Big Data

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.
A new ERA for real estate?
ERA Malaysia has launched its Business System in the country, following the successful completion of a pilot program. Technology parts a crucial role but industry and market remains under-represented online with many players not 'tuned in to IT,' it says.
Gartner’s Top 10 strategic tech trends for 2013
Gartner has highlighted the top 10 technologies and trends with the potential for significant impact on the enterprise in the next three years. Factors that denote significant impact include a high potential for disruption to IT or the business, the need for a major dollar investment, or the risk of being late to adopt.
B2B matchmaker SocialWalk seeks more dates
With its trade show footprint, online B2B trade platform SocialWalk sees itself as an SEA-centric integrated trade services provider and is now expanding its network across the region, and has a foothold in the Middle East.
Helping organizations tackle big data, social media challenges
IBM has unveiled a new digital marketing system and big data software that it claimed were designed to help organizations gain ‘actionable insights’ on the broadest range of data to transform the way they do business with customers, employees and partners.
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