Gearing Up For Big Data In The Cloud

Posted by Amanda McVitty on 8 August 2012

A recent Stuff article predicts New Zealand could take a leading position in adopting cloud computing, with the Institute of Information Technology Professionals finalising a voluntary code that sets out the information cloud computing companies should provide to customers about their services.

Optimation's Neil Butler confirms that business customers are increasingly looking to the cloud.

"We think there is a real opportunity to leverage Google's new cloud services platform using their 'big query' product, predictive algorithms and computer engine - tools that are oriented towards 'big data' applications."