Contrast Security

Contrast security seeks to usher in a new era of self-protecting software. From their website: Contrast Security is the world’s leading provider of security technology that enables software applications to protect themselves against cyberattacks. Contrast’s patented deep security instrumentation is the breakthrough technology that enables highly accurate analysis and always-on protection of an entire application […]

Don’t fall behind when it comes to migrating to the cloud

Cloud computing and cloud storage at one time was once viewed as a risky proposition for businesses; why trust an unknown virtual platform to handle business needs when everything could be safely handled onsite? That viewpoint has changed quicker than many industry watchers and businesses could anticipate, and those organizations that have made the switch […]

AWS ElasticSearch Setup

This is the first of a two-part post on getting Amazon’s version of ElasticSearch set up in AWS.  We go over the basics of setting up an AWS ES cluster and then tackle supplying the cluster with data via Logstash in our next post. Amazon has taken all the fun (read: difficulty) out of creating […]

Tibco: Business intelligence and analytics provider

Tibco has long been known for helping businesses interconnect their data in ways that enable business decisions. Their solutions have served business users, including the more advanced statisticians and data scientists but also the average user. We track Tibco in our Disruptive IT Directory in the category of Business Intelligence and Analytics Companies. All indications […]

Zoomdata: Designed to support Big Data

Zoomdata is the next generation data visualization system that easily allows companies and people to understand data visually in realtime. Zoomdata develops the world’s fastest visual analytics solution for big data. Using patented data sharpening and micro-query technologies, Zoomdata empowers business users to visually consume data in seconds, even across billions of rows of data. […]

Apigee: Enterprise grade platform for data sharing and innovation

In 2013 In-Q-Tel  issued a press release on a recent strategic partnership and technology development agreement with a firm called Apigee. That statement alone is all the savvy technologist needs to know to start diving into Apigee. In-Q-Tel has a reputation for applying lots of focused thought into the firms they invest in and because of that […]