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Overstock.com Sparks Customer Insights from Decades of Data – ‘Fast Is Never Fast Enough’

Overstock.com Sparks Customer Insights from Decades of Data – ‘Fast Is ...

We often hear that online retail is among the business sectors furthest along on its digital transformation ...

Data Security In the News: The Weight of GDPR, Widespread Retail Breaches, Cloud Worries, More Venture Investment

Data Security In the News: The Weight of GDPR, Widespread Retail Breaches, ...

News on the data security front has intensified of late, including new survey results indicating prevalent security ...

Microservices Get Agile With Integration Platform

Microservices Get Agile With Integration Platform

As enterprises shift from the “waterfall” software development model to agile microservices architectures, integrators are offering new ...

Architecting Your Network for 5G

Architecting Your Network for 5G

5G has the unique challenge of enabling not only well-known services, such as mobile phone calls and ...

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We often hear that online retail is among the business sectors furthest along on its digital transformation and AI journeys. Overstock.com is a case in point. The giant (2017 revenue: $1.75 billion) internet retailer, known mostly for furniture and home décor, has built out a digitized ecommerce environment that captures and analyzes the behavior of millions of monthly visitors ... Full article
Google and VMware are collaborating on a new cloud plug-in connecting a pair of VMware tools designed to enable provisioning of virtual machines and storage on the search giant’s cloud. The partners this week released a preview version of a Google cloud plug-in for VMware’s vRealize orchestrator and support for the public cloud on the VMware’s platform for automated ... Full article
Seeq Corp., a developer of analytics software for manufacturing and industrial Internet of Things applications, has raised an additional $23 million in a recent funding round that included the investment arms of Chevron and Siemens. The industrial analytics vendor said Wednesday (July 18) the Series B funding round was led by Altira Group along with participation by Chevron Technology ... Full article
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News on the data security front has intensified of late, including new survey results indicating prevalent security breaches in the vulnerable retail industry, escalating cloud-based security fears, significant contract wins for security technology vendors and continued venture investment in security start-ups, beginning with yesterday’s announcement from ObserveIT that the insider threat specialist has garnered $33 million in Series B ... Full article
Google continues to extend the reach of its cloud platform with a new feature that allows cloud customers to deploy commercial and open source applications ranging from databases and machine learning to analytics and big data via its in-house cluster orchestration engine. The search giant said it would offer “production-ready” commercial applications on the Google Cloud platform that are ... Full article
An effort to promote balanced licensing rules for open source software is gaining momentum with the addition of 14 new companies adopting guidelines designed primarily to reduce compliance errors. Open source leader Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) announced Monday (July 16) that Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN), Intel Corp.(NASDAQ: INTC) and a dozen other companies have signed onto a General Public License (GPL) Cooperation ... Full article
As enterprises shift from the “waterfall” software development model to agile microservices architectures, integrators are offering new frameworks for easing the transition. Among them is WSO2, the open source integration vendor that this week released the latest version of its platform designed to hasten the implementation of microservices used to roll out distributed applications. On the premise that microservices ... Full article
5G has the unique challenge of enabling not only well-known services, such as mobile phone calls and ultra-broadband, but new services with very different characteristics. These services include low latency machine communications, such as autonomous vehicles, and Internet of Things (IoT), which may see as many as a million devices per square kilometer. This will call for significant changes ... Full article
Editor’s note: Stay tuned for sister publication HPCwire’s 2018 Readers’ Choice Award nominations! These annual awards are our way of giving back, community, but we cannot do it without you. To make sure you have the chance to submit your favorite industry efforts across verticals and technologies, subscribe to EnterpriseTech and we’ll be reaching out this month to request your nominations.  ... Full article
You’re an accomplished IT manager in financial services, retail or other data-intensive organization, and you preside over an insanely complex IT system, one that handles millions of roboticized transactions per hour, that sprawls globally from on-prem to the cloud to the edge, a system with containers that live and die in a heartbeat, that generates hundreds of events every ... Full article
