Category: machine learning

Sports analytics firm Second Spectrum picks AWS as its preferred cloud infrastructure provider

Sports analytics firm Second Spectrum picks AWS as its preferred cloud infrastructure provider

Sports analytics firm Second Spectrum picks AWS as its preferred cloud infrastructure provider 1
Amazon Web Services Inc. unveiled its latest marquee customer today: sports analytics provider Second Spectrum Inc., which has selected AWS as its preferred cloud, machine learning and artificial intelligence technology provider. Second Spectrum should be a familiar name for sports fans because it’s the official Optical Tracking and Analytics provider for the National Basketball Association, as well as […]

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Oracle intros cloud-based AI workbench with AutoML, model explanation features

Oracle intros cloud-based AI workbench with AutoML, model explanation features

Oracle intros cloud-based AI workbench with AutoML, model explanation features 2
Oracle Corp. today launched a new cloud-based data science platform that it says provides an end-to-end toolkit for analytics and artificial intelligence projects in the enterprise. The aptly named Cloud Data Science Platform, announced today at a London event by Oracle Chief Executive Officer Safra Catz (pictured,) comprises seven distinct services and feature sets. At the […]

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Carrier chooses AWS to power its internet-connected future

Carrier chooses AWS to power its internet-connected future

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Carrier Corp., a maker of air conditioners and building management products with $18 billion in annual revenue, has selected Amazon Web Services Inc. as its preferred cloud provider. AWS shared details of the agreement this morning. The cloud giant didn’t divulge any financial terms, but did say Carrier intends to move up to 70% of its […]

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Where’s enterprise computing going next? Just look at Cisco’s recent acquisitions

Where’s enterprise computing going next? Just look at Cisco’s recent acquisitions

Where’s enterprise computing going next? Just look at Cisco’s recent acquisitions 4
Big fish eat smaller fish, and in the annals of corporate acquisitions, Cisco Systems Inc. has a well-documented, king-sized appetite. Since its founding in 1984, Cisco has acquired more than 200 firms, an average of approximately six per year. The company’s acquisition strategy has been the subject of Harvard case studies, detailed media profiles and continual […]

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Cisco infuses new voice AI, analytics capabilities into Webex portfolio

Cisco infuses new voice AI, analytics capabilities into Webex portfolio

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Cisco Systems Inc. kicked off its Cisco Live event in Barcelona today by rolling out two new tools to its Webex portfolio of communications and collaboration products, plus machine learning upgrades for the existing Webex Meetings service. The company announced the updates alongside a new release of its AppDynamics application management platform. The software, which […]

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Data science company Iguazio closes on $24M funding round

Data science company Iguazio closes on $24M funding round

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Data analytics company Iguazio Systems Ltd. today announced a $24 million round of funding that brings its total amount raised to $72 million. INCapital Ventures led the round, which is an extension of Iguazio’s earlier Series B rounds. Also participating are existing and new investors that include Samsung SDS, Kensington Capital Partners, Plaza Ventures and Silverton Capital […]

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Cisco’s recent acquisitions offer insight into enterprise computing’s present and future

Cisco’s recent acquisitions offer insight into enterprise computing’s present and future

Cisco’s recent acquisitions offer insight into enterprise computing’s present and future 7
Big fish eat smaller fish, and in the annals of corporate acquisitions, Cisco Systems Inc. has a well-documented, king-sized appetite. Since its founding in 1984, Cisco has acquired over 200 firms, an average of approximately six per year. The company’s acquisition strategy has been the subject of Harvard case studies, detailed media profiles, and continual […]

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Google’s Dataproc service gets GPUs and management automation features

Google’s Dataproc service gets GPUs and management automation features

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Dataproc is an analytics service from Google LLC that allows enterprises to spin up managed Spark and Hadoop environments in the cloud. Today, the search giant updated the service with four features that promise to provide a boost for machine learning projects as well as simplify day-do-day maintenance. Companies using Dataproc for machine learning can now […]

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ServiceNow scoops up AIOps startup Loom Systems

ServiceNow scoops up AIOps startup Loom Systems

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ServiceNow Inc. today said it’s buying Loom Systems Ltd., an Israeli startup whose software is used by companies such as Microsoft Corp. to monitor their information technology infrastructure. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. Loom Systems has raised $15 million in funding from investors. ServiceNow provides a cloud-based platform that helps companies automate the […]

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Google Cloud grows travel industry presence with new Sabre, Lufthansa deals

Google Cloud grows travel industry presence with new Sabre, Lufthansa deals

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Google LLC has landed cloud computing deals with two of the biggest players in the global travel industry to power key parts of their digital transformation initiatives.  The first contract, announced today, is a 10-year agreement with Sabre Corp. that will see Google become its “preferred cloud provider.” Southlake, Texas-based Sabre operates a payment platform […]

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