Business intelligence users know they can’t afford to ignore unstructured data and content, but actually merging documents, emails, and social media updates into BI platforms for analysis is a monster of an integration challenge for IT departments. A...»
Not to lead with the hyperbole, but it's going to be hard to argue with the promise of big data analytics and the scalability of cloud when the combinations starts to solve one world problem...»
A new study, commissioned by Microsoft and researched by Edge Strategies, indicates that cloud usage is on the rise amongst SMBs, with paid service adoption set to double over the next five years. Apparently, there's...»
Weekly Round up 2/11/13 – 2/15/13
Hello again to our loyal following and any newcomers! A slower week for InFocus, the bloggers wrote about everything from Service Excellence to Porcupines and one article even came in two parts.
Kicking it off...»
Count the Obama administration as the latest high-profile organization to embrace Big Data. The White House will announce today its “Big Data Research and Development Initiative,” which spans multiple federal agencies and seeks to exploit Big Data Analytics to...»
A new report from Synergy Research Group issued this week indicates that when it comes to computing systems, storage systems and networking infrastructure, HP and IBM are vying for leadership, with Cisco fast closing the...»
Flash storage vendor Violin Memory has added former VMware cloud infrastructure czar Narayan Venkat to its executive team. Venkat is now VP of product management at the company which is moving to meet the needs of the expanding...»
Data-as-a-service will be the ultimate convergence between cloud computing and big data. Not to be confused with database-as-a-service (though hosted databases will be a part of data-as-a-service), I see data-as-a-service as consisting of three components: 1) APIs that...»
InFocus Weekly Wrap Up 1/28/13 – 2/1/13
It was a short list of blogs this week on InFocus but each will be sure to keep you informed, entertained, and coming back for more!
It shouldn’t be a surprise that the...»