IDC estimates that between now and 2017 the market for PaaS solutions will increase by 30 percent annually, to reach a turnover of $14 billion by 2017. The jump from last year $3.8 billion to $14 billion will be due to the need for companies to reduce infrastructure costs and speed [...]

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Hadoop for many is synonymous with big data. Hadoop is not an application but a set of open source multi-tools with the ultimate goal is to analyze volumes of structured and unstructured data.

The research firm IDC conducted a study to know how the companies were cohabiting big data analysis systems like [...]

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The big data is here to stay and, little by little, all the big software companies are shoring up their portfolio of big data solution as leaders of this new paradigm. Predictive analytics uses statistical models to look for correlations and patterns that might provide clues about the behavior of customers, market [...]

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The global research firm, IDC, has released a new infographic commissioned by SAP which estimated that SAP partners worldwide revenue gain of about $220,000 million over the next five years in relation to the analytical solutions and the company’s big data.

According to IDC, this is consistent with the strong increase in [...]

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Half of mobile operators expect to deploy software defined networks or SDN, within two years to reduce operating costs, according to a study by Informa Telecoms and Media sponsored by Juniper Networks.

Mobile SDN is set to be one of the most transformative technologies implemented in the next few years. Cost [...]

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Fusion-io, a world leader in flash-based memory management, introduces a solution for increasing the performance of flash in virtual server environments.  With an update of ioTurbine software, Fusion-io offered up to 40 times increased performance for applications in VM environments, doubling the number of VMs and unloading of SAN solutions.

Compatible [...]

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Analyze large volumes of data not only promotes the application of new software and other connectors, but also increases the need for computing hardware, servers storage, etc. With its portfolio analytics, knowledge management, security and monitoring, HP offers a new platform for Big Data.

Under the project name HAVEn, HP has [...]

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Juniper Networks announces Junos Network Analytics, a range of next-generation solutions for Big Data analysis and intelligence network that now includes BizReflex and NetReflex products. Both products were developed in partnership with Guavus, a leading provider of Big Data solutions based on innovative “first analysis” architecture to better understand the behavior [...]

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According to IDC, in 2013 the global volume of the enterprise networking market (which includes software defined networks (SDN)) will reach $42.4 billion, and will reach $50 billion, with growth across all categories, by 2017.

The volume of the Layer 2-3 switch market segment of the market [...]

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Revenues from digital advertising reached a new record high. In the yearly Internet Advertising Revenue Report prepared by PricewaterhouseCoopers for the Interactive Advertising Bureau, Q4 digital advertising revenues reached $10 billion, an increase of almost 15% from 2011 figures. Total revenues for 2012 were $31.6 billion in the United States [...]

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DBSeer, a software system developed by MIT researchers, can improve cloud computing performance as well as reduce hardware requirements by 95%. It makes use of techniques in order to create more accurate models of resource demands and performance in database-driven applications. This is basically the content of the Continue Reading

IDC claims that “development and test databases remain an area of astonishing waste in terms of both storage and staffing costs at many organizations.”

Database copies fulfill requirements across the application development lifecycle, data warehousing and reporting needs. These full copies of production databases often consume far more storage and require resources to [...]

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People keep storing and sharing highly sensitive information in the public cloud despite the warnings about the dangers, and despite story after news story that validates those warnings. This is the rogue cloud—a de facto innovation platform that exists thanks to legions of organizations diving headlong into [...]

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Large data sources in the world today are vast. Companies today have access to a vast range of innovative resources that give companies the ability to gather and analyze consumer information. They can act as a continuous incoming data from the measuring device, the events from radio frequency identifiers, message streams from [...]

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Red Hat was able to close a deal with ManageIQ last month for $104 million. With its new acquisition, the company will be able to strengthen its CloudForms infrastructure-as-a-service management tool. Meant to be offered as a “single [...]

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Cloud Computing is taking off in various parts of the globe, partly because companies are now realizing the great potential of cloud computing technology when it comes to cost efficiency, productivity, agility, and operational flexibility. However, Canadian companies seem to be lagging behind the rest of the world when it comes to [...]

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