Barry Strauss, Head of Marketing, Talksum
Recently, Talksum won the Big Data Start Up Award at the 2014 Big Data Innovation Summit, Santa Clara, CA. It was an honor to be chosen with two other well-known companies – Cisco and Cray’s YarcData – who respectively won the Big Data Project and the Big Data Tech awards at the Summit.
Note that all three award-winning companies manufacture hardware to address different types of solutions. At the Summit, even before the awards were announced, several attendees came by our booth to let us know how “refreshing” it was to see a hardware company at the event, which showcased mostly cloud solutions.
The media, recruiters, new hires, and even investment bankers are telling us the same; that there is a change of focus this year. Last year, the market was focused on software and the cloud, this year the focus is changing back toward hardware and the data center.
In an InfoWorld Technology 2014 summary, it was noted, “There are several tangible objects on our list, but they’re mostly hardware that lives in backrooms away from grubby hands. Anyone who buys them immediately hides them away from everyone, so the machines won’t get hurt.”
Even with the notion of the cloud, a data center is a “must have” for many businesses. Data centers are ideal for companies that need customized, dedicated systems that give them full control over their data and their equipment. The data center runs many different types of applications and can handle complex workloads.
The Talksum 2100 Series Data Stream Router has been designed with this in mind. It is a self-contained rack unit that offers easy deployment and implementation for data centers dealing with large amounts of disparate data in real time.
The newly launched product allows users to quickly move data where it is needed and in the format it is needed. The Talksum 2100 Series helps to streamline delivery and to boost overall data performance – without any changes to the current infrastructure. In addition, it is highly configurable without the need for specialized coding to deploy highly specialized solutions.
Click here for more information about the Big Data Start Up Award.
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