The Rise and Fall of the Traditional Data Enterprise

In this contributed article, David Richards, Co-founder of WANdisco, believe we are seeing the clear signs of the death of the data enterprise as we have known it. When we look back at the death knells for Dell, EMC, HP, Cisco and IBM – it is hard not to read a similar future in the tea leaves of companies like Snowflake and Palantir after their wildly successful IPOs, and of Databricks with its highly-anticipated public offering.