Storage vendors and network equipment manufacturers are the low-hanging fruit for a budding partnership between open-source data management and business intelligence software supplier Pentaho and boutique big-data consultancy Think Big Analytics. But that's just the beginning.

"Storage and networking opportunities are part of the larger megatrend, whichwhich is an explosion of data with the 'Internet of Things,'" Ron Bodkin, Think Big's CEO and a co-founder, told InformationWeek. "Hardware and software suppliers to IT departments as well as to industrial companies and to consumers now realize that they can tap their intelligent products to drive improved services and data-driven products." Read full story on InformationWeek

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