The ABDC is a new SNIA Committee, chartered in April 2012, and is dedicated to fostering the growth and success of the market for what is generally referred as Analytics and Big Data, and more generally, the use of data storage resources and services by analytics and big data applications and toolsets. If your company is a SNIA member, there is no fee to join and participate!
The ABDC mission addresses marketing outreach, education, and collaboration with other industry bodies relative to Analytics and Big Data efforts. Also, the ABDC will closely follow of the advancements in Analytics and Big Data science, product offerings and business models from academia, industry and the research community.
To fulfill this mission, the Analytics and Big Data Committee is organized around the following goals:
Become the recognized authority regarding the use of storage and storage networking for Analytics and Big Data.
Educate the vendor and user communities on the use of storage and storage networking for Analytics and Big Data.
Perform market outreach that highlights the virtues of storage and storage networking for Analytics and Big Data.
Produce articles in trade magazines, white papers, press releases and collaborative published articles with academia and research institutions.
The ABDC has an initial set of five member companies, in alphabetic order: EMC, HP, Huawei, NetApp and SpectraLogic. The co-chairs of the ABDC are Gilda Foss (NetApp) and Rob Peglar (EMC).