Cisco Data virtualization

Cisco Data Virtualization Powers Operational Use Cases

The biggest challenges, like improving time to market, can be done easily with Cisco Data Virtualization. Projects can now get done in a day or afternoon, compared to a month or a full quarter.

Gartner’s 2016 POV on Data & Analytics

Sydney Summit Portends What’s Important In 2016 I just returned from Sydney, Australia, where I attended the Gartner Business Intelligence, Analytics and Information Management Summit.  Sydney is the first of seven Gartner BI and Analytics Summits that take place throughout the globe each year. As such I find the Sydney Summit to be a great […]

February 11, 2016

ANALYTICS & AUTOMATION

Customers Matter, Always Have, Always Will

Happy Twelfth Birthday – Cisco Data Virtualization Customer Advisory Community Customer success matters! Advancing Cisco Data Virtualization products and services offerings and our customer’s successful deployment of them, has been the mission of the Cisco Data Virtualization Customer Advisory Community since the initial Customer Advisory Council meeting in 2004, and remains so in today’s greatly […]

October 5, 2015

DATA CENTER

Cisco @ Strata-Hadoop World Wrap-Up: If we can make it there, we’ll make it anywhere…

  We made it…another successful Strata-Hadoop World show for Cisco’s Big Data & Analytics team. This year we had a few unique challenges – the Pope was leaving town when we arrived; then the UN General Assembly made traffic a bit more difficult than normal; finally towards week’s end the threat of ‘The Hurricane’ for […]

July 14, 2015

DATA CENTER

For Better Self-Service BI, Start with Data Virtualization and a Business Directory

Providing Business Intelligence (BI) reporting and analysis used to be a service that IT provided for their line-of-business counterparts. In recent years, however business users have increasingly taken the lead for their BI and analytic solutions. What’s Driving the Self-Service BI Growth Trend?

July 7, 2015

DATA CENTER

Maximizing Your Return on Investment From Data Virtualization Customers

Forrester Consulting recently conducted a Total Economic Impact (TEI) study and examined the potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realize by deploying the Cisco Data Virtualization solution. This provides readers with a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact of investing in the Cisco Data Virtualization solution for their organizations. Forrester gathered data through […]

May 12, 2015

DATA CENTER

Turning Data Challenges into Business Opportunities

At the recent Gartner BI Summit in Las Vegas, there was a lot of discussion about the paradigm shift underway in business intelligence (BI) and analytics. Business’s need for agile data access and self-service, combined with IT’s inability to satisfy this need, is causing disruption to traditional models and shifting the balance of power from […]

January 21, 2015

DATA CENTER

Is it Time for a Data Mart Diet?

We’ve all heard the expression, “you can never have too much of a good thing.” But we all know that’s not quite true. For example, a little dessert is good. But too much can be a problem for your waistline. It seems data marts also fit this pattern. A few data marts can be very […]