CDN’s Top 100 explores the big data channel opportunity

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

Published on: April 19th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

The end of new devices

The recent EMC-sponsored IDC Digital Universe Report told you what you already knew … there is a crapload of stuff being prepared, sent, digested and used; and by 2020, it’s only going to

Published on: April 15th, 2013 Max Spindle

BI vendor suggests there’s a big data disconnect

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,

Published on: April 2nd, 2013 CDN Staff

Big data and analytics moving into the security realm

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

Published on: March 8th, 2013 Lynn Greiner

The four big opportunities IBM sees for growth

LAS VEGAS – While IBM Corp. didn’t make much in the way of news on Tuesday at its PartnerWorld Leadership Conference, it did hammer home a consistent message of four key growth areas

Published on: February 27th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Big data’s next stop? The twilight zone

“You are about to enter another dimension. A dimension not only of sight and sound, but of mind. A journey into a wondrous land of imagination.” That was what the narrator, Rod Serling,

Published on: February 11th, 2013 Max Spindle

CA creates uniform industry-wide data model

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.

Published on: January 16th, 2013 CDN Staff

HP launches big data channel certification with Vertica Analytics

While Autonomy has been in the news lately for all the wrong reasons, the other pillar of Hewlett-Packard Co.'s NYSE: (HPQ) big data strategy, its Vertica Analytics, is ready to make some channel

Published on: January 9th, 2013 CDN Staff

IBM goes bigger on big data

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

Published on: December 20th, 2012 CDN Staff

Christmas puts heavy demand on’s data centre

It's the most wonderful time of the year. Unless you're a data centre administrator at popular holiday web sites such as, which must ensure their infrastructure is ready to contend with a

Published on: December 19th, 2012 CDN Staff

Partners need to prep customer infrastructure for big data: study

We probably didn't need research to tell us that the amount of data being generated daily is rising dramatically, but the EMC Corp.-sponsored (NYSE: EMC) IDC Digital Universe study “Big Data, Bigger Digital

Published on: December 17th, 2012 Jeff Jedras

Dell brings open source to big data

Open source is coming to the cloud. Technology vendor Dell, which has been working hard to transition from a cheap PC vendor to an infrastructure services player, has announced a partnership with hardware

Published on: December 13th, 2012 CDN Staff