Microsoft "Big Data" solution on server side starts with Azure HD Insight,
and on client it is based on Excel 2013 and plug-in tools
Office 2013 | Microsoft BI
""Data Explorer" provides an intuitive and consistent experience for discovering, combining, and refining data across a wide variety of sources including relational, structured and semi-structured, OData, Web, Hadoop, Azure Marketplace, and more. Data Explorer also provides you with the ability to search for public data from sources such as Wikipedia."