Cloud and Big Data: Gaining a Competitive Edge

Cloud computing and Big Data are, in 2018, essentially the perfect marriage. So it’s no surprise that analysts and enterprise IT decision makers agree: 2018 will see a flood of big data projects moving into the public cloud.

In a report titled, Move Your Big Data Into the Public Cloud: You Won’t be Able to Keep Up With Customers If You Don’t, Forrester analyst Brian Hopkins wrote, “Public cloud adoption is the No. 1 priority for technology decision makers investing in big data.” A separate Forrester survey, commissioned by Oracle and Intel, found that 80 percent of the 431 organizations surveyed want to move their big data and analytics initiatives to the cloud.

Author: Cynthia Harvey


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