Storing big data in the cloud is easy — getting it there is hard

The cloud is a great thing when it comes to storing large quantities of data, but getting it into and out of cloud-storage services can be difficult. Technologies that speed that process up can allow for new uses of that data, says Aspera CEO Michelle Munson.

The Hurdles for Moving Big Data ‘Round the World

Underlying all the useful applications, like Hadoop, that have emerged out of the big data ecosystem, there’s a fundamental assumption: The data that companies want will be able to be accessed when companies want and need it, explained Michelle Munson, CEO and co-founder of Aspera.