Why Infrastructure Matters for Big Data and Analytics


Start Date:12/2/2014

Start Time:2:00 PM EST

Duration:60 minutes


Is your organization looking to improve its infrastructure, leverage Big Data, Real-time analytics, Stream Computing and applications like Hadoop?

Then you don’t want to miss this webcast!

You will learn about:

  • Scoping the Big Opportunity with Big Data Analytics 

  • Integrating Structured and Unstructured Data for Highest Value
  • The Key Big Data Analytics Use Cases Driving Economic Value
  • What You Would Look Like Without Infrastructure
  • Requirements Driving Enterprise-grade IT Infrastructure: Servers, cores, memory bandwidth, accelerators, storage, software stack, RAS, and more

This webcast will equip you with a strategy for deploying Big Data solutions, as well as the business case you need for an open, innovative platform that is designed to put data to work – faster – across the enterprise.

Can’t make it? Register anyway and get the on-demand archive.
All attendees will receive a bonus report.

Sponsored by IBM


Dr. Srini Chari

Managing Partner & Principal Analyst, Cabot Partners

Srini is the Managing Partner and Principal Analyst at Cabot Partners, an IT Analyst and Consulting firm that he co-founded over eight years back. Current focus areas include Cloud Computing, Big Data Analytics and High Performance Computing with a special emphasis on advising clients on how to derive business value from these emerging technologies.

Before co-founding Cabot Partners, Srini was president and CEO of TurboWorx, Inc., a bioinformatics software company providing workflow solutions for grids and clusters. He spent 13 years at IBM, where his last position was Program Director, Emerging Businesses, Corporate Strategy. Srini was a start-up member of IBM's Life Sciences and Healthcare business unit.

Srini now consults extensively with business, scientific, and IT leaders, and serves on the board of several technology start-ups. He has published extensively in professional journals, presented before leading professional societies and conferences, and has been quoted in leading business publications including Forbes, the Investor Business Daily, and Bloomberg.

A graduate of the Indian Institute of Technology in mechanical engineering, he holds an MS in engineering and a Ph.D. in computational mechanics from the University of Texas, and an MBA with distinction in finance, management and international business from the Stern School of Business, New York University. In addition, he has completed Harvard Business School executive programs on strategy and leadership. He resides in Danbury, Connecticut and enjoys reading, racquet sports, swimming, and hiking.

Bob Friske

IBM Power Systems Worldwide Marketing Manager Big Data & Analytics, IBM

Bob Friske has three decades of experience with IBM, half of that time as an IBM Worldwide Marketing Manager and half as an IBM customer working for one of the big three auto companies in Michigan. Bob currently works for IBM Power Systems helping the brand bring Big Data & Analytics solutions to the market that help clients expand their business opportunities, while delivering exceptional client experience.

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