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How to plan for a successful cloud migration

Migrating all of your IT systems to the cloud is not a quick and easy process and can have a great impact on your business if not executed correctly. This guide will show you how to plan your cloud migration more effectively in seven key steps.

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The State of Big Data in the UK 2019

For this year's report, we asked Big Data strategists, architects and users based in the UK to give us a comprehensive view of how much progress has been made with Big Data initiatives and whether they are achieving the expected return on their investment.

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Open Hybrid Architecture for Hortonworks Environments paper

A unified hybrid architecture can bring together on-premises, multi-cloud and edge environments. In this paper we discuss the different components required to build an open hybrid architecture leveraging your Hortonworks environment.
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Big Data in the MuleSoft world guide

What happens when data becomes so BIG that you can’t process it with your existing infrastructure? In this guide we share our experience from integrations that tapped into the Big Data ecosystem using Anypoint Platform™.
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Machine Learning for Competitive Intelligence in Retail White Paper

More and more companies from the retail space are looking for new, more effective ways to get more accurate insight, faster, so they can stay ahead of competition. This white paper explores how Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning can help retailers stay ahead of competition in the digital battlefield that the rapidly changing consumer market is becoming.
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Infographic: Integration Snapshot 2018/2019

During the recent London MuleSoft Summit, we asked CIOs, IT leaders, integration architects and development leads to tell us about their progress with integrating their systems and applications. This is what they told us.
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Webinar recording: Machine Learning in Retail

With an increasing amount of information being shared through images, video and voice, how do you keep up with competition? WHISHWORKS' Carlos Somohano and enterprise technology journalist Scott Carey, discuss how Machine Learning can improve competitor intelligence and decision making in a multimedia world.
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Warehouse Integration White Paper

Warehouse Management Systems are among the key applications within a business, sitting between front end, back end and 3rd party systems, to optimise and streamline the flow of products and data. This white paper discusses what is required to create a streamlined, fully integrated application landscape, following an API-led connectivity approach.
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Infographic: 2018 Big Data Snapshot

We asked delegates at the recent Big Data Analytics and MapR Convergence events in London, about their progress with implementing Big Data in their organisations. Here is what they told us.
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Infographic: Integration trends from the London MuleSoft Summit 2018

During the last MuleSoft Summit in London, we asked delegates to tell us about their progress integrating their systems and applications. Here are their answers.
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The State of Big Data in the UK 2017/2018

How successful have Big Data initiatives been so far? Which areas are expected to benefit the most? What are the biggest business and technology challenges companies face with Big Data initiatives? To find out, we asked 100 Big Data strategists, architects and users based in the UK for their input. This report consolidates our findings for the State of Big Data in the UK.
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5 Proven Steps for Retail Survival: How to Transform for a Digital World

Distilling learnings from working leaders in this space - including 2 of the top 5 global retailers, and 4 of the top 7 global CPG firms - read on to discover 5 principles that will help retailers reach their digital transformation goals and thrive in today’s competitive environment.
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MapR Converged Data Platform Reference Architecture for Azure Deployments

This document covers the architectural aspects of deploying and operating the MapR Converged Data Platform on the Microsoft Azure platform, targeting those users who have knowledge of MapR and are getting ready to deploy on the Microsoft Azure cloud.
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