Displaying items by tag: Big Data analytics

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.

Published in Recruitment
Friday, 16 December 2016 09:03

MariaDB adds support for big data analytics

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.

Published in Business Software

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.

Published in Cloud Services
Monday, 05 September 2016 09:45

Big data analytics is key to stronger cybersecurity

Big data analytics is fast becoming the defence to a cyber security offence.

Published in Security
Wednesday, 24 February 2016 16:26

Nimble puts data science to work for customers

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.

Published in 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.

Published in Security
Monday, 26 October 2015 15:45

Ellison's box of goodies for Oracle faithful

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.

Published in Data
Thursday, 06 August 2015 14:27

Woolworths upgrades data warehouse with Teradata

Woolworths has upgraded and expanded the capacity of its enterprise data warehouse.

Published in Data
Tuesday, 14 July 2015 16:40

HP teams with Intel for HPC

A new alliance between HP and Intel focusses on high performance computing (HPC).

Published in Strategy
Tuesday, 23 June 2015 05:53

Big data puts on the heat

Big data is heating up, with a market growing at 28% annually for the next five years.

Published in Data

Infosys Information Platform (IIP) is an open source data analytics platform that helps organisations gain value from the data they hold.

Published in Data
Thursday, 26 February 2015 15:45

It's time to experiment with big data: SAS exec

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.

Published in Data
Wednesday, 25 February 2015 18:03

Just Qlik and Sense the value of big data

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.

Published in Data
Wednesday, 18 February 2015 15:16

HDS still on acquisition trail

HDS intends to purchase big data company Pentaho and SAP specialist oXya.

Published in Strategy

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’.

Published in Security
Monday, 22 December 2014 17:31

Big Data drives demand for specialist skills

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.

Published in Enterprise Staff
Friday, 28 November 2014 10:21

Software AG's Wooster shifting to Sydney

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

Published in People Moves
Wednesday, 19 November 2014 11:43

Real Madrid signs Microsoft

Microsoft has joined European football powerhouse Real Madrid as its strategic technology partner.

Published in Strategy
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