How The European Union Is Helping Its Citizens Cope With Big Data

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How The European Union Is Helping Its Citizens Cope With Big Data With 1.7 million billion bytes of data produced in the world every minute, it is increasingly clear that our brains need to deal with large and complex data sets. The aforementioned figure is the equivalent of 360,000 DVDs – a context that makes

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Is The CIA Concerned About The Internet Of Things?

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Is The CIA Concerned About The Internet Of Things? A recent forum on the future of warfare at the Aspen Security Centre in Colorado established that one of the major geo-security threats of the coming decades would be the internet of things – specifically the embedding of computers, sensors and internet capabilities into everyday objects.

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Can Mass Surveillance Create A Harmonious Society?

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Can Mass Surveillance Create A Harmonious Society? A lot has been written recently about how big data can be used for illicit and unethical purposes – yet away from the world of NSA surveillance and Edward Snowden, one country is using it to create a safer and more harmonious society for its citizens. Singapore is

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Concurrent, Inc. And Elasticsearch, Inc. Team Up To Accelerate Data Application Deployment

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Concurrent, Inc. And Elasticsearch, Inc. Team Up To Accelerate Data Application Deployment Enterprises Can Now Use Cascading and Elasticsearch to Accelerate Time to Market for Data Products That Require Reliable and Scalable Data Processing and Powerful Search and Analytics Capabilities SAN FRANCISCO, CA and LOS ALTOS, CA–(Marketwired – Jul 31, 2014) – Concurrent, Inc., the

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Latest Netskope Report: Security Nightmare For IT Departments

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Latest Netskope Report: Security Nightmare For IT Departments Netskope have today released the findings of their quarterly ‘Cloud Report’. The report, which complies the foremost trends on cloud app adoption and usage, discovered the emergence of several new trends. Chief among them was the ever-increasing number of apps that enable some kind of sharing and

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Atlantic.Net Launches First International Data Center In Toronto, Canada

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Cloud Hosting Provider Continues Expansion with a Third State-of-the-Art Facility ORLANDO, FL – July 29, 2014 –Atlantic.Net, a high-powered SSD cloud VPS hosting solutions provider, announced today the opening of their first international data center, located in Toronto, Canada. To assist in the expansion, a second center also launched in Dallas, Texas. These state of the art

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Google’s Autonomic Robotic Car – What Side Are You On?

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Google’s Autonomic Robotic Car – What Side Are You On? Google is often known for its groundbreaking innovations, one of them the Google Self-Driving Car; started under the supervision of semi-secret Google X facility. The project deals with the development and advancement in the technology for autonomous cars. The software which runs these cars has

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Global 2000 Firm Achieves 192 Percent ROI Securing Critical Financial Applications

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Financial Services Institution Improved Secure Development Processes and Reduced Enterprise Risk, According to Case Study by Leading Analyst Firm BURLINGTON, MA–(Marketwired – Jul 24, 2014) - Veracode, the application security company, today released a commissioned case study by Forrester Consulting describing how a Global 2000 financial services company secured its critical outsourced and internally-developed applications with

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Survey: Businesses With On-Prem Solutions Know Little About Managed Cloud Providers

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Survey: Businesses With On-Prem Solutions Know Little About Managed Cloud Providers According to a new survey commissioned by Xtium and performed by Spiceworks, a majority of IT professionals overlook managed cloud providers, but admit they know little about this approach to hosted infrastructure. The results revealed that 77% of IT professionals manage their infrastructure with

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Benchmarks Reveal Bare Metal Outperforms Virtualized Public Cloud For “Fast Big Data” Applications

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Benchmarks Reveal Bare Metal Outperforms Virtualized Public Cloud For “Fast Big Data” Applications  Cloud Spectator finds dramatically higher throughput, lower latency and better price-performance for real-time big data running Aerospike’s in-memory NoSQL database on Internap compared with Amazon Web Services and Rackspace  ATLANTA and MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIF. – July 16, 2014 – Internap Network Services Corporation (NASDAQ:

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Russia’s New Data Storage Law: Protecting Information Or Silencing Dissent?

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Russia’s New Data Storage Law: Protecting Information Or Silencing Dissent? News broke late last week that Russia’s lower house of parliament had passed a law which required all internet companies operating inside the country to store Russian citizens’ personal data with the borders of its territory. The law is scheduled to come into effect on

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Veracode Recognized As “Leader” In The Gartner Magic Quadrant

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Veracode Recognized as “Leader” in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing for Third Consecutive Report BURLINGTON, MA–(Source: Marketwired – Jul 7, 2014) – Veracode, the application security company, today announced that it has been positioned in the “Leaders” quadrant of Gartner, Inc.’s 2014′s “Application Security Testing Magic Quadrant”. The quadrant is based on an

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Austrian Retail Giant SPAR Chooses SAP HANA Infrastructure From Hitachi Data Systems

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European Retailer Relies on SAP HANA In-Memory Computing on the Hitachi Unified Compute Platform to Make Quicker Business Decisions SANTA CLARA, CA–(Source: Marketwired – Jul 1, 2014) – Hitachi Data Systems Corporation (HDS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), today announces that SPAR Austria Group has chosen Hitachi Unified Compute Platform (UCP)

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The New Wave On The Cloud: Object Based Storage

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The New Wave On The Cloud: Object Based Storage Is your data exponentially growing? Are you using orthodox storage systems like Storage Area Network (SAN) and Network Attached Storage (NAS)? Cloud computing with its numerous benefits and innovative capabilities now offers a novel way of working with data through ‘Object based storage model’. Due to

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