Wal-Mart (WMT +1.7%) is consolidating its numerous data analytics systems to one giant big data...

|About: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT)|By:, SA News Editor

Wal-Mart (WMT +1.7%) is consolidating its numerous data analytics systems to one giant big data platform that will partly rely on the OpenStack cloud infrastructure platform, according to William Blair. Rackspace (RAX +0.1%) is said to be providing OpenStack public cloud services for the project, which is being carried out by the constantly tinkering WalmartLabs. (more on WMT)