Security analytics growth will drive growth in PCAP appliances, analytics distribution networks, SDN, and middleware.
The ubiquity of computers, cellphones, tablets, and the always-on always-connected workforce has driven business to understand that IT is not just a necessary evil of business—IT can be a competitive advantage. Thus, the mantra “IT needs to be more tightly aligned to the business” and the continual drive for business process improvement were created. This requires more than just changing roles and new paradigms. Organizations also need to transform their infrastructures into more agile and flexible IT environments by leveraging new technologies and management tools.
A plethora of intelligence feeds are driving new products, services, and enterprise threat intelligence strategy.
The announcement of support for SQL on Hadoop and NoSQL data sources brings big data deeper into Oracle's arena.
Increasingly, IT departments are now exploring the usage of big data and analytics to better undertstand their own operations, opportunities, and risk.
While arguably the most dominant relational database vendor, Oracle recently faced increasing competition pressure from products with performance advantages stemming from in-memory processing. With the announcement of the Oracle Database 12c In-Memory option, the speed differences have been largely mitigated for many common workloads. The question remains about which architectures will better satisfy enterprise applications and various approaches to scaling.
At its best, America is beautiful for the collaboration and compromise that went into some amazingly successful long-term design planning, codified in our Constitution. Big data initiatives require a similar team effort to be successful.
Sampling security data is no longer adequate or necessary – CISO mindsets are due for a change.
New tools for big data and analytics can be blended into existing enterprise applications, infrastructure, and processes, but meeting conflicting requirements will go much smoother if we consider the lessons of the past.
There is a big disconnect in the presentation of big data products and services, and it's slowing down some vendors who otherwise have great offerings to sell.
Data warehousing and big data analytics giant Teradata is taking new steps to ensure its relevance as the world of big data evolves.
Teradata has long been a leader in traditional integrated data warehousing and data mart solutions, offering a wide range of platforms and tools for analytics and reporting. Now the company is modernizing its portfolio with a much greater emphasis on big data and analytics and an inclusive approach to newer offerings such as Hadoop. The flexible range of multi-functional systems will appeal to Teradata’s current enterprise customers who need to blend different data types for advanced analytics, although more must be done to show the broader market the value of appliances over commodity hardware and open source software.
Applications, endpoints, networks, and servers will enforce security policies related to identity and data security.
Oracle's big launch of the 12c In-Memory option, and reinforcement of NoSQL and big data appliances, will satisfy enterprise needs and defend against competitors.
Data feeds from all IT systems will finally produce an end-to-end view of enterprise security for risk management and incident detection/response.
Highlights and musings on the Hadoop Summit in San Jose, with 3,000 attendees and 88 vendors, which showed the big data space is starting to mature.
Dell has shared a new vision for big data and analytics solutions, which is well positioned to utilize the company’s broad portfolio of software, hardware, and services offerings. The new focus on building a complete technology stack for midmarket and departmental environments will be well received by a segment of the market that has been underserved. More development of specific functionality for identified vertical and line-of-business use cases will further accelerate Dell’s growth compared with more niche competitors.
I’m a huge proponent of HTML 5 – it’s sleek, responsive, and meant for the modern, mobile world. It’s not surprising that more and more consumer-based websites have made the transition, especially with the explosion in mobile device usage in the recent years. The one area where I would love to see more adoption though is in IT, specifically around infrastructure management.