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Plexxi Starter Kits Aimed at Software-Defined Networking

Plexxi Inc. is the latest software-defined networking (SDN) vendor seeking to provide enterprises with simplified access to the complicated network virtualzation technology.

Hadoop Integration Highlights Updates to Aerospike, "World's Fastest Database'

Aerospike Inc., maker of what it claims to be the "world's fastest database," has announced upgrades to its NoSQL key-value pair database.

Dell Teams with Midokura on Software-Defined Networking Overlay for OpenStack

Dell Inc. is partnering with Midokura to integrate that company's MidoNet software-defined networking (SDN) technology with Dell infrastructure, specifically offering it as an option for overlays on the OpenStack cloud computing platform.

Microsoft Updates Big Data Enterprise Offerings

Microsoft is making numerous updates across its widespread data platform to put more Big Data analytics capabilities into the hands of its enterprise customers.

Intel Launches Platform for Internet of Things Analytics

The new Intel Internet of Things (IoT) Platform introduced by the world's largest processor manufacturer seeks to provide "an end-to-end reference model and family of products" that combines with third-party solutions to help securely and easily connect devices to deliver trusted data to the cloud for analytics initiatives.

Big Data Craze Bolsters R Programming Language Popularity

As industry scrambles to overcome the shortage of developers with Big Data skills, the R statistical programming language is gaining in popularity.

'Aurora' Database Engine Unveiled by Amazon

AWS is touting Aurora as its response to the traditional relational database model, which it described as expensive, proprietary and difficult to license.



Study Shows Self-Service BI Not Living Up to Expectations

Self-service business intelligence (BI) isn't fulfilling its promise, according to a recent study by Logi Analytics.

IBM Data Services Coming to the Cloud

IBM this week announced its Watson Analytics service and other data-driven offerings would soon be available on its Cloud marketplace.

Big Switch Offers Starter Kits for Easy Software-Defined Networking

Bundles of hardware, software, support and guidance aim to ease adoption of company's Big Cloud Fabric.

Enterprise Big Data, Data Warehouse Problems Addressed by Startups

Two startups emerged from stealth with strategies to improve the success rate of Big Data projects and completely redesign the way enterprises store and analyze large amounts of different kinds of data, taking advantage of cloud computing capabilities.

Point-and-Click Mobile Development Added to Salesforce Platform

Salesforce.com recently announced Lightning development tools for its Salesforce1 platform with the goal of enabling enterprise staffers with varying technical skills to build mobile apps.

Alpha Software Features Built-In Offline Support for Mobile Apps

Low-code solution allows effective offline use of data-driven apps.

More Mobile Developers Get Access to Facebook Ad Network

Enterprise developers and marketers can capitalize on the vast quantities of information the Web giant gathers from its users.

Hadoop Cloud Service Lets Companies Test Big Data Waters

Teradata also announces technology and sales partnership with enterprise Hadoop vendor Cloudera Inc.

HP Announces Store for Enterprise SDN Applications

HP announced the upcoming HP SDN App Store will provide software-defined networking offerings to ease the enterprise adoption of the nascent technology that increases network programmability.

BlueData Emerges from Stealth Mode with Big Data Platform for Everyone

BlueData Software launched its EPIC Enterprise platform with the goal to "democratize" Big Data by making it more accessible to enterprises of all sizes

Red Hat Aims High with Enterprise Cloud

Red Hat announced it's now seeking to become the king of the enterprise cloud services vendors.

IBM Opens New Cloud Resiliency Center

Business continuity services mitigate disruption risks and provide for disaster recovery.

Mobile App Visualization Tool Keeps Development Teams Synchronized

Business stakeholders, designers and developers can keep track of an app's UX throughout a project lifecycle.