Monthly Archives: December 2017

  • 7 Tech Predictions For 2018 And Beyond

    The technology trends of 2017 were big and impactful, with Artificial Intelligence (AI) and many self-service platforms enhancing human experience. Today technology helps people and businesses accomplish so much more than they could even think a decade ago. Technology is evolving and meshing up into business processes and everyday lives seamlessly. As technology reaches a newer level, we can expect the following trends in the coming times: Integrating New Data into Existing Data Streams From wearables to facial and voice recognition, there…

  • The Best Products of 2017

      When you test as many products as the PCMag analysts do, it’s not surprising that they all start to look alike. Every box seems to have the same features, every game the same mechanics, every technology is simply keeping up with the digital Joneses. Then, once in a while, something truly amazing stands out. Those are the products we’ve gathered here, the top 100 of close to 2,500 tested by our staff in 2017. That’s only 4 percent of…

  • Tech predictions for 2018: Data center trends to watch for | Network World

    Yes, it’s that time of the year again. Another year gone by, which means another batch of predictions for the future. As is always the case, I own up to my misfires by leading off with the predictions I made last year and admitting what came true and what didn’t. So, let’s get that out of the way. My 2017 predictions: some hits, some misses Apple continues to lose its cool. — I think I got this one right. iPhone 8/X…

  • The Forecast: What 2018 Has In Store For CTOs (Hint: It’s Looking Cloudy)

    It has been an eventful 2017. We are in an era of technological change right now, and I see this taking shape in a few ways next year, specifically as it relates to chief technology officers. We are seeing organizations like the Pentagon make a shift toward open source computing as they seek more security and aim to adopt new tech at a fast clip, we’re realizing that the governance you place on your data has big implications for our…

  • 5 Biggest HCI Movers and Shakers in 2017

    Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) isn’t the newest data center technology in 2017 — but it’s arguably the sexiest. From its hybrid cloud enabling capabilities to its software-defined storage component, enterprises like HCI because it lives up to its promise of making IT easier. Not surprisingly, hyperconverged is the fastest growing segment in the data center space. HCI sales generated $1 billion in revenue during the third quarter of 2017 — an increase of 68 percent compared to last year, according to IDC…

  • TS7700 Grid Resiliency

    Introduction The IBM TS7700 family is the latest in the line of tape virtualization products for the IBM Z platform. It is a highly scalable, reliable and high performance tape solution to support today’s demanding IT environments. The first generation of the TS7700 family (TS7740) was shipped in 2006. For more than 10 years, the TS7700 family has continued to evolve. IBM TS7760 is the latest model of the family and became generally available in June 2016. TS7760 adopts IBM…

  • What is big data storage?

    Big data storage is a compute-and-storage architecture that collects and manages large data sets and enables real-time data analytics. Companies apply big data analytics to get greater intelligence from metadata. In most cases, big data storage uses low-cost hard disk drives, although moderating prices for flash appear to have opened the door to using flash in servers and storage systems as the foundation of big data storage. These systems can be all-flash or hybrids mixing disk and flash storage. By…

  • Top 5 Shots from the B2B Cloud Bar Menu for 2018

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  • How to use your PC as cloud storage

    Today we will be discussing how to use your PC as cloud storage. Cloud storage is an online/virtual storage for files and folders.Cloud storage providers allow users to upload any size and type of computer file, only e-mail attachments usually have limitations. Over the years, many organizations have come up with their own solutions to Cloud Storage and Data Privacy. Although any remote storage is usable for file upload during backup, providers dedicated to “backup as a service” (BaaS) usually…

  • Disappearing data? Google now has an app

    Google South Africa’s newly launched Datally app helps people to understand, monitor, track and manage data usage on their devices. For a while now, consumers have labelled data costs in South Africa too expensive and have also been enraged over the disappearance of data. Google South Africa labels data as confusing, hard to control, expensive and unpredictable. Their newly launched data management app aims to address these concerns and problems. The need for this app Asked why there was a need…

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