Everyone has their sights on big data and how it is drastically changing the business landscape. Many of today’s largest businesses have begun integrating big data analytics to their strategic planning process, and more organizations are expected to follow in their footsteps. To capitalize on the huge demand, service providers are now racing to establish themselves as the global leader in big data processing and analytics. As expected, Microsoft has no intention of falling behind.
In early September, Microsoft announced it had been working with Hortonworks and Canonical to develop the Azure HDInsight for users of the Ubuntu Operating System. Azure HDInsight is designed to make Microsoft’s cloud-based, big data services simpler and more accessible. The project will also make managed services available to Ubuntu users, not just Windows users. HDInsight is now open to the general public, and even comes with a one-week free trial.
Azure HDInsight (along with ADL Store and ADL Analytics) is part of the expanded Microsoft Azure Data Lake. In short, it aims to become “…a fully managed big data and advanced analytics suite that enables [transformation of] data into intelligent action.” HDInsight allows access to all Hadoop/Apache technology stacks, complete with full monitoring and support from Microsoft in:
Dynamic Quest welcomes the flexibility offered by Azure HDInsight. The ability to run analytics using almost all Hadoop/Apache technology stacks, and create apps using all major programming languages, makes big data computing highly accessible to the public. Microsoft has taken a major step in making big data processing and analysis available to small and medium-sized businesses.
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It takes an average of 287 days for security teams to identify and contain a data breach, according to the “Cost of a Data Breach 2021” report released by IBM and Ponemon Institute.
The cost of cybercrime is predicted to hit $10.5 trillion by 2025, according to the latest version of the Cisco/Cybersecurity Ventures “2022 Cybersecurity Almanac.”.
Forty-three percent of attacks are aimed at SMBs, but only 14% are prepared to defend themselves (Accenture).
The average cost of a data breach in the United States is $8.64 million, which is the highest in the world, while the most expensive sector for data breach costs is the healthcare industry, with an average of $7.13 million (IBM).
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The three sectors with the biggest spending on cybersecurity are banking, manufacturing, and the central/federal government, accounting for 30% of overall spending (IDC).
More than 33 billion records will be stolen by cybercriminals by 2023, an increase of 175% from 2018.
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