Vodafone: “Big Data is a big problem for us”

Vodafone has admitted to struggling to secure Big Data on millions of devices, describing the issue as a “massive problem” for the firm.

The company illustrated the size of the challenge for a telecom firm during a Big Data discussion at HP Discover, saying it must protect 400 million customer records and 12 million emails each year. Security product manager for Vodafone New Zealand, Gerhard Nagele, added that Vodafone must examine 500 million “events” each week. He said: “It is a massive problem for us, for our internal data, but also for our customers’ data.

Author: Joe Curtis


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