Jim Kaskade: CSC Built Big Data Platform to Offer ‘Quick, Efficient’ Deployment

Jim Kaskade
Jim Kaskade

CSC Vice President Jim Kaskade said the company has updated its big data platform as a service offering to include new security and compliance features for “quick, efficient and confident” deployment in various types of datacenters and cloud architectures.

The open source solution provides analytics tools that clients can use with the ServiceMesh Agility Platform cloud security and manager, delivering data insights in less than 30 days, CSC said Thursday.

“CSC is uniquely positioned to support predictive and prescriptive analytics for actionable insights from internal and external data to better manage customer intelligence, product innovation, risks and operational efficiencies,” said Kaskade, general manager of big data and analytics at CSC.

“Clients can minimize up-front costs and leverage existing technology investments without sacrificing time-to-market mandates,” he added. “We’re helping clients unlock the power and potential of Big Data with greater speed, efficiency and confidence.”

Supported cloud platforms include Amazon, RedHat OpenStack, VMware VSphere and CSC Cloud Solutions, with Hadoop compatibility and stream processing integration for high-volume, high-velocity data.

CSC’s BDPaaS is designed for used in both enterprise and public sector settings, particularly in insurance, healthcare, banking and finance, and manufacturing.

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