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IBM, AT&T team on IBM MobileFirst offering

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.

Are big data market forecasts too far off the charts?

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.

Gartner: Microsoft, Oracle, IBM lead BI and analytics market

Microsoft, Oracle and IBM lead a list of 10 vendors Gartner has named as leaders in the business intelligence (BI) and analytics market.

Paging Dr. Watson

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.

Forrester: IBM, Accenture, Infosys top list of enterprise mobility service providers

IBM, Accenture, and Infosys are the leading providers of enterprise mobility services, according to "The Forrester Wave: Enterprise Mobility Services, Q1 2013" report.

Report: Enterprises invest in technologies to make data analytics 'invisible'

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.

Hospital cuts storage costs in half with EMC big data solution

St. Dominic Hospital, an acute care facility in Jackson, Mississippi, consolidated approximately 500 million patient records and medical images into a new storage infrastructure from EMC, replacing a NetApp implementation.

Security experts turn to big data for help

Current techniques, such as Security Information Event Management, rely on log data but emerging threats don't manifest themselves in log data until after a threat is well on its way, Stamp said. This makes it necessary to look deeper into more data sets for the tell-tale characteristics of an attack.

Can IBM help drive big data down-market?

IBM calls it forging new routes to big data, The New York Times called it a slimming down of IBM's big data portfolio.

IBM, SAP team up on big data, cloud

After thumbing its nose at Oracle recently by building its own in-memory database for big data called HANA, SAP expanded its long-time partnership with IBM, in which IBM announced the launch of new new global cloud and big data services as part of the IBM SmartCloud Enterprise.