MapR Technologies closes $30 million in new funding

MapR Technologies, Inc has closed a new round of funding, securing $30 million in series C financing. New investor Mayfield Fund led the funding round, which also includes participation from existing investors Lightspeed Venture Partners, NEA and Redpoint Ventures bringing total funds raised to $59...

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Still too much siloed thinking from CIOs when calculating ROI benefits of cloud adoption

Research highlights need to calculate wider business benefits of cloud adoption.

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Norwegian plans announced

Speaking at a major Norwegian business conference, Byrne Murphy, chairman of DigiPlex Group Companies has announced plans to open a third data centre in Norway. Part of its ambitious expansion plans across the UK and Scandinavia, the new x capacity data centre in Oslo will build on the success of...

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ProfitBricks and MapR complete extensive benchmark testing for Hadoop within a virtualised data centre

Provides Organisations with cost effective performance without complexity for scalable Big Data projects.

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UK schools save time and money with Dell KACE Systems Management Solutions

Woodbridge High School saves £22,000 and 200 hours of IT management time with KACE Systems...

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UK businesses yet to develop compelling case for big data

IT/business divide prevents organisations exploring big data solutions.

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ISACA issues governance and assurance guidance for Big Data

Big data can save big money. A recent McKinsey report found that value gained from data in the US...

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IT services market endured a dismal end to 2012

Last year was the worst for IT services contract activity since 2002, according to research from...

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84% of IT managers are yet to make the most of cloud computing

Abiquo survey reveals alarming statistics on lack of cloud strategy and integration.

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Will energy prices power U.S. data centre growth at Europe’s expense?

Low and stable electricity prices are likely to make the U.S. a target for datacentre investment at...

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Ostara enhances business with redundancy systems and greater bandwidth

A Milton-Keynes based company that provides Computer-Aided Facilities Management (CAFM) software...

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Biffa signs five-year managed services contract

Agreement provides waste management leader with scalability and efficiency to support growth.

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Videos

Doug Loewe, CEO, Kao Data, outlines the company’s strengths which attracted him to join the colo at the start of this year, and shares his vision for the future – with new locations in mainland Europe part...
Jonathan Craymer, FRSA, President & Founder, Shayype Solutions Ltd, discusses the problems with many if not all of the current authentication technologies and solutions available on the market, before...
David Primor, CEO of Cynomi, explains that the company is is now offering its vCISO (virtual chief information security officer) platform for MSPs and MSSPs to European based clients while ensuring data...
Toby Alcock discusses the company’s 10th annual CIO Report, which highlights the many challenges facing CIOs as they seek to deliver the IT infrastructure required to underpin organisations’ digital...

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