Tag Archives : #BigData


Micro data centres doing the bridgework for IoT  

The fight for data centre efficiency is a never ending one. Yet despite the best laid plans, data centre architectures continue to go through multiple iterations before achieving a functional end. The latest concept that is gaining attention with enterprises and small businesses alike is the micro data centre (mDC). Some will argue that micro […]

Maurice F. Zetena II, VP, data centre technology, network solutions, Leviton

CEO, Information Builders

Curious about the trials, tools and techniques in data analytics?

The annual Information Builders Summit is about building community. As company CMO and SVP marketing Michael Corcoran noted in introductory remarks to the keynote assembly at this month’s Orlando event, half of the summit presentations would be delivered by Information Builders (IB) customers, a rare phenomenon at vendor conferences, which demonstrates the value IB places […]


Data monetization via external apps

Many vendors talk about the importance of extracting value from information, but Information Builders (IB) is able to show how analytics have struck the mother lode in tech deployment – new revenue streams. The primary vehicle for this is the customer case study, which serves as a showcase for new technology, but also to demonstrate […]

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Mark Harris, lead, IBM Analytics, Canada

Big Blue goes big on IoT

The Internet of Things has served for several years now as an aspirational touch point for bright imaginings around our connected future. But the dial on IoT positioning shifted into hyperdrive this spring as several of the tier one IT vendors announced new platforms aimed at enabling the development of IoT solutions. HP, for example, […]


Data strategy matrix to drive data value

Data is one of those rare birds that crosses the business/IT divide that exists in many organizations: while business managers depend on the insight data can provide to refine product and market tactics, IT can optimize operations based on data generated through monitoring of IT infrastructure and services. For both groups, however, data also represents […]

Mary Allen, managing editor, InsightaaS