Stories by Thor Olavsrud

9 biggest information security threats through 2019

Each year, the Information Security Forum, a nonprofit association that researches and analyzes security and risk management issues, releases its 'Threat Horizon' report to provide a forward-looking view of the biggest security threats over a two-year period. Here are the top nine threats to watch for through 2019.

Written by Thor Olavsrud29 March 17 04:17

Adobe takes aim at customer experience, partners with Microsoft

With its new Experience Cloud offering, Adobe seeks to help enterprises optimize customer experiences. And working with Microsoft and other partners, it will create a standard semantic data model to make it easier to customize apps, capture behavioral data and glean insights.

Written by Thor Olavsrud22 March 17 02:37

DataStax sets sights on customer experience

With companies increasingly making customer experience projects top priorities, DataStax is marshaling its resources in a move to help its customers build the data infrastructures to support them.

Written by Thor Olavsrud21 March 17 04:13

MapR unveils platform for IoT analytics at the edge

MapR Edge is a new small footprint edition of the MapR Converged Data Platform geared for capturing, processing and analyzing data from internet of things devices at the edge.

Written by Thor Olavsrud14 March 17 23:05

Teradata releases data lake platform to open source

The Kylo data lake management software platform, available via the Apache 2.0 license, aims to help organizations address common challenges in data lake implementation.

Written by Thor Olavsrud09 March 17 03:16

MongoDB adds free tier and migration utility to cloud service

Seeking to reduce barriers to entry, NoSQL database specialist MongoDB has added a free tier to its MongoDB Atlas database-as-a-service (DaaS) offering. The company has also announced a new utility to make it easier to migrate data from existing deployments into the service.

Written by Thor Olavsrud08 March 17 04:59

Microsoft supports creative work with tech-enabled spaces

Microsoft has partnered with commercial architecture and design specialist Steelcase to help organizations better integrate technology and workspaces to transform company culture and better support creative work.

Written by Thor Olavsrud08 March 17 04:57

MapR and Outscale announce big data PaaS

The cloud provider unveils a big data platform as a service (PaaS) offering built on the MapR Converged Data Platform.

Written by Thor Olavsrud07 March 17 04:52

Cisco completes live trials of Narrow Band IoT

The Cisco Jasper IoT connectivity platform now supports a standard for Low Power Wide Area Networking (LPWAN) designed to help mobile carriers pave the way for an explosion in internet of things devices in areas like smart meters, smart cities, smart parking, building automation, asset tracking and remote agriculture.

Written by Thor Olavsrud01 March 17 02:54

Fraud rise as cybercriminals flock to online lenders

The latest quarterly ThreatMetrix Cybercrime Report shows 1 million cyberattacks targeted online lending transactions throughout 2016, causing estimated losses of more than $10 billion.

Written by Thor Olavsrud25 Feb. 17 01:28

Collaboration key to achieving business goals

Collaboration technology is driving dramatic improvements in organizations' efficiency, productivity and business decisions, according to a new Harvard Business Review report.

Written by Thor Olavsrud16 Feb. 17 08:25

IBM delivers machine learning on the private cloud

IBM has unveiled IBM Machine Learning, a new cognitive platform that brings the power of machine learning to z System mainframes and eventually IBM POWER System.

Written by Thor Olavsrud16 Feb. 17 01:27