Stories by Thor Olavsrud

Teradata Accelerators help put IoT on the fast track

A new set of technology-agnostic software-and-service solutions from Teradata aim to help companies rapidly transform business models and optimize processes using IoT sensor data streams.

Written by Thor Olavsrud25 Aug. 16 05:06

How Adobe uses machine learning to drive marketing success

Adobe's new data science tool, Segment Comparison for Analysis Workspace, leverages machine learning to help marketers uncover the key characteristics of the audience segments driving KPIs.

Written by Thor Olavsrud18 Aug. 16 02:00

Connected medical device makers need to step up security

The internet of things (IoT) shows huge promise in the healthcare sector, but there are serious security implications. Device manufacturers need to do more to secure devices and hospital CIOs need to demand better security.

Written by Thor Olavsrud03 Aug. 16 02:57

Databricks unveils commercial support for Apache Spark 2.0

The company has made Apache Spark 2.0 generally available on the Databricks data platform, touting five to 10x performance increases over Spark 1.6 and new support for continuous applications with structured streaming.

Written by Thor Olavsrud29 July 16 07:07

Businesses failing to secure privileged accounts

A new benchmark survey finds that more than half of organizations have a failing grade when it comes to securing privileged accounts that can give attackers access to their entire networks.

Written by Thor Olavsrud26 July 16 02:30

Security teams consulted too late on digital transformation

A new survey finds 76 percent of IT professionals with responsibility for security feel their security teams are brought in too late to have a meaningful impact on digital transformation projects.

Written by Thor Olavsrud20 July 16 05:54

Cisco aims to simplify security

By combining its network visibility and breadth of integrated products, Cisco aims to make it simple for distributed and mobile businesses to deploy effective security while reducing the complexity required to manage it.

Written by Thor Olavsrud12 July 16 07:31

New Relic adds support for Golang, SPA monitoring

The software-as-a-service application performance monitoring provider is adding support for a popular programming language used in microservices, and also adding support for greater visibility into single-page applications.

Written by Thor Olavsrud12 July 16 00:53

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