Monthly Archives: February 2017

  • Your next iPhone or OnePlus 3T should be the 128GB storage variants
    Your next iPhone or OnePlus 3T should be the 128GB storage variants

    OnePlus 3T (right) offers 3,400mAh battery and 128GB internal #storage. Buying a smartphone with 16GB or 32GB internal storage and then adding a microSD card slot for extra storage space is not the same as getting a phone with more internal storage space of 64GB or 128GB. #Data stored on microSD cards, depending on their speed, might take a little more time to process files in comparison to phone’s internal storage. If you are a power user who uses smartphones…

  • How to Sidestep Common Enterprise Storage Mistakes
    How to Sidestep Common Enterprise Storage Mistakes

    Credit: iStock While the move toward truly digital environments provides IT with an exciting opportunity to contribute to the organization’s future, it also increases the workload on IT infrastructure. And when resources are taxed, mistakes are made. Unfortunately, the process of building #storage environments capable of satisfying the demands of the new digital economy isn’t exempt. Some mistakes are understandable, painless, and easy to correct. But others can be harmful enough to put your company on the path to failure…

  • How Data Storage is Changing – and What It Means for MSPs
    How Data Storage is Changing - and What It Means for MSPs

    #Data #storage is changing. What was true five years ago about the way you managed databases and storage systems may not hold true anymore. Keep reading for a primer on data storage today. Once upon a time, data storage was pretty simple. From the early 1990s through the 2000s, most data lived in simple relational databases, like MySQL and PostgreSQL. They were hosted on traditional servers using magnetic disks. Each type of relational database had its special nuances. But in…

  • This little device is the cheapest, fastest cloud storage you can buy
    This little device is the cheapest, fastest cloud storage you can buy

    Lima/Business Insider Mainstream cloud services from companies like Google, Apple, Microsoft, and Dropbox are great. You don’t have to worry about a physical hard drive cluttering your workspace or having to carry it around. All your stuff is in the “cloud,” which you can access from any device with an internet connection. Yet, a startup called Lima proposes you keep your physical hard drive – or actually go out and buy one – and turn it into your own, personal…

  • Top 3 Cloud Storage Priorities in 2017
    Top 3 Cloud Storage Priorities in 2017

    7 Factors SMBs Must Consider When Selecting Cloud #Storage In recent years, cloud storage vendors have been popping up to address the growing demand for cloud storage solutions, a market that is expected to reach $74.94 billion by 2021, up from $23.76 billion in 2016. One of those vendors is Zadara Storage , a six-year-old company based in Irvine, Calif., that offers enterprise Storage-as-a-Service, and has partnerships with cloud service providers including AWS, Microsoft, and Google. Its Partner Network includes…

  • 33% of ITDMs rank cloud storage scalability at their #1 wish in 2017
    33% of ITDMs rank cloud storage scalability at their #1 wish in 2017

    33% of ITDMs rank cloud #storage scalability at their 1 wish in 2017 One third of IT decision makers (ITDMs) rank cloud storage scalability as their number one wish in 2017. New research from Zadara® Storage underscored the IT industry’s need for cloud storage that can instantly and symmetrically scale up or down to meet business requirements, as a key challenge to growth in 2017. The survey included responses from 400 IT leaders in Germany, the UK and the US….

  • Titanium Backup Confirms It’s Working On Adding Support For Adoptable Storage
    Titanium Backup Confirms It’s Working On Adding Support For Adoptable Storage

    Titanium Backup is simply one of the most powerful tools for any rooted Android device out there. The app lets users backup and restore all of their installed apps and their user #data, including all system apps and protected apps, across multiple ROMs. Now, the developer behind the app has confirmed that one more nifty feature is soon will be added to the app. On its official Twitter handle yesterday, Titanium Backup confirmed that they’re currently working on adding support…

  • Private cloud: Orchestration, storage and containers
    Private cloud: Orchestration, storage and containers

    Cloud, to most people, means public cloud infrastructure, such as that offered by Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure. In contrast, private cloud tends to refer to on-premise infrastructure that functions in the same way as public cloud, by offering access to resources on a service-based delivery model. So, what is involved in building a private cloud and how does it impact on #storage in the datacentre? Before we dive into how a private cloud can be implemented, we…

  • 10 Storage Predictions For 2017
    10 Storage Predictions For 2017

    The #storage industry is being racked by a sea of changes as solution providers explore new ways to store and manage #data. And by “new,” we really do mean new, as in widely deploying technologies which a couple years ago were only dreams. Technologies such as flash storage, software-defined storage and the cloud are not just doing the work that racks and racks of hard drives used to do. They are doing that work faster with significantly lower capital and…

  • Fused box: Look who’s containerizing storage, security and apps
    Fused box: Look who's containerizing storage, security and apps

    We take a look at a couple of startups and their hype Comment Containerized apps will gravitate to using containerized system services such as #storage and security. Startups such as Minio and NeuVector say they are reinventing storage and security as containerized entities and, they claim, their tech will make it easier for developers to hook storage capacity and security mechanism into their containerized apps. In the storage world, several suppliers have ways to add persistent storage to stateless containers;…

  • Micron Projects Significant Memory And Storage Demand
    Micron Projects Significant Memory And Storage Demand

    At the Micron Analysts Meeting Mark Durcan, CEO, said we live in a new #data economy that will generate huge amounts of data. Autonomous vehicles and the network that connects them will generate lots of data. The Internet of Things will also be a big source of data. At the same time cognitive computing and artificial intelligence will be used to analyze much of this data. Big science is generating large data sets. All of these sources of data are…

  • How to use adoptable storage on the Nvidia Shield TV
    How to use adoptable storage on the Nvidia Shield TV

    The Nvidia Shield TV is a wonderful piece of hardware with a lot of strengths, but its biggest one is undoubtedly gaming. With Nvidia GameStream, GeForce Now streaming, and optimized Android titles, there’s no real limit on what the Shield can play ─ except for #storage… Arguably the biggest flaw with the base model Shield TV is that it only ships with 16GB of storage. That leaves room for apps and maybe a handful of games from Google Play, but…

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