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Leidos, Virginia Tech in Joint Research on Big Data and Healthcare; Gulu Gambhir Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 5,  2015 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) and Virginia Tech have forged a research agreement focused on big data and its implications on healthcare delivery, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Leidos said Thursday it has also pledged an undisclosed amount to help fund the university’s Center for Business Intelligence and …

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DBTA Readers Choose Cloudera Hadoop, Big Data

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 7, 2015 — Cloudera’s Hadoop and big data platforms have received votes of confidence from readers of the Database Trades and Applications magazine for the second straight year, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. The two services named to the DBTA Readers Choice Awards for 2015 include the …

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Microsoft’s Wes Anderson Tackles Big Data, Tech Drivers in Federal

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 28, 2015 — Wes Anderson, vice president of worldwide public sector services at Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), discussed the company’s plan to make data interactive for government users in a wide-ranging interview with ExecutiveBiz posted Monday. He also highlighted transparency and tight budgets as perennial technology drivers …

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IBM Big Data, Analytics Tech Boosts Energy Department’s Solar, Wind Forecasts

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 17, 2015 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) said its weather model and renewable forecasting technology has helped the Energy Department fine-tune its solar and wind forecast accuracy as much as 30 percent compared to using conventional tools, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The system, dubbed SMT, uses big data, …

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Big Data Everywhere Conference Hosted by MapR and Teradata

On May 12 MapR Technologies and Teradata will host a one-day conference at The Sheraton, Tysons Corner, VA. to discuss the Hadoop platform and its surrounding technologies. The event will run from 8:00 AM – 6:30 PM with full breakfast, lunch, and late afternoon networking cocktail reception provided. The “Big Data Everywhere” …

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Vion Director Linda Boles Sees Emerging Roles of Big Data, Cloud in Fed Healthcare

TYSONS CORNER, VA April 13, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Linda Boles, director of healthcare strategies and business development at Vion Corp., said public-private partnerships in healthcare have come to grow in the areas of health information exchange and security. “For healthcare, these partnerships are all about collaboration and bringing …

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Hitachi Data Systems Acquires Big Data Firm Pentaho; Kevin Eggleston Comments

Hitachi Data Systems Corp. has agreed to acquire Pentaho Corp., a big data integration and business analytics company, for an undisclosed amount. Quentin Gallivan will retain his position as Pentaho CEO and the company will continue to operate as usual upon completion of the transaction that is scheduled in June, …

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IBM to Pump $100M in Global Big Data Labs

IBM Corp. (NYSE: IBM) is investing more than $100 million in new big data consulting laboratories across several locations worldwide, Asian Scientist Magazine reported Wednesday. The 10 new IBM interactive experience labs will be built in Bangalore, Beijing, Melbourne, Shanghai and Tokyo, according to the report. IBM intends to open …

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Intel to Market Cloudera’s Big Data Analytics Offering; Jason Waxman Comments

Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) has invested an undisclosed sum in startup company Cloudera and will market the latter firm’s big data analytics software, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday. Don Clark and Deborah Gage write that Intel intends for the investment to help Cloudera further its Hadoop offering. “We are making the biggest data-center …

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Larry McDonald: BRTRC Buys SecureForce in Cyber, Big Data Market Push

BRTRC has acquired cybersecurity contractor SecureForce for an undisclosed amount in a move that Larry McDonald, BRTRC’s chief operating officer, says is intended to grow his company’s cyber, big data and analytics technologies. SecureForce provides cybersecurity and information assurance services to government agencies such as the Department of Veterans Affairs, Transportation …

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