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Not all information is created equal: Unlocking the huge potential of smart data

The amount of data may be growing exponentially, but the intelligence we're gleaning from it is not.

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Data or metadata? For the IoT they’re both important

As the amount of machine-generated data scales, indexing it via metadata will become critical.

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Wi-Fi analytics SaaS can make retail cool

Customers are starting to seek personalized retail experiences and this might be step one for your network.

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Measuring the economic value of data

Who is winning with data, where is this data being kept, what makes new data different, when should data be kept, moved, deleted or transformed, how should data be valued, and why data is so much more important than it used to be?

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Today’s property rules don’t work in our IoT world

We used to own our things, but increasingly our things own us. The laws need to change to restore our traditional rights of property and ownership to the digital times.

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When networks hit the wall

As more consumers turn to over-the-top video streaming services and viewers’ expectations grow – can quality of experience failures be avoided? Ciena’s CTO Steve Alexander explains how our current networks need to adapt to provide an...

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Connected IoT is about to become cognitive IoT

"Ubiquitous connectivity" and machines understanding humans — those will be among the drivers behind a rapid jump in IoT implementations.

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Get ready for new storage technologies and media

Intel's new 1 petabyte storage drive that fits a 1U rack is just one of a slew of new memory form factors and technologies we’ll be seeing in the future.

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Imanis Data focuses on big data backup and recovery

New features in Imanis Data 3.0 include backup of very large data sets, faster data recovery and support for multiple platforms.

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ETL is slowing down real-time data analytics

Many IT professionals say the data transformation tool ETL hinders companies’ ability to do real-time analytics, and they are looking for alternatives.

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Tapping big data to predict the future

Franz Inc. adds future predictive analytics to its data visualization tool, Gruff 7.0, allowing users to create what-if scenarios and uncover hidden relationships.

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A radical innovation that could reduce data density by 50%

A new "beyond binary" method of coding data, along with chemical films and dyes could drastically reduce the amount of space we need to store information.

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Mind-reading computer moves closer to reality

A brain-to-machine telepathic-like interface is becoming more likely following successful machine learning applied to fMRI scans.

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Enterprises can put Oracle's entire public cloud in the data center

Oracle's Cloud at Customer on-premises data center offering is now synced with its public cloud

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Searching for ground truth in IoT

Functionally, IoT is not new. However, open problems with sensors, connectivity, power sources and data need to be solved for IoT to reach forecasted scale.

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Cray adds big data software to its supercomputers

With Urika-XC, Cray combines big data with HPC and AI, making it possible to do real-time weather forecasting, predictive maintenance, precision medicine and more.

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The AI fight is escalating: This is the IT giants' next move

Artificial intelligence is where the competition is in IT, with Microsoft and Google both parading powerful, always-available AI tools for the enterprise at their respective developer conferences, Build and I/O, in May.

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How to make Fully Homomorphic Encryption "practical and usable"

Fully Homomorphic Encryption (FHE) for years has been a promising approach to protecting data while it’s being computed on, but making it fast enough and easy enough to use has been a challenge.


The need to automate routine work has never been higher

In a new ServiceNow study, business leaders say they are overloaded with data and that manual processes squelch creativity, productivity and revenue generation.

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Network check-ups critically important to a business' health

Network check-ups are important. Now, new analytics software makes it easy to check a network’s health and ID issues and remedies.

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