Monthly Archives: October 2017

  • Cold Data Storage: What You Need to Know

    Cold Data Storage: What You Need to Know   The raw volume of data businesses accumulate these days is so big that 60% of them specifically budget money for data storage. It’s not that shocking when you consider that businesses get data from customers, social media, vendors and even from retail checkouts. The trouble comes later when the business needs to manage all the data that pours into their hands. You don’t want to delete it because it has long-term…

  • Data storage backup tools resources and information

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  • Make Disaster Recovery Part of Your Holiday Plan

    Photo credit: igorstevanovic/Shutterstock While executives often feel their organization is very prepared to recover from data loss or damage, their IT professionals say otherwise. Going dark for days at a time could significantly alter revenue generation for a small business, especially during the busy holiday shopping season. If your small business has a busy holiday shopping season, disaster recovery preparedness should be a major part of your holiday planning process. A 2016 survey revealed a huge disconnect between C-suites and…

  • The Very Real Danger of Cyberattacks

      Shari Klevens and Alanna Clair   Law firms have become prime targets for many types of cyberattacks, including phishing scams, technological spying and hacking. It is no longer unusual to hear of valuable and confidential client information being leaked or stolen. Headlines have been replete with examples of law firms targeted by hackers seeking confidential client information. It is not particularly surprising that an internal report issued by Citigroup in 2015 concluded that “digital security at many law firms,…

  • IBM targets public cloud, containers, machine learning with new data center offerings – TechRepublic

    IBM unveiled a host of data center innovations on Wednesday aimed at boosting public cloud efforts, enabling integration with popular container platforms, and accelerating the use of machine learning, the company announced in a press release. On the storage side of things, IBM announced its new ultra-dense FlashSystem array, which allows users to store more data in the same space, and could cut data capacity costs by almost 60%, the release said. The array can be used with the IBM…

  • Hyper-converged infrastructure and disaster recovery

    Hyper-converged infrastructure delivers cost savings through a combination of slimmed-down hardware and greater operational improvements. The operational benefits of hyper-converged allow organisations to focus on the needs of the application rather than feed the infrastructure beast. By submitting your personal information, you agree that TechTarget and its partners may contact you regarding relevant content, products and special offers. You also agree that your personal information may be transferred and processed in the United States, and that you have read and…

  • Edge-to-Cloud Storage Strategies For IIoT Environments

    In many traditional asset-heavy industries, such as machinery manufacturing, processes have not been digitally modernized. Some processes on the production floor are not quantified, or there is no data to monitor the effectiveness of the process, nor the ability to find operational flaws and improve them. Industrial companies have begun to deploy Internet of Things (IoT) systems on the production floor to obtain intelligence that can improve operational efficiencies, foresee future maintenance requirements, and invariably, deliver smarter and faster business…

  • Data Storage Issues

    The world is fast and digital. Data is created and stored all the time. Pictures are taken, documents are made, and videos are shot consistently. Cellphones have cameras, which has made capturing everything very easy, and they also have applications, games, messages, and all. In short,a person’s whole life revolves around creating data. When a trip is planned, living in the moment is not practiced, as it has become all about capturing the trip. Taking pictures is part of a…

  • Russian ‘eternal disc’ may store information for 1 million years

    Ivan Glebov © Dmitriy Serebriakov/TASS MOSCOW, October 27. /TASS/. Russian scientists are completing work on super-stable optical memory technology to create a disc capable of storing information for one million years under certain conditions. They created a prototype of an “eternal disc” and will conduct research and development work in 2018-2020, head of the Moscow-based laboratory of laser nanostructuring in glass at the Foundation for Advanced Research Projects (FARP) Ivan Glebov told TASS. “The research proves stability of encoded data, and…

  • Iron Mountain Scores a Breakout in Data Storage

      Iron Mountain Scores a Breakout in Data Storage 12 hours ago Focus: FINANCIALS Leo Fasciocco Investment Columnist and Publisher, Ticker Tape Digest Html.Raw(myArticle.GetPage(cPg)) Iron Mountain (IRM), based in Boston, provides record storage services worldwide; annual revenues are $3.5 billion, notes Leo Fasciocco, breakout stock specialist and editor of Ticker Tape Digest. The company stores records, primarily physical records and data backup media, and provides information management services in various locations throughout the world. Iron Mountain provides storage and information…

  • IBM cranks up flash storage for greater capacity and speed

    All-flash storage has become increasingly popular in data centers as a means of much faster data access than traditional hard disk, but its growth has been impeded by cost and storage density. There was too much of the former and too little of the latter. Every memory, storage and server vendor is working full out to address that issue, and it has turned into quite an arms race, which benefits the customer. So much so that Gartner predicts that within…

  • Data Storage Startup Datto Acquired In Deal, Merges With IT Firm

    Connecticut’s billion-dollar startup, the cloud storage company Datto Inc. in Norwalk, has been acquired by Vista Equity Partners, a private equity and venture capital firm, the two companies announced Thursday. As part of the deal, Datto will merge with Autotask Corp., an information technology business management provider that is in Vista’s portfolio. Financial terms were not disclosed. “We’ve all been high-fiving today,” said Brooks Borcherding, Datto’s chief revenue officer. The deal brings expertise and investment to Datto and will help…

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