Three years ago, Systems Mechanics Limited used relational databases to
assemble and analyze some 20 different data sources in near real-time. But
most relational database appliances used 1980s technical approaches, and the
ability to connect more data and manage more events capped off. The runway
for their business expansion just ended.
So Systems Mechanics looked for a platform that scales well and provides
real-time data analysis, too. At the volumes and price they needed, HP
Vertica has since scaled without limit ... an endless runway.
To learn more about how Systems Mechanics improved how their products best
deliver business intelligence (BI), analytics streaming, and data analysis,
BriefingsDirect spoke with Andy Stubley, Vice President of Sales and
Marketing at Systems Mechanics, based in London. The discussion, at the HP
Discover conference in Barcelona, is ... (more)
An expected deluge of data and information about patients, providers,
outcomes, and needed efficiencies is pushing the healthcare industry to rapid
change. But more than dealing with just the volume of data is required.
Interoperability, security and the ability to adapt rapidly to the lessons in
the data are all essential.
The means of enabling Boundaryless Information Flow, Open Platform 3.0
adaptation, and security for the healthcare industry are then, not
surprisingly, headline topics for The Open Group’s upcoming event, Enabling
Boundaryless Information Flow on July 21 and ... (more)
When Capgemini's business information management (BIM) practices unit needed
to provide big data capabilities to its insurance company customers, it
needed to deliver the right information to businesses much faster from the
very bottom up.
That means an improved technical design and an architectural way of
delivering information through business intelligence (BI) and analytics. The
ability to bring together structured and unstructured data -- and be able to
slice and dice that data in a rapid fashion; not only deploy it, but also
execute rapidly for organizations out there -- wa... (more)
When Swedish communications services provider TDC needed network
infrastructure improvements from their disparate networks across several
Nordic countries, they needed both simplicity in execution and agility in
Our next innovation case study interview therefore highlights how TDC in
Stockholm found ways to better determine root causes to any network
disruption, and conduct deep inspection of the traffic to best manage their
service-level agreements (SLAs).
BriefingsDirect had an opportunity to learn first-hand how over 50,000
devices can be monitored and managed a... (more)
As smartphones have become de rigueur in the global digital economy, users
want them to do more work, and businesses want them to be more productive for
their employees -- as well as powerful added channels to consumers.
But neither businesses nor mobile-service providers have a cross-domain
architecture that supports all the new requirements for a secure digital
economy, one that allows safe commerce, data sharing and user privacy.
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So how do we blaze a better path to a sec... (more)