The cloud ... the enabler of big data! More organizations would come to big data if its access was faster, simpler and, above all, cheaper. An IDC study found that companies are concerned that they do not have the resources to ensure the storage, management, provision and protection of data. Rightly, companies are apprehensive about massive investments made before benefiting from these new capacities. The way ahead? The cloud. At a customer, Micropole initiated a big data project in a few weeks for the study ... and eight to make it operational on a complete infrastructure in AWS’s (Amazon Web Services) sphere.