Monthly Archives: April 2017

  • 6 Skills Required For A Career In Digital Forensics

      Tech meets criminal justice in the field of digital forensics–a branch of forensic science dealing with recovering and analyzing information from data storage devices (including computers, phones, networks, and more). Digital forensics examiners help track down hackers, recover stolen data, follow computer attacks back to their source, and aid in other types of investigations involving computers. Want to know what it takes to become a digital forensics examiner? Here are some key skills needed for the career, with insight…

  • Growing Diversity of Cloud Storage Solutions

      | | Share Storage remains the primary application for the enterprise cloud, but its days as simply a low-cost warehouse for bulk data are coming to an end. Going forward, the enterprise should see a widening array (sorry) of storage options in the cloud, most of them geared toward highly targeted workloads. According to 451 Research, overall pricing for cloud storage will continue to fall as providers shift the competitive playing field from virtual machines to object storage. Over…

  • Filestack reverses the concept of the CDN to offer lightning fast file uploads globally | Computerworld

    Filestack is a modular service that developers use to include file uploading into their applications. Much like Stripe enables mobile payments, and Twilio enables communications, Filestack allows software developers to integrate more than 25 social networks and cloud drives with just a few lines of code. End users can upload content from websites and mobile apps like Facebook, Instagram and Dropbox — or wherever their content is stored. Filestack enables developers to upload and store large files, transform and manipulate…

  • Box revises platform pricing to ease developer adoption

    Box is trying to give developers who want to use its platform more pricing consistency with a new  announced Tuesday. Customers will now pay on the basis of how much active use they’re getting out of the Box Platform, which offers cloud storage and content management capabilities for third-party applications. Companies can purchase packages from Box that include a set number of active users, API calls, bandwidth, and storage use. The first package costs US$500 per month and includes 100 monthly…

  • Cybercrime: 5 Things You Need to Know

    .entry-header You’ve probably heard of cybercrime, but what is it exactly? According to Interpol, cybercrime is one of the fastest growing types of crime because it is fueled by anonymity, convenience and a global reach thanks to digital advancements. As more companies and individuals move to the digital space, they are facing cybercrime in the form of stolen data, sophisticated attacks against hardware and software, financial crimes, extortion and even terrorism. Out of these different types, data breaches top the…

  • Cloudera Finalizes Terms For $195 Million IPO –

    [if (gt IE 8)|(IEMobile)]>><![endif][if (lt IE 9)&(!IEMobile)]>< ![endif] Cloudera Finalizes Terms For $195 Million IPO Summary Data management software firm Cloudera aims to raise $195 million in gross proceeds from its IPO. The company is growing revenues and gross margin smartly, but is paying for it with high and increasing cash burn and net losses. While Cloudera is chasing large and growing markets, as a public company, management needs to show a path to profitability, not mounting losses and cash…

  • Violin flash storage emerges for encore, sans ‘Memory’

    Violin is back from bankruptcy with new ownership, a new CEO and a new name. The resurrected flash array vendor dropped “Memory” from its name, and management hopes the changes will make people forget Violin’s problems. Violin disclosed Monday the details of its future plans after Quantum Partners purchased the beleaguered all-flash array vendor out of bankruptcy. Quantum Partners is a Cayman Islands limited partnership that serves as the private investment vehicle for billionaire George Soros’s hedge fund, Soros Fund…

  • Hybrid cloud: why it’s time to get on board | Technology | Business Review Europe

    Businesses are now accustomed to maintaining multiple datacentres for their failover, backup, recovery and availability needs. But they need to apply the same principles to data storage in the cloud – whereby a single cloud will no longer suffice. The integrity of data and services are a major priority for businesses. It’s therefore important to get the right mix of on-premise and various as-a-service offerings, to ensure data is always available and synchronised across various platforms. The key to this…

  • How to download from Google Drive

    Next – Previous Links Next – Previous Links Display Category Labels Cloud Back to Home .Display Category Labels How to download from Google Drive Joe Clark – Reporter 22nd April 2017     Add to favoritesDownloading a file from Google Drive is a relatively straightforward process that shouldn’t take users too long to get to grips with. Google Drive is cloud storage solution developed by Google. The system is designed to give users access to files, such as documents or images,…

  • MIT Mathematician Spins Up 220,000-Core Google Compute Cluster

      MIT Mathematician Spins Up 220,000-Core Google Compute Cluster By Tiffany Trader April 21, 2017 On Thursday, Google announced that MIT math professor and computational number theorist Andrew V. Sutherland had set a record for the largest Google Compute Engine (GCE) job. Sutherland ran the massive mathematics workload on 220,000 GCE cores using preemptible virtual machine instances. This is the largest known high-performance computing cluster to run in the public cloud, according to Google’s Alex Barrett and Michael Basilyan. Andrew…

  • Sony Upgrades PlayStation 4 To 1TB Storage In North America

    Sony Upgrades PlayStation 4 To 1TB Storage In North America Sony’s slim PlayStation 4 was launched back in September with only 500GB of storage. Now, the company has announced that it’s getting an upgrade of 1TB of storage for the same price. Sony announced on Twitter that the 1TB PlayStation 4 will be coming to North America later this month. What’s great about the upgraded slim PS4 is that it will still carry the same $299.99 price tag. A Sony representative…

  • Broadcom Begins Shipping Its 9400 MegaRAID Controllers

      April 18th, 2017 by Adam Armstrong Broadcom Begins Shipping Its 9400 MegaRAID Controllers paging_filter Broadcom Limited announced today that it is shipping its new NVMe/SAS/SATA Tri-Mode SERDES MegaRAID family of controllers the 9400 series. The new 9400 series of MegaRAID controllers are all about performance, data protection, and power efficiency. The announcement today is aimed at OEMs, system integrators, and storage manufacturers. Broadcom refers to the 9400 series as the world’s fastest NVMe/SAS/SATA Tri-Mode SERDES MegaRAID family of controllers….

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