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Business Analytics and Big Data: Making business smarter

Business Analytics and Big Data: Making business smarter

Microsoft is on a mission to simplify BI and analytics by making it accessible from the heart of a business.

Business Analytics and Big data: How to Find the suite spot

Business Analytics and Big data: How to Find the suite spot

Properly executed business intelligence can drive great change.

Data Centres: Changing roles of data centres

Data Centres: Changing roles of data centres

Data centres have moved into the heart of all ICT and everything we do online and even offline, writes Leslie Faughnan

Business Analytics and Big Data: Democratising Data

Business Analytics and Big Data: Democratising Data

The biggest change in analytics, according to one data scientist, is the ability to dig down into the granular detail of more data at an affordable price.

Business analytics and big data: Analytics shopping

Business analytics and big data: Analytics shopping

The retail sector is on the cusp of radical transformation and analytics is the engine for change.

Data Centres: The indigenous leaders

Data Centres: The indigenous leaders

Independent Irish players in data centres and services are thriving.

Data centres: Ever greater demands on our data centres

Data centres: Ever greater demands on our data centres

Always on is just for openers when more and more online business demands real time

Data Storage: Converging on storage agreement

Data Storage: Converging on storage agreement

Moves towards pure file storage and cloud-based storage will be the driving factors in the Irish market this year.

Data centres : Web scale data hubs

Data centres : Web scale data hubs

Web enterprises have led the way and the others must follow

Cover Story: Spending time on YouTube

Cover Story: Spending time on YouTube

Creating content for YouTube has become big business for young entrepreneurs, Emmet Ryan and Lynda O’Keeffe talk to the people using the platform to conquer.

Cover Story: Dominant gamers

Cover Story: Dominant gamers

With more than five million viewers between them, two Irish gamers are making their mark in one of the most competitive parts of YouTube

Data Storage: Cloud back-ups can be lacking

Data Storage: Cloud back-ups can be lacking

As a growing number of Irish companies move some or all of their data storage to the cloud, the issue of how well protected that data is in the event of a problem is becoming more pressing, writes Alex Meehan.

Business Analytics and Big Data: simpler, faster,  cheaper

Business Analytics and Big Data: simpler, faster, cheaper

Data analytics has trickled down from large corporates and is now readily available in the mainstream

Data centres: Carlow’s finest

Data centres: Carlow’s finest

Blacknight built its own data centre after 12 years in the market

Data Storage: Good storage depends upon design

Data Storage: Good storage depends upon design

Does your company storage run on standard issue storage area networks (SANs)? If so it’s not alone, with the vast majority of Irish companies using this storage architecture as a matter of course.