The Big Data Effect

Last month, EMC Greenplum hosted an event at the Churchill Club in Silicon Valley to address some key questions surrounding the big data debate. The panel of passionate, distinguished practitioners included Keith Collins, Gil Elbaz, Ping Li, Anand Rajaraman and myself. Michael Chui of the McKinsey Global Institute did … READ MORE

Luke Lonergan January 10th, 2012

Future Careers in Data Science

Pat Gelsinger, President and Chief Operating Officer, EMC Information Infrastructure Products on trends in IT, EMC’s leading position and the emergence of data science.

Pat Gelsinger November 28th, 2011

How to See the Potential of Big Data – Literally

The folks at Get Satisfaction, a social CRM firm, have posted an awesome infographic on their blog called “Exploding Data: The Potential of Big Data.” In keeping with its subject, Big Data, this is one Big Infographic. It illustrates all sorts of things, such as the pieces of … READ MORE

Nick Kirsch August 3rd, 2011

Big Data = Big $$ for Biz, says Gartner

Big Data isn’t just about managing petabytes and zettabytes. Over the next five years, Big Data is going to be a “disruptive force” (in a good way!). From helping businesses to see their existing challenges more clearly, to enabling more accurate predictions for what’s next, Big Data will … READ MORE

Nick Kirsch July 26th, 2011

Scale-out NAS: the future of data storage

The months are flying by and it’s crazy to think that we’re almost half way through the year. I’ve been keeping busy but, as always, trying my best to keep an ear to the ground to see what’s buzzing in the industry. Recently, I came across Terri McClure’s … READ MORE

Nick Kirsch June 14th, 2011

A Big Win for Big Data

EMC put its weight behind Big Data when it bought us (and our friends at Greenplum) last year, and it looks like the rest of the big boys in IT are following suit, with “Big Data” seemingly on the agenda of most every IT leader around. Whether you … READ MORE

Nick Kirsch June 2nd, 2011
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