Big Data is rapidly becoming a big deal in the enterprise space. An increasing amount of companies are paying more attention to the analysis, collection, mining and storage of various forms of data, allowing them to gain new insight into certain corporate functions and customer behaviour. As interest in this area continues to increase, newly-released survey results suggest that it will become a $100 billion-plus market in the future.
Workplace collaboration sparks many things. It encourages people to work together, it promotes the sharing of ideas on new or existing projects, and it allows for decisions to be made on the quick. In the past, offices often seemed like disconnected places where every employee guarded a silo of ideas, but since then, collaboration has been on the rise, sparking a revolution of sorts.
EMC, best known for its data storage solutions, has its head in the clouds, and for a good reason. The company has announced that it has purchased cloud service provider Virtustream in order to accelerate its move towards cloud-based offerings.
When people are ill, doctors always come to the rescue, offering a prescription for medication that can help get them back on their feet. These healthcare professionals deal with sensitive patient data on a daily basis, but when it comes to securing it, they may sometimes require a prescription of their own.