Big Data

5 big ideas: Powering your business
If you want to grab more market share, it’s time to look at your operation through a fresh lens. There are some great ideas brewing in the global community that will help you outdistance your competitors, writes Verne Harnish.
Despite ‘overhype,’ market still upbeat on big data vendors
Sentiment surrounding big data vendors remained positive last year, despite skeptics’ suggestions that the subject had been ‘over-hyped’, according to analyst firm Ovum.
The driving power of big data for social business
After yesterday’s main theme of how organizations are leveraging upon the benefits of implementing a social business strategy, the second day of IBM Connect in Orlando, Florida shifted its focus to the underlying technologies and trends which enable a social enterprise. Gabey Goh reports.
Huawei says net profit up 33% from previous year
Huawei has released its 2012 financial performance results, saying it expects global sales revenues to reach 220.2 billion yuan, an 8% year-on-year increase; with a net profit of 15.4 billion yuan, a 33% increase from the previous year.
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.
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