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Putting a Human Face on Big Data at the Social Innovation Summit

Today, everyone at Cisco is excited about the release of a new book — “The Human Face of Big Data” by Rick Smolan, a former Time, Life, and National Geographic photographer best known as the creator of the “Day in the Life” book series. Cisco is a sponsor of the Human Face of Big Data Project, which also inlcudes a “Data Detectives” youth program and a smart phone application that allows users to compare their answers to questions about he…

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Is there a human face behind big data?

…ck Smolan and other speakers in New York City at Mission Control last month to share my thoughts on how to turn data into wisdom, and the importance of capturing data in real time. Rick has worked at Time, Life and National Geographic and is the creator of the popular Day in the Life book series. In his most ambitious project to date, he is now tackling the subject of big data in the Human  Face of Big Data project. The project’s premise is…

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Are You at the Gartner Data Center Conference in Vegas? Don’t Miss These Sessions

…d fill out the questionnaire, you’ll be entered in a raffle for a $500 American Express gift card. The Evolving Data Center: Past, Present, and Future Innovation is crucial for IT infrastructure to take advantage of new technology trends, including cloud computing and “big data,” while supporting current and emerging applications. Customers will derive the greatest value from the tight integration of emerging software approaches with the underlyi…

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Introducing UCS Central: Unified Computing at Global Scale

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…heir aggregate environment to the range of 10,000 servers. You might say that UCS customers can opt for the “go big” option. I suppose since this the golden age of mobility, they can access it all remotely to go big and go home…   UCS Central was developed with direct input from our many customers who are deploying multiple domains of UCS within and across their data centers. They want to take the dynamic administrative power of UCS…

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Big Data – Hadoop from an Infrastructure Perspective

It’s amazing how some concepts take off like gangbusters in a short duration of time. Big Data is one such concept, that creeps into our conversations because of all the market noise. There is definitely merit to the fundamental premise behind Big Data for most businesses; create better end-user experience, make intelligent business decisions, reduce intellectual waste and monetize on new opportunities or opportunities that did not present…

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