451 Research on The Rise of Spark

Cloud management

Last week we hosted a webinar between 451 Research and IBM about Big Data and the Rise of Spark. Here is a summary of some of what Donnie Berkholz, Research Director, Development, DevOps & IT Ops had to say on the topic.
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How to use Spark across any cloud with Flexiant Concerto

Flexiant Concerto

Yesterday we held a webinar with 451 Research and IBM about Big Data and the Rise of Spark.

The emergence of large scale Big Data projects continue to grow. This has fueled the need to process Big Data faster and is accelerating the adoption of new approaches and technologies. One such technology exploding in 2015 is Apache Spark.
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451 Research, IBM and Flexiant Discuss the Rise of Spark [Webinar]

Cloud Webinar

Whether you are in DevOps, are a cloud service provider, a data engineer or a data scientist, you need to stay informed of emerging technologies and trends creating additional or new opportunities for you.

We have put together a compelling and interactive webinar to discuss Big Data and the rise of Spark on July 30, 2015 at 14.00 EST (11:00 PST). During the webinar, listen to a discussion between 451 Research, IBM and Flexiant to find out what these trends mean for you.
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Flexiant and IBM SoftLayer is Put to the Test (without an Army of Consultants)

Flexiant and IBM Softlayer

Here at Flexiant we are happy to accept challenges. Recently we were challenged to perform a live install and configuration of Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator in an IBM SoftLayer datacenter. As you will read and see in the short video, this task was accomplished in around 40 minutes. Why is this important?
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Why Telcos Need Cloud Orchestration

Cloud Orchestration

Orchestration is key for telcos to quickly and easily increase the variety and number of products they offer. It also keeps them focused on what they do best: selling solutions wrapped with value-added services instead of commodity infrastructure.

“We have seen a lot of telcos rush into cloud, but the infrastructure space is still being dominated by commodity players,” such as Amazon Web Services LLC says GoGrid CEO John Keagy in a LightReading article. After investing tens of millions of dollars creating cloud service platforms, telecom operators need to be able to give their sales teams solid products to sell and “that has been a problem for most of the telcos,” he adds.
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