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Oi launches new Big Data services for B2B market

Brazilian operator Oi has announced new services within its IoT/Big Data portfolio. The Analytics and Geocoder solutions are designed to generate insights for point-of-sale and service companies, with the goal of providing analysis and possibilities to reduce costs and generate revenue. Aimed at the retail, utilities and public sector segments, Analytics uses information generated by the company’s own activity to…

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Alibaba cloud to launch big data service in Europe

Alibaba Cloud will roll out its big-data service, called “MaxCompute,” in Europe in the second half of 2017 to tap into growing demand for data-processing and analytics from local enterprises. MaxCompute is a big-data platform that allows users to store and process massive amounts of data, including images, video and audio with storage demands as high as terabyte, or even…

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83% of Australian CIOs planning to invest more on big data in 2017

Australian enterprises are boosting their big data analytics capability by investing more in tools and services to transform business processes and create new products and services, according to new research from emerging technology analyst firm Telsyte. Now in its third edition, the Telsyte Australian Big Data & Analytics Market Study 2017 reveals the demand for high volume data processing and…

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Spending on the Central and Eastern Europe Big Data and Analytics Market Will Reach $4.4 Billion in 2020, According to IDC

According to the latest Worldwide Semiannual Big Data and Analytics Spending Guide from International Data Corporation (IDC), big data and analytics spending in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) will exceed $3 billion in 2017 and reach $4.4 billion in 2020, achieving a 12.1% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) over a five-year-forecast period. Business and IT services will contribute over 58%…

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Gartner Says Within Five Years, Organizations Will Be Valued on Their Information Portfolios

By 2021, the prevalence of equity analysts valuing organizations’ information portfolios in valuing businesses themselves will spark formal internal information valuation and auditing practices, according to Gartner, Inc. In a report containing a series of predictions about the rising importance of data and analytics, Gartner analysts said that although information arguably meets the formal criteria of a business asset, present-day…

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2017: The Year Telecom Regulators Take Aim, Zero Rate Proliferates, and IoT Insecurity Grabs Hold

In 2017, telecom regulators will focus on network quality as operators shift to explaining the actual QoE delivered to subscribers. Zero rating services will take hold en masse yet will present a double-edged sword, network virtualization will take a big step forward, and IoT insecurity will become an even larger headache for network operators around the world. #1: TELECOM REGULATORS…

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Hadoop Big Data Analytics Market to Reach $40 Billion by 2021: Growing Need for Big Data Analytics

The Hadoop big data analytics market is projected to grow from USD 6.71 Billion in 2016 to USD 40.69 Billion by 2021, at a CAGR of 43.4% during the forecast period. Growth in this market is mainly attributed to the increasing volume of big data and growing need for big data analytics. With increase in the volume of big data,…

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6 big data trends to watch in 2017

Major strides were made in big data and analytics in 2016, and companies will expect even more from those types of projects in 2017. So, what big data and analytics trends are on tap for 2017 that CIOs and big data project managers should be aware of? Here are six of them. READ MORE: Big Data: 17 Predictions Everyone Should Read…

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6 steps to successfully apply big data for business intelligence

Two case studies looking at combating internet fraud with analytics and using an InfoApp to help customers to analyse credit card purchases In the book extract below, Dr Rado Kotorov, chief innovation officer of business intelligence and data analytics pioneer at Information Builders shares the common criteria for creating successful InfoApps, drawing from two of the nine case studies included…

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The Internet of Things (IoT): 8 Myths and Facts

Any new technology involves a certain amount of uncertainty and business risk. In the case of the Internet of Things, however, many of the risks have been exaggerated or misrepresented. While the IoT vision will take years to mature fully, the building blocks to begin this process are already in place. Key hardware and software are either available today or…

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