In a Big Data Funk? Consider Splunk

These days, you can’t talk about emerging technology without mentioning the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and Big Data. And on that note, the plant manager may mentally check out of the conversation and go back to managing the daily operations. While the ability to collect and store massive amounts of machine data is a good idea in theory, it’s been difficult to deliver on due to a lack of infrastructure and interoperability standards. And, let’s face it, who is going to manage the massive amounts of data collected? It is the information technology (IT) experts and the data scientist who are driving Big Data initiatives in many organizations. But much of the machine data is isolated from the IT network in operations technology (OT). Plus it comes in a…


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