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  • Microsoft Hopes To Unify Big Data And Analytics In Newly Announced Suite

    Microsoft Hopes To Unify Big Data And Analytics In Newly Announced Suite

    Today at its Worldwide Partner Conference in Orlando, Microsoft announced the Cortana Analytics Suite. It takes the company’s machine learning, big data and analytics products and packages them together in one huge, monolithic suite. Microsoft has put together the suite with the hope of providing a one-stop, big data and analytics solution for enterprise customers. “Our goal was… Read More

  • Security Company CrowdStrike Scores $100M Led By Google Capital

    Security Company CrowdStrike Scores $100M Led By Google Capital

    If you need proof that security is a red hot market these days, how about this morning’s announcement that cybersecurity company CrowdStrike landed a $100 million Series C investment round? The round was led by Google Capital with Rackspace, which happens to be one of the company’s customers also investing. Existing investors Accel and Warburg Pincus also participated. Read More

  • Support Center Software Ameyo Nabs $5M To Expand Into The U.S.

    Support Center Software Ameyo Nabs $5M To Expand Into The U.S.

    Ameyo, a Gurgaon-based startup that makes software for customer support and sales centers, has raised a Series A of $5 million from Forum Synergies. The company, which already has customers throughout Asia, the Middle East, and Africa, plans to use the capital to expand into the United States. Read More

  • Spark And Hadoop Are Friends, Not Foes Crunch Network

    Spark And Hadoop Are Friends, Not Foes

    June was an exciting month for Spark. At Hadoop Summit San Jose, it was a frequent topic of conversation, as well as the subject of many session presentations. On June 15, IBM announced plans to make a massive investment in Spark-related technology. This announcement helped to kick off the Spark Summit in San Francisco, where one could witness the increasing number of engineers learning… Read More

  • The Next Big Opportunity In Enterprise Starts In The Field Crunch Network

    The Next Big Opportunity In Enterprise Starts In The Field

    Aaron Levie of Box recently shared his perspective on the trillion dollar market for enterprise startups building solutions to help individual workers, broad job functions and entire industries go digital. Aaron argues that “…while information technology swept through most enterprises in the 90s and 2000s aiming to automate the back-office, this decade will be all about extending… Read More

  • Microsoft Says Power BI Will Come Out Of Preview On July 24, Open Sources Visualization Stack

    Microsoft Says Power BI Will Come Out Of Preview On July 24, Open Sources Visualization Stack

    Microsoft today announced that Power BI, the company’s cloud-hosted self-service business intelligence service, will hit general availability on July 24. Power BI originally launched as part of Office 365 back in July 2013. Since then, the company has completely revamped the service and the new version has been in preview for quite a while now. Now, Microsoft is taking both Power BI and… Read More

  • Microsoft Announces Public Preview Of Azure Data Catalog

    Microsoft Announces Public Preview Of Azure Data Catalog

    In a blog post published this morning, Microsoft’s Joseph Sirosh, corporate vice president at Microsoft, who is in charge of Azure ML, announced the public preview of the Azure Data Catalog, an in-house tool to facilitate discovery of a company’s data sources. Azure ML is Microsoft’s machine learning platform, which was launched last February. As companies create various… Read More

  • Splunk Buys Security Startup Caspida For $190M

    Splunk Buys Security Startup Caspida For $190M

    Splunk announced this evening it had purchase Caspida, a Palo Alto startup that uses machine learning techniques to help identify cyber-secruity threats from inside and outside the company, for $190 million. The deal has already closed, the company reported. Splunk helps companies deal with the onslaught of machine data coming from IT systems using data science techniques and automation to… Read More

  • AWS Announces New API Gateway Service

    AWS Announces New API Gateway Service

    Amazon Web Services announced a new product today called Amazon API Gateway, designed to simplify creation and management of APIs. Today, many companies want to give access to back-end services to other applications through an application programming interface (API). It usually requires a tremendous amount of effort and resources to create, maintain and secure the API and make sure… Read More

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