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Going beyond “whack-a-mole” security: How one bank uses Splunk | #Splunkconf

Rather than relying on staff to detect recognizable threats, Flagstar Bank is using Splunk Inc. products and plugins to exercise predictive analytics and address threats from within the security perimeter. The data management platform helped Flagstar build a more proactive security … Continue reading ?

A whole lot of Splunk: Big Data visualization comes of age

If you’re feeling overwhelmed by the mass of Big Data floating around inside your organization, you could do a whole lot worse than feeding it to Splunk Inc.. One of the biggest takeaways from this year’s Splunk.2014 Conf was just … Continue reading ?

Alteryx snags $60 million to boost its Big Data blender

Another week, another analytics startup raising capital to tackle the fast evolving data requirements of the enterprise. Alteryx Inc. revealed on Tuesday that it has nearly quadrupled its outside financing after closing a $60 million funding round meant to help … Continue reading ?

HTC vs. GoPro for the ultimate #selfie: New gadgets and apps

Smile for the camera! HTC Corp. introduced a new smartphone, the HTC Desire Eye, as well as a new hand-held camera, the HTC Re, for taking quick photos on the go; these are two fresh devices catering to the selfie generation.  . … Continue reading ?

Splunk is the end of data scientists | #Splunkconf

 . Splunk Inc. has achieved phenomenal growth because they make it simple for nontechnical professionals to “quickly interrogate data” and mine it for insight, said Forrester Analyst John Rakowski. For him, Splunk’s ability to deliver more automated services around data analytics … Continue reading ?

Electric Cloud jolts the market with new continuous integration service for mobile developers

To say that there is an overabundance of managed development platforms on the market would be a tremendous understatement, especially as far as the mobile landscape is concerned, but one firm believes that there’s room for one more. Electric Cloud … Continue reading ?

How Splunk uses crowdsourced apps to leverage customer expertise | #Splunkconf

The crowdsourcing model is critical to every software business today, according to one Big Data executive. That is why Splunk Inc. focuses on increasing the quality of contributed content from customers and partners. Splunk’s Chief Strategy Officer Stephen Sorkin said that … Continue reading ?

All-flash array maker SolidFire bags $82 million, adds entry-level products

SolidFire Inc., one of the numerous startups that have sprung up in recent years to capitalize on the market’s growing appetite for solid-state memory, has netted another $82 million from investors to help it push back against increasing competition. The … Continue reading ?

Fueling innovation though DevOps culture and tools | #Splunkconf

Splunk Inc. plans to tackle DevOps head on by creating an “all over tool” that facilitates interaction between developers and operations, said the data management company’s Director of Developer marketing, Jon Rooney during a live interview on theCUBE. With this unified apparatus, … Continue reading ?

Smart City connection: Report finds education impacts “smart city” concepts

This week’s Smart City roundup features a survey on smart city realities, a personal robot that carries your things, and a fresh perspective on how workplaces can take advantage of Google Glass. Do people really know about smart cities?   Frost … Continue reading ?

Teens share Instagram photos to Twitter, not Facebook

Piper Jaffray & Co. has released its semi-annual “Taking Stock With Teens” survey, and the results suggest that teens are leaving Facebook in favor of a Twitter + Instagram combination. An infographic, released as part of the survey report, shows … Continue reading ?

Microsoft joins October CRM frenzy with big price cuts

Microsoft Corp. is following its top rivals into the customer relationship management (CRM) frenzy that has been raging for the last week and a half with the introduction of a new cloud suite designed to help salespeople become more productive. … Continue reading ?

Should Facebook cave to the growing need for online anonymity?

Considering the avalanche of customers choosing anonymous mobile chat apps these days, from WhisperText, LLC to Yik Yak, Inc., it may not come as a shock to hear that Facebook, Inc. plans to offer its users something similar in the way … Continue reading ?

The Koality appeal: Maximize coding efficiency “because engineers are very expensive”

Docker Inc. is putting its new funding to good use with the acquisition of Koality Inc., a fellow startup that sells software testing tools geared towards enterprise developers with strict security standards to uphold. The deal puts the Linux containerization … Continue reading ?

EMC unveils fully integrated ‘virtualized’ data center for hybrid clouds

EMC corp. might be under pressure to break itself up into bits and pieces, but that hasn’t stopped it from pushing ahead with its federation strategy. Today, it’s just launched its Federation Software-Defined Data Center Solution, the first of five … Continue reading ?

Elliot Management publicly urges EMC to spin off VMware

Activist investment firm Elliot Management Corp. has written a open letter urging EMC to break up its Federation of companies by selling off VMware Inc. Elliot Management is believed to have accumulated a 2.2 percent stake in EMC, according to … Continue reading ?

Coca Cola and others innovate new data methods with Splunk | #Splunkconf

The keynote at this week’s Splunk Inc. conference, and subsequent interviews with SilconANGLE’s roving news desk theCUBE, highlighted Splunk’s ability to streamline business IT processes and achieve a new philosophy about how they handle data, agreed co-hosts Jeff Kelly and Jeff Frick. … Continue reading ?

Splunk goes wherever there are data streams to collect | #Splunkconf

“The way we interact with data will be driven by search,” said Splunk Inc. Chief Technology Officer, Todd Papaioannou. Splunk relies on search to extract value from unstructured data, being what Papaioannou referred to as “the next-gen data fabric of unstructured … Continue reading ?

You will choose Plastc over Apple Pay, and here’s why

Apple Inc. wants to revolutionize the retail buying experience with its contactless, iPhone-based, Apple Pay service. Plastc Inc. has introduced a competing payment solution that doesn’t reinvent the wheel, which might actually be an advantage. Plastc looks just like a … Continue reading ?

5 ways Facebook’s anonymous app could beat Secret

There are some things in life you just can’t share with family, or even your closest friends. It’s no wonder anonymous apps such as WhisperText, LLC (Whisper), Open Garden Inc.’s FireChat, Secret Inc. and Cloaq LLC are gaining so much traction. … Continue reading ?

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