Flexera opens Data Platform Centre of Excellence in Belfast

Flexera, the company that’s reimagining how software is bought, sold, managed and secured, has opened the doors to its new Data Platform Centre of Excellence offices in Belfast City Centre, Northern Ireland.  The new Flax House facility will be focused on advancing Flexera’s Technology Asset Management (TAM) solutions.

TIBCO extends global partnership with Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport

TIBCO Software has extended its global partnership with four-time consecutive FIA Formula One World Constructors’ Champions Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport. This partnership will continue to equip the team with advanced TIBCO solutions throughout the 2018 season, supporting strategic decisions based on data collected from the brand-new Mercedes-AMG F1 W09 EQ Power+ race car.

Analysing Wi-Fi in near real time

iPass is using Databricks’ Unified Analytics Platform and machine learning capabilities to monitor Wi-Fi hotspots in near real-time, and ensure mobile devices are connected to the most accessible hot spot measuring speed, availability, performance, security and location. With Databricks’ Unified Analytics Platform, iPass accelerated time-to-market of its Veri-FiTM suite of mobile device analytics and big data services.

Exasol expands for international growth

Exasol, the provider of the world's fastest in-memory analytic database, has appointed Stefan Hoelzl as VP International Sales. Exasol helps businesses transform themselves by bringing data together and enabling fast analysis for data-driven decisions.

Quby relies on Databricks

Quby, the Dutch company behind smart energy product Toon, has deployed Databricks' Unified Analytics Platform to support its analytics and collaboration strategies as it grows the number of energy providers that it works with across Europe. Using Databricks, Quby's data engineering and data science teams streamline analytics processes internally around smart home data. For Quby's partners (utility providers, for instance), this data supports personalized recommendations for reducing energy usage.

Open Data Institute tackles antibiotic resistance

Pharmaceutical companies are taking steps towards openly sharing data on changes to the susceptibility of pathogens to antibiotics around the world as part of a pilot project to tackle the global problem of drug-resistant infections.  Findings from the project, delivered by the Open Data Institute (ODI), will be shared in a workshop to be held next month.

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