Key Shifts: Transforming the Data Center

To understand the ways in which companies are assessing data center transformation in light of the growth of big data, Cloudera and Intel jointly commissioned Unisphere Research, a division of Information Today, Inc., to survey IT and corporate managers involved in or responsible for data center operations. Download your copy today to learn how other organizations are addressing the challenges and opportunities of big data.

Key findings include:

  • Many companies are still in the planning stages for big data projects.
  • Security and data governance are the chief challenges presented by the growth in data volume.
  • Accessing data stuck in data silos is the most challenging element in creating an appropriate data pool for analytics.
  • Organizations are looking for big data projects to move from descriptive to predictive analytics.
  • A lack of skills internally is a major barrier to launching big data projects.
  • Clear alignment with business goals is the key factor in moving forward with data center modernization.
  • IT plays the leading role in initiating data center modernization projects.

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