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Cisco Partner Weekly Rewind – November 22, 2013

…ption taking place and how partners can capitalize on it through professional services. Raja realizes there are big challenges around cloud, virtualization, big data, programmable networks, new consumption models and changing buying centers. He takes a look back at Partner Summit 2013 and how everything must come together to deliver the Internet of Everything (IoE). Be sure to read Raja’s blog and join in the conversation. Slow Journey to Cloud?…

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Big Data: Not Just Big, but Fast and Smart, Too

I am attending South Korea’s Big Data Forum in Seoul, and one question here is, “How big is Big Data?” My friend and colleague Dave Evans has pointed out that by the end of this year, more data will be created every 10 minutes than in the entire history of the world up to 2008. Now, that’s big! Much of this data is being created by billions of sensors that are embedded in everything from traffic lights and running shoes to medical devices and in…

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The Internet of Everything: Where Technology and Innovation Meet To Make the World a Better Place

…just a few things I can imagine: Better supply of food: Sensors all along the food supply chain, together with Big Data analytics and the intelligence of the cloud, will help us optimize the delivery of food from “farm to fork.” Sensors in the field will be combined with weather forecasts and other data to trigger irrigation and harvest times for each crop. And sensors on the food itself will alert merchants and consumers about when the “sell by…

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Cisco IT Streamlines Big Data Operations with Cisco Tidal Enterprise Scheduler

Like many IT organizations, Cisco’s internal IT department is deploying Big Data solutions to mine the ever-increasing data in-flow from a wide range of sources – and thus gain competitive advantage and insights. The typical environment includes an ecosystem of different tools and data sources that looks something like this (image courtesy of @TorstenVolk): Source: EMA Research Cisco IT realized that as the demand for analysis of this data incr…

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Big Business from Big Data

…esses and increase productivity, businesses reduce costs and improve the bottom line. Leveraging analytics and Big Data will transform the way companies interact with their customers and how they use their assets. Picture yourself: As a consumer—Would you like to receive truly relevant and personally tailored offers, proactively delivered to you at the moment when you are considering how to fulfill a burning need? As a company—Would you like to…

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