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Big Data: Global Overview

This IDC report series analyzes the technologies and services associated with Big Data. It covers a wide range of technologies, integration strategies, use cases, and go-to-market strategies. The audience of this report series will benefit from a better understanding of the successful technologies, both hardware and software, associated with Big Data, the evolution of these technologies, and the application of these technologies for economic gain. Big Data vendors will find this service useful in educating their customers on how to elevate IT's contribution to the financial success of an organization through the use of Big Data solutions.

Markets and Subjects Analyzed

  • Storage systems for Big Data
  • Servers for Big Data
  • Analytic data management and integration software for Big Data
  • Business intelligence and analytics software for Big Data
  • Professional services for Big Data
  • Big Data applications

Core Research

  • Big Data Investment Priorities and Challenges
  • Big Data Technology and Services Market Sizing and Forecast
  • Big Data Case Studies
  • Big Data Competency Assessment
  • Big Data Technology Adoption Trends
  • Partnership and Alliances in the Big Data Market
  • Infrastructure for Big Data

In addition to the insight provided in this service, IDC may conduct research on specific topics or emerging market segments via research offerings that require additional IDC funding and client investment.

Key Questions Answered

  1. What is Big Data?
  2. Who are the vendors of Big Data solutions?
  3. How can end users leverage Big Data technologies?
  4. How are Big Data technologies evolving?
  5. How can organizations extract value from investments in Big Data?
  6. What are the use cases for Big Data solutions?
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Meet the Experts

Ashish Nadkarni Program Director, Computing Platforms
Carl W. Olofson Research Vice President, Data Management Software
Dan Vesset Group Vice President, Analytics and Information Management
Henry D. Morris IDC Fellow, Big Data, Analytics, and Cognitive Software Research