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May 1 has long been known as May Day or International Worker’s Day. In 2014, it could just as well have been dubbed Big Data Security Day. It was on May 1 that the white house released an 85-page report on big data called Seizing Opportunities, Preserving Values, discussing…Continue
Added by Gilad Parann-Nissany on May 8, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments
The combination of cloud computing and big data is a match made in heaven. Big data requires a flexible compute environment, which can scale quickly and automatically to support massive amounts of data. Infrastructure clouds provide exactly that. But whenever cloud computing is discussed, the question comes up:
Added by Gilad Parann-Nissany on April 1, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments
The mainframe’s strongest assets – scalability, reliability, availability, security and manageability – are the very characteristics that enterprises are most concerned about as they consider moving business-critical services to a cloud-based architecture. Can the mainframe be a cloud platform?
Recent surveys underscore customer confidence in the mainframe’s ability to perform in new service delivery models. Growing numbers are considering IBM’s zSeries Enterprise as a cloud…Continue
Added by Gabriel Lowy on August 1, 2013 at 10:21am — No Comments
The link between strategy and data has never been stronger. And the economics between the two has never been clearer; the potential return on a properly implemented big data analytics investment can be nothing short of game-changing – if it is done strategically. It is therefore imperative to make data strategy part of corporate strategy.
The three main levers of return on investment (ROI) are cost efficiencies, productivity gains and incremental revenue generation. These levers…Continue
Added by Gabriel Lowy on July 26, 2013 at 8:27am — No Comments