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ARC Innovations challenged with "exploding volumes of data"

posted Feb 15, 2012, 4:42 PM by ema-1 ema-1
"The upsurge of networked devices and applications means that more data is being collected than ever before. This has lead to an explosion of large-scale data sets which is changing business and science around the world.

Organisations may not know exactly what to use the information for - but they are keen to hold on to it, and this is creating a huge demand for storage.

Christchurch-based ARC Innovations provides metering and field services for electricity retailers and data services to electricity distribution companies. In addition, it is looking at providing services to end-consumers.

General manager of technology Michael Peterson says the company, which has been in business since 2005, is now experiencing “exploding volumes of data”"

Full story: http://computerworld.co.nz/news.nsf/special/big-data-big-hype-or-the-next-big-thing

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