Circinus Improves Public Safety Through Large-Scale Open-Source Data Analytics

Circinus LLC is a leading provider of operational intelligence, training and support. The company uses sophisticated, integrated security solutions to help government clients identify security threats from a variety of sources, and turn that information into actionable intelligence. Running on the IBM LinuxONE platform (an IBM Z mainframe configured to run Linux exclusively) and IBM [...]

A New Blueprint for the Modern Data Warehouse

Companies today are struggling under the weight of their legacy data warehouses. These old and inefficient systems were designed for a different era, when data was a side project and access to analytics was limited to the executive team. Modern companies are placing data analytics in the center of every activity—from applications to operations—and arming [...]

How to Be Clever, Not Creepy, With Customer Data

For some consumers, just hearing the word “data” is enough to send shivers down their spines. Data controversies such as the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal have made the public wary about how companies collect and use their data. However, data doesn’t have to be creepy, and shouldn’t be. When used securely and strategically, data can help [...]

6 Stages to the Analytics-Driven Security Journey

Splunk recently released a security eBook to help companies understand the challenges and action steps to a security program that utilizes data to stay ahead of attacks. Here is a breakdown of the suggested six stages of the Analytics-Driven Security Journey, so you can get started on your voyage. Stage 1: Collection Collect basic security [...]

Revolutionary AI: Turning Data into Decisions

What’s the secret to business transformation? Many would say analytics. What’s the secret to analytics? Harnessing the business value of your data. Is that a challenge? Yes, it is. And an adequate solution has been difficult to come by, until now. “Sirius works with top strategic partners such as Dell EMC and NVIDIA to deliver [...]

5 Reasons You Can’t Wait to Modernize Your Infrastructure

What era of servers is your business running on? Can your outdated infrastructure compete in the age of digital transformation, where unprecedented data growth is driving the business economy? Or are you continuing to invest in a platform that was built ten years ago, or even more? Decade-old servers can’t keep pace with the mechanisms [...]

Cloud or On-Prem: The Data Warehousing Crossroads

If you’ve gone down the path of a data warehouse you are likely at a crossroads. Should you move all or some of your data defined business requirements to the cloud? Enterprises of all kinds are starting to look down that road. Before we compare and contrast the two, it’s important to understand the benefits [...]

Transform Your Data Center With True Analytics

The always-on nature of today’s world has led to the need for data center solutions that are not only intelligent, scalable and secure but also capable of operating and evolving in line with the ever-changing pace of today’s digital era. As IT systems increase in complexity and size, the capacity to seamlessly adapt is crucial, [...]

[Recorded Webinar] Overcoming that Scary Data Swamp Thing

We’ve all been there –facing a seemingly impossible task or problem we don’t know how to tackle or even where to start, and feeling overwhelmed. In the mid 2000’s, businesses started collecting massive amounts of unstructured data, believing that somehow that data was going to magically make itself useful. The problem? Companies lacked strategies to [...]