IBM is buying Netezza for $1.7B. Why is a company with $191 million in yearly revenue worth $1.7 billion to IBM, which already has products in this space?
Saying the time is right to push data analytics deeper into businesses, IBM offers $27 per share for Netezza, with which it already has a long-standing relationship.
The agency allegedly bought flawed targeting software for drone missile attacks--software it knew was faulty, and that could misdirect attacks by as much as 39 feet--a report says.
Cloud management platform and big data and analytics provider raise a combined $55 million in their C rounds of funding.
Traditional data warehousing will be transformed into "big data" analysis applications. What impact will the "big data" wave have on storage?
Revenue from growth markets was up 19 percent and sales from Brazil, Russia, India and China jumped 17 percent.
"Shared nothing" computing is taking off, driven by "big data" analytics. Can shared storage play in a "shared nothing" environment?
Oracle didn't have much to say at its annual OpenWorld conference, and that may be the point.