Beyond the performance challenges of streaming media and news to their viewers, the entertainment, publishing and news industries are feeling the pressure to deliver applications and data internally from/to the cloud and across the WAN. Caching media files near the... Read More
2016 is the year Big Data gives way to the Algorithm Economy, the year Wall Street technologies come to Main Street, accelerating enterprise digital transformation. Peter Sondergaard, SVP, Global Head of Research at Gartner, addresses this evolution of Big Data,... Read More
The coming data tsunami (aka ‘Big Data) threatens to swamp enterprises that are ill-prepared to manage and analyze massive data sets. Indeed even terms used to describe the quantity of data – gigabytes and terabyes, are rapidly giving way to petabyte, exabytes, and zetabytes (1 ZB = 1021 bytes). Petaflop/exaflop computing processing speeds and storage technologies are enabling companies to explore new business models such as in Life Sciences with genomics and personalized drug dosing.