BigData

November 10, 2016

DATA CENTER

Data Unstored: The Story Behind the S-Series … and Workloads

What does Data Unstored mean?   It begins with connecting the unconnected. That the world is undergoing digital transformation is without question. Billions of devices are connected to the internet, and billions more will be connected by 2020. Over three and a half billion people have internet access today with another billion and a half […]

September 29, 2016

DATA CENTER

Digital transformation, Big Data and Hadoop …

There is no better venue than Strata + Hadoop 2016 to talk about digital transformation, big data and Hadoop. Let me start with the Internet of Everything which represents a global market transition driven by a surge in connections among people, processes, data and things. The Internet of Things is focused on devices, but when you connect the unconnected, the Internet […]

September 29, 2016

CLOUD

Bringing the Benefits of Big Data to Businesses

As our world becomes more connected, we have access to an increasing volume of data. This is exciting for organizations of all types. For example, retailers can begin to correlate customer data across multiple sources to identity shopping patterns. Utility companies can track usage throughout regions to optimize availability and avoid blackouts. And businesses of […]

August 31, 2016

DATA CENTER

Beyond Hadoop-as-a-Service: The Opportunity for Big-Data-as-a-Service

I’ve written in the past about the opportunity for Hadoop-as-a-Service (HaaS) – providing self-service provisioning, elastic scaling, and support for multi-tenancy. But in my discussions with customers over the past year, it’s become clear that the opportunity is even bigger than Hadoop. The next big thing in big data is Big-Data-as-a-Service (BDaaS). There are three […]

June 2, 2016

DATA CENTER

Forrester names Cisco UCS a Leader

Recognition for Cisco UCS continues! Forrester Research recently positioned Cisco as a “Leader” in their report: The Forrester Wave™: Big Data Hadoop-Optimized Systems, Q2 2016. Built on innovation, designed for business acceleration, and engineered with scale and performance in mind, our Cisco UCS Integrated Infrastructure for Big Data solutions continue to grow in all major […]

May 12, 2016

DATA CENTER

It’s all about analytics! 4th Generation of Cisco UCS Integrated Infrastructure for Big Data

It’s all about analytics! From data, to insight, and then action. Analytics, along with Internet of Things, represent the foundation of Digital Transformation that is changing businesses, industries, and lives globally. Fundamental to this transformation is ‘integrated’, ‘software defined’ many things including compute, storage, network and management. Through innovations, Cisco’s Unified Computing System (UCS) integrates […]

February 22, 2016

DATA CENTER

Cisco and Splunk Drive Operational Intelligence at Enterprise Scale

Guest Blog from Friea Berg, Global Strategic Alliances, Splunk As a member of the Splunk Global Strategic Alliances organization, Friea Berg is responsible for Splunk’s overall Cisco partnership. She leads a cross-functional team driving core technology alignment, solution development, GTM initiatives, and sales strategies across Cisco Data Center, Security, ACI, Collaboration and IoE teams. Friea has more than 15 years […]

September 23, 2015

DATA CENTER

Cisco and Platfora Delivering on the Promise of Enterprise Scale Analytics

Analytics will continue to take center stage as the volume of data generated by embedded systems increases and vast pools of structured and unstructured data within and outside the enterprise are analyzed.  — Gartner Big Data will continue to be important, but it’s critical to first understand how businesses can quickly gather relevant insights from […]