Refers to the large amount of data, both structured and unstructured, available to corporations and individuals for analysis that is not being utilized today. Many companies are creating new analytical analysis tools, including visual analytics, to allow for the capture and processing of this information, often on real time, to enable better decision-making.
SAN FRANCISCO – How big is big data? According to Andrew McAfee, it’s so big it’s about to outgrow the metric system. McAfee, the principal research scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s
SAN FRANCISCO – While business intelligence and data analytics vendor SAS Institute is primarily focused on the enterprise market, company executives told CDN the company is moving into the small and medium-sized business
Attendees at the partner education seminar before the CDN Top 100 Solution Providers event last week learned more about the channel opportunities around big data from Tony Olvet, group vice-president for research with
A new study on big data indicates that the marketplace for big data solutions has not materialized as most predicted. Cary, N.C.-based business intelligence software vendor SAS, along with its research partner SourceMedia,
SAN FRANCISCO – Big data and analytics are moving into the security realm, RSA Security's executive chairman and executive vice-president of EMC Corp., Arthur Coviello Jr (pictured). told the over 24,000 attendees at
CA Technologiesannounced that the Association for Retail Technology Standards (ARTS), the technology standards division of the National Retail Federation, is using CA ERwin to develop a uniform data model for the retail industry.
IBM Corp. (NYSE: IBM) furthered its big data strategy this week with the acquisition of StoredIQ Inc., a privately-held developer of big data storage solutions based in Austin, Tex. Terns of the acquisition
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