Kusiri Wins ‘3D FinTech Challenge 2013’ PR: Fiserv Launches Data Vaulting Solution to Deliver Secure Data Backup, Storage and Recovery for Banks and Credit Unions. BROOKFIELD, Wis.– (BUSINESS WIRE) – Fiserv, Inc.
(NASDAQ: FISV), the leading global provider of financial services technology solutions, today announced the launch of Data VaultingTM from Fiserv, a solution that delivers secure and efficient data backup, storage and recovery for banks and credit unions. A lower-cost alternative to tape-based backup, Data Vaulting supports compliance with regulations governing the security, transportation, storage and accessibility of data. The solution is powered by the EVault software platform from i365 Inc., which is used by more than 32,000 organizations worldwide. As financial institutions face explosive growth in and accountability for business-critical data, it becomes increasingly important to minimize downtime and manage regulatory requirements related to data security. The disk-based data protection service increases operational efficiency and improves the ability to comply with government regulations. Crowdsourcing Grows Up: 7 Indicators it’s here to stay.
It’s been almost ten years since James Surowiecki published The Wisdom of Crowds, which launched the notion that there was wisdom, and indeed robust solutions to be harvested from “crowds” that far exceeded comparable individual efforts.
According to Surowiecki, these key criteria separate wise crowds from irrational ones: In parallel, aggregation platforms – often called Idea Management software were coming into being and in the decade since have matured, grown up, and become standard operating procedure for businesses solving problems of all kinds via crowdsourcing. Initially, these platforms were tuned towards new product development, however, savvy companies recognize that the “crowd” has utility for all manner of problem solving. Which is good because there are no shortage of problems to be solved. The Internet of Things in 2014 [Infographic] As technology continues to shift to the cloud, the "Internet of Things" has been gaining considerable traction.
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Environment Researcher Calls for Innovation of Air Monitoring Equipment. China should speed up the research and development on air monitoring equipment in line with the rising demand after the country puts in place stricter air quality standards, an environment researcher said Saturday.
The equipment and technologies that China is using to monitor PM2.5 -- fine particles 2.5 microns or less in diameter -- are mainly from other countries, said Wen Xiangcai, a researcher at the China National Environmental Monitoring Center (CNEMC). China's Cabinet, the State Council, on Wednesday passed revised air quality standards which include an index for the concentration of PM2.5.
The monitoring will cover 113 model cities on the state environmental protection list and all cities in 2015.
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