Monthly Archives: December 2018

  • Data Silos are a Top Challenge for Cloud Customers Today

    LOS ALTOS, Calif., Dec. 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Hammerspace, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company dedicated to simplifying data availability across the cloud and containers, today announced the results of a survey asking IT professionals about their current and future plans for data management in the cloud. The results show that while 52% of responders want to create value with their file-data in the cloud, 56% say that their top challenge is the discovery process – finding the data they need…

  • Predictions 2019: Data Privacy Gains Gravity in the Age of Sharing

      The institution of the General Data Privacy Regulation by the European Union on May 25, 2018 was the first major step in establishing a worldwide standard for keeping personal data private for users of IT–and that means just about everybody. It also includes the right to be forgotten, should a user decide to completely vacate the cyber world. GDPR provides a set of regulations to help protect user privacy and enforce data protection. GDPR also includes reporting requirements for…

  • Will your Facebook profile live longer than you? | ZDNet

    It would be rare to find a modern day adult without at least a couple of online assets. Email accounts, social media, shopping, online photo and video storage, digital money, or cryptocurrencies are just some of the assets we accrue whilst online. Also: Facebook bug exposed private photos of 6.8 million users Our information stored electronically (either on the cloud, online, or on a device), or domain names and intellectual property, copyrights, and trademarks, etc., could all be left hanging if…

  • 2018 Business Cloud Storage Market

    Business Cloud Storage Market Size openPR-COM-468er Business Cloud Storage Market report delivers a close watch on leading competitors with strategic analysis, micro and macro market trend and scenarios, pricing analysis and a holistic overview of the market situations in the forecast period. It is a professional and a detailed report focusing on primary and secondary drivers, market share, leading segments and geographical analysis. Further, key players, major collaborations, merger & acquisitions along with trending innovation and business policies are reviewed…

  • DDN storage platform delivers capability for real-time microscopy analysis

    DataDirect Networks, a provider storage technology for HPC and enterprise, has announced a breakthrough in microscopy workflows that enables real-time analysis for improved resolution of images. Comprehensive testing of DDN AI200 shared parallel storage appliance, a NVIDIA DGX-1 system and the Microvolution advanced processing software demonstrates significant experimental and economic benefits, delivering 1600-fold better yield compared with traditional microscopy workflows, and 8X faster time to insight than using cloud-based infrastructure. Lattice LightSheet microscopes and other high-data-rate instruments are revolutionising biological…

  • The battle for decentralised storage

    Community The battle for decentralised storage Storing data in the cloud is all the rage, but can decentralised storage replace it? By Ross Chalmers – December 5, 2018 The cloud has become one of the most important innovations within the data storage arena. Dropbox, Apple’s iCloud, and Google all use the ability to store our data or files in the cloud. This means that wherever we are in the world, as long as we have a connection to the internet,…

  • Is Your Data Center Ready for the Internet of Things? (Contributed)

    Is Your Data Center Ready for the Internet of Things? (Contributed) The potential for IoT to improve residents’ lives is significant, but only if cities have adequate digital infrastructure. https://community.uplandsoftware.com/hc/en-us/articles/360014881691-How-To-Print-to-PDF gt_2016_print_to_pdf?debug..html , xhtml2xslfo.xml In 2017, the number of IoT devices outnumbered the world’s population for the first time, exceeding 8 billion. While forecasts for the future have varied widely, the current consensus is that we can expect 20-plus billion IoT devices by 2020. We may have as many as 125…

  • State of the Cloud, December 2018

    Another month, another state of the cloud. We know loyal Cloudwards.net readers have been slavering in anticipation of a new issue of our soapbox rants, and we are, as always, more than happy to oblige. This month’s edition is all about the aftermath of the U.S. midterm elections, as well as governments’ continuing battle against Silicon Valley. Besides that, we have a few bits of creeping dystopia and sundry digital news. Get our newsletter delivered straight to your inbox every…

  • Google Play Store rolls out feature to help Android users monitor storage in ‘My Apps’ | The Download Blog – CNET Download.com

    (Credit: ymgerman/iStock) The Google Play Store is testing a new storage tracking tool called My Apps according to Android Police. The feature monitors how much space your apps are taking up on your device. The feature’s reach is limited for now, but here’s how to find the tool when it’s fully live: Open the Google Play Store app. Tap the Settings hamburger in the search bar. Tap My Apps and Games. Tap Installed. The section will display all the apps…

  • Reducing cloud costs: These little tweaks add up to big savings

    Gone are the days when the cloud was a subject of mystery and controversy. Now, cloud computing has gone mainstream with 96 percent of all organizations adopting it in one way or the other. Now, the reason why many modern businesses turn to cloud technology in the first place is the promise of competitive pricing. But that doesn’t mean you can afford to play fast and loose with the systems; if you’re not careful, your spend in the cloud can…

  • Review of General Data Protection Regulation 2018

    This guide gives a review of the general data protection regulation 2018 to the UK audience. What is its importance and role in business growth? All things are described in this review page? Begin With the Emergence of GDPR 2018 in the UK The general data protection regulation 2018 came into force on 25 May 2018. Although it has been six months, still there exists plenty of gaps in business cloud security. The GDPR 2018 security standard had shaken all…

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