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Snowflake Aims to Simplify Data Sharing via the Cloud

22 Jun, 2017

Snowflake Data Sharing is designed to make it simple for IT organizations to provide external users with access to structured or semi-structured data without requiring them to hire programmers to provide access to data using application programming tools.

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IBM Expands Data Science and Governance Efforts

22 Jun, 2017

IBM unveiled a IBM Unified Data Governance Platform that provides capabilities such as cognitive metadata harvest, lineage tracking, policy enforcement, data integration services and persona-based reporting tools.

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Lenovo Revamps Data Center Portfolio

21 Jun, 2017

Lenovo has revamped its data center portfolio along two primary lines following the introduction of 14 additional servers supported by additional storage systems and switches.

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Vapor IO Launches Volutus Edge Computing Project

21 Jun, 2017

Project Volutus makes it possible to deploy micro data centers at the base of cell towers that can be centrally managed via the cloud.

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MongoDB Adds BaaS Platform to Cloud Service Portfolio

20 Jun, 2017

MongoDB Stitch is a backend-as-a-service (BaaS) intended to make it simpler to build applications using its namesake document database.

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Juniper Networks Applies Node Slicing to Create Virtual Networks

20 Jun, 2017

In a move that borrows a page from the server virtualization playbook, Juniper Networks today unveiled a node-slicing capability to its router software that makes it possible for IT organizations to virtualize network services.

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NTT Unfurls Global Heterogeneous SD-WAN Service

20 Jun, 2017

Rather than requiring IT to standardize on a specific software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN), NTT Communications Corp. unfurled a heterogeneous approach to delivering SD-WAN services.

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Ruckus Taps into Brocade Switch Portfolio

19 Jun, 2017

The challenge IT faces is that traffic is overwhelming wireless access points, which creates a need to seamlessly integrate wireless access points and network switches to efficiently provide access to bandwidth.

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Lenovo Employs Facial Recognition Software in Virtual Training App

19 Jun, 2017

Lenovo AirClass now tracks 68 facial features to gauge the level of student engagement. That data is fed into an analytics application that then generates an engagement score.

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Plexxi Marries SDN to Hyperconverged Infrastucture

16 Jun, 2017

In addition to making it simpler to add networking to an HCI platform, the other major benefit Plexxi is now bringing is that IT can more easily separate compute and storage traffic within an HCI platform.

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dinCloud Looks to Simplify Desktop Virtualization Via the Cloud

16 Jun, 2017

dinWorkspace is a cloud service that enables end users to access their Windows desktops from any device.

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TeleSign Takes on End User Verification Challenge

15 Jun, 2017

TeleSign will make it simpler for developers to employ short message service (SMS) technology to verify identities within mobile applications deployed on either Apple iOS or Google Android devices.

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Salesforce Embeds Einstein AI Platform in CRM Cloud Service

15 Jun, 2017

Salespeople and managers can now directly engage Einstein to determine what deals are most likely to close first. In addition, sales managers can employ Einstein to keep track of KPIs.

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ServiceMax Field Service App Taps into GE Predix Analytics

14 Jun, 2017

Predictive analytics informed by machine learning algorithms will be able to dispatch service personnel to prevent problems from occurring in the first place.

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Pure Storage Embraces an AI Future

14 Jun, 2017

Pure Storage moved to incorporate AI by employing advanced machine learning algorithms to automate management of storage, while expanding its storage system portfolio to support advanced AI apps requiring access to massive amounts of data.

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IBM Launches Identity Service

13 Jun, 2017

IBM decided to make the identity management software it has developed over the years available as a cloud service based on a microservices architecture.

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Talend Extends Scope of Integration Reach

13 Jun, 2017

Via the Summer 2017 release of Talend, which can be invoked as a cloud service or deployed on-premises, the company is extending the reach of its data integration service hosted in the cloud.

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Hortonworks Embeds Tool for Building Streaming Analytics Apps Using No Code

12 Jun, 2017

Rather than requiring IT organizations to write their own code to add a streaming analytics capability, Hortonworks is embedding that capability within HDF via a Streaming Analytics Manager (SAM).

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MapR Extends Big Data Reach to Storage

09 Jun, 2017

MapR has built an entire distributed computing framework on top of Hadoop. MapR this week extended that framework into the realm of storage.

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Alteryx Aims to Simplify Data Discovery

08 Jun, 2017

Bob Laurent, vice president of product marketing at Alteryx, says Alteryx Connect will make it possible for business users to more easily explore multiple data sources regardless of physical location.

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