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Cisco UCS and ACI Infrastructure Innovations for Big Data at Hadoop Summit

…  We encourage you to attend this session to learn how Cisco’s Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) for Big Data next generation technologies can bring unprecedented simplicity, programmability and massive scalability to BigData clusters.  Topics discussed will help take a holistic approach to a BigData cluster design, enabling full potential of the cluster for BigData workloads. Have you considered Cisco UCS or Cisco ACI for your Big Data


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Global IT Report Identifies Key Policies for the Internet of Everything

…d the 2014 Global Information Technology Report (GITR) today, and the annual assessment provides insight into two questions: where will see the next evolution of the Internet take hold, and how can we as a society improve on Big Data? The report includes the Networked Readiness Index (NRI), assessing 148 countries across 54 different indicators. Finland, Singapore and Sweden again top the NRI rankings, followed by the Netherlands, Norway and…


The Fourth V in Big Data

At Cisco Live! Melbourne, I was invited to speak at the Executive Symposium to nearly 100 of Cisco’s top customers in the Australia and New Zealand region.  In my talk, Gaining Insight from the Big Data Avalanche, I covered big data business opportunities and technology challenges. To level set at the start, I opened with a definition of big data, including the typical velocity, volume, and variety seem to be the three V’s everyone hears when…


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What it Takes to Build a Platform Robust Enough for Your Big Data with UCS CPA.

…utilize it for better user experiences, it’s first necessary to ensure your data center is capable of gathering and housing all this data. And that starts at the foundation. Our distinguished engineer and Chief Architect of Big Data Solutions at Cisco, Raghunath Nambiar, talks about “A Unified Platform for Big Data” in our last edition of Unleashing IT . Recently elected by the Transaction Processing Performance Council (TPC) to lead the…


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Maximizing Big Data Performance and Scalability with MapR and Cisco UCS

Huge amounts of information are flooding companies every second, which has led to an increased focus on big data and the ability to capture and analyze this sea of information. Enterprises are turning to big data and Apache Hadoop in order to improve business performance and provide a competitive advantage. But to unlock business value from data quickly, easily and cost-effectively, organizations need to find and deploy a truly reliable Hadoop…


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