Monthly Archives: July 2018

  • Seagate: Fiscal 4Q18 Financial Results

    (in $ million) 4Q17 4Q18 FY17 FY18 Revenue 2,406 2,835 10,771 11,184 Growth 18% 4% Net income (loss) 114 461 1,182 772 Seagate Technology plc reported financial results for the quarter and fiscal year ended June 29, 2018. For the fourth quarter, the company reported revenue of $2.8 billion, gross margin of 31.9%, net income of $461 million and diluted earnings per share of $1.57. On a non-GAAP basis, which excludes the net impact of certain items, Seagate reported gross…

  • Former HPE global channel boss rocks up at ServiceSource

      Former Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) global channel boss Denzil Samuels has been appointed chief marketing and growth officer at sales outsourcing firm ServiceSource. Samuels was appointed to the top channel job at HPE in January 2017 before departing earlier this year, according to his LinkedIn profile. Related articles   In his new role Samuels will be responsible for driving ServiceSource’s go-to-market strategy and working with the firm’s global partners. ServiceSource CEO Christopher Carrington said: “We are pleased Denzil has…

  • 8 Bitcoin Stocks That You Won’t Lose Your Shirt Over

    Bitcoin (BTC-USD, BCH-USD) may not have the trust of Wall Street institutions just yet, but millennials are all in. Blockchain Capital recently conducted a study of 2,000 millennials (aged 18-34) and asked them to make a theoretical choice between owning $1,000 in bonds or stocks and $1,000 in bitcoin: Thirty percent chose bitcoin. These days, a single bitcoin goes for more than $12,900. That’s a gain of nearly 1,550% since the beginning of the year. It seems millennials are laughing all the way to…

  • 20 Obvious Things Confirmed by Science

    Brace yourself—these are shocking developments. 1. YOUR CAT IS IGNORING YOU. iStock Your tabby recognizes the sound of your voice, but it’s ignoring you anyway. A recent study at the University of Tokyo showed that, although a cat can identify its owner’s voice, it really doesn’t care enough to listen. The reason for kitty’s cold shoulder? Evolution. Unlike dogs, which were bred and domesticated by humans, cats domesticated themselves. They just aren’t hardwired to listen for commands. 2. STUDENTS WHO…

  • OpenSDS Project Issues First Release for Software-Defined Storage

    The Linux Foundation is hosting a little-known open source project that’s doing software-defined storage. The OpenSDS project officially launched with the Linux Foundation in November 2016. And it recently issued its first code release — Aruba. The impetus of the project was to bring together different companies to collaborate on an open storage platform, said Steven Tan, chairman of the OpenSDS technical steering committee and CTO of cloud storage solutions at Huawei. There are so many open source projects for…

  • 2022 Data Center Storage Market to Grow At Rate of 11.83% in Global Industry

    Global Data Center Storage Market forecasts detailed comprehensive report on the global Data Center Storage industry. The report provides important details such as the sales, consumption, suppliers, import/export, revenue, growth rate. The report also provides a comparison of key countries based on contribution to global as well as regional level with manufacturers, types, applications, opportunities, challenges. Data Center Storage Market report also offers recent developments and latest contracts awarded in the Data Center Storage industry across different regions. Data Center Storage Market expected to…

  • Proposed DNA bank will not store data permanently

    India’s proposed DNA databank, to be used during investigation into crimes or to find missing persons, will not permanently store details of people. The DNA details will be removed, subject to “judicial orders,” said a senior official in the Department of Biotechnology. “There will be nothing permanent in a DNA bank,” said Renu Swarup, Secretary, Department of Biotechnology. “If there’s a criminal case, till the case is solved the DNA profile will remain in the bank. They will be removed…

  • Stop Netflix Trailers and Bump Up Your To-Be-Continued Content with ‘Netflix Tweaked’

    Chrome, Firefox: One of the more annoying aspects of watching Netflix on your laptop or desktop computer is the trailers the service likes to automatically play on your behalf. I have nothing against interesting trailers for movies or TV shows I might care about. And everyone suffers through trailers they’re not interested in at the movies—it’s just the name of the game. What I don’t like is when trailers autoplay, especially when I’ve just cranked my system’s volume in anticipation…

  • Mellanox Fiscal 2Q18 Financial Results

    (in $ million) 2Q17 2Q18 6 mo. 17 6 mo. 18 Revenue 212.0 268.5 400.6 519.5 Growth 27% 30% Net income (loss) (8.0) 16.5 (20.2) 54.4 Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. announced financial results for its second quarter 2018 ended June 30, 2018. “Mellanox has achieved another record financial performance in the second quarter 2018. Our strong revenue growth reflects years of investment in 25Gb/s and above Ethernet and IB technologies. Our record profitability demonstrates the leverage we are producing in the…

  • Global Storage Software Market Outlook 2018

    .entry-header The report portraying all-inclusive research of the global “Storage Software market” includes the growth rate of the market over the estimated period. Providing a succinct synopsis, the report includes the estimation and volume of the global Storage Software market in the upcoming period. It also comprises the foremost contributing factors of the development of the global Storage Software market as well as dominant players in the market along with their market share. The well-established players in the market are…

  • Decentralized Blockchain Technology For Cloud Data Storage: How It Works?

    For many, cloud storage is fast becoming the most preferred means of storing data, information and files. This is not surprising seeing as it is incredibly user friendly and easy to use. Most cloud storage services offer a point and click feature that makes uploading your files to the cloud effortless. While cloud storage has been heralded as an amazing innovation, it appears that this new sub-sector is on the verge of disruption. Blockchain based cloud storage seems to be…

  • Evolution of Storage and the Demise of Prehistoric Storage Solutions

    Our friends over at Hedvig produced the compelling “Jurassic” themed infographic below on the evolution of storage and the demise of prehistoric storage solutions. The graphic exposes the data explosion that has taken place in the last decade, and why this has caused the near extinction of outdated storage solutions in terms of the many challenges these prehistoric solutions presented. Sign up for the free insideBIGDATA newsletter.   Source: Evolution of Storage and the Demise of Prehistoric Storage Solutions

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