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Optimising Big Data Over Distance

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While many people focus on the analysis and storage of "big data" as top IT challenges, what is equally challenging is the movement of this information. Transferring large volumes of data across the WAN poses significant challenges due to available bandwidth capacity and latency due to distance. Not only does this hamper the performance of key big data applications, it can jeopardise other strategic initiatives like disaster recovery.