Monthly Archives: January 2019

  • Virtualization is just getting warmed up

    Virtualization is an unstoppable trend under which applications become progressively more abstracted and independent from the underlying platforms on which their services execute. It’s now a well-established practice for enhancing the scalability, portability and efficiency of information technology assets. It supports flexible partitioning, aggregation and composition of compute, storage, memory and bandwidth within and across diverse networks, clouds, clusters, servers and other platforms. All this enables legacy assets to deliver value alongside the newest platforms for the remainder of their…

  • Red Hat fine-tunes Kubernetes strategy to drive the hybrid cloud – SiliconANGLE

    When IBM Corp. acquired Red Hat Inc. in October for $34 billion — a deal voted for approval this week — it gained more than just a successful open-source company. What IBM bought was a set of key enterprise computing tools, many of which revolve around the Kubernetes container management platform, that could propel the company to a position of industry leadership in hybrid cloud computing. Central to that strategy will be containerized storage and management, deployed in both the…

  • GDPR: Google hit with €50 million fine by French data protection watchdog t

    The first big fine under the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has finally arrived – a €50m fine for Google from the French data protection authority, CNIL. CNIL said the fine was for breaking the GDPR’s rules around transparency and having a valid legal basis when processing people’s data for advertising purposes. This is by far the largest fine to be imposed thus far under the new EU-wide privacy law, which has been in effect for eight months….

  • Two in five technology job applicants don’t have the right technical chops, survey finds

    More than two in five candidates (43 percent) applying for technology and engineering positions these days lack the appropriate technical skills for those roles. In addition, more than two in five hiring managers say it’s only getting more difficult to find the skills they need. Photo: Michael Krigsman These are some of the findings in a recent survey of 1,006 hiring executives within technology and engineering released by Modis and General Assembly, fielded in November and December 2018. Just about everyone…

  • Veeam Software Assigned Patent

    Veeam Software AG, Baar, Switzerland, has been assigned a patent (10,157,103) developed by Gostev, Anton, and Baranov, Alexander, Saint-Petersburg, Russia, for an “efficient processing of file system objects for image level backups.” The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: ”Systems, methods, and computer program products are provided for selective processing of file system objects for an image level backup. An example method receives backup parameters for an image level backup. The backup parameters…

  • 2019 Storage Predictions

    During last few weeks we have asked a list of storage vendors what are their predictions and vision of the market for the year coming. We got interesting answers from 37 vendors and find out finally that their inputs are good extensions of previous ones meaning that these are real strong trends and industry directions. Each participating company had to share a few predictions with some explanation to support the idea. The final list is: Aptare, Caringo, Cloudian, Cohesity, Coraid,…

  • Space-Based Cloud Service Provider Cloud Constellation Raises $100 Million

    Cloud Constellation is a space-based network infrastructure company for cloud service providers to offer secure storage and provisioning of enterprise data around the world. Recently, Cloud Constellation announced that it has raised $100 million from China-based HCH Group Company. The core service that Cloud Constellation developed is SpaceBelt, which is a Data Security as a Service (DSaaS) that offers a high-speed global data network and cloud data storage service. And SpaceBelt provides global secure cloud infrastructure for enterprises, military, and government organizations around…

  • Cloud Buyers & Investors to Profit in the Future

    With the growing innovation in technology, various business organizations have got benefitted. One such area is cloud computing, which is presenting itself as a desirable entity for storing data without any difficulty. Various technology led projects are being run on these networks and have enabled to spread the business on a large network. Seeing the increasing demand for cloud networking in a wide variety of organizations in the past, it is expected to mature rapidly in the future. A number of…

  • Recent Research Analysts’ Ratings Updates for Iron Mountain (IRM)

    start main text Iron Mountain (NYSE: IRM) has recently received a number of price target changes and ratings updates: 12/31/2018 – Iron Mountain had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Zacks Investment Research. They now have a $36.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Shares of Iron Mountain have outperformed its industry over the past month. It recently announced a $30-million preservation project in partnership with QualX Corporation and TDEC, for the digital transformation of the U.S….

  • Focus more on disaster recovery strategy in 2019

    ContentItemController, generated at 13:24:15 Tue Jan 1, 2019, by cds4 freshidea – Fotolia Manage Learn to apply best practices and optimize your operations. Focus more on disaster recovery strategy in 2019 Evolving disaster recovery technologies have eased some of the common DR burdens over the past year, but strategic areas such as funding and security could use some more attention. ContentItemController, generated at 13:24:15 Tue Jan 1, 2019, by cds4 The world of disaster recovery has experienced some interesting changes…

  • Bitauto (BITA) and Data Storage (DTST) Head-To-Head Analysis

    start main text Bitauto (NYSE:BITA) and Data Storage (OTCMKTS:DTST) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, risk, valuation, profitability and institutional ownership. Analyst Recommendations This is a summary of current recommendations for Bitauto and Data Storage, as provided by MarketBeat.com. Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score Bitauto 1 3 1 0 2.00 Data…

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