Controlled Explosion: Big Data and The Cloud You can’t stop the massive growth in data, but you can do a better job of managing it IT departments are beginning to shift their focus from adding more storage to improving the efficiency of the storage systems already in place. Today, the name of the game is improving productivity and efficiency. Storing and managing a large – and ever-increasing – amount of data presents a formidable business challenge. “Data volume is growing faster than IT budgets and faster than technology is evolving to solve the problem,” says Sanjeet Singh, a product marketing manager at Dell.
Coining the Cloud: An Assessment of Cloud Computing’s Shifty Definition As with any burgeoning technology, cloud computing remains in flux in terms of its definition. Cloud steadily rises in popularity and familiarity with both tech nuts and the general public, thanks to an increase in advertising and more widely distributed education on just how useful it proves for a variety of sectors: major conglomerates, small businesses, enterprising individuals, and casual genre devotees. Yet despite the uptick in cloud’s presence, the cloud community has yet to agree in consensus on its best denotation. Dictionary.com provides a serviceable and fairly clear explanation
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