Gartner has released a special annual report of the Hype Cycle, representing an annual assessment of maturity of more than 1,900 technologies and trends in information security and IT. Gartner Hype Cycle for cloud computing 2012 model helps companies understand the perspective of further development of technologies and their market demand.

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MicroStrategy 9.3 is slated for release this quarter, and it seems that the vital upgrades it provides are all centered on the visualization module Visual Insight, which was already introduced a year ago. Data visualization is one of the driving forces in the BI (business intelligence) market because of it opens the [...]

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The future evolution of big data to collect and analyze massive sets of information could lead to ground-breaking changes in business, political, and social enterprises, but at the same time could bring potential drawbacks.

A new Pew Internet/Elon University survey of 1,021 Internet experts, observers, research scientists and stakeholders found [...]

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Business leaders are serious about delivering Big Data information to the right set of people and are accumulating both structured and unstructured data at unprecedented rates, but are falling short on turning data into revenue.

According to research report from Oracle – “From Overload to Impact: An Industry Scorecard on Big [...]

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Cloud computing is increasingly becoming a land of opportunities for companies in various industries. It is clear that we are migrating from the PC era (all information stored and available in one place) to the era of Cloud (information moved and accessed from any location and device), and in this process many [...]

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Another report predicts the growing benefit of Big Data among Small and Midsize enterprises (SMBs). This time, online poll was conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of enterprise application software provider SAP AG.

The survey is the result of the poll conducted among 154 C-suite executives across wide range of industries in [...]

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More than two months after publishing its beta, Enterprise open source software vendor Red Hat has officially launched on the market JBoss Data Grid 6, a NoSQL in-memory database logically designed to trendy world of Big Data for its JBoss management platform.

Today, the main challenge companies face a much [...]

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The GigaOm Structure 2012 conference kicked off on 20 to 21 June in the Mission Bay Conference Center in San Francisco. CloudTimes was proud to be an official media sponsor of the show – just as last year. We reported live on Twitter – see also some photos [...]

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HP is working to expand its presence in the market for Big Data analysis and achieving useful business intelligence from large and often chaotic mix of data, with its capacity of hardware, software and services.

Much of its focus is on offering clients with Apache Hadoop, an open source framework for distributed [...]

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A recent article by Wall Street Journal titled “Big Problem with Big Data” points to the scarcity of skilled professionals who can understand and work with big data. There is also another report which says that those companies who have big data have raised security risks because data hackers will [...]

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Big data is usually associated with web companies like Google and Facebook as these companies gain advantage by analyzing large volumes of user’s data. Get Satisfaction released this month several interesting claims about opportunities for big data stored in 17 key industry sectors. It reveals a massive opportunity for big data in [...]

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