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IBM launches Spark-as-a-Service, tackles unstructured data head-on

IBM launched Spark-as-a-Service Monday, unveiled a slew a new APIs and announced it has added cognitive computing capabilities to tackle unstructured data head-on. IBM is stepping up its big data game, and its game wasn't shabby to start with.

Spotlight: Equinix adds SoftLayer to Cloud Exchange

Enterprises deploying applications on IBM SoftLayer infrastructure as a service have a new direct route to Big Blue's cloud.

IBM expands Watson Analytics

IBM announced last week that it has expanded Watson Analytics with new data discovery and question-and-answer capabilities. Specifically, the additions include new data connectors, beefed-up security and interactive data discovery through "expert storybooks." Here's what all that means…

IBM's Compose to launch 2 new databases

IBM's Compose launched two new open-source database offerings yesterday: CoreOS etcd and RabbitMQ for developers who are building web and mobile apps. The company said the new services complement Compose's existing offerings which include MongoDB, Elasticsearch, Redis, PostgreSQL and RethinkDB.

IBM acquires Cleversafe

IBM announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Cleversafe, an object-based storage in the cloud company distinguished by its unique cloud storage algorithms designed to efficiently compress massive amounts of data.

Amazon seems poised to jump into business intelligence market

As the AWS re:Invent conference kicks off in Las Vegas, Amazon Web Services is believed to be on the verge of making an announcement that will see the public cloud company join the data analytics market.

AT&T, IBM partner on mobile cloud security for the enterprise

AT&T and IBM are teaming to give enterprises tools to secure mobile devices, apps, connectivity and data using IBM's cloud infrastructure.

US is home to almost half of all major cloud data centers

This may come as little surprise, but nearly half of all major cloud and Internet data centers are located in the United States of America. This is according to Synergy Research, which indicated 44 percent of such data centers are located in the U.S.

GE creates GE Digital to focus on industrial Internet of Things

Through a realignment of a few existing arms of its business, GE will make a push in the burgeoning IoT space with the new GE Digital to provide factories, power plants and other industrial businesses with the insight that connected devices can provide.

IBM buys StrongLoop to help developers quickly build APIs

IBM acquired StrongLoop, a vendor focused on helping developers create APIs to connect enterprise applications to mobile, Internet of Things and Web apps in the cloud.