big data

  • idc big data.automotiveIT
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    Study: Tech M&A up sharply in 2012

    2013-04-08T09:36:01Z

    (Photo: IDC) Global merger and acquisition activity in the technology sector rose sharply in 2012, but the value of the transactions accomplished declined, according to a new report. The study from market researchers International Data Corp (IDC) found that the total number of deals done last year rose 14.2 ...

  • big data t-systems.automotiveIT
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    T-Systems, Cloudera to offer cloud-based analytics-as-a-service

    2013-03-20T15:12:40Z

    Big data analytics is a becoming a key offering for T-Systems (Photo: T-Systems) T-Systems has entered into a cooperation with US-based Cloudera to boost its offering of big data analytics. The business services arm of Germany's Deutsche Telekom said it will deliver cloud-based data analytics solutions based on Cloudera's ...

  • ibm big data.automotiveIT
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    At IBM, a new focus on big-data security

    2013-02-04T08:12:59Z

    Cyber threats pose an inherent threat as big data usage increases (Photo: IBM) IBM has developed a new method to deal with security threats embedded in big data. As companies' use of big data increases, they are increasingly at risk from security threats hidden in the vast amount of ...

  • isf cyber security.automotiveIT
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    2013 cyber threats: Supply chain prone to data security risks

    2012-12-03T17:58:36Z

    (Photo: ISF) With more internal information held by outside service providers, companies face the risk of increased threats to data security, according to an independent cyber security body. "More organizations will fall victim to information security incidents at their suppliers," the Information Security Forum (ISF) predicted. "Today's organization's data ...

  • ford john ginder.automotiveIT
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    Ford's big data chief helps with "heavy lifting"

    2012-10-19T13:06:01Z

    Ford's John Ginder uses new data analysis techniques to help Ford's operations (Photo: Ford) John Ginder, who runs the big-data operations of Ford Motor, sees his role as allowing the carmaker”˜s operating units to solve their problems with the help of IT. "We look for opportunities where organizations don't ...

  • big data
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    Big Data analysis provides big opportunities - survey

    2012-06-14T11:57:17Z

    Companies appreciate big data but struggle with huge information volumes (Photo:(istockphoto thinkstock) Making better use of big data provides huge potential for productivity improvement, according to a global survey of senior corporate executives. The poll, carried out by the Economist Intelligence Unit on behalf of consultants Capgemini, found that big ...

  • mclaren sports car.automotiveIT
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    McLaren signs new contract with SAP

    2012-05-15T18:10:58Z

    Sports cars generate large amounts of performance data that need to be analyzed (Photo: McLaren) McLaren will use SAP software tobetter handle data flows, optimize its infrastructure and improve group operations. The British automotive racing technology company said it had signed a new contract with SAP to use the business ...