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August 2, 2013

San Francisco emerging technology analysts GigaOM and Mayor of London's promotional arm London & Partners to support IGNITE event.

Nimbus Ninety is delighted to announce the addition of two strategic partners for IGNITE: the leading global technology news and analyst company GigaOM, and 'Mayor of London's official promotional organisation London & Partners'.

June 21, 2013

Software development company DataArt invites delegates to London Gateway to hear from Ocado director of technology among others.

March 21, 2013

The leading job fair that has helped recruit countless skilled employees for London's Tech City booming start-up companies is now to become a start-up itself to further its work.

Silicon Milkroundabout, an up until now industry-led jobs fair for London’s ‘Tech City’ companies, has announced today that it is launching as a start-up company itself due to the ever-increasing recruitment demands in the area.

January 24, 2013

David Rowan, the award winning editor of Wired UK magazine, is the keynote speaker at the upcoming Nimbus Ninety Converge event. He talks to Mark Young about the way that businesses must embrace disruption in the digital economy, 3D printing, big data, computer algorithms that write books and more.

 

 

 

November 30, 2012

The UK boasts a rich eco-system which means that it pays to set up big data operations here, including financial, operational, support and legal incentives. Mark Young breaks it down.

Mark Young is on Twitter. Do follow: @Mark_J_Young

October 8, 2012

SNW Europe, Virtualization World and Datacenter Technologies 2012 to feature deep dives into the hottest technologies and trends in the industry at Frankfurt-based conference. Big Data Insight Group's founder and managing director Emma Morgan to speak.

August 6, 2012

Despite the purported rise of big data, research suggests storage budgets are falling while many organisations have not roadmapped a big data strategy.

Over half of companies have no big data plans even beyond 2013, according to findings by research service TheInfoPro.

TheInfoPro, a line of service from 451 Research, suggests in its report that the storage industry’s growth is slower than it has been over the last two years. The results are based on extensive interviews with storage professionals and primary decision-makers at large and midsize enterprises in North America and Europe.

June 27, 2012

A recent competition between innovative start ups saw two big data focussed companies emerge victorious.

Big data companies have been hailed as the greatest innovators as they claim top spot in IBM’s start-up competition.
 
Two big data specialist companies, SkyFoundry and StreetLightData, have been hailed as the greatest US innovators in their field, having won IBM’s SmartCamp Boston competition.
 

May 28, 2012

For a decade now Shazam, the song identification mobile phone app, has been settling bets, discovering new artists and unearthing guilty pleasures for its users. With over a million and half new users each week, the company’s recent growth has been exponential and its big data analytics have opened a range of new possibilities for expansion. Dominic Pollard visited the company’s London headquarters (that’s right, Shazam is a UK company) to speak to its CTO Jason Titus to find out the magic behind the technology.

A magical experience


For those of you who are unfamiliar with Shazam, it’s a mobile app that allows the user to find out the artist and name of any song they hear. Within just a few seconds, that nagging question of ‘oh, what is this song?’ can be answered with one click of a button. As CTO Jason Titus says, “Shazam is like a unique, magical experience.”

February 29, 2012

With big data on the rise, survey finds that the vast majority of organisations are looking to expand their data centre resources.

Eighty-five per cent of organisations intend to expand their data centre facilities over the coming year, according to the results a survey released last week.
 
Digital Realty, a provider of data centre solutions, announced the findings of its latest survey looking at the European market last week. The survey, undertaken by research firm Campos on behalf of Digital Realty, was conducted among 200 senior decision-makers at European businesses with annual revenues of at least £500m.
 

January 27, 2012

Big Data Reality Check; identifying what Big Data means to you and navigating a path to insight and business value

January 26, 2012

Announcements this week suggest that cloud and big data are set for a big year across Europe.

Plans for a new European cloud partnership will be announced at the World Economic Forum today, while IDC backs big data to make a big impression on the European software industry.
 

January 26, 2012

Announcements this week suggest that cloud and big data are set for a big year across Europe.

Plans for a new European cloud partnership will be announced at the World Economic Forum today, while IDC backs big data to make a big impression on the European software industry.
 


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