Tag: Big Data

News and Press

Technology as Friend, Foe, or Partner?

June 28, 2017

Via: InformationWeek

We live in an age of fear. Start with the big picture, ISIS, the ideological divide in Washington, and the turbulent economic/business environment. However, fear really centers locally in us as individuals. We internalize everything that happens in the big […]

Networking, Tech

Data: Lifeblood of the Internet of Things

May 24, 2017

Via: InformationWeek

As computing power becomes increasingly distributed into the devices and infrastructure around us, the data generated by those devices will invariably play a larger role in our businesses and everyday lives. Between my role at Seagate in Cupertino and the […]

App Review, Applications

Why Google BigQuery excels at BI on big data concurrency

April 10, 2017

Via: Cloud Computing

If you’re trying to do business intelligence (BI) on big data and the capability to handle large number of concurrent queries is a key issue for you, Google BigQuery may well be the way to go, according to a new […]


Report: Rethinking the enterprise data archive for big data analytics and regulatory compliance

December 27, 2016

Via: Gigaom

This research report explores today’s big data archive, in which analytical and compliance solutions are implemented by large organizations for the purpose of: -Moving large, historical data from tier 1 or tier 2 to cheaper storage for improved efficiency and […]

Networking, Wireless

Businesses eye cloud for big data deployments

December 19, 2016

Via: Networkworld Cloud Computing

As 2016 draws to a close, a new study suggests big data is growing in maturity and surging in the cloud. AtScale, which specializes in BI on Hadoop using OLAP-like cubes, recently conducted a survey of more than 2,550 big […]

Networking, Tech

Big data is already a $46 billion market, but you ain’t seen nothin’ yet

September 7, 2016

Via: Networkworld Cloud Computing

Big data has been a big buzzword for more than a few years already, and it’s got some solid numbers to back that up, including US$46 billion in 2016 revenue for vendors of related products and services. But the big […]

News and Press, Wireless

Cloud or on-prem? This big-data service now swings both ways

June 23, 2016

Via: Networkworld Cloud Computing

There are countless “as-a-Service” offerings on the market today, and typically they live in the cloud. Back in 2014, startup BlueData blazed a different trail by launching its EPIC Enterprise big-data-as-a-service offering on-premises instead. On Wednesday, BlueData announced that the […]

Networking, Wireless

15 big data and analytics companies to watch

January 14, 2016

Via: Networkworld Cloud Computing

Just as practically every startup these days claims to be a cloud company or an IoT company, they’re all big data and analytics firms, too. Well, not really, but they at least toss the hot terms into their company descriptions. […]

Networking, Wireless

5 things you need to know about legally transferring data out of Europe

November 24, 2015

Via: Computerworld

1. It only concerns personal data The Safe Harbor agreement was — until it was struck down by the Court of Justice of the European Union on Oct. 6 — a way to reconcile differences between U.S. privacy laws and […]


Hospitality Technology In Action: Can Big Data Lead to Higher Guest Satisfaction?

November 11, 2015

Via: Wireless Xirrus Blog

The notion of big data is not new. Rather, it simply describes a scenario whereby data sets occur at sizes beyond the ability of conventional software tools to capture, curate, manage, and process data within a tolerable elapsed time. According […]


HP Announces Latest Release Of HP Vertica Big Data Platform

August 14, 2015

Via: itCurated

HP announced the latest version of the HP Vertica Big Data analytics platform. Codenamed “Excavator,” the latest release offers a number of updates including improved text searching, manageability, security, enhanced support for Hadoop and more. The new updates will help […]