Big Data in the Cloud: Reaching a Tipping Point

It may be time to rethink where you want to support a big data initiative. Even though you could find plenty of cloud providers that offered data storage and analytics services to enterprise customers, early big data projects frequently took place in-house.

This fact led to many failed big data projects that, in many ways, tarnished the image of what big data analytics can do. But as more and more big data success stories continue to trickle out, a picture starts forming. That picture showed that big data analytics will indeed be the key to business success in a digitally transformed world — and that you’re more likely to succeed if your data and analytics happen in the cloud.

Author: Andrew Froehlich

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