Big Data

Fujitsu, NEC and NTT in optical R&D pact
Fujitsu Limited, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT) and NEC Corporation have announced a joint research and development (R&D effort toward making the world’s top-level, 400Gbps/channel-class digital coherent optical transmission technology.
Megatrends fast changing the role of CIOs: Forrester
At Microsoft’s Breakfast with Visionaries event, over 100 Chief Information Officers (CIOs) heard from Forrester and Microsoft how mobile, cloud, enterprise social and big data will dominate the next decade and drive at least 80% of their industry’s growth by the year 2020.
Malaysia’s ICT spend to surpass US$10bil, but challenges abound
Malaysia's information and communications technology sector spending is expected to breach the US$10-billion mark for the first time in its history, according to a recent forecast by analyst firm IDC.
HP looking to optimize return on information
Software and services took center stage during the second day of HP Discover, the company's showcase technology event for business and government customers taking place in Frankfurt, Germany.
Big data spells more than just bottom-line gains: Oracle
The term ‘Big Data’ has been bandied about for the past year and it means different thing to different people. In fact, according to enterprise software player Oracle, one of the barriers to adoption is the lack of the proper understanding of the concept of big data.
Big data powered network security from Sourcefire
Sourcefire has launched its latest FirePOWER appliance family in Malaysia, saying it can protect networks from sophisticated malware, advanced persistent threats (APTs) and targeted attacks.
Asia Pacific IT spending to hit US$743bil in 2013: Gartner
IT spending in Asia Pacific is forecast to reach US$743 billion in 2013, an increase of 7.9% over 2012, according to Gartner Inc. In 2012, IT spending in Asia Pacific is on pace to grow 7.6%.
Did big data analytics help Obama get re-elected?
Edwin Yapp wonders how much big data analysis and predictive analytics tools factored in the victory of US President Barack Obama.
Big data picking up pace rapidly across Asia Pacific
The big data technology and services market in Asia Pacific (excluding Japan) is expected to grow from US$258.5 million in 2011 to US$1.76 billion in 2016, on the back of a 46.8% five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR).
That old dinosaur, the mainframe, to drive innovation: Survey
In an increasingly complex IT landscape, the mainframe continues to serve as a cornerstone of growth and innovation within the enterprise infrastructure, according to a global survey from CA Technologies.
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