Monthly Archives: November 2017

  • Claus Schmidt Named DACH Channel Manager, Zerto

    Claus Schmidt DACH Channel Manager, Zerto Replacing Max Schletzbaumh now at Tintri By Jean Jacques Maleval on 2017.11.13 Zerto UK Limited hired Claus Schmidt as DACH channel manager. Formerly he worked more than 11 years at QLogic and 3 years at NetApp. He replaced Max Schletzbaum now DACH channel manager at Tintri and formerly for 3 years at Zerto after 8 years at Commvault. He was also at 3Com from 1998 to 2001. Close div post-content Source: Claus Schmidt Named…

  • IBM Storage Enabler for Containers Archives

    Along with the recent announcements of many new IBM Storage offerings, product enhancements and leading-edge innovations, I would like to call attention to IBM Storage Enabler for Container Environments. This new IBM software for containers is a technology that is quickly becoming a cloud infrastructure “must-have.”[1] Container technology enables prepackaged and pre-configured software with the […] Source: IBM Storage Enabler for Containers Archives – IBM Systems Blog: In the Making

  • Intel Doubles Capacity For Its Optane DC P4800X SSD

      November 9th, 2017 by Adam Armstrong Intel Doubles Capacity For Its Optane DC P4800X SSD paging_filter Today Intel announced that it has doubled the capacity for its data center Optane DC P4800X SSD. The drive will soon be available in both HHHL AIC and a hot-swappable 2.5” U.2 form factor in both its initial 375GB capacity and the new 750GB capacity. The introduction of higher capacities and new form factors make this drive a more attractive option for data…

  • David Schneider Board’s Director, Datrium

    David Schneider Board’s Director, Datrium Chief revenue officer of ServiceNow and formerly at EMC and Data Domain This is a Press Release edited by StorageNewsletter.com on 2017.11.08 Datrium, Inc. announced the appointment of David Schneider as a member of the company’s board of directors effective immediately. He is chief revenue officer of ServiceNow, an enterprise cloud company headquartered in Santa Clara, CA He is a cloud computing and storage veteran with an history of building multi-billion dollar sales organisations. Under his…

  • How Pat Gelsinger saved VMware

    Author Detail 3Col corrections Premium Content Flag – provides a class hook for isPremiumTruncation and Not Embargoed As a boy growing up in rural Pennsylvania, Patrick Gelsinger expected he’d become a farmer like his father. An early aptitude for technology set his life on a far different path. Gelsinger spent 30 years at Intel as a technician and chip architect, working on microprocessors and game-changing innovations like USB and WiFi. He rose to become the company’s first chief technology officer….

  • Quantum: Fiscal 2Q18 Financial Results

    Quantum: Fiscal 2Q18 Financial Results Poor results, CEO Jon Gacek leaving company This is a Press Release edited by StorageNewsletter.com on 2017.11.13 (in $ million) 2Q17 2Q18 6 mo. 17 6 mo. 18 Revenue 134.7 107.1 251.0 223.9 Growth -21% -11% Net income (loss) 4.0 (7.9) (0.6) (11.5) Quantum Corp. reported results for the fiscal second quarter 2018 ended September 30, 2017, and made a number of other announcements. Fiscal Second Quarter Results (all comparisons are relative to the fiscal…

  • Don’t get caught by a phishing scam

    Every time you turn around it seems that some new scam is running rampant on the Internet. The best way to avoid these pitfalls and not fall victim to these schemes is to stay in the loop and always remain cautious. When you receive an email asking for any kind of personal information such as account numbers, Social Security numbers, or PIN numbers or passwords always be suspicious. It is very unlikely that your bank, credit card company or anyone…

  • Storage For Surveillance

      I have written on occasion about digital storage for professional media and entertainment.  Of course, a big part of storage in M&E is for video assets.  An industry that also cares a lot about storing video content is the growing video surveillance market.  Surveillance video cameras with increasing resolution are appearing in many public places, often in response to fears of terrorist activities. As an example of this trend, Wikipedia says that the number of surveillance cameras in Greater…

  • #Cloud Global Power 100 Influencer List

    Week 44 – All Influencers Table                      Table                                      On The Move                  Rank Influencer Power Score 1.  (1) Steven Krohn A highly respected digital marketing consultant and social media influencer. A successful strategic advisor on ICOs, cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. 100 2.  (2) Mark Russinovich CTO of Microsoft Azure, author of novels Rogue Code, Zero Day and…

  • 30 Notable IT Executive Moves: October 2017

    Start It Off October saw the changing of the guard at numerous vendors and solution providers, with a large number of companies announcing CEO changes. Companies that swapped their chief executives during the month included Dimension Data Americas, Pomeroy, MobileIron and Westcon-Comstor, while Samsung Electronics announced the planned departure of its three co-CEOs. Meanwhile, other major executive moves included changes of the channel chief roles at Hewlett Packard Enterprise and AT&T, while Dell picked up a new executive to drive IoT partnerships. In the following…

  • Industry Outlook: The Data Storage Crisis

    Industry Outlook: The Data Storage Crisis     Industry Outlook is a regular Data Center Journal Q&A series that presents expert views on market trends, technologies and other issues relevant to data centers and IT. This week, Industry Outlook talks with Peter Godman about the explosion of data and how companies can manage it. Peter is cofounder and CTO of universal-scale file-storage company Qumulo, where he uses his expertise in distributed file systems and high-performance distributed systems to guide product development and management….

  • How blockchain technology could affect the future of network engineering | Network World

    Blockchain, also referred to as distributed ledger, is the concept behind the success of Bitcoin and provides a dynamic digital register of transactions. Think of it as a database that’s distributed throughout a network. Information is continually shared and reconciled throughout multiple nodes and each one has an identical copy of the database. Transactions within this database are audited and agreed upon by consensus. This decentralized method of keeping track of changes ensures the ledger can’t be practically controlled by…

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