The big data is the new frontier of business. A global survey by Gartner estimates that by 2016, 30% of businesses driven by the financial costs of management and emerging opportunities, will monetize directly or indirectly their information assets through trade, barter or sale.

Gartner says that many companies already assess [...]

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Gartner put on a return to growth of IT spending in 2013. According to the research firm, the global IT spending on information technology costs, hardware, software and IT services is expected to grow 4.2% in 2013 to reach $3.73 trillion.

Gartner put on a sustainable growth as the firm expects [...]

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Accelerated enterprise adoption of Big Data, mobile, social media and cloud computing introduces significant gaps in security programs.

RSA, The Security Division of EMC, released a report of the Security for Business Innovation Council (SBIC) that assesses how disruptive innovation, considered analysis of Big Data, cloud computing, enterprise mobility and social media [...]

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According to a lot of experts and IT managers, while big data holds a lot of promise and potential, the main concern with the collection of massive volumes of data from various sources is how to use it for new business purposes.

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EMC Corporation has announced the results of the latest study Digital Universe, developed by IDC and sponsored by EMC, “Big Data, Bigger and Biggest Growth Digital Shadows in the Far East”. The report reveals that, despite the unprecedented expansion experienced by the digital universe, due to the massive volumes of data [...]

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It isn’t possible to automate data science and decisions because they are dependent on domain expertise and human judgment. According to Columbia historian Matthew Jones, data science isn’t algorithms although it is dependent on it.  Data science can’t be reduced to articulated rules because experience and expertise belong to a particular domain [...]

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There’s not much need for another study concluding that security is a road block to cloud adoption – plenty of research has proven that security in the cloud is one central consideration for enterprises. Server security fundamentals are critical in in cloud environments, especially in public cloud servers hosting applications.

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2012 was very big year for social media, with many of the industry leaders gaining a much more solid and larger foothold in the market, as well as being more ingrained in the mainstream culture. Facebook in particular, has proven itself to be one of the most influential players and a fairly [...]

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Oracle announced an agreement to acquire DataRaker, an analysis platform in the cloud that allows service providers of electricity, gas and water utilities to realize huge amounts of data to optimize operational efficiency and improve the client experience.

DataRaker develops solutions for analyzing energy consumption, electricity and gas, and water. [...]

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Renowned for its human resources software, Workday Inc. sales for the 3rd quarter were more than what the analysts had estimated. This is primarily because more firms took advantage of the Workday’s cloud computing offerings to effectively manage their employees. The projected sales for the 3rd quarter which ended in [...]

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At the annual HP Discover 2012 conference in Frankfurt, Germany, HP presented a number of innovations in its Converged Storage and big data portfolio. The new solutions are designed for virtualized environments, cloud and storage of big data and include new HP 3PAR StoreServ Storage, HP Storage StoreAll and HP StoreOnce Backup offers.

In [...]

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Now that we’re nearing the end of the year, there is one key takeaway from the cloud computing industry: enterprise use has finally arrived. The use of Cloud Computing is no longer hidden from plain sight and IT departments are now very upfront about their company use, resulting in legitimate cloud budgeting [...]

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In a press release by the Gartner Data Center 2012 Co-chairs Milind Govekar and Andrew Butler, they noted that mobile, big data, social, and cloud computing technology trends are keeping infrastructure and operations professionals up on their toes. Along with pressures to optimize costs, increase revenues, and deliver savings, data center professionals [...]

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Social media, cloud computing and big data and new cultural practices have in recent years made ​​an enormous impact on life, politics and society – see our recent story by guest author Scott Hebner, SoMoClo is Here to Stay, Now Let’s Make it Enterprise Ready.

As a study by IBM shows [...]

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By Larry Warnock, CEO of Gazzang

Rarely a day goes by that we don’t see a new analyst estimate highlighting the impact of Big Data. Gartner now claims it will drive $34 billion of IT spending in 2013, up from $28 billion in 2012. There’s no doubt big data means big business.

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IT decision-makers are expected to increase spending on mobile technology, cloud computing services, and business intelligence and analytics over the next 12 months.

According to the latest CIO Magazine Tech Poll/Tech Priorities survey, almost half, or 48 percent, of 269 top IT decision-makers report that they will increase IT spending [...]

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