Monthly Archives: September 2018

  • Google Whitepaper Explains Cloud Data Deletion Process

      Google this week released detailed information about the process the company uses for handling data deletion requests by enterprises using its cloud services. In a whitepaper titled Data Deletion on Google Cloud Platform, the company explains how the process is designed to ensure safe and effective deletion of data from active systems, backup volumes and physical storage media. Generally, prior to deletion all customer data on Google cloud is encrypted at rest, replicated on active systems to ensure uninterrupted…

  • #FlashbackFriday Blu-ray Disc

    .entry-header Blu-ray Disc is an optical disk format for high-definition video. The standard was developed by the Blu-ray Disc Association (a consortium of companies, including Sony) and was released in 2006. The discs themselves are the same size as DVD (120mm), but are capable of storing 25 GB per layer, with dual-layer discs being the industry standard for movies on Blu-ray Disc. Mini Blu-ray Discs (80mm) are also available, similar to MiniDVD. Information is stored at a much higher density…

  • StorageNewsletterSurvey Spotlights Top 5 Storage Pain Points

    This article was posted on August 22, 2018, and was written by Mike Matchett. Survey Spotlights Top 5 storage Pain Points The Enterprise Storage Forum survey uncovered the biggest challenges storage professionals have with their existing storage infrastructure: aging gear, lack of capacity, high operations cost, security, maintenance burden. We’ll discuss which storage technologies available or coming soon might serve to ease those pain points. Storage has been around as long as computing, but based on this survey, we have…

  • Hortonworks, IBM and Red Hat Team Up for Hybrid Containerized Big Data — ADTmag

    News Hortonworks, IBM and Red Hat Team Up for Hybrid Containerized Big Data Hortonworks, IBM and Red Hat yesterday announced the Open Hybrid Architecture Initiative, seeking to provide a common enterprise deployment model to enable Big Data workloads to run across hybrid on-premises, multi-cloud and edge architectures. The collaborative effort that incorporates open source components will employ several Hortonworks Big Data products along with the IBM Cloud Private for Data (a “unified data platform that accelerates your preparedness for AI”),…

  • Unleashing Storage in the Modern Enterprise

    Irshad Raihan is Senior Manager of Product Marketing at Red Hat. Have you heard of the term “versatilist”? Chances are you know one, or perhaps you’re even one yourself. Coined by Gartner, the term “versatilist” refers to a person who is “able to apply a depth of skill to a progressively widening scope of situations and experiences, equally at ease with technical issues as with business strategy.” Think of an individual who works in a DevOps environment, straddling the worlds…

  • 5 ways to tune up your big data storage strategy

    Few areas in IT get less attention than storage. In the past, if you needed more storage, you simply ordered it. After all, storage was cheap. Now in the days of cloud computing, you simply provision for more. However, taking a commodity approach to storage doesn’t address the key storage issues that come with big data. With unstructured big data now comprising 80% of corporate data, and with data overall continuing to double worldwide every two years, how do you…

  • Big Data Infrastructure Market Is Booming Worldwide with Dell, IBM, NetApp, Cisco – Business Strategies

    .entry-header-outer / Big Data Infrastructure   HTF MI published a new industry research that focuses on Big Data Infrastructure market and delivers in-depth market analysis and future prospects of Global Big Data Infrastructure market. The study covers significant data which makes the research document a handy resource for managers, analysts, industry experts and other key people get ready-to-access and self-analyzed study along with graphs and tables to help understand market trends, drivers and market challenges. The study is segmented by Application/…

  • Venture Capitalists Target Enterprise Cloud

    social-sharing-top The cloud is nowhere near a “new” technology, but it did take the enterprise a few years to trust the tool — particularly amid the rise of public clouds. This week’s B2B venture capital (VC) roundup shows investors have a spot in their portfolios for startups disrupting the enterprise cloud space, from cloud computing to storage. Plus, other B2B FinTech firms that rely on the cloud also received funding. In total, more than $193 million made its way to…

  • Software Defined Storage Market Expected to Be Biggest Emerging Market by 2024 – Blamfluie

    .entry-header The “Software Defined Storage Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecasts 2016–2024” report has been added to Zion Market Research offering.The global Software Defined Storage Market research report highlights realistic data on the Software Defined Storage Market business. It offers the user with meticulous statistics over the latest developments in the global Software Defined Storage Market. The global Software Defined Storage Market report also offers information about the flexible structure of the market. The report involves essential data that helps…

  • Decentralisation: the next big step for the world wide web

    The story that broke earlier last month that Google would again cooperate with Chinese authorities to run a censored version of its search engine, something the tech giant has neither confirmed nor denied, had ironic timing. The same day, a group of 800 web builders and others – among them Tim Berners-Lee, who created the world wide web – were meeting in San Francisco to discuss a grand idea to circumvent internet gatekeepers like Google and Facebook. The event they…

  • VMworld pushes vSAN HCI to cloud, edge

    ContentItemController, generated at 14:18:26 Sat Sep 8, 2018, by cds4 twobee – Fotolia News Stay informed about the latest enterprise technology news and product updates. VMworld pushes vSAN HCI to cloud, edge Private beta for next vSAN version includes built-in snapshots, NFS file services and cloud-native storage, as well as improved cluster management for the HCI software. SocialMediaShareBarController, generated at 17:02:34 Fri Sep 7, 2018, by cds4 Share this item with your network: EzinePromoController, generated at 15:58:42 Sat Sep 8,…

  • Top 5 Cloud Computing Trends for You and What They Offer

    Better Security Tech behemoths such as Amazon, Google, and Microsoft use encryption to keep your information safe and even smart, and experienced hackers can’t pass them. Every time you try to log into your bank account for example from somewhere the software finds insecure, it will send you an email asking for your identity and a few minutes later send you an SMS with a code you need to enter in order to get logged in. Data Management Everything we…

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