George Demarest is a technology industry veteran with stints as a software engineer, technical marketer and marketing strategist for companies such as AT&T Bell Labs, UNIX System Labs, Oracle and EMC. He has worked on all aspects of outbound marketing and go-to-market activities for enterprise technology platforms such relational database, cloud computing, technology architecture and big data. He has also worked extensively with CIOs and IT leadership to promote IT Transformation, ITaaS and service oriented Data Center operations. At MapR, George was Director of Solutions Marketing and focuses on industry solutions, big data use cases and Internet of Things.
Blog Posts by George Demarest
December 06, 2016 | By George Demarest
Securing "HeavyD" - Why Big Data Security is Necessary (Part 2)
This blog post is the second in a series based on the ebook The Six Elements of Securing Big Data by security expert and thought leader Davi Ottenheimer (Read Part 1). In his book, Davi outlines the rationale and key challenges of securing big data systems...Read more
October 20, 2016 | By George Demarest
When Big Data Breakthroughs Occur
“We’ve retired the big data hype cycle.” - Betsy Burton, Gartner This year is the first where Gartner has not included big data in any of their hype cycles. "I would not consider big data to be an emerging technology," says Burton. While this...Read more
September 15, 2016 | By George Demarest
The Rationale for Securing Big Data (Part 1)
This blog post is the first in a series based on the ebook The Six Elements of Securing Big Databy security expert and thought leader Davi Ottenheimer. In his book, Davi outlines the rationale and key challenges of securing big data systems and applications...Read more
March 31, 2016 | By George Demarest
Converged Architectures and the World’s Largest Seashell Collection
In my recent article for insideBIGDATA “Converged Data Platforms: Part of a Larger Trend”, I talked about the inevitable direction of technology architecture towards a limitless mainframe model, a converged data center that will be composed largely of...Read more
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