KONE, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, is investing in IBM's Cloud and Internet of Things technologies to power a data-analytics and predictive-maintenance solution for city infrastructure.
By 2019, about 60 percent of all enterprise workloads will be in the cloud, according to 451 Research. Only 45 percent of workloads are in the cloud now1. As this transition to cloud continues to grow, speed is an increasingly important factor for companies staying on top of their data.
When your business is operating at web scale, every microsecond counts. For most of the past decade, it has been an open secret that website performance has a measurable impact on financial results – for example, a study conducted by one major web retailer revealed that every additional 100 milliseconds of latency resulted in substantial and costly losses in revenue.
IBM announced a series of upgrades and new offerings to Watson Data Platform, an integrated set of tools, services and data in the IBM Cloud that enables data scientists, developers and business teams to gain intelligence from data.
IBM Watson Data Platform, a platform designed to make data discoverable and accessible to data professionals around the world. Central to this is our new IBM Data Catalog offering, which enables companies to build a 360 view of all information, making data accessible for self-service analytics and data science initiatives.
While most industries have enthusiastically embraced cloud computing, there is still a widespread perception in the financial services sector that adopting cloud services is either too risky from a security or availability perspective, or outright impossible under current regulatory conditions.
Helping your data scientists work more productively is a key priority. The answer is to use automation to give them more time for analysis without compromising the quality of the data they use. IBM Data Catalog, a new beta solution that’s part of Watson Data Platform, offers tools to automate and simplify data discovery, curation, and governance.