At the Speed of Light

For the last year, an obvious trend in analytics has begun to emerge. Batch analytics are getting bigger and real-time analytics are getting faster.  This divergence has never been more apparent then as of late. Batch Analytics Batch analytics primarily compose the arena of descriptive analytics, massive scale analytics, and … READ MORE

Keith Manthey March 23rd, 2017

Dispelling Common Misperceptions About Cloud-Based Storage Architectures

As the media and entertainment industry moves to 4K resolution and virtual/augmented content formats, the storage and archive requirements for media content has grown exponentially. But while storage requirements continue to skyrocket, industry revenue has not grown accordingly – and M&E organizations are finding themselves challenged to “do more with … READ MORE

Manuvir Das March 14th, 2017

Backing Up Your Data Should Be a Routine, Not a Tradition

With the holiday season upon us, it’s time to break out the lights, decorations, gifts and, of course, good food. Thanksgiving is a time for all of us to give thanks and spend time with the ones we love. Like many families, my family partakes in a variety of holiday … READ MORE

David Tye November 23rd, 2016

Backing Up Your Data Should Be Obvious

Keeping a safe distance from large mammals with large canines should be obvious, especially when they can weigh more than a couple of tons. But what’s obvious to one person may not be so obvious to another. On a recent excursion to the Central California coast I had the opportunity … READ MORE

Brian Heckert October 5th, 2016

Beyond the Buzzword: Modern Data Management

When I think of technology buzzwords, I think of really big, complex concepts that slowly grow into all-encompassing terms to make those concepts easy to reference. Due to the complexity of some technology topics, however, buzzwords often create an opportunity for misconceptions. I’ve had people ask me if I work … READ MORE

Tyler Stone September 5th, 2016

Modernizing the Data Center – What is Everyone Else Doing?

“What is everybody else doing?” It’s the question that I’m asked most often. Sometimes, those asking are wondering how their peers are approaching things. Others want to know if different industries have alternate perspectives. Sometimes, they just want to understand what their boss is worried about. Regardless of the reason, … READ MORE

Stephen Manley June 20th, 2016

Don’t Let Your Data Get Burned

Our world is becoming increasingly reliant on data and failure to protect it can be catastrophic. That may sound like hyperbole, but the loss of data can literally mean the loss of your business. Whether it’s the threat of hackers, system failure, or human error, data protection should be at … READ MORE

John Amichetti December 16th, 2015

Data is Essential to Everything Including Peace of Mind

At Express Scripts, data is essential to everything we do and drives important value to clients and patients. Data makes every patient, every family and every personalized plan for healthcare delivery unique, allowing us to analyze, innovate and customize care. However, the personal nature of the data makes it incumbent … READ MORE

Dustin Lindsey December 7th, 2015

The Key to Keeping Customers? Big Data

By integrating customer experience information and demonstrating how customer intelligence translates into value through improved customer experiences, companies can use Big Data and Big Data analytics to uncover truths they didn’t even know existed and optimize their business outcomes. I recently wrote an article for which focuses on applying … READ MORE

Jim Bampos October 12th, 2012
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