Escaping the Gravitational Pull of Big Data

These days you’ll find data at the center of the high-technology universe exerting its influence on companies and projects both big and small. Look at any of the current mega trends — machine learning, “internet of things,” cloud storage — and exponentially increasing data is the common critical factor.

“It just comes back to that data. … Those lightweight elements of applications are so easy to move, and then we just get stuck with this big gravitational pull of data,” said Brian Reagan (pictured), chief marketing officer of Actifio Inc.

Reagan spoke with Stu Miniman (@stu), host of theCUBE, SiliconANGLE Media’s mobile livestreaming studio, at theCUBE’s studio in Boston, Massachusetts. They discussed how development operations leverages Actifio’s data as a service platform to virtualize data for easy and fast access.

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