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Restore as a service

Talking to Curtis Preston about Druva’s data-management-as-a-service and its support for AWS Snowball Edge, speeding-up and de-risking cloud transitions.
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Summon up your inner Bletchley Park

New storage solutions are able to ingest vast amounts of real-time data from IoT sensors and probes. AI & data analytics solutions decode the data & predict IT Infrastructure problems.
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Moving towards a defined reference architecture for Edge Computing

Getting a sensible reference architecture in place that a significant number of Edge players buy into, will go a long way to help Enterprise CIOs make the right Edge investment decisions.
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Managing Collaboration

My observation is that a lot of collaboration initiatives never really deliver, and my work experience is that being able to do everything myself better than anyone else is the recipe for personal career success! Nevertheless, I really do believe in collaboration.

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RedisGraph

This paper discusses RedisGraph, the graph database module for Redis.
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StreamAnalytix

This paper discusses and evaluates StreamAnalytix, an analytics platform for both real-time, streaming data and for batch processing.
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Kx Systems

Kx technology supports the rapid analysis of time-series data and, more generally, the analysis of streaming, in-memory and historical data.
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Endpoint detection and response

EDR supplements traditional endpoint protection by providing capabilities for threat detection and response, going beyond a traditional focus on threat prevention and protection.
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The ongoing evolution of SIEM - the value of security insight

SIEM systems are entering a new era. Complementary technologies are creating visibility into networks that are required for actionable security insight.
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Streaming Analytics 2018

This Market Update considers both stream processing platforms upon which you might build analytics as well as streaming analytics platforms per se.
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IBM Streams and Steaming Analytics

IBM Streams (previously IBM InfoSphere Streams) is a high performance, low latency platform for analysing and scoring data in real-time. It is a part of the IBM Watson & Cloud Platforms.
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Software AG Apama

Software AG’s Apama was first released in 2001 as a complex event processing platform targeted at supporting algorithmic trading in capital markets. It remains a market leader in that space though IoT now forms a major target market.
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SQLstream

SQLstream Blaze, which is the name for the SQLstream suite of products, is a streaming analytics platform that is available for both on-premises and cloud-based deployments. As it’s name suggests it is based on ANSI standard SQL.
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EsperTech

EsperTech is the company behind the open source Esper (Java based) and NEsper (.Net based) products, where the former was one of the first CEP engines to be introduced.
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SAS Event Stream Processing

SAS has been offering stream processing for a number of years, especially for fraud applications. However, a major driver is now the Internet of Things (IoT) and applications such as predictive maintenance and smart “anything”.
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StreamBase

TIBCO StreamBase is the streaming analytics component of TIBCO’s ‘connected intelligence’ product collection, that allows businesses to better connect, understand and interact with their data.
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