15 October, 2014
Big Data Remakes the Data Center
Your company’s been spending the past year or two investigating how the business and IT can support Big Data initiatives across key areas such as predictive demand, customer service, and R&D. But Big Data also has a big role to play in remaking your data center, too.
It’s high time for the data-driven data center. That may sound like an oxymoron, but the fact is, data centers need an overhaul.
Despite cloud computing, many data centers are snake pits of complexity. A survey by Symantec Corporation found that pervasive use of cloud computing, virtualization and mobile technologies may diminish investments in blade servers and other modernization technologies meant to simplify the data center.