Monthly Archives: July 2017

  • A quest for the mother of all computers

    “In 15 years, IQC has established itself as a globally leading centre for quantum information science research,” Lazaridis said in an email. It was recently identified as the largest centre for quantum information science worldwide in a publication by quantum scientists in the United Kingdom, he said. “It is one of a handful of centres in the world where top researchers go to contribute and to collaborate,” said Lazaridis. There are now more than 200 researchers working in 55 labs…

  • 5G Edge Computing is Like Having a Supercomputer in Every Corner

    5G Edge Computing is Like Having a Supercomputer in Every Corner     Jeferrb | Pixabay.com Bye bye, lag. AT&T is embracing “edge computing” to solve the latency problem for future 5G applications, like self-driving cars, robotics, and VR/AR. The Internet of Things, and the farther reaching application of it, now referred to as the Internet of Everything, or IoE, is shaping up to be a reality within the next few years. From 500 million devices in 2003 to 12.5 billion…

  • What Is 3D NAND Memory and Storage?

    A few years back, hard disk drives were driven out of the market by a faster, reliable and quieter flash memory based Solid State Storage Devices. In recent past, biggest jump is 3D NAND flash. So what exactly it is? Let’s have a look. What is 3D NAND? Talking in layman’s terms, the 3D NAND is just a stacking of memory chips on top of each other, where some manufacturers call this V (Vertical) NAND. This will make the device…

  • Experfy: How To Find And Hire On-Demand Data Scientists

    Companies are hungry for data scientists. The job of analyzing and interpreting tons of digital numbers was listed as top occupation in America in a recent report by Glassdoor, which listed over 4,000 openings with a median salary of $110,000. Schools jumped at the opportunity to meet the demand by offering a plethora of degrees, certifications and online classes. Startup Institute launched a part-time course last year, followed by Harvard’s master’s degree program in Data Science just a month ago. And…

  • Optical Data Storage Devices Market is Expected to Grow 20 % CAGR till 2022

    Optical Data Storage Devices Market is Expected to Grow 20 % CAGR till 2022     Global Optical Data Storage Devices Market Research Report 2017 to 2022 provides a unique tool for evaluating the market, highlighting opportunities, and supporting strategic and tactical decision-making. This report recognizes that in this rapidly-evolving and competitive environment, up-to-date marketing information is essential to monitor performance and make critical decisions for growth and profitability. It provides information on trends and developments, and focuses on markets…

  • Modernize your business with software-based hyperconverged infrastructure

    The digital economy has arrived, and with it customers expect on-demand services as the norm. Can your company’s IT infrastructure power your business and your people to thrive in this new world? Anywhere, any time, any device is the new mantra, and, as a result, the need for flexibility within the IT environment has never been greater. Being able to deliver the optimal customer experience has become a true driver for all businesses. As such, organizations need to be able…

  • Former Apple, Cisco Executive Stephanie Carullo Named New COO of Box

    Dan Levin, the longstanding chief operating officer of the cloud storage and document sharing company Box is stepping down, and will be replaced by former Apple and Cisco executive Stephanie Carullo, reports Biz Journals. Carullo worked in sales at IBM for 14 years and was then employed in various sales leadership positions at Telstra, Cisco and Apple. She was most recently employed by Hampton Creek. “Stephanie’s combined deep enterprise experience at a global scale with a foundation of working within some of the most innovative companies in the…

  • Of memory size and storage space

    Among the assorted Twitter accounts I follow is one called History in Pictures. They post interesting images from the past, a combination of history and nostalgia: of movie stars, musicians, leaders, historical events, trends and just things. I started to follow them (@HistoryInPics) when I saw a photo of one of my favourite actors, Steve McQueen, in one of my favourite movies, Bullitt, taken in 1968. I had a poster of him on my wall when I was young. Quite…

  • Containers And Persistent storage

        Share this post: Containers are a hot topic — and IBM is listening. IBM is rolling out persistent storage solutions to make containers easier to implement and more resilient. Why use containers? Containers are an open source technology that lets an application be packaged with everything it needs to run the same in any environment. They offer the versatility of virtual machines — but at a much smaller footprint and cost. This makes containers a superb vehicle for…

  • Where did the 15K disk drive go?

    .entry-header Image courtesy of Suriya Kankliang at FreeDigitalPhotos.net Just a few years ago, everyone wanted disk drives that spun at 15,000 rpm, commonly known as “15k disk”.  Why did people want these?  Well, the faster the spindle turned, the shorter the seek times, the less latency and the faster the writes to that disk.  Since I never worked at any of the drive manufacturers, I can’t really speak to the truth of this, but I do take it on faith.  So…

  • Future-Defined Storage Leaves All-Flash in the Past: Math Beats Media

    Flash! Flash! FLASH!! The storage industry continues to be flooded with loud, aggressive marketing squarely aimed at convincing us that the future of IT is the All-Flash <fill in the blank>. And it has indeed been some really spectacular, bold and innovative marketing. We tip our collective hats to the skill and execution of our fellow storage marketeers! The All-Flash Array (AFA) vendors, along with their legacy brethren who have been quick to hop aboard the all-flash bandwagon, have poured…

  • The Week In Review: IoT

    Finance Particle, the provider of a full-stack Internet of Things device platform for enterprises, has raised $20 million in Series B funding, bringing its total venture funding to $30 million. Spark Capital led the new round, with participation by Qualcomm Ventures and existing investors in the IoT startup. Machina Research estimates cellular IoT connections will increase from 334 million in 2015 to 2.2 billion by 2025. Startups Thinnect, a two-year-old startup that provides IoT technology to manage cooling, heating, and…

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