This article makes the point that there are different levels of data. In the example given sensors within one building  provide a local data layer for tweaking the "Smart Building@ controls to optimise temperature, comfort and costs. But the sum total of buildings across an estate or industrial complex may deliver comprehensive data helping decide on strategic matters. 

That means central, Big Data Analytics engines.

The point is that Big data is not just for large enterprises and government organisations. It impacts the SME as well meaning they should have strategies to exploit Big Data Analytics.