Big Data

Bank Muamalat to use SAS' credit scoring solution
Islamic financial provider Bank Muamalat and business analytics software and services company SAS Malaysia have announced the integration of SAS’ Credit Scoring technology into the bank’s operations in Malaysia.
A little security for big data
Securing big data in an organisation requires smart policies enforcement, thorough analytics and high performance tools, writes George Chang of Fortinet.
Embrace disruptive technologies to drive business: CA Tech
CA Tech is urging CIOs to embrace disruptive technologies such as the cloud, mobile, social and big data management analytics, to transform business and drive competitive advantage. Gabey Goh reports from CA World 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Oracle launches new SPARC servers
Oracle Corporation has launched a set of midrange and high-end systems, the SPARC T5 and M5 servers, running the Solaris operating system.
IBM announces new big data technologies
IBM has announced new technologies designed to help companies and governments tackle ‘big data’ by making it simpler, faster and more economical to analyze massive amounts of data.
Dell transformation to help customers transform, says senior exec
All eyes are on Dell as it seeks to go private -- its Asia Pacific and Japan president tells DNA that the company is all fired up its transformation, which would in turn help its customers better respond to a rapidly changing marketplace.
Fixated with technology? Think ‘information’
The myopia in IT manifests itself as the lack of attention to the first word of “Information Technology,” where organizations are infected by the meme of technology first, information later, writes Bernard Sia.
Consumers want smarter customer service: Avaya survey
Over six in 10 consumers are willing to pay more to companies that deliver excellent service, and of those, more than 40% are willing to pay at least 20% more, according to Avaya’s Asia Pacific Customer Experience Index. When customers are satisfied with the service they receive, they are more likely to remain loyal and generate additional revenues.
HP gets serious about security, controversial Autonomy deal bearing fruit
HP has brought together all the various teams and technologies it has had working on security – including the now controversial Autonomy acquisition -- to form the HP Security Research (HPSR) organization.
Intel announces distro for Apache Hadoop
To ensure more organizations and people have the ability to make use of the vast amounts of data that are generated, collected and stored everyday, or big data, Intel has announced the availability of the Intel Distribution for Apache Hadoop software.  
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