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  • August 25, 2017 25 Aug'17

    Pure Storage CEO swap: Dietzen out, Giancarlo in

    Pure Storage CEO Scott Dietzen resigned unexpectedly Thursday, as the all-flash pioneer named former Cisco executive Charlie Giancarlo its new leader. Dietzen will stay at Pure as chairman, ...

  • August 18, 2017 18 Aug'17

    NetApp earnings per share lifted by all-flash sales

    Strong all-flash sales and a new niche acquisition highlighted the NetApp earnings call this week. The vendor on Wednesday reported net revenue of $1.33 billion, up 2% year over year and above the ...

  • August 15, 2017 15 Aug'17

    Top UC providers widen their lead in Gartner Magic Quadrant

    Unified communications vendors Avaya and Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise stumble in the latest Gartner Magic Quadrant, as Cisco, Microsoft and Mitel extend their market lead.

  • August 04, 2017 04 Aug'17

    Apple earnings growth comes from transition to services

    The transition of many tech giants into software and services vendors was apparent during Apple earnings on Tuesday night. The biggest tech company in the world, known for the Mac, iPhone and iPad, ...

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  • Managing the big data ecosystem requires agility amid disruptions

    In some regards, the term big data management can be viewed as an oxymoron. In fact, oxymorons abound in this industry and society -- virtual reality, artificial intelligence, science fiction and awfully good, the latter of which can apply to the challenges encountered in managing the onslaught of big data from multiple sources. There are countless tools, techniques and practices available for the big data ecosystem to properly gather, mine, prep, store and analyze data and help smooth operations, build marketing campaigns, improve customer service and develop the next new product disruptor. As simplistic as this may sound, it's up to data managers to sort it all out as their data lakes swell beyond capacity.

    "The data lake isn't where data goes to die," Gartner analyst Merv Adrian said at the 2017 Pacific Northwest BI Summit, "it's where data goes to live."

    October's Business Information opens with our editor's note and advice for data managers to move beyond traditional data control to the critical task of improving data quality and delivery -- taking all that raw data and making it useful. Whether for internal or external business use, the demands for instantaneous data access continue to accelerate, spurred on by mobile apps, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and internet of things (IoT).

    In that vein, our cover story examines companies that use their big data ecosystem to divert data lakes toward developing new strategies, products and revenue streams -- in the process, smashing their old business patterns. In another feature, IoT and machine learning technologies help take the guesswork out of estimated times of arrival for transport companies whose businesses depend on shipping and receiving goods.

    Also in this issue, a business intelligence project combined three data warehouses into one to reduce warehouse size by 80% and data load time from several weeks to just days while causing IT staffing problems in the process. In other features, learn how metadata programs can ease mega management woes; semantic technology could be a blessing or curse to AI; companies are gearing up for greater big data management deployments; and all data must be treated equally in the search to find value.

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  • B2B processes get smarter in the cloud

    Major cloud platforms are offering more and more analytics tools. It's a development that should be beneficial for the continuing growth and alignment of B2B partnerships. Continue Reading

  • Telecom operators navigate three technology transformation options

    To reduce cost or increase revenue, operators have three telecom technology transformation options to increase service automation, using different amounts of new technologies. Continue Reading

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