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The rise of Big Data – what it means for the enterprise

A few years ago, the idea of big data was still alien to many IT professionals. In fact, its key concepts of volume, variety and velocity were only identified in 2001 - and for many years after that, there was still very little understanding of exactly how best to harness this potential - or indeed what it could be for a business. But all this has changed. In just a short space of time, the technology has gone from being an untried theory, through the age of hype and uncertainty, to the point