data virtualization

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 […]

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 […]

January 8, 2015

DATA CENTER

Where is Cisco Data Virtualization Going in 2015?

Welcome to 2015! If you are like me, the New Year is a great opportunity to assess where I am at and where I am going.  So let’s do that for Cisco Data Virtualization. 2014 – A Year of Exciting New Products Before looking ahead at 2015, let’s first take a look at 2014 highlights. […]

December 18, 2014

DATA CENTER

Cisco Connects Data and Analytics

Billions of devices are changing how organizations compete and disrupting traditional data management and analytics. This Internet of Everything world presents an exciting new opportunity to discover and take advantage of market, customer, and operational insights. And by making sense of captured data quickly, organizations can take action at that point, in that moment, in […]

December 3, 2014

DATA CENTER

Transparently Offloading Data Warehouse Data to Hadoop using Data Virtualization

More data allows for better and more expansive analysis. And better analysis is a critical success factor for businesses today. But most data warehouses use the once-in-never-out principle when storing data. So whenever new business activities occur, new data is added without removing old data to make room. New data sources, such as data from […]

November 11, 2014

DATA CENTER

Enhancing the Customer Experience with Data & Analytics

Last month, I had the honor of presenting at the Internet of Things (IoT) World Forum in Chicago. The event gave me the opportunity to do one of my favorite things, collaborate and network with all of my peers who are doing creative work within the world of IoT. One of my colleagues, Kowsalya Arunprakash, […]

November 11, 2014

DATA CENTER

New Research Identifies How to Accelerate Data Virtualization Adoption

The challenges of data management are getting exponentially harder. These ever-increasing data quantities, diversity and distribution are revolutionizing data management, opening the door for new solutions such as data virtualization. Data virtualization fulfills a range of business demands for data, supports high iteration and fast response times, all while saving significant IT costs. Radiant Advisors […]

October 29, 2014

DATA CENTER

Keeping Up With Demand for Big Data Analytics

In my recent blogs about building the right data strategy and analytics solutions, I discussed how Cisco is helping our customers to meet one of the toughest challenges brought on by the Internet of Everything (IoE) – cost-effectively managing massive amounts of distributed data. With solutions such as Cisco Data Virtualization and Cisco Big Data […]

October 14, 2014

DATA CENTER

Analytics for an IoE World

I recently wrote about how Cisco is helping customers more effective manage massive amounts of data, types of data and unprecedented distribution of data. This will be one of the toughest challenges brought on by the Internet of Everything (IoE) and, with solutions such as Data Virtualization and Big Data Warehouse Expansion, Cisco is enabling […]