Monthly Archives: October 2017

  • Mitch Seigle CMO, Datera

    Mitch Seigle CMO, Datera Formerly VP of Maxta By Jean Jacques Maleval on 2017.10.19 Mitch Seigle has been name chief marketing officer at Datera, Inc. since last July. During his long career in storage he was: VP marketing, Maxta, from June 2016 to June 2017 Founder and chief advisor, Finial Communications, a marketing and communications advisory, from 2013 to June 2016 VP marketing and product management, Syncsort, from 2011 to 2012 VP corporate marketing, LSI, from 2005 to 2011 Senior…

  • Cloud-based environment: The new normal for IT shops

    Doubts about a cloud-based environment being little more than a passing fancy are vanishing. Plenty of real enterprises are not only comfortable releasing key workloads to public clouds, but are finding that hybrid operations at scale offer significant economic, productivity and competitive advantages over traditional on-premises data centers. In fact, many of the big announcements at VMworld 2017 highlighted how mainstream businesses are now building and consuming hybrid and multicloud IT. NSX all around VMware has accelerated its transition from…

  • Survey: Almost half of tech workers worry about losing their jobs because of ageism

    AddThis Sharing Buttons above More than 40 percent of tech workers worry about losing their jobs because of age, a new survey shows. Jobs site Indeed also found that 18 percent of those who work in the tech industry worry “all the time” about losing their jobs because of ageism. The release of the survey Thursday comes amid other news about diversity — or lack thereof — in tech workplaces. Often when we report about diversity issues, readers wonder about…

  • LTO Program outlines generation 8 specifications; extends technology roadmap to 12th generation

    LTO Program outlines generation 8 specifications; extends technology roadmap to 12th generation Posted on October 18th, 2017 by Anna Ribeiro The LTO Program Technology Provider Companies (TPCs), Hewlett Packard Enterprise, IBM and Quantum, announced on Tuesday specifications of the latest LTO Ultrium format, generation 8, which is now available for licensing by media manufacturers. The LTO Program also released a new LTO technology roadmap, detailing specifications up to twelve (12) generations of tape technology, extending the total capacity of data…

  • The Decentralized Cloud And The Future Of Data Are Here

    In light of the recent Equifax hack, exposing over 143 million Americans confidential information, one must ask, can we really trust these giant corporations with our most sensitive data? Equifax is just another number on the list of companies that have failed to keep their customer’s data safe. In July 2017, Verizon had a data breach and lost 14 million customers information.The list goes on for 2017, going to show that storing data in a central location is very susceptible…

  • The Cloud Native Computing Foundation Announces 30 New Members

    PRAGUE, Oct. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Open Source Summit – The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), which sustains and integrates open source technologies like Kubernetes and Prometheus, today announced that 30 new members joined the Foundation. 451 Research forecasts the global DevOps & microservices market is predicted to reach $10 billion by 2021, positioning cloud native technologies for rapid adoption. “CNCF is thrilled to welcome our many new members from around the world in diverse industries, including financial leaders like Bloomberg…

  • Why we need to improve cloud computing’s security

    Cloud computing has become every-day tool, but its security is questionable. New methods are developed to prevent data breaches. Credit: Mark Warner/Flickr, CC BY-ND Do you often use Facebook? How about Snapchat, Gmail, Dropbox, Slack, Google Drive, Spotify or Minecraft? Perhaps all of them? Bottom line, if you use an online social network, e-mail program, data storage service or a music platform, you are almost certainly using cloud computing. /4988204/Phys_Story_InText_Box Cloud computing is way of giving access to shared resources…

  • Western Digital (WD) My Cloud Home 6TB Review

    Western Digital (WD) My Cloud Home 6TB Review Simon Crisp 6 hours ago Featured Tech Reviews, Lifestyle, Network, Reviews 1. Introduction2. WD My Cloud Home 6TB3. Installing / Software4. ATTO/CrystalDiskMark5. Backup / Restore6. Real Life File Transfers7. Closing Thoughts8. View All Pages The latest addition to WD’s popular My Cloud range of personal cloud storage drives is the My Cloud Home which features a fresh new design and capacities up to 8TB. WD’s original My Cloud range has been around…

  • Backing up is not hard to do

    When some employees at FCM Travel Solutions lost their laptops over the past year, they were able to get their data back within half an hour. “People were really happy with the kind of support they were getting, as there are not many technical people in our industry,” says Surender Arora, head of IT at FCM Travel Solutions in India. “It was like a miracle and was something they had never expected.” By submitting your personal information, you agree that…

  • Rob Salmon Now President and COO, Cohesity

    Rob Salmon President and COO, Cohesity Coming from NetApp where he was EVP of WW field operations This is a Press Release edited by StorageNewsletter.com on 2017.10.20 Cohesity, Inc., in hyperconverged secondary storage, added two new team members with industry experience – former NetApp president Rob Salmon and former VMware president and COO Carl Eschenbach. Rob Salmon will serve as Cohesity’s first president and COO, overseeing sales, marketing, and support divisions. Carl Eschenbach, now a partner with Sequoia Capital, will…

  • Healthcare Object Storage Supports Growing Unstructured Data

    Healthcare Object Storage Supports Growing Unstructured Data Source: Thinkstock   By Elizabeth O’Dowd October 20, 2017 – Entities are looking into object storage as a way to store massive amounts of data on-premises, according to Gartner’s latest Magic Quadrant report. For healthcare specifically, organizations are seeking healthcare object storage to help them sort through the growing amount of unstructured data. “With data growth exceeding 50 percent year over year, infrastructure and operations leaders are looking for extensible on-premises storage products that…

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