High Performance Commercial Computing in 2015 makes the case for building or buying high performance business software. We make the case by first suggesting in Part 1 how high performance software might positively impact your business. Then, in Part 2, we discuss the high performance commercial software available today and the hardware requirements to make…

CenturyLink, the $18 billion telecom provider, is preparing to hire dozens of additional data scientists. Chief Science Officer Manav Misra — from his seat in the CenturyLink Cognilytics business — is leading the charge. But what exactly are his key priorities for all of that big data talent? Misra shared his insights with Information Management this week. First,…

Datacenter, internet and hosting provider CenturyLink is forming a new vertical to provide cloud-based, managed predictive analytics and Big Data services to financial firms, following the acquisition of San Jose, Calif.-based Big Data technology and analytics provider Cognilytics for an undisclosed sum at the end of last year. At the time of the acquisition, CenturyLink…

SAP is shipping a new release of its SAP Predictive Analytics software that merges the application with the InfiniteInsight technology SAP acquired when it bought KXEN in October 2013. The company also launched SAP Lumira Edge, a new edition of the vendor’s data visualization software that’s sold through the channel and targets small and midsize…

CenturyLink’s acquisition of Cognilytics continues the transformation of CenturyLink with predictive analytics assets. This deal puts CenturyLink into an early-mover position among telecommunications firms. As IDC correctly predicted for the global telecommunications market in February 2014, big data and analytics did gain momentum in 2014 activities. Experimentation and a diverse set of initiatives characterized 2014 telecommunications…

Acquisition extends Big Data and advanced predictive analytics capabilities. CenturyLink has acquired Cognilytics, a provider of advanced predictive analytics and Big Data solutions to mid-sized and large enterprises. Cognilytics has developed advanced analytics solutions across multiple industries, in addition to implementing Big Data technologies such as Hadoop and SAP HANA. “We are excited to expand…

Telecommunications giant CenturyLink Inc. has swooped to make its second major acquisition of the week, buying up Big Data analytics provider Cognilytics. It comes just days after CenturyLink snapped up DataGardens, which offers a disaster-recovery-as-a-service product. Continue reading  

CenturyLink (CTL) has added an advanced predictive analytics and big data giant to its portfolio. The Monroe, Louisiana-based telecommunications company has acquired Cognilytics, which provides advanced predictive analytics and big data solutions to mid-sized and large enterprises. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “CenturyLink’s network, IT services, cloud, managed and big data services,…

CenturyLink Inc. (CTL), the third largest wireline service provider in the U.S., is currently on a buying spree. Yesterday, the company announced the acquisition of Cognilytics, a leading provider of advanced predictive analytics and Big Data solutions to mid-sized and large enterprises. Continue reading 

CenturyLink Inc. (CTL – Analyst Report), the third largest wireline service provider in the U.S., is currently on a buying spree. Yesterday, the company announced the acquisition of Cognilytics, a leading provider of advanced predictive analytics and Big Data solutions to mid-sized and large enterprises. However, the financial terms of the deal have been kept…