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Chip Shot: Intel Unlocks the Power of Big Data

Crunching one trillion bytes of data used to take four hours, but with the new Intel® Distribution for Apache Hadoop software in combination with Intel hardware, it can now take as little as seven minutes. Announced today, the Intel Distribution is built from the silicon up to deliver industry-leading performance and security that will serve as the company’s first step toward helping businesses maximize the full potential of their data. With support of the launch from more than 20 partners, including Cisco, SAP, Savvis and Red Hat, the Intel Distribution will help enable big data to deliver on its promise to enable new scientific discoveries, business models and consumer experiences. Get more information on Intel Distribution.