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Watch lists: How do you find Abdul Rasheed when you're looking for Abdul Rashid?

Tracking names that originate in different cultures, traditions and alphabets pose a challenge for analysts. Basis Technology's hybrid approach offers more accurate matching of foreign names against databases.

cloud apps

Which apps are driving increased demand for cloud storage, memory?

Cloud-based storage usage has increased 90 percent and memory by 100 percent among organizations using Verizon Terremark cloud service, according to a new company report.

building

How USPS merges compliance, security in its huge enterprise

The Postal Service now is using the RedSeal network monitoring platform, originally intended to evaluate firewall rules, to improve situational awareness and operational security across its extended enterprise.

Splunk App

Splunk gives admins deeper analytic dive into virtualization systems

Splunk App for VMware 3.0 lets admins monitor IT operations and correlate data from virtualized data center systems and technologies.

PSIM

Tech, tactics behind CitiWatch’s large-scale video surveillance system

A video surveillance system that combines thousands of cameras requires more than technology to be effective.

PSIM

Force multiplier: PSIM leverages video surveillance networks in Baltimore

With thousands of cameras providing round-the-clock surveillance of Baltimore, the CitiWatch surveillance program turned to a video analysis platform from VidSys to help make sense of all of the data.

Decision Lens

Analytics, Web services boost Decision Lens software

Latest version of the software used by several large agencies helps managers more easily compare priorities and viewpoints between teams across their organizations.

People fishing in Texas

Data analytics goes hunting and fishing in Texas

Adjusting to a more urban population, the state's Parks and Wildlife Department turns to data analytics to more effectively manage and promote the use of millions of acres of park lands and waterways.

Machine data flowing into server room

Alliance can help agencies glean more insight from machine data

Pentaho and Splunk offer a unified system that integrates data from a variety of platforms.

biomedical

NIH wants info on data analysis software for biomedical research

NIH is seeking input on analysis methods related to compressing, formatting, mapping and visualizing data.

databus

NREL releases free, open-source energy analysis tool

The Energy DataBus uses the Apache Cassandra database, which lets it collect and analyze massive amounts of data for optimizing energy use.

SecureView

Groundbreaking SecureView empowers intell analysts, protects data

Developed by the Air Force Research Lab, Citrix and Intel, the system puts feeds from multiple networks on the same screen but prevents any data from being moved from one place to another.

Topic Resources

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    Holistic visibility is more important than ever because most IT services— including email and web services— consist of a series of connected applications and infrastructure components. Download this whitepaper to learn the best ways to enhance your IT operations management strategy and gain insightful understanding and visibility into your organization’s data center.

  • Finding the Right Storage Balance

    New virtualization techniques and emerging flash technologies are giving data center operators more control over how they manage storage systems, speed backups and reduce costs. Download this article to learn how storage management can improve the economy of your data centers.