THE IMPACT OF BIG DATA ON THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY

irishtechnews.ie | April 06, 2020

Big Data in Healthcare essentially refers to the vast quantities of clinical, patient, consumer, and physical data (collecting, analyzing and leveraging) that is too complex or huge to be understood by traditional data processing tools.Solving the problem of how to collect all the data and quickly analyze it to produce actionable insights, Big Data technologies allow healthcare organizations to be able to consolidate and analyze these massive data sets in order to discover trends and make more accurate predictions.The rapid rise of healthcare Big Data is largely the outcome of the complete digitization of healthcare information. Apart from this, the advent of value-based care is also pushing the healthcare industry to use data analytics and Big Data to make strategic business decisions.Traditionally, the challenges faced by healthcare data were at four different levels- volume, velocity, variety, and veracity –that have prompted health systems to adopt advanced technology capable of collecting, storing, and analyzing huge volumes of data/ information to produce actionable insights.

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NV5 Acquires AT Advanced Technologies, Strengthening Data Center Commissioning and Mission Critical Services

NV5 | December 28, 2021

NV5 Global, Inc. , a provider of compliance, technology, engineering, and environmental consulting solutions, announced today that it has acquired AT Advanced Technologies Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. (AT), an international consulting firm providing commissioning management and engineering services for high tech facilities and data centers. AT’s clients include large international technology and financial companies that depend on the efficiency and reliability of mission-critical data centers for their day-to-day operations. The acquisition was made with a combination of cash and stock and will be immediately accretive to NV5’s earnings. “Data center commissioning and mission critical engineering is a high-margin, high-growth sector that NV5 entered in early 2021 with the successful acquisition of Industrial Design Associates International. Singapore is one of the largest and fastest growing data center markets in the world, and AT Advanced Technologies’ give us a competitive edge in capitalizing on data center market growth in Singapore and throughout Southeast Asia.” Dickerson Wright, PE, Chairman & CEO of NV5 Founded in 1999, AT has completed more than 350 projects in Asia and Australia and operates out of three offices in Singapore, Hong Kong, and India. “We are excited to join NV5 and the acquisition strengthens our existing platform for further expansion,” said Victor John Carey, CEO and Founder at AT Advanced Technologies. “AT Advanced Technologies complements our energy efficiency and building analytics services and expands our international commissioning capabilities. We look forward to presenting our combined capabilities to existing customers and new client pursuits,” said Gary Hui, PE, Vice President of NV5 Energy Efficiency and Mission Critical Services. About AT Advanced Technologies AT Advanced Technologies is a building services engineering, commissioning management, and energy management consulting firm providing clients with integrated skills and expertise to match the expectation of blue chip multi-national companies. With a unique blend of qualified technical staff from the UK, Australia, Singapore, and various countries in South East Asia, AT Advanced Technologies delivers world class services to clients in the financial and technology markets. AT Advanced Technologies is a member of the USGBC (LEED), the Commissioning Specialists Association (CSA) and is bizSAFE Star certified. About NV5 NV5 Global, Inc. is a provider of compliance, technology, engineering, and environmental consulting solutions for public and private sector clients supporting sustainable infrastructure, utility, and building assets and systems. The Company focuses on multiple verticals: testing, inspection & consulting, infrastructure, utility services, buildings & program management, environmental health sciences, and geospatial technology services to deliver innovative, sustainable solutions to complex issues and improve lives in our communities. NV5 operates out of more than 100 offices nationwide and abroad.

