Category Archives: data management

Why Decision Science Matters

keychoice Nearly everyone is familiar with the DirecTV commercials in which actor Rob Lowe and NFL quarterbacks Eli Manning and Tony Romo appear as unflattering alter-egos of themselves — “peaked in high school” Rob Lowe, “bad comedian” Eli Manning, “artsy craftsy” Tony Romo, etc. The burgeoning adoption of data science in companies like Uber, Netflix and… Read More

Placemeter’s New Sensor Helps Business Owners Measure Traffic In Front Of Their Stores

Placemeter Sensor Front Placemeter, the “urban intelligence platform” that launched earlier this year, wants to help businesses measure how many people walk past — and into — their stores. The company is officially launching its first sensor today. Until now, the company was using standard IP cameras. With this new sensor, which will sell for $90, customers will be able to track all the… Read More

Microsoft Seeks To Dispel Cloud Mistrust In Europe With German Trustee Model

German cloud Microsoft has moved to dispel European mistrust of U.S.-operated cloud services by announcing a plan to offer cloud services, including Azure, Office 365 and Dynamics CRM Online, from data centers in Germany that are also operated by a third party company — in a so called trustee mo Read More

Datos IO Raises $12.5M Series A Round For Its Big Data Recovery Platfrom

When you have a lot of data in your data warehouse, NoSQL database or cloud-native data store, recovering all of that data after it has become corrupted or inaccurate is difficult. Datos IO, which was founded by a group of veteran Data Domain, Veritas and IBM researchers, is now trying to make it easier to recover data from these big data services. The company is launching out of stealth… Read More

Data Virtualization Company Delphix Lands $75M

Big Data concept picture with ones and zeros going off into infinity. Delphix, a “data-as-as-service” startup, has received $75 million in new funding led by Fidelity Management and Research Company. Other participants in the round include Credit Suisse NEXT Investors, The Kraft Group, and returning investors Greylock Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and Icon Ventures. Read More