Big Data

Pressure on local players at Datacentres Malaysia Summit
The upcoming Datacentres Malaysia Summit on Jan 16 will see local datacenter (DC) players in the spotlight under the watchful eye of the Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC).
Challenges ahead for Malaysia's data center aspirations
Malaysia is in a position to take advantage of significant opportunities in the data center arena, but these opportunities also come with much risk, says Mark Thiele, senior vice president of Data Centre Tech at Switch Communications.
The changing face of technology services
The rise of social media, demand for mobile services and increase in big data has resulted in IT becoming more than an essential tool for productivity and collaboration, writes Bruce Dahlgren of HP.
The end of passwords, and other IT predictions
This year will see big data growing up, security taking on a new dimension, and the ‘Internet of Things’ becoming more ubiquitous, IT management solutions provider CA Technologies said in a statement outlining its top five IT predictions for 2013.
Massive amounts of data, but only 0.5% being analyzed
EMC Corporation has announced results of the IDC Digital Universe study it sponsored, “Big Data, Bigger Digital Shadows, and Biggest Growth in the Far East” – which found that despite the unprecedented expansion of the digital universe due to the massive amounts of data being generated daily by people and machines, only 0.5% of the world’s data is being analyzed.
SAS confident of growth, to be fueled by govt sector
SAS Malaysia said that it recorded a strong 20% growth in sales within the government sector in 2012 as compared to 2011, and was confident of similar growth next year.
Fujitsu, NEC and NTT in optical R&D pact
Fujitsu Limited, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT) and NEC Corporation have announced a joint research and development (R&D effort toward making the world’s top-level, 400Gbps/channel-class digital coherent optical transmission technology.
Megatrends fast changing the role of CIOs: Forrester
At Microsoft’s Breakfast with Visionaries event, over 100 Chief Information Officers (CIOs) heard from Forrester and Microsoft how mobile, cloud, enterprise social and big data will dominate the next decade and drive at least 80% of their industry’s growth by the year 2020.
Malaysia’s ICT spend to surpass US$10bil, but challenges abound
Malaysia's information and communications technology sector spending is expected to breach the US$10-billion mark for the first time in its history, according to a recent forecast by analyst firm IDC.
HP looking to optimize return on information
Software and services took center stage during the second day of HP Discover, the company's showcase technology event for business and government customers taking place in Frankfurt, Germany.
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