Monthly Archives: May 2018

  • Cost-savings theme pervades IBM storage news

    A flurry of storage announcements from IBM share a common theme: Helping customers achieve greater efficiency and wring cost savings from their multitier, multi-cloud storage environments. Anchoring the news is IBM Storage Insights, a new AI and cloud-based storage management platform that’s designed to give users a fast view of storage capacity and performance, as well as make tiering recommendations to help cut storage costs. A single dashboard shows the status of block storage and captures trend information. “Imagine you…

  • Big Blue Gives IBM i Shops A Special 30th Birthday Bash Box

    Big Blue Gives IBM i Shops A Special 30th Birthday Bash Box May 21, 2018 Dan Burger Big Blue is in the middle of celebrating three decades of the IBM i platform, and the company has unveiled a special birthday box that commemorates the occasion. It’s essentially a Solutions Edition package with some extra bells and whistles. For those unfamiliar with the Solutions Editions, they are pre-configured systems with a choice of IBM and ISV software discounts applied. Those discounts…

  • Does the brain store information in discrete or analog form?

    Article Topper: Standard (text only topper) Rewriting Life Does the brain store information in discrete or analog form? New evidence in favor of a discrete form of data storage could change the way we understand the brain and the devices we build to interface with it. For engineers, the question of whether to store information in analog or discrete form is easy to answer. Discrete data storage has clear advantages, not least of which is that it is much more…

  • Block, file and object storage interfaces enable integration

    ContentItemController, generated at 17:43:44 Fri May 25, 2018, by pv-ecmappma4.techtarget.com Evaluate Weigh the pros and cons of technologies, products and projects you are considering. Block, file and object storage interfaces enable integration Explore the capabilities, as well as the strengths and weaknesses, of some storage vendors’ products that support and integrate block, file and object interfaces. SocialMediaShareBarController, generated at 17:12:07 Fri May 25, 2018, by pv-ecmappma4.techtarget.com   Block storage is the oldest type of storage. It was originally used to…

  • GDPR preparation: Can we still use online collaboration tools?

    Business owner: “We use files sharing and online collaboration tools with access given to people across the company, and sometimes externally. Are we still able to use these tools?” The answer is: Absolutely. Online collaboration tools are pretty crucial to the way that most people work today, and I think there would be considerable upset if the law took them away! That being said, you do need to pay attention to how these tools are being used, who is using…

  • IBM Storage Makes Its Voice Heard

    IBM Corporation has been ubiquitous in the data center for so long that it is easy to take it for granted. This is especially true of IBM Storage, who has struggled in the past with both execution and portfolio agility. Two years ago, IBM brought fresh leadership in to run its storage unit. Ed Walsh manages the storage business, and he has had a tremendous impact on the execution of that unit. Eric Herzog joined just before Walsh, leading IBM’s…

  • Influencing Factors for Data Storage Market 2018: Emerging Technology, Industrial Growth Analysis, Future Outlook, Market Demand and Growth by Key Players like IBM, Revenue, Products/Brand Offerings, Microsoft, VMware, Inc., Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co., NetApp Inc. – satPRnews

    .entry-header 728×90, utworzono 09-12-08  “Global Data Storage Market Professional Survey Report 2018-2023” Purchase This Report by calling QYReports.com. “Data storage is a general term for archiving data in electromagnetic or other forms for use by a computer or device. Different types of data storage play different roles in a computing environment.” The report “Global Data Storage Market” gives the reasonable picture of the current market situation which incorporates authentic and anticipated market estimate in terms of esteem and volume, technological…

  • 5 Steps to Protect your Business from Ransomware

    May 24, 2018 5 Steps to Protect your Business from Ransomware    5 Steps to Protect your Business from Ransomware In 2017, ransomware became the 5th most common type of malware, with damage costs reaching $5 billion according to Cybersecurity Ventures.  What’s more, the damage is increasing, with costs up 5x since 2015 as attacks increase in number and sophistication. With 71% of companies attacked becoming infected and 1 in 5 never recovering their data after an attack, the threat is…

  • How to Download Your Data With All the Fancy New GDPR Tools

    Photo: Jacques Brinon (AP) The big new European data-privacy law known as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is here, and it’s ushered in a host of changes to the way companies treat your personal information. One of the consumer benefits of GDPR is that it requires companies to make it possible for users to pack up their data and leave if they don’t like the service they’re using. You shouldn’t be trapped into keeping an account with a certain…

  • This Is America’s Hottest Job – Bloomberg

     This Is America’s Hottest Job   Murray Webb had been a lackluster student more interested in sports than schoolwork while attending a small Virginia college. Then he transferred to Kennesaw State University in suburban Atlanta to pursue a master’s degree in applied statistics and landed four job offers upon graduation. Webb, 33, now earns $160,000 a year targeting health-care customers for hospitals and says he is approached weekly by companies and recruiters seeking data scientists. Webb is part of a…

  • IBM Bolsters Storage for AI, De-Dupe and Cloud DR

      IBM Bolsters Storage for AI, De-Dupe and Cloud DR (Ralwel/Shutterstock) IBM made several announcements today designed to help customers get more out of their existing storage infrastructure, including IBM Storwize and FlashSystem arrays, the SAN Volume Controller (SVC) software-defined storage product, and even non-IBM arrays from Dell EMC and HPE that IBM storage software manages through its VersaStack program. Let’s start with data de-duplication. For years IBM has offered de-dupe in its high-end FlashSystem A9000 array. Now it’s tweaked that de-dupe code so it…

  • Faster more efficient way to store and process information found

    In a study released in the journal Nature Nanotechnology in April, the chemists detail how they discovered that light can induce magnetization in certain semiconductors — the standard class of materials at the heart of all computing devices today. “These results could allow for a fundamentally new way to process, transfer, and store information by electronic devices, that is much faster and more efficient than conventional electronics,” according to the study. Moore’s Law is extended using light Moore’s Law is…

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