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DataCore Software and Atempo Combine Forces in New Active Archive Solution

DataCore | April 25, 2022

DataCore Software, the authority on software-defined storage, and Atempo, Data Protection and Data Management independent software vendor, are announcing today the integration of Atempo Miria Data Management platform with DataCore Swarm object storage software. "Miria's new WORM capabilities for long-term archive now takes full advantage of the S3-compatible API and immutability options in DataCore Swarm, enabling granular time navigation through simple retrieval of multiple files at a given point in time." stated Louis Laszlo, Director of Product Management at Atempo. "It offers highly flexible configurations, high availability, and unmatched performance while reducing enterprise storage costs." Organizations are primarily using Atempo Miria and DataCore Swarm for active archive, preserving large volumes of multimedia files, like videos, so they can be quickly retrieved in full, or partially restored on-demand as short clips directly from Media Asset Managers (MAM) or from Miria's Web interface. Additionally, the joint solution can be used to cost-effectively archive large dataset volumes while uncluttering expensive high-performance shared storage required for post-production work. Miria's new capabilities make it very easy to store important files for long-term retention leveraging Swarm's WORM/immutability options to prevent ransomware, tampering or unintentional deletion. "Customers favor the combination of Miria and Swarm for their active archive workflows for several reasons, including the open approach for managing and storing metadata with each object, the scalability of the joined solution as well as the high performances delivered. They benefit from a flexible and massively scalable archive where content is immediately accessible to users and workflows. Both solution elements have an extensive track record for addressing customers' challenges in rapidly scaling media library or sharing content between remote sites." Ben Watson, Technical Director, Product Management for DataCore The combined solution consists of Miria, the agile data management platform that leverages the highly flexible Swarm software-defined object storage, to simplify storage management and reduce costs, both of which are very important to organizations facing tight IT budgets and resources. DataCore and Atempo teams are present at the 2022 edition of the NAB Show on booth #N431 for Atempo and booth #N7035 for DataCore. About DataCore DataCore Software delivers the industry's most flexible, intelligent, and powerful software-defined storage solutions for block, file and object storage, helping more than 10,000 customers worldwide modernize how they store, protect, and access data. The company's comprehensive product suite, intellectual property portfolio, and its unrivaled experience in storage virtualization and advanced data services, position DataCore as the authority on software-defined storage. About Atempo Atempo is a leading independent European-based software vendor with an established global presence providing solutions to protect, store, move and recover all mission-critical data sets for thousands of companies worldwide. With over 30 years' experience in data protection and data management, Atempo offers a portfolio enabling medium to large scale organization to tackle their core IT data protection challenges in addition on solving the new modern File Data Management fueling exabytes data pipelines in the digital economy.

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Fractal expands cloud AI offerings with the acquisition of Neal Analytics

Fractal | January 12, 2022

Fractal, a global provider of artificial intelligence and advanced analytics to Fortune 500® companies, today announced the acquisition of Neal Analytics, a cloud, data, engineering and AI Microsoft Gold consulting partner, for an undisclosed amount. Neal Analytics strengthens Fractal's AI engineering capabilities & cloud-first offerings on Microsoft's multi cloud ecosystems and enables clients to scale AI and power decisions; It also strengthens Fractal's presence in the Pacific Northwest, Canada, and India. Founded in 2011, Neal Analytics is a Microsoft Gold Consulting Partner supporting its cross-industry clients, such as PepsiCo and Microsoft, in their data-driven transformation initiatives. Neal Analytics' 200+ team brings deep expertise on the Azure stack - across data science, AI & ML, IoT, Edge Computing, BI, application development, migration and modernization, and automation. Neal Analytics also has partnerships with Intel, Nvidia, and Databricks. "We are excited about partnering with Dylan and his talented team at Neal Analytics. They have built a great client-centric, people-oriented culture, and have an impressive track record of solving and scaling AI engineering challenges, especially on the Microsoft platform, for marquee clients. This partnership will accelerate our ability to power data-driven decisions end-to-end for our Fortune® 500 sized clients." Srikanth Velamakanni, Co-founder and Group Chief Executive, Fractal Dylan Dias, CEO, Neal Analytics, said, "This is the successful culmination of a thorough, year-long process. Our goals were to find the best long-term home for Neal's 200+ employees, a platform to scale faster, and the ability to play a bigger role in this fast-accelerating space. Fractal was a clear choice. Our culture and vision are 100% aligned. This is an exciting opportunity to empower our people and work alongside like-minded practitioners to transform businesses with cloud, data, and AI. It will enable Neal Analytics and Fractal to grow and achieve more together." Satish Raman, Chief Strategy Officer, Fractal, said, "Hyperscale cloud infrastructures are enabling organizations to be more agile and improve their business performance to better serve clients. Neal's award-winning experts in Microsoft's Azure and cloud technologies have been helping organizations to securely migrate, modernize and accelerate their business transformation within the cloud for more than a decade. We're delighted that this acquisition of Neal will further strengthen our rapidly growing analytics, AI, and data engineering business in North America." About Fractal Fractal is one of the most prominent players in the Artificial Intelligence space. Fractal's mission is to power every human decision in the enterprise and brings AI, engineering, and design to help the world's most admired Fortune 500® companies. Fractal's products include Qure.ai to assist radiologists in making better diagnostic decisions, Crux Intelligence to assist CEOs and senior executives make better tactical and strategic decisions, Theremin.ai to improve investment decisions, Eugenie.ai to find anomalies in high-velocity data, Samya.ai to drive next-generation Enterprise Revenue Growth Management, Senseforth.ai to automate customer interactions at scale to grow top-line and bottom-line and Analytics Vidhya is the largest Analytics and Data Science community offering industry-focused training programs. About Neal Analytics Neal Analytics is a cloud, data, and AI Microsoft Gold Consulting Partner supporting data-driven transformation initiatives from data strategy to solution design, architecture, development, operationalization, and support. Neal leverages Agile methodologies and flexible engagement models to deliver measurable customer value with a focus on right sized and pragmatic approaches towards digital transformation.

