A number of organisations in Australia are forming their own team of cyber-security experts, allowing the enterprise to take a pre-emptive approach to discovering and tracking security issues, according to a new report which shows this is having a positive impact on jobs in the security sector.
MariaDB Corporation, the database company born as a result of forking the well-known open-source MySQL database, has announced the release of MariaDB ColumnStore 1.0, a columnar storage engine.
The uptake and spending on public cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) is increasing among Australia’s businesses and organisations, with market predictions that the Australian IaaS market is on track to grow by more than 60%, reaching $621 million this year and forecast to hit $1.049 billion by 2020.
Big data analytics is fast becoming the defence to a cyber security offence.
A key part of Nimble Storage's strategy is InfoSight, its cloud-based analytics system covering storage and other aspects of the technology stack.
Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand: new venture with Microsoft and Westpac developing ‘a tailored solution using data analytics’ to meaningfully access big data.
Cyber security continues to grow as one of the largest challenges facing both governments and critical infrastructure operators, according to a new report from a global analyst firm which says that engagement between industry and key stakeholders is critical to better protect from increasingly complex cyber threats.
Oracle chairman and CTO Larry Ellison used his keynote on day one of Oracle Open World 2015 to give a history lesson and to introduce new cloud applications and new features for existing products.
Continuing the move away from its 'box shifter' past, Dell is reinforcing its big data message with the release of a major update for the Statistica analytics software and the announcement of addtional Analytics-as-a-Service.
Woolworths has upgraded and expanded the capacity of its enterprise data warehouse.
A new alliance between HP and Intel focusses on high performance computing (HPC).
Big data is heating up, with a market growing at 28% annually for the next five years.
Infosys Information Platform (IIP) is an open source data analytics platform that helps organisations gain value from the data they hold.
Australia's major banks, insurance companies and telcos are only just starting to adopt big data technology, SAS vice president for big data Paul Kent told iTWire.
Big data is being underutilised by businesses around the world, including those in Australia. But one company thinks it has a way of unlocking its value.
HDS intends to purchase big data company Pentaho and SAP specialist oXya.
Insurers have been warned that they will collectively need to spend US$3.3 billion on information security to counter financial crimes and in the face of heightening fraud brought on by the global ‘digital revolution’.
ICT professionals with skills in data storage, retrieval and analysis are the most sought after in the Australian market, according to a survey over the course of this year by professional network LinkedIn.
Software AG's James Wooster is moving from the UK-based role of senior vice president for intelligent business operations to become the Sydney-based vice president for Australia and New Zealand sales
Microsoft has joined European football powerhouse Real Madrid as its strategic technology partner.
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