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Autotask Week in IT: Taking IT Infrastructure to the Cloud and Turning Big Data Into Big Wins

April 03, 2015  
Here’s a look at what’s happening this week in the world of ITSPs, MSPs and Enterprise IT departments.

Forbes: Why Businesses are Taking IT Infrastructure to the Cloud
By Joe Lazauskas
Doubled in three years. Expected to almost triple in the next four. That’s the rate of spending on cloud computing as momentum continues to grow. According to a Goldman Sachs report published in January 2015, spending on cloud computing platforms and infrastructure is projected to increase to $43 billion in 2018, up from $16 billion in 2014.

Tech Cocktail: How to Turn Big Data into Big Wins: 3 Tools
By Drew Hendricks
What do you do if you’ve got terabytes of data about your customers but no way to organize, understand or make use of it?  We now have an astonishing amount of information.

InformationWeek: Big Data Certifications: Finding The One That Works For You
By Staff Writer
Anyone who’s worked in IT for more than a minute knows that the ability to keep up with fast-changing technologies can make or break your career. This is particularly true right now for anyone whose job involves working with applications related to big data, business intelligence and business analysis.

SmartData Collective: How Big Data and the Internet of Things Make Our World Smarter
By Bernard Marr
The Internet of Things (combined with big data) is reaching further into our lives every day. And while some of these innovations are just super cool, others may need to get the kinks ironed out before they become part of our everyday lives.

IT Business Edge: The Pros and Cons of Combining Master Data Management with Big Data
By Loraine Lawson
Confusion surrounds the topic of how to bring some sense of order to Big Data. Depending on the day, the discussion might come down to data quality, data governance or master data management. You should always understand the quality of your data — big or otherwise.

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