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De-Archiving: What Is It and Who’s Doing It?

By David Friend | February 23, 2018

De-Archiving I first heard the term “De-Archiving” a few months ago on a visit to a few studios in Hollywood. On that trip, I learned that approximately 500,000 feature length films exist in the world. As of 2016, Netflix had

Big Pivot Podcast: How To Become A More Effective CIO

By Jennifer Klostermann | February 22, 2018

Become A More Effective CIO The Big Pivot podcast, put together by IDG and Informatica, looks at how CIOs are leading data transformation. Covering everything from the essentials of data management and security to the less obvious value of controlling

What is Article 33? GDPR: High-Stakes and Limited Time to Prepare

By Daren Glenister | February 22, 2018

Article 33 and the GDPR With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into force in nearly three months’ time, you’d think most enterprises in the European Union (EU) would be prepared – especially considering the steep penalties in place

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“Management by AI”: Analytics in the Data Center

By Enzo Greco | February 21, 2018

Management by AI Behind any cloud, hosted environment or enterprise computing environment are data centers with tens of thousands of servers, racks upon racks of networking equipment, and supporting critical infrastructure, from power distribution to thermal management. The scale, complexity

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A Smart Data Approach to Assurance in a Hybrid Cloud Environment

By CloudTweaks | February 19, 2018

Smart Data Microsoft and Amazon both reported significant growth in their cloud businesses recently. Revenue for Microsoft’s Azure increased by a staggering 98 percent in the three months ending December 31st 2017, and market leader Amazon Web Services (AWS) saw

Cognitive computing: Moving From Hype to Deployment

By Ronald van Loon | February 15, 2018

Cognitive computing Although cognitive computing, which is many a times referred to as AI or Artificial Intelligence, is not a new concept, the hype surrounding it and the level of interest pertaining to it is definitely new. The combination of

EU tells Facebook, Google and Twitter to ‘do more’ for users

By CloudBuzz | February 15, 2018

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Europe’s justice commissioner told Facebook (FB.O), Twitter (TWTR.N) and Google (GOOGL.O) on Thursday to do more to bring their user terms in line with EU law, saying proposals submitted by the tech giants were considered insufficient. The

Databricks Appoints Vijay Gill as Senior Vice President of Engineering to Expand Investment in Its Unified Analytics Platform

By CloudBuzz | February 13, 2018

Databricks Appoints Vijay Gill as Senior Vice President of Engineering Salesforce Executive Joins Databricks Leadership Team to Make Artificial Intelligence a Reality for All Companies SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Databricks, provider of the leading Unified Analytics

Monetizing the Internet of Things (IoT)

By Bill Schmarzo | February 8, 2018

“Why incur the expense of generating and collecting all of this IoT data if you’re not going to monetize it?” Organizations are racing to embrace the Internet of Things (IoT) as the pundits create “visions of sugar-plums dancing in their

Alibaba to take $486 mln stake in China retail data firm

By CloudBuzz | February 8, 2018

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s biggest e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd will invest $486 million for a stake in a domestic big- data firm focused on hotels and retail, as part of a push to deepen its offline presence. The

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