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Big Data Moves Beyond Early Adoption Phase

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Enterprises understand big data's potential. Yet big data talent is in short supply, which could create demand for solution providers with the right skills. Read More »



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    Given how long it took most firms to get to Windows 7, the next time they have the appetite for a mass OS migration, most are apt to go straight to Windows 10.
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    Now that Linux has essentially gained parity with Windows across the enterprise, solution providers have a vested interest in where customers who will make use of the open-source platform in 2015 are headed. In a new survey of 115 customers, Red Hat...
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