Enterprise IT will become more directly involved with managing and supporting Hadoop — a process that is by no means a given. This report was underwritten by WANdisco. Read more at Gigaom Research »
I am an Industry Analyst specializing in IT storage and "Big Data." I have been in this line of work for 22 years, starting with IDC in 1990 followed by the Yankee Group. I have also owned my own firm (Data Mobility Group) which I sold in 2006. I am now a Senior Partner with Evaluator Group, Inc. I co-authored a book titled "Inescapable Data - Harnessing the Power of Convergence," that was published in 2005 and am currently writing another one on storage used in the context of Big Data Analytics.