusing on reducing the costs of warranty management. Entitled Powering Warranty Reinvention, the study says that warranties are not just something to be bundled with products. Instead, electronics companies should see them as a differentiator. In order to do that they need effective warranty…

The need for better healthcare cybersecurity

At the recent HIMMS healthcare conference, Enterprise Times caught up with Nick Coleman, Global Head Cyber Security Intelligence, IBM Security. We wanted to know how enterprise security could be mapped to healthcare. While both have a need to protect data, healthcare is often spread over multiple sites and providers with an expectation of shared data.…

Teradata announces IntelliCloud SaaS

Teradata has announced Teradata IntelliCloud. It is described by Teradata as a data and analytics Software as a Service (SaaS) solution. IntelliCloud is to ship with Teradata’s flagship enterprise data warehouse platform, Teradata IntelliFlex. The solution will be hosted in the company’s own data centre as well as on Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft…

Watson masters the mainframe

IBM has announced IBM Machine Learning for the private cloud. It is designed to speed up the creating, training and deployment of analytics models. IBM claims that data scientists: “might spend days or weeks developing, testing and retooling even a single analytic model one step at a time.” To make this possible, IBM extracted the core…

The elephant climbs on IBM Storage

IBM and Hortonworks have announced the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) on IBM Elastic Storage (ESS) and IBM Spectrum Scale. The announcement comes a week after a series of other updates to the IBM Spectrum and Cloud Object Storage product lines. It sees HDP being certified on IBM Spectrum Scale on both Power8 and x86. This…

Oracle connects the data swamps

Oracle has announced the launch of the Oracle Data Integrator Cloud Service. This service is designed to extract, load and transform (E-LT) data into big data repositories. It supports Oracle Database Cloud Service, Exadata Cloud Service and Big Data Cloud Service. There is also support for non Oracle services. What is key to the architecture is that it…

Infor brands Brooklyn Nets to win

Infor has announced a new multimillion dollar partnership with Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment (BSE) and Brooklyn Nets. The announcement is light on details. It will include Infor complementing BSE in four areas: team performance, fan experience, team business operations, and jersey patch sponsorship. The terms of the agreement were not announced. Citing an anonymous source Bloomberg…