Building a powerful back end for your business is less and less about buying big, expensive boxes. There are massive efficiencies, agility, and manageability benefits of virtualizing your data center and running it from software.
Big data involves mashing up company data with public data to improve real-time reporting and predictive analysis. In this special feature, ZDNet and TechRepublic explain how companies can get started and make good decisions about big data. Jason Hiner (left) explains why it’s important and what you’ll find in the report.