Water gushing out of a pipe

Analytics will help cities manage water supplies, repair aging infrastructure

IBM Smarter Cities software offers advanced cloud-based analytics to help cities run more efficiently and offer better citizen services.

BOLD

Rice University researchers take "BOLD" approach to big data

With NSF-backed funding, researchers will create energy-efficient optical network -– with silicon photonic switches –- to handle massive amounts of data.

big data

Pentaho blends data at the source for better decision-making

Pentaho Business Analytics 5.0 provides an open, unified platform to access, integrate and blend any data, in any environment, across a full spectrum of analytics.

Quantum

Big storage for big data across big networks

Quantum StorNext 5 appliances are optimized for evolving end-to-end content and data workflows where distributed teams need greater efficiency for handling large and small unstructured data files.

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Police seeing results with anti-gang software

Atlanta's collaborative intelligence-sharing system tracks cases, alerts investigators to potential links between incidents and has nearly doubled the rate of indictments.

Tableau

Visual analytics help Florida tell the story of juvenile justice reform

The state's Department of Juvenile Justice uses Tableau Software for an interactive view of juvenile programs that can be filtered from the statewide to county level.

D-wave

Quantum computing explained: D-Wave on NASA's system

D-Wave's Eric Ladizinsky explains how "we are harvesting the parallel worlds to solve problems in this one."

distributed merge trees help scientists sift noise from data

A better way for supercomputers to search large data sets

Scientists at Berkeley lab develop "distributed merge trees" that let researchers take advantage of massively parallel architectures to sift through the noise and find what they're looking for.

twins

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.

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