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IT not just about software, but hardware and humans too: HDS CTO
The rise of the cloud, web services startups, mobile apps, and software-defined networking has put software at the heart of businesses, but hardware still has a role to play, according to Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) chief technology officer Hu Yoshida.
Unified BI player Jedox enters Asia, fires salvo at rivals
German unified business intelligence (BI) solutions provider Jedox AG has established its first physical presence in Asia with the launch of its Singapore office, and couldn’t resist a jab or two at its rivals.
GlobalRoam subsidiary GNum invests US$1.5mil in big data startup aSpecial Media
Telecommunication services provider GlobalRoam Group Ltd said it has invested S$2 million (US$1.5 million), through its subsidiary GNum Pte Ltd, for a “significant minority stake” in Singapore-based big data analytics startup aSpecial Media.
IBM technologies to be embedded in Sunway University’s ICT courses
IBM Malaysia and Sunway University have announced a collaboration that will see IBM technologies embedded in the institution’s ICT curriculum.
90% of companies benefitting from big data: CA study
Enterprise big data strategies are delivering key benefits to organisations despite noted challenges in implementation, according to a global study commissioned by CA Technologies.
IBM makes major commitment to Open Source BDA platform Apache Spark
IBM Corp has announced what it said was a major commitment to Apache Spark, describing it as the most important new open source project in a decade.
iProperty harnesses big data with iPropertyIQ tool
iProperty Group is touting its iPropertyIQ big data solution that it said simplifies information access and discovery, enabling real estate professional to quickly turn data into business value.
Dell sets up innovation lab at MMU in Malaysia
Multimedia University (MMU) has announced the launch of the Dell Innovation Lab, in partnership with Dell Malaysia, at its Cyberjaya campus.
Telco Deep Dive: From telco to comco
Telcos’ key assets are no longer their physical networks but their brand and customer relationships, which makes them uniquely positioned to offer Communications, Commerce and Community solutions as ‘comcos,’ writes Gerard K.M. Lim.
Maximising the value of big data analytics
Without the appropriate tools, managing and analysing big data becomes a frustrating and time- consuming process. JY Pook of Tableau shares a few ways how organisations can maximise the value of their big data analytics.
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