Big Data

Palo Alto Networks unveils ‘super-EDR’ capability with Cortex platform and key Cortex XDR application

Cortex is the next-generation of Palo Alto Networks’ Application Framework, with the ability to create a much deeper data lake and analyze it more effectively. The newly announced Traps 6.0 endpoint solution contributes to this, as it now gathers data like an EDR solution for the first time.

Major new channel synergies anticipated from Qlik acquisition of Attunity

While Attunity’s smaller channel, which is principally SI’s, will realize more significant and elastic capabilities through Qlik, Qlik’s legacy channel, which is much larger, will reap new data integration capabilities. This is something Qlik sees as vital because of where they believe the analytics market is headed.

HPE highlights memory-driven computing in cutting edge genomic research at HPE Discover

Biotech startup Jungla is the first HPE customer to use the new Memory-Driven Computing Sandbox, to accelerate processing of individualized genomic testing data by more than 200 times compared with traditional hardware, taking the time needed to get results from around 250 days to as little as a day.

Naveego sees joint work on customer deployment with BI vendor Sisense as portent of more vendor collaborations

Data quality vendor Naveego has announced a collaboration with Sisense around one customer, and while this is not even a formal partnership, they believe that their synergies with BI vendors and ability to work easily with their platforms make such strategic partnerships an important part of their future.

X-IO Technologies rebrands as Axellio to focus on edge and HCI after selling storage business to Violin

Axellio has only had its new product portfolio on the market for a little over a year, but has met with a strong response for their edge solutions in the performance part of the market, and just introduced a new HCI solution in partnership with Microsoft that is based on the Microsoft software-defined stack.

Splunk CEO Merritt: Splunk opportunities riding the crest of a technology explosion

Doug Merritt, Splunk’s President and CEO, kicked off the Splunk .conf18 event in Orlando by emphasizing the congruence between the company’s greatest wave of innovation ever, and the time in the market when the pace of change and the ability to tap into the monstrous mess that is contemporary data are at their peak of importance.