Topic: Big Data


6 Steps to a Successful IT Migration: Data Discovery

It’s impossible to manage anything you cannot see. That’s the premise behind Step 2 of the IT migration process: Data Discovery and Collection. As discussed in an earlier blog, the risk of failure for migration projects is extremely high. Acting … Read more…


The Votes are Counted. Big Data Takes Top Spot

Election season is well underway and campaigns are rapidly accelerating data analysis efforts to identify voter preferences and win new votes. And while Big Data on the campaign trail is grabbing all the headlines, this strategic insight is even more … Read more…


CenturyLink and Cloudera Expand Alliance Around Big Data

Recently, we announced an expanded strategic alliance with Cloudera  to deliver Big Data as-a-service (BDaaS) – making it easier for organizations to effectively gain value from their data. As a Cloudera Preferred Partner, CenturyLink’s IT Services team is delivering a … Read more…


From Click to Cart: Build Compelling Digital Experiences

Building exceptional digital experiences for customers is top of mind with businesses across the globe.  Retailers must discover new and innovative ways to delight customers – from initial acquisition through purchase and later support. And with the vast amount of … Read more…


The Quest for Data: Engineering a Modernized Infrastructure

Throughout history, some of the best discoveries and innovations have emerged from modernization. From locomotives that travel at unmatched speeds or rockets exploring the deepest regions of space – success is built on a quest to evolve antiquated techniques for … Read more…


Data-Driven Culture: Enabling Innovation

The idea sounds appealing. Make your organization more data-driven. Use data, also known as facts, to drive decision making and strategy. Organizations that make decisions and measure outcomes based on data are more likely to challenge status-quo and innovate. This … Read more…


Sapphire Sneak Peek: Get Data in Line with SAP HANA

The universe of business-critical information is massive…and it’s only getting bigger. In fact, data today is growing faster than ever before. Some estimate we’re quickly approaching a time when two megabytes of new information will be created every second – … Read more…


Sapphire Sneak Peek: Simplifying Management, Ensuring Resiliency, Driving Innovation

At the foundation of business success is data. Some reports indicate as much as 2.5 quintillion bytes of data is produced each and every day. It’s how companies leverage this information that determines success.