Leveraging a Big Data Strategy to Unlock Your Business Potential
Companies today are piecing together big data environments as they move from science projects to production deployments. Trying to manage the challenges and complexities of these mixed infrastructures without the right tools can be counterproductive. Bloor Research and CA Technologies discuss the importance of a good big data management framework and how that can help prevent application downtime and other common administrative challenges in the future.
Hear how addressing some of the critical challenges today can help you adopt the Big Data strategy your organization requires for tomorrow. These critical challenges include:
• The demands of high availability mission-critical applications
• Environment complexity due to variability of applications, infrastructure, and tools
• Expensive, elusive specialized skill sets
• Existing business rules and processes
New business demands on IT, e.g. acquisitions and department consolidations
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