Monthly Archives: January 2018

  • How data-over-sound is securing the future of the IoT

    We live in a world where everything is connected and, in turn, depends on being connected. Our businesses, our homes and our cities are intricately linked by the growth of IoT. And, increasingly, our children’s educational and play lives are also becoming more digitally-immersive. But, at what security risk? Stories about the threat and the potential fallout of cyber attacks on IoT and connected devices are increasingly hitting the headlines in the mainstream press. This is particularly the case when…

  • Western Digital: Fiscal 2Q18 Financial Results

    (in $ million) 3Q17 3Q18 9 mo. 17 9 mo. 18 Revenue 4,888 5,336 9,602 10,517 Growth 9% 10% Net income (loss) 235 (823) (131) (142) Western Digital Corp. reported record revenue of $5.3 billion for its second fiscal quarter ended Dec. 29, 2017. Operating income was $955 million with a net loss of $823 million, or ($2.78) per share. The GAAP net loss for the period includes a provisional net tax charge of $1.6 billion primarily due to the…

  • How to Completely Wipe Your iPhone, iPad Before Selling It

    A generated by theme end A If you have been using an Apple iPhone or iPad for more than 6 months, there’s a chance that you have tons of private and sensitive data saved on your device. Many people make the mistake of just doing a good old factory reset and hand over the device to the new owner. If you are lucky, the buyer might take notice and delete everything for you. But that’s not always the case. There…

  • Blockchain and cryptocurrency may soon underpin cloud storage

    Through blockchain, Roberto Galoppini sees an opportunity to kill two birds with one stone: His organization, FileZilla, can offer users free online data storage while also allowing them to earn valuable cryptocurrency. Galoppini, director of strategy for FileZilla, the popular, open-source FTP client, said his service is planning to shift direction this year by using a peer-to-peer (P2P), distributed storage platform from Atlanta-based Storj Labs Inc. that will be managed via blockchain. FileZilla, which has been piloting the Storj decentralized…

  • Integral unveils 512GB microSD card, coming this February

    A 512GB microSD card was unveiled as far back as mid-2015, but that never came to market. Maybe this new one will work out better – Integral Memory promises it will arrive in Febuary (but theres no price yet). The new 512GB card is rated class 10, UHS-I U1 meaning it guarantees a minimum of 10MB/s sequential writes. That should be enough for 4K shooting and plenty of it it half a terabyte of memory! Thats sustained sequential speed, the…

  • Annual IBM revenue rises, thanks to cloud, flash storage – Storage Soup

    ContentItemController, generated at 08:04:23 Tue Jan 23, 2018, by pv-ecmappma2.techtarget.com News Stay informed about the latest enterprise technology news and product updates.   Annual IBM revenue rises, thanks to cloud, flash storage GuideController, generated at 08:04:23 Tue Jan 23, 2018, by pv-ecmappma2.techtarget.com   LatestContentController, generated at 20:11:42 Mon Jan 22, 2018, by pv-ecmappma2.techtarget.com A data storage blog offering commentary on the storage industry, as well as a behind-the-scenes look at developments in storage management, SAN, NAS, backup, disaster recovery and…

  • Derren Lu Named CEO, Synology

    Synology Inc. appointed Derren Lu as CEO of the company, effective immediately. He takes the reins from Vic Hsu, who has contributed to the company’s consistent growth over the past year and expanded its presence in emerging markets. “With substantial software development and management experience, Lu has demonstrated outstanding leadership and strategic execution capabilities,” said Philip Wong, founder and chairman. “I am confident Lu will provide his expertise to propel the company forward for the next level of innovation.” Formerly the CTO of Synology, Lu has…

  • Interview With Rick Clark, President and CEO, Aptare

    He is: He was: CIO of Sanrise Inc. (acquired by EMC) President and CEO of Aptare Inc. (1993-2000) Director, professional and education services, at Plexus Software Project manager, software engineering, at Plexus Software StorageNewsletter.com: Founded in 1993, Aptare is an established profitable company, how did you start the project? Did you raise money or brought your own finance? Rick Clark: Aptare started as a professional services company in 1993. We were instrumental in various extremely large IT projects in the mid-1990s…

  • Best Places to Live in Every State 2018

    What’s the best place to live in your state? It should be someplace that pairs strong economic and educational performance with affordability, and then ticks other boxes as well: convenience, safety, a pleasant way of life. Every year MONEY picks the Best Places to Live in the U.S. Yet because our strict requirements require towns to thread the needle, some parts of the country tend to show up more than once, while other states miss the list entirely. High-cost areas…

  • Job Opening: Data Center Systems Engineer

    Description: A current TS/SCI security clearance is required. Those applying without an active Top Secret/SCI clearance will not be considered. The selected candidate will establish and implement scanning and remediation procedures to ensure all end-user workstations are updated and compliant. Proactively ensuring all Assets are in Compliance with DISA IAVAs/STIGs. o Configuration Standardization Tracking o Troubleshooting System Changes o Reporting Compliance Status o Establish a good working relationship with enterprise administrators. o Knowledge Base Management. o Build a Working KB…

  • Nutanix Names Aaron Bean as Chief Human Resources Officer

    SAN JOSE, Calif.–(Business Wire)–Nutanix® (NASDAQ: NTNX), a leader in enterprise cloud computing, today announced that it has named Aaron Bean as Chief Human Resources Officer. Bean brings deep expertise in building transformational employee experiences and leading global operations to the role, and he will be responsible for the company’s global people and places operations as the company seeks to scale an employee experience designed to continue to attract, support and grow top talent. This press release features multimedia. View the…

  • 2018 Predictions of 38 Storage Vendors

    This study took place these last few weeks. We have asked a selection of 50 CEOs and other leaders of the storage industry about their 2018 predictions and got finally 38 answers to discover some trends or at least repeatable patterns and topics. To participate companies had to produce three predictions with a short paragraph illustrating each point. The list of vendors is: Avere Systems, C3DNA, Caringo, CloudEndure, Cloudian, Cohesity, Coraid, DataCore, Datos IO, Datrium, DDN Storage, DriveScale, E8 Storage,…

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