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On the Marriage of IoT and Prescriptive Analytics

Guy Yehiav, CEO of Profitect, leading provider of prescriptive analytics for retailers shares his perspective on Prescriptive analytics software that can help retailers attain some of the unrealized promises that emerged with passive RFID technology. Oct 19, 2016 – For many businesses, data is a precious commodity. Its ability to reveal insights about an organization is unprecedented,
  • 20 Oct, 2016
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BGV New Fund Makes Investment in Webscale Networks

Disruptive Startup in Cloud Application Delivery Control in Syndication With MDV and Grotech Ventures PALO ALTO, CA -(Marketwired – October 14, 2016) – Benhamou Global Ventures (BGV), an early-stage venture capital firm with deep Silicon Valley roots and an exclusive focus on enterprise information technology opportunities in global markets, announced BGV III’s second investment in
  • 16 Oct, 2016
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Webscale nabs $12M to tame traffic spikes with predictive analytics

Of the many challenges involved in operating a large-scale web service, dealing with sudden traffic surges is among the most difficult. One of the newest companies to focus on that challenge is a Mountain View-based startup called Webscale Networks Inc. that raised $12 million in funding this morning to fuel its work. The investment was led by
  • 12 Oct, 2016
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NGD Systems Joins OpenFog Consortium to Advance Adoption of Fog Computing

IRVINE, Calif.- (BUSINESS WIRE)- NGD Systems, a storage pioneer creating intelligent solid state drives (SSDs) for the cloud data center, announces it has joined the OpenFog Consortium, the global organization that is driving advancements in fog computing in order to solve the latency, bandwidth, and communications challenges associated with IoT, 5G communications, and artificial intelligence.
  • 12 Oct, 2016
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Former 3Com, Palm CEO has eyes on China with latest venture fund

Eric Benhamou, the former CEO at 3Com and Palm who shifted to venture investing in recent years, is midway through raising between $75 million and $100 million for his third fund. Palo Alto-based Benhamou Global Ventures added an office in Israel with its second fund and is shifting some of its attention to China with Fund
  • 16 Sep, 2016
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Aurionpro Completes Acquisition of Spikes Security — Forms ‘Cyberinc’ for Enterprise Security

Cyberinc, a Subsidiary of Aurionpro Solutions, Will Focus on Product Offerings for Cybersecurity and IAM Globally. LOS GATOS, CA -(Marketwired – September 15, 2016) – Aurionpro Solutions (NSE:AURIONPRO) (BSE:532668), a global leader in enterprise security, digital innovation and banking solutions announced that it had completed the acquisition and subsequent merger of Spikes Security Inc. with
  • 15 Sep, 2016
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BGV Reaches First Close of Third Fund, Invests in Totango

New Investment, Expanded Team, Fresh Capital, Mark Momentum for Benhamou Global Ventures PALO ALTO, CA – (Marketwired – September 14, 2016) – Benhamou Global Ventures (BGV), an early-stage venture capital firm with deep Silicon Valley roots and an exclusive focus on enterprise information technology opportunities in global markets, announced the first close of their third
  • 14 Sep, 2016
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Prescriptive Analytics: The Ultimate Self Help Tool

In this special guest feature, Guy Yehiav, CEO at Profitect, discusses how prescriptive anaytics holds the keys to efficiency with the least amount of risk and the fastest time to value. Prior to Profitect, Guy Yehiav served as Vice President Sales & Strategy for Oracle’s Value Chain Planning Solutions where he was responsible for sales, strategy
  • 6 Sep, 2016
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IdentityMind Global Announces Identity Graph Intelligence

IdentityMind Global, a company focused on digital identities for securing online financial transactions, announced on Thursday (Sept. 1) its Identity Graph Intelligence (IGI) tool. IGI is an important extension of the company’s Trusted Digital Identities API, which helps identify and reduce risk through risk scoring and identity complexity analysis. With Identity Graph Intelligence, customers can
  • 2 Sep, 2016
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Enterprise SSD Storage Startup NxGn Data Changes Name to NGD Systems

Name change better reflects system-level storage solutions August 17, 2016 IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–NxGn Data, Inc., a storage pioneer creating intelligent solid state drives (SSDs) for the cloud data center, is changing its name to NGD Systems effective immediately. The name change highlights the system-level capabilities that the company enables directly in storage subsystems. The company unveiled
  • 18 Aug, 2016
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