Redefine Big Data for Your Business

by   |    May 18, 2015

Many companies struggle with the massive amounts of data that accompany their analytics efforts. Kim Hanmark of TARGIT writes that a more narrow definition of big data, based on an individual business’ needs and goals, can help place the focus on the most relevant data and sources. Read More…

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How to Secure Data in Hadoop

by   |    May 14, 2015

Sudeep Venkatesh of HP Security Voltage explains why many data security solutions leave data in Hadoop vulnerable to thieves and discusses a data-centric strategy to ensure that, whether at rest or in motion, data in Hadoop are secure. Read More…

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Three Ways to Manage Cloud Sprawl

by   |    April 27, 2015

The rapid increase in complexity of a growing IT environment can quickly become unmanageable. This problem can follow your resources into the cloud. Jim Manias of Advanced Systems Concepts offers tips to prevent sprawl in your cloud environment. Read More…