PEARL RIVER, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 21, 2018--Syncsort, the global leader in Big Iron to Big Data software, today announced two new additions to its Syncsort Integrate family of products that help solve top-of-mind challenges highlighted by IT Practitioners in its annual Big Data survey. A new product, Ironstream® for IBM i, and greatly extended enterprise-wide CDC capabilities, help solve key data lake use cases and support some of the most daunting challenges in leveraging next-generation analytics.Syncsort recently surveyed IT professionals working with Big Data across a wide range of industries about the top challenges their organizations faced in 2018 as they progress their modern data architecture and data lake initiatives. Their top areas of concern were moving data and performing advanced and real-time data analytics. Over 71% of respondents named the flagship industry data integration process, Extract, Transform and Load (ETL), as their most compelling data lake use … [Read more...] about Syncsort’s Data Integration Innovations Address Top 2018 Big Data Trends
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Data management enables the storing of everything from genomic data to Xbox scores to your Pandora playlists. If the data were unified, we’d have the beginning of master data management.Organizations have data throughout their environment that provide single views of key data entities common across their organization. Data management provides a single view of data. Master data management provides a complete view of your organization's data.Broadly speaking, civilization has witnessed five generations of data management following manual processing using paper and pencil: Mechanical punched card: data processing Stored program: sequential record processing Online network: navigational set processing Nonprocedural: relational databases and client-service computing Multimedia databases: object-relational databases with relationships Data models, scaling, automation, integration, and workflows increase the complexity of generating usable information from data.Technology leaders who … [Read more...] about The capabilities and roles of world-class, master data management
“Data.” Ask senior management at any major organization to name their most critical business asset and they’ll likely respond with that one word.As such, developing a disaster recovery strategy – both for data backup and restoration – is a central part of planning for business continuity management at any organization. It is essential that your company and the vendors you work with can protect against data loss and ensure data integrity in the event of catastrophic failure – whether from an external event or human error.Think about this: What would you do if one of your trusted database administrators made a mistake that wiped out all of your databases in one fell swoop? Could your business recover?Backing up data at an off-site data center has long-been a best practice, and that strategy relates more to the disaster recovery (DR) component of business continuity management (BCM). DR and BCM go hand in hand, but there is a difference: BCM is about … [Read more...] about Avoiding a data disaster: could your business recover from human error?
Alex Worrall, Senior Engineering Director, Cloud Systems & Silicon Group, Seagate Technology speaks to ITProPortal about the optical network market, why the company, better known for its hard drive business, is investing in this area as well as future opportunities for data centre interconnect.Can you provide a global overview of the optical network market? And how has the market grown over the years?Right now, it is an incredibly exciting time for the optical network market. Internet content and Cloud Service Providers are taking advantage of data centre interconnect (DCI), as they build out their data centres, and are gaining significant purchasing power in this important new market segment. What’s more, with so many major tech companies actively interested in optical interconnect for their future data centres, there is currently a lot of activity taking place within the industry to help make it commercially viable.If we look at the market in terms of monetary value Ovum … [Read more...] about Making sense of Seagate’s decision to tackle the Data Centre Interconnect market
"This investment and planned collaboration aligns with the reliability, security and versatility of BlackBerry's end-to-end solutions - from the embedded QNX® operating system powering complex medical devices, to secure cloud-based networks, to instantaneous information sharing over BBM Protected," said BlackBerry CEO and Executive Chair, John Chen. "NantHealth is a proven innovator in developing leading platforms that allow medical professionals to share information and deliver care efficiently. BlackBerry's capabilities align closely with NantHealth's and this investment represents the type of forward-looking opportunities that are vital to our future." Founded by medical entrepreneur Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, NantHealth works to transform clinical delivery with actionable clinical intelligence at the moment of decision, enabling clinical discovery through real-time machine learning systems. The company's technology empowers physicians, patients, payers and researchers to … [Read more...] about BlackBerry buys stake in medical company NantHealth, integrates BBM in healthcare systems