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Can the Elephant Dance to a Security Tune?

…n” about security and reliably spot threats that no other approach can find? Gartner calls this phenomenon Big Data Security Analytics, and they make a strong point to define BDSA solutions as a three-layer pyramid. At the bottom is the “data lake,” which is what most people equate with Hadoop. The next layer is context—the addition of relevant business, location, and other non-traditional security information to increase the pr…


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IEEE International Conference on Big Data 2014

Big Data is one of the most talked about topics of today across industry, government and research. It has become the center of 3I’s (Investments, Innovations and Improvization‎s), and is expected to power the Next Industrial Revolution. Considering its tremendous potential the IEEE Computer Society is conducting the second IEEE International Conference on Big Data 2014, a forum to disseminate and exchange the latest and greatest in research, de…


Don’t Just Survive, Use IoE To Thrive from the Data Avalanche

…for every man, woman, and child according to EMC). And while natural avalanches end quickly, it’s clear that the data avalanche is gaining momentum. This data deluge has significant ramifications for companies and public sector organizations that are seeking answers to questions such as: How do you create insightful information from immense amounts of data? How much of your limited IT budget should you spend on Big Data solutions to protect your…


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Creating Value from Connections—While They’re Still Valuable

We’ve reached the 8th installment of our blog series on Cisco’s Big Data and Analytics vision (beginning with Scott Ciccone’s blog on September 23). No doubt by now you have either seen or heard about Cisco’s broad data and analytics portfolio presented at Strataconf in New York on Oct. 15. And if you missed our October 21st executive webcast ‘Unlock Your Competitive Edge with Cisco Big Data and Analytics Solutions,’ please check it out.  Now yo…


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Bridging Business and IT: The Value and Virtue of a Business Directory

…context—and, by extension, a Business Directory that manages this context— that promotes the value and virtue of data.” Data, Data Everywhere, Self-Service BI Can Help Businesses that successfully leverage their data will be the leaders. Those who don’t will fall behind. However analytics, big data, the cloud and the Internet of Everything are are drastically changing today’s data landscape. Gone are the days when business users would ask for inf…


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