F5 Networks Gets Boost From Big Data
Big data is creating headaches for CIOs tasked with compiling, securing, managing and exploiting terabytes, which is good news for F5 Networks (FFIV).
Big data is getting bigger.
Consumers and enterprises are buying up smart phones and tablets in a global embrace of the data anywhere culture. So much data is being collected, mined and repurposed, research firm IDC expects the "digital universe" will jump to 2.7 zetabytes this year. That's pretty awe-inspiring given it represents 48% growth from the record set last year. And at the same time consumers are downloading feature length films and C-level executive are pressuring IT departments for practice solutions, enterprises are shrinking server footprints. F5's application delivery network ("ADN") products sit at the intersection of these trends, which is boosting sales and profits.
Data is useless if it isn't accessible and secure.
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