April 25, 2013 | By Rey Villar
Could you put your enterprise data warehouse (DW) in the cloud? If you think you can’t, you’re not alone. Many businesses remain wary due to the perceived increased security risk for cloud-based data warehousing and the intensive data transfer process that it would require.
August 16, 2011 | By Rey Villar
Recently the news media have covered security breaches at a number of high profile corporate networks, web services and public cloud services. In some of the events, sensitive government and customer data has been exposed by organized groups of hackers.
April 27, 2011 | By Rey Villar
Last week’s outage in AWS (Amazon Web Services) EC2 service continues to make headlines. The high visibility outage impacted many companies that depend on Amazon for either primary or overflow computing and storage services. Impacting a large number of databases, applications and sites across the web, the outage shows just how pervasive use of cloud computing has become.
April 13, 2011 | By Rey Villar
In the past, the high cost of building enterprise analytic systems has meant that only large enterprises could afford to build sustainable enterprise analytics capabilities. In effect, this put world-class analytics out of reach for small and mid-sized enterprises that would have benefitted from the competitive edge these capabilities can provide.
March 29, 2011 | By Rey Villar
The employees at information technology consultancy Ajilitee like to keep ahead of trends and be known as pioneers. That’s why the Rolling Meadows firm conducted an experiment on deals site Groupon, offering $25,000 worth of services for $12,500.