Coolest Of The Cool
Big data was one of the hottest areas in the IT industry in 2013. The rapid growth in the volume, variety and velocity of data flowing through businesses' IT systems is growing exponentially -- and so is the demand for leading-edge technologies for capturing, managing and analyzing all that data.
So it's no surprise there's been an explosion this year of innovative big data products from both young startups and more established vendors. Here are the ones that particularly caught our attention in 2013.