The Data Economy: White House report shines light on potential Big Data discrimination

Jeffrey Kelly | May 6th

A White House report released last week extolls the benefits of Big Data analytics, including its potential to "make possible unexpected discoveries, innovations, and advancements in our quality of...»

Shadow IT comes out of the closet | #EMCworld

Alan McStravick | May 5th

This week, SiliconANGLE’s theCUBE is broadcasting live from Las Vegas at the EMC World 2014 Conference. The first guest to join co-hosts John Furrier and Dave Vellante was the Senior Vice...»

The Data Economy: Data standards needed to enable Industrial Internet

Jeffrey Kelly | April 24th

At its core, the idea behind the  Industrial Internet (II) is to bring all the world’s industrial equipment online to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of industrial processes through large-scale data analytics and automation. For example, wind turbines outfitted with...»

AWS anounces support for Docker containerization in Elastic Beanstalk

Mike Wheatley | April 24th

The world's leading public cloud provider has just embraced one of the hottest new enabling technologies for migrating applications into the cloud. AWS has just announced support for the open-source Docker technology on its Elastic Beanstalk...»

Diving into Big Data : Data lakes vs. data streams

Guest Author | April 17th

Data lakes and data streams are becoming common analogies in the discussion around analytics and potential enterprise big data strategies. The analogies are appropriate from several aspects beyond just visualizing different approaches to accessing useful information. As in nature, both lakes and...»

The Data Economy : Microsoft’s cautious Big Data vision

Jeffrey Kelly | April 15th

The Data Economy is an analysis column by Wikibon Senior Analyst Jeff Kelly covering the business of Big Data. [caption id="attachment_188303" align="alignright" width="300"] Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on theCUBE in June 2013.[/caption] Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella kicked off this morning’s...»

Unisys Announces Migration to Intel Xeon with 20 Percent Performance Boost

Bert Latamore | September 9th

Unisys Corp. kicks off Unisys Universe 2013 in Chicago this morning by announcing milestones from its proprietary CMOS processing platform to Intel Xeon. The announcements include a new top-end ClearPath server based on Intel


Hadoop/NoSQL Market in High Growth Stage, May Run Low on Capital

Bert Latamore | September 4th

The Hadoop/NoSQL market topped $540 M in vendor revenues in 2012 and will grow at a 45% CAGR to $3.5 B in five years, not including hardware revenue, predicts Wikibon Big Data Analyst Jeff...»

Save 80% of Lifetime Ops Costs with Converged Infrastructure

Bert Latamore | August 30th

Converged infrastructure can save CIOs about 80% of lifetime hardware operational, testing, and planning costs. That is the result of a new Wikibon study published by Wikibon CTO David Floyer. This figure is not specific...»

VMware Faces Uphill Fight in VDI Marketplace

Bert Latamore | August 29th

VMware is an incredible company that has grown from nothing in the last decade to be a driving force in the revolution that is sweeping through IT. And Pat Gelsinger, who took over as