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Supercomputing's TOP500 Led By China, Linux
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
The latest TOP500 list of worldwide supercomputers shows several significant changes in what countries are leading the pack, and what technologies are most in use.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 6/21/2016
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IBM Watson Health Tackles Diabetes
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
IBM Watson Health is teaming with the American Diabetes Association to apply cognitive computing to the ADA's 66 years worth of research and data. The results will be used to help entrepreneurs, developers, healthcare providers, and patients learn more about diabetes, prevention, complications, and care.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/15/2016
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HPE Unveils Converged IoT Systems, Partnerships
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Hewlett Packard Enterprise, at its Discover 2016 event, announced a multifaceted strategy for IoT that includes converged systems at the network edge, security, analytics, and partnerships with some of the big players in IoT platforms for business.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/9/2016
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HPE Updates Helion, Opens 'The Machine' To Developers
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
At its Discover conference in Las Vegas Hewlett Packard Enterprise announced updates to its Helion Cloud Portfolio, and touted breakthroughs in its software-defined data center strategy. The company also welcomed developers to work on The Machine, its next-generation computer architecture.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/8/2016
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Wearables At Work: 9 Security Steps Worth Taking
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
Wearables are finding their way into organizations, whether or not IT departments are prepared to deal with them. As the number of endpoints continues to grow, so does the potential for hacks. These nine pointers will help you prepare your organization to keep ahead of threats.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 6/6/2016
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9 Secrets Of Data-Driven Companies
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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What does it mean to call your company "data-driven?" Definitions range from simple reporting to viewing data science as a core business strategy. We asked executives from a variety of businesses to help us identify which traits are essential for becoming a truly data-driven company. See what we learned, and tell us how your organization stacks up.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 6/2/2016
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LinkedIn's Kafka Monitor, Apple's Siri Are Set Free: Big Data Roundup
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
LinkedIn contributes Kafka Monitor to open source. Apple prepares to open Siri to third-party developers. We have all this, plus news about Confluent and Tinkerpop, in our Big Data Roundup for the week ending May 29, 2016.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/29/2016
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Symbolic IO Rewrites Rules For Storage
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The company's IRIS system promises dramatic speed improvements over existing technologies. These storage improvements should benefit anyone running large database queries, particularly transactions that require speed.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/24/2016
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Big Data, Analytics Sales Will Reach $187 Billion By 2019
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Market research firm IDC forecasts a 50% increase in revenues from the sale of big data and business analytics software, hardware, and services between 2015 and 2019. Services will account for the biggest chunk of revenue, with banking and manufacturing-led industries poised to spend the most.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/24/2016
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Exar Finds Success Moving Oracle Database To AWS
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Exar Corp., the Fremont, Calif., chip maker, needed to upgrade its Oracle database at a time of cost reduction and transition. Here's how it moved it to the AWS cloud.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/23/2016
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PayPal's Path To Independence: A Tale Of Cloud Innovation
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
PayPal navigated its separation and independence from eBay in a seven-month accelerated transition. On the big day, all systems were go. Learn how the creative use of cloud technologies, and a remarkable degree of employee collaboration, earned the company a 2016 Elite 100 Award in the category of Best Use Of Cloud Services.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/3/2016
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At Toyota Financial Services, Analytics Aid Distressed Customers
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
To find a better way to handle payment delinquencies in a period of global financial crisis, Toyota Financial Services established a multi-phase plan to use analytics to assess risk and microsegment consumers. The goals were to reduce delinquencies in order to keep drivers in their cars. The company's efforts earned it a 2016 InformationWeek Elite 100 Award for Best in Analytics.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/3/2016
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Penn Medicine: Using Data To Save Patient Lives
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
News
Penn Signals is a system that uses existing data from electronic health records to perform real-time predictive analysis of heart failure patients. The goal? Penn Medicine wanted to place patients in proper risk groups and assign them to cardiology resources in order to get them the best care and improve their outcomes. This work earned the company the No. 4 spot in the 2016 InformationWeek Elite 100.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 5/2/2016
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IBM Introduces 3 General-Purpose Flash Arrays
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Flash storage is maturing, and the latest products are taking on a more general-purpose storage function. To meet those needs, IBM introduced three such arrays this week.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/29/2016
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AWS Summit: New Cloud Services, Expanded EBS Choices
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Amazon Web Services unveiled a security inspection and data transfer acceleration service, along with two new EBS options, at AWS Summit.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/22/2016
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IBM's Strategy Fails To Boost Revenue, Impress Investors
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
IBM embarked on its first quarter breaking out "strategic imperatives," as part of an effort to showcase businesses such as cognitive computing that the company believes will shape its future. Yet, overall IBM's revenue experienced a decline compared to last year's first quarter.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/19/2016
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Pivotal Changes Elephants, Big Data-As-A-Service Growing: Big Data Roundup
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Google machine learning wants to harness your unscheduled minutes. Pivotal expands its alliance with Hortonworks. The big data-as-a-service market is forecast to grow in a big way. Dell updates Statistica for "citizen" data scientists. All that and how your emoji choices may be driving your friends away, in the Big Data Roundup for the week ending April 17, 2016.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/17/2016
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10 High-Tech Tools Powering Las Vegas
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
News
Las Vegas is a modern high-tech hub. Casinos depend on technology to keep guests happy -- and honest. Here's a look at some of the tech behind the magic, and the lessons that can pay off big for enterprises.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 4/15/2016
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Nvidia DGX-1 Supercomputer Slated For June Release
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Nvidia's DGX-1 supercomputer is designed to deploy deep learning technology to help businesses quickly dig through huge reams of data. It's another way to bring AI, IoT, and big data technologies into the enterprise.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 4/6/2016
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IBM Layoffs Hit Canada, Europe, Australia; US Likely Next
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
IBM layoffs are hitting employees in Canada, Europe, and Australia. Another round of US layoffs is reportedly "imminent."
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/4/2016
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