Defining Big Data

Big Data and the HyperScale Challenge

The emergence of mission-critical business functions that rely upon machine-generated data requires enterprises to evaluate and adopt new storage architectures that can support the ever-accelerating velocity of data ingest, volume of data, and variety of object data types.  At the same time, these architectures must support the scaling of storage capacity to exabytes of data behind the firewall, while delivering the economies of a public storage cloud, similar to Google, Facebook, and Amazon.