Microsoft continues open source love affair with Apache Storm endorsement

Maria Deutscher | October 17th

Microsoft Corp., the poster child of proprietary software, has developed a sudden appetite for open-source technologies. Barely three days after revealing plans to make future versions of Windows Server compatible with the Docker container engine, which currently...»

Now you can dance to your Twitter timeline thanks to Twitter Audio Card

Collen Kriel | October 17th

October 16, Twitter Inc. announced on their blog that it would be providing Twitter users with a completely new audio experience. Sharing music on Twitter has always had a strong presence and musicians are sharing on a...»

OpenStack’s 10th release reflects heavy telco influence

Mike Wheatley | October 17th

OpenStack has just pushed out its tenth release, adding new elements that should make it a more viable option for telecommunications companies. Called Juno, it adds support for Network Function Virtualization (NFV), as well as new...»

For Big Data investors: Uber, Coca Cola will rule the market | #BigDataNYC

Kristen Nicole | October 16th

When we think of Big Data we tend to think IT departments. Cloud, storage, data management and visualization, business intelligence and advertising metrics. But Big Data reaches beyond the IT department, and for investors looking to make their...»

Hadoop challenges assumptions, old thinking in enterprise | #BigDataNYC

Alina Popescu | October 16th

Adopting new technologies has been difficult for many organizations because it requires changes in thinking. With Big Data and new ways of doing analytics, many traditional assumptions have been challenged in the enterprise, explained Ron Bodkin, President of Think Big, an...»

Orchestrate empowers database developers to transform enterprise IT

Saroj Kar | October 16th

Poland based DBaaS vendor Orchestrate has a solution to overcome obstacles to scalability in database architecture. The company introduced Orchestrate Enterprise, a complete database portfolio for rapid, massively scalable enterprise application development. What’s unique with the new...»

How Asia will drive Smart City adoption

Mellisa Tolentino | October 16th

This week’s Smart City roundup features the latest predictions for the smart and connected office, expectations for Asia to heavily invest in smart infrastructure, and a deal that will improve China’s IT infrastructure.


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How CrowdChat creates transparency, empowers workers and business decisions | #oow14

Rose Meadows | October 16th

An early adopter of CrowdChat, Dan Hushon has found a variety of business use cases for the public hashtag forum. As CTO of the Global Technology Office for Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC), Hushon uses CrowdChat about...»

Loggly raises $15 million to take the fight against Splunk up the stack

Maria Deutscher | October 16th

Analytics startup Loggly Inc. has raised another $15 million from a group of top investors to beat Splunk Inc. at its own game with a higher-level approach to uncovering useful patterns in the vast amounts of data...»

Banks are where the rubber meets the road for Hadoop adoption | #BigDataNYC

Alina Popescu | October 16th

Banks and large financial institutions are “where rubber meets the road in terms of Hadoop adoption,” says WANdisco Chairman and CEO David Richards. He explained that the technology investment is easily justifiable because, according to customer experiences, Hadoop...»