big data analytics

July 28, 2016

DATA CENTER

You haven’t really arrived until your checked luggage has

Think about it: you’re checking in for that international flight across an ocean, connecting through a busy hub somewhere. Your suitcase is weighed and given a tag. This tag contains some basic information: Where it needs to go. When it needs to be there. Who it belongs to. As you leave the check-in area, make your way through airport security, […]

November 5, 2015

DATA CENTER

Disruption = Cisco UCS Integrated Infrastructure for Big Data + Efficiency + Speed

Data is the foundation of the digital business. You know it, I know it. We get it. Let’s move on… But now a new question arises: As a Leader in your organization are you fully maximizing and leveraging your data to discover from analysis new business insights? New operational efficiencies? New Customer trends and patterns? […]

August 27, 2015

PERSPECTIVES

#CiscoChampion Radio S2|Ep 33: does this rack server make my data look big?

#CiscoChampion Radio is a podcast series by Cisco Champions as technologists. Today we’re talking about UCS and Big Data with Cisco Technical Solutions Architect Sean McKeown. Get the Podcast Listen to this episode Download this episode (right-click on the episode’s download button) View this episode in iTunes Cisco SME Sean McKeown, Cisco Technical Solutions Architect […]

June 15, 2015

DATA CENTER

A personal big data journey

When I set out to plan a once in a lifetime US coast-to-coast round trip with a buddy of mine in a 40-year old single engine Cessna 172 aircraft under visual flight rules (VFR), it quickly became apparent to me that I was creating my very own personal big data project with a well-defined outcome. […]

June 12, 2015

DATA CENTER

Get the Big Ideas behind Big Data and Analytics

Big data and analytics are not just buzzwords—they have become business imperatives. There are examples in just about every industry and vertical where organizations extracting valuable insight from their data and innovating faster, enhancing customer experiences, and becoming more relevant in the market. Organizations that don’t have a data strategy are starting to fall behind – […]

June 10, 2015

CLOUD

Clouds, Things and Developers: The Next Wave of Intercloud Innovation

It’s been just over 15 months since Cisco set out to build the Intercloud, a globally connected network of clouds. This massive effort brings together partners from across...

Opportunities and Value Through Data Science (Part 1)

I recently attended the Strata + Hadoop World Conference in San Jose, and came away impressed with the accelerating pace of innovation in the world of Big Data. Companies and startups are innovating in every area of the Big Data value chain – from automating how data is collected, cleaned, and organized; to data governance […]

February 18, 2015

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

The Power of a Complete Data and Analytics Strategy

This week, I’ll join my Cisco colleagues and industry peers at Strata + Hadoop World in San Jose. Participating in conferences such as this is one of my favorite parts of my job, because it gives us an opportunity as an industry to share information, learn from each other, and tackle challenges collectively with creative […]

February 6, 2015

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

IoT’s Prominence at Cisco Live Milan

The Internet of Things (IoT) was a hot topic at Cisco Live last week in Milan. I got to spend a lot of time with customers, partners, and developers, and came home impressed by the tremendous focus on IoT applications. There is an enormous amount of energy directed at building on the foundation Cisco is […]