Can a company with approximately $200 million in revenue really be worth $4 billion? Is that the kind of valuation that causes groans?
Whether it's the amount of money budgeted for research and development, acquisition or seed funding, money is flowing into big data.
IBM's Watson, made famous by beating Jeopardy champions, is taking on the big data challenge faced by many enterprises.
IBM and Deutsche Telekom are partnering on big data solutions aimed at municipalities looking for smarter, more efficient transport systems.
IBM unveiled Thursday its IBM MobileFirst portfolio that includes mobile security, analytics, application development software, and cloud-based services, as well as an expanded partnership with AT&T.
Wikibon offered phenomenal news to companies invested in big data technology with its $50 billion forecast. It just as likely will attract a lot of skeptics.
Microsoft, Oracle and IBM lead a list of 10 vendors Gartner has named as leaders in the business intelligence (BI) and analytics market.
IBM's Watson has digested more than 600,000 diagnostic reports, two million pages of medical journal articles, 1.5 million patient records and absorbed 14,700 hours of hands-on training. The new doctor is in the house.
IBM, Accenture, and Infosys are the leading providers of enterprise mobility services, according to "The Forrester Wave: Enterprise Mobility Services, Q1 2013" report.
Enterprises are investing in technologies such as natural language interfaces and embedded analytic applications to make analytics "invisible" as well as more accessible to nontraditional users, according to research firm Gartner.