Hot Market, Cool Software
The volume of data being generated by e-commerce and online retail systems, mobile applications, social media and Internet of Things networks continues to explode. So it's no surprise the global market for big data products and services is expected to grow from nearly $29.7 billion last year to $66.8 billion in 2021, according to research firm MarketsandMarkets.
That growth is being fueled by a steady stream of new technologies – from both established companies and startups – for capturing, processing, managing and analyzing that data with the goal of developing business insights that give them a competitive edge.
Here are 10 big data products that caught our attention in the first half of 2017.
(For more on the "coolest" of 2017, check out "CRN's Tech Midyear In Review.")