Posts about Big Data

One of the biggest challenges the enterprise faces with the advent of big data and the internet of things is what to do about the network edge. Emerging data patterns require an edge that is not only distributed across a wide area, largely on third-party infrastructure that is beyond the direct control of IT, but one that can handle a much broader set of responsibilities than traditional security and access ...
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The enterprise is quickly learning what software-defined infrastructure can do for the data center. Now that the network can be provisioned as an abstract architecture along with compute and storage, organizations can finally rid themselves of the limitations that hardware places on data productivity ...
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The telecommunications market is facing disruption from all directions as the traditional roles of the communications, broadcast and IT industries converge. This convergence is enabling new services and business models, but also a reinvention of the telco into a new type of CSP that is decidedly different to the traditional model. This new CSP is also a full-service IT provider – in which traditional telco services run over the data network with an increased focus on business-to-business services ...
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Drones (also referred to as unmanned aerial vehicles - UAS) have been used for military applications for decades - even centuries -  if you count the pilotless balloons used to drop bombs during the U.S. civil war.  By the beginning of the 20th century, these pilotless aircraft were being fitted with cameras to perform aerial surveillance and used to test and train combat pilots and anti-aircraft gunners.  In today’s world, military drones play a key role in combat ...
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