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Competitive Landscape: Hardware Infrastructure Provider Strategies in Big Data

Published: 04 December 2013

ID: G00258528

Analyst(s): Arun Chandrasekaran , Merv Adrian , Sid Deshpande


Hardware infrastructure and solution considerations are often given secondary preference to software. This document profiles leading vendors providing hardware infrastructure and enabling solutions for big data environments with a focus on identifying innovative approaches.

Table Of Contents


  • Importance of Hardware Considerations to End Users in Big Data Deployments
  • Competitive Situation and Trends
  • Market Players
    • Big Data Hardware Platforms/Solutions
    • Big Data Software Platforms
  • The Future of Competition
  • Competitive Profiles
    • Amazon Web Services
    • DataDirect Networks
    • EMC
    • IBM
    • Oracle
    • Teradata
    • WANdisco
    • YarcData
  • References and Methodology

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