Is quantum computing 15 years away? Twenty? Is a nation state or threat actor secretly already using it? Are threat actors already capturing and storing your data, hoping some of it will still be useful when quantum computers enable them to decrypt it? We don’t fully know the answer to these questions, but we do know one thing – ... Full article
“Big data” has come to mean different things to different people, morphing from the huge data volumes too big for traditional databases to handle, to the infrastructure required to ingest, store and analyze varieties of structured and, increasingly, unstructured data. As this big data construct expands to include streaming and archived data along with sensor information and transactions, the ... Full article
IBM today announced a new all flash-based entry to its storage products portfolio, a fusion of high performance storage technologies that the company said combines low latency IBM FlashCore technology integrated with multi-cloud software-defined IBM Spectrum Storage solutions. The NVMe-optimized all-flash arrays come in two models – FlashSystem 9110 and FlashSystem 9150 – in 2U enclosures that include dual ... Full article
Today’s engineers use Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) software to solve a range of engineering problems associated with the mass production of products. Yet, many know first-hand that single licenses of advanced CAE multi-physics solvers can easily run in the tens of thousands or even up to a hundred thousand dollars per license, per year. On top of licenses is ... Full article
The global chip market, buoyed over the last several quarters by surging enterprise and storage demand for memory components, cooled during the first quarter as the industry braces for the impact of tariff dispute between China and the U.S. Market tracker IHS reports that global chip revenues declined 3.4 percent during the first quarter of 2018 to $115.8 billion. ... Full article
Intel Corp. is teaming with Chinese e-commerce giant Baidu on a batch of AI projects spanning FPGA-backed workload acceleration, a deep learning framework based on Xeon scalable processors and implementation of a vision processing unit for retail applications. The collaboration was announced during Baidu’s AI developers’ conference in Beijing this week. As more cloud vendors look to accelerate machine ... Full article
Traditionally, IT’s role included reacting to problems in the data center. This resulted in frustration, headaches and wasted time. After an issue cropped up, staff searched through log files and interpreted graphs to find the cause. IT staff often contacted vendor support, spending hours on the phone through multi-tiered escalations. The result — time-consuming trial-and-error, expensive overprovisioning and missed ... Full article
Twenty-two months after completing its $67 billion megadeal to ingest EMC Corp., Dell Technologies has again gone public with the issuance of a publicly traded tracking stock and the buyout of earlier investors in the EMC deal. The complex transaction allows founder Michael Dell and financial partner Silver Lake to maintain majority control of the IT giant. Michael Dell ... Full article
An enterprise, our turf, is defined by Mr. Webster as “an undertaking, one of great scope, complication, or risk.” Add layers of technology, and the goal of the enterprise becomes that much more complicated and risky. Few enterprises have embraced these challenges more than Elon Musk’s drive to transform auto manufacturing: Tesla. As a remarkable story in the New ... Full article
 We’ve been reading about it, researching it and discussing it, maybe even rolling out small implementations for years. Now growing numbers of enterprises across every vertical are adopting data analytics and artificial intelligence technologies as an essential tool for short and long-term business success. Business requirements to grow revenue while keeping costs low and the need to efficiently leverage ... Full article
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Is quantum computing 15 years away? Twenty? Is a nation state or threat actor secretly already using it? Are threat actors already capturing and ...
We often hear that online retail is among the business sectors furthest along on its digital transformation and AI journeys. Overstock.com is a case ...
Heptio, the startup launched in 2016 by the creators of the Kubernetes container orchestrator, is launching an open source initiative along with partner Actapio ...
SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 24, 2018 -- DataDirect Networks (DDN) today announced that it continues to expand its leadership among the sites surveyed annually ...
SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 24, 2018 -- DriveScale, a leader in delivering Software Composable Infrastructure (SCI) for modern workloads, today announced the appointment of veteran technology ...
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