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Sesame Software Announces High-Volume Data Connector for Marketo to Integrate and Replicate Data to Any Data Warehouse

Sesame Software | June 18, 2022

Sesame Software, the innovative leader in Enterprise Data Management, today announced a new high-volume data connector for Marketo. With Relational Junction, you can easily integrate Marketo with cloud applications and relational databases to the data warehouse of your choice. This connector empowers marketers and data teams to improve the quality of their data, eliminate silos, and uncover new insights into marketing performance. Modern-Day Marketers Relational Junction provides Marketo users with the ability to sync data for a complete view of the customer lifecycle. Marketo users work with a full stack of different technology platforms daily and collecting, analyzing, and making sense of all that data can be difficult. Relational Junction solves this problem by enabling users to easily integrate Marketo with various platforms. With Relational Junction, you can have all your data in a single source of truth to explore new correlations and get thoughtful insights about your marketing and business performance. Relational Junctions Key Benefits: Easily access, discover, replicate and integrate Marketo data with adjacent enterprise systems — such as databases, ERP and CRM systems, and custom applications Connect and unify all of your Marketo data to the destination of your choice for a complete view of your critical business data across your entire organization Move data at the fastest possible data movement with hyper-threaded high-volume data connectors Keep your data fresh with automated data syncs for timely insights and accurate reporting Launch in minutes with no coding, data mapping, or maintenance Relational Junction for Marketo Ultimately, Relational Junction's data connector for Marketo allows data teams to get to their data faster and data engineers to work on higher-value projects. "Relational Junction breaks the data engineering bottleneck by offering patented hyper-threaded technology that ensures the fastest possible data movement for Marketo. With simple click-and-load deployment, Relational Junction will have you up and running faster than any other traditional ETL tool." - Rick Banister, CEO of Sesame Software The platform's scalable architecture evolves and updates with organization-spanning data needs that continuously change. Knowing data is always fresh and up to date allows for new ways to customize messaging and drive better customer experiences with more targeted and informed campaigns. About Sesame Software Sesame Software is the Enterprise Data Management leader, delivering data rapidly for enhanced reporting and analytics. Sesame Software's patented Relational Junction data platform offers superior solutions for data warehousing, integration, backup, and compliance to fit your business needs. Quickly connect to SaaS, on-premise, and cloud applications for accelerated insights.

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