Expanded Hadoop Preview for Big Data Customers

Posted by Colette StallbaumerDirector, Worldwide Marketing and Operations Earlier this month, Microsoft announced plans to release an additional limited customer preview of the Apache Hadoop-based service for Windows Azure in the first half of 2012. Since the first limited preview was released in December, customers such as Webtrends and the University of Dundee have been using…

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Navigating the New World of Data

Posted by Colette StallbaumerDirector, Worldwide Marketing and Operations Just ten years ago, most business data was locked up behind big applications.  We are now entering an era when unlocking this data and its potential to drive new knowledge and insights is becoming a key success factor for many ventures.  In a world where data increases tenfold every…

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