Index

Figures and tables are indicated by f and t, respectively.

Accenture, 39, 117

Acceptable use policy (AUP), 9, 114, 116, 119

Access

for Big Data, 158, 165167, 185

for mobile computing, 176, 185

Accessibility

of applications, 36, 38, 44, 48, 74

of data, 118, 158, 183

Activation, SLAs on, 119

Agile organization, 20, 51, 56, 62, 86, 92, 93, 9495, 168

Amazon.com, 19, 33, 47, 55, 5657, 154, 186

Amazon S3, 42

Amazon Web Services (AWS), 2930, 43, 51, 5557, 59, 6364, 99, 100, 111, 113116, 156, 159, 160, 163

Analytics cycle, 134135, 134f

Apache Hadoop, 156

Apple Macintosh (Mac) computer, 8

Application-as-a-service, 38

Application program interface (API), 25, 36, 39, 59, 114, 119, 138140

Application virtualization, 1619, 18f

Apps, for mobile computing, 174

ARPANET, 8

Association discovery, 142

Asynchronous transfer mode (ATM), 108109

AT&T, 10, 43, 177

Audits, 91, 117, 123

Author Central, Amazon, 154

Availability, SLAs on, 108, 122

AXIT AG, 111112

Ballmer, Steve, 26, 31, 33

Bandwidth, 1011

Bare metal server approach, 3, 19, 50, 55

Basnight, Jay, 62

Berners-Lee, Tim, 10

BI. See Business intelligence (BI)

Big Data, 130, 149169

accessing, 158, 165167, 185

analytics in, 150151, 150f

business intelligence and, 158

data sources in, 138, 149, 154, 157

defining, 151

dimensions of, 140

ecosystem of, 168, 169f

managing, 158

mobile computing and, 154, 171, 183184

processing, 158, 163165

reports in, 152, 166, 185

security and, 167168

storing, 158161, 160f, 161f162f

uses of, ...

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