Trends Report

Brief: Streaming Data From The Internet Of Things Will Be The Big Data World's Bigger Second Act

Extracting IoT insights Will Shape Digital Value Propositions, And The Major Hadoop Solutions Are Transforming To Compete

July 5th, 2016
With contributors:
Pascal Matzke , Carmen Margarit-Stoica , Laura Easton , Ian McPherson


The internet of things (IoT) promises to generate huge volumes of data. To unlock the value within that data, businesses must find effective ways to pull it from billions of remote devices, process it, and derive meaningful insight from it. The major Hadoop vendors are already familiar with processing large volumes of data at rest. Now they are actively acquiring skills and capabilities to address the larger opportunity associated with data in motion — and the IoT. For CIOs shaping their organizations' IoT strategy, the data solutions these firms offer deserve considerations.

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