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  • FlashBack Friday Sharp, New Name in Data-DAT –

    History (1988): Sharp, New Name in Data-DAT 1.2GB with 120mm tape cartridge By Jean Jacques Maleval | May 24, 2019 at 2:46 pm Sharp this fall will sample releasea data-DAT drive for data processing applications that is compatible with half-inch reel-to-reel magnetic tape. Mass production is scheduled to begin before year-end. The DAT drive adopts a sequential format that records information according to space in the file to simplify control and obtain a wider recording area. It features a storage…

  • 5 Ways Blockchain Will Improve Education

    Blockchain technology is revolutionizing different areas of our society including educational systems. Students and educators at the high school and university levels are reaping benefits from exciting new blockchain technology applications.  We are going to discuss five ways blockchain will improve education in the near future. Transcripts & Records As we walk towards a world without barriers, it is crucial that high-schools and universities have standardized and easily verifiable document structures.  Credentials of students and educators must be transferable in…

  • Significant Growth of Software Defined Storage Market to Growth at +23% CAGR by 2025:

    .entry-header The research report Software Defined Storage offers a detailed evaluation of the market situation within a specific geographic region. Large amounts of daily data generated from industry, commercial and residential consumers require reliable data storage systems to prevent loss of critical data. Software-defined storage benefits indirectly because of the consistent evolution of software applications in terms of ease of use and learning, along with the evolution of faster-operating computers. The global Software-Defined Storage market is expected to grow from…

  • Google unveils Stadia, a cloud gaming service

    .entry-header Today, at Game Developers Conference 2019, Google unveiled “Stadia,” a cloud gaming service. Using this service, you can play AAA games on any device running Chrome without the need of a dedicated graphics card. All the processing is done on Google’s servers and you can simply stream the gameplay right onto a laptop, desktop, tablet, phone, or even a Chromecast. Stadia Each instance of Stadia will get a custom 2.7GHz x86 CPU, custom APD GPUs rated at a whopping…

  • Key data security and backup tips for the next 12 months

    Even though one of the defining trends of recent years has been the decluttering, minimising and curating, (a trend which can apply to businesses just as well as to individuals and to data just as much as “stuff”), the fact still remains that not only is there a limit to how far we can go with the minimalist trend, but that some items and some data not only deserve to be protected but need to be protected for legal reasons,…

  • Four key statements from Tech Data CEO following mixed Q4 | Channel Partner Insight

      Revenues grew by four per cent in Q4 for Tech Data to $10.5bn, while operating income increased by nine per cent. The US distributor missed revenue estimates, sending stocks falling 8.8 per cent overnight. We pick out CEO Rich Hume’s key statements from his earnings call with investors, as he opens up on stripping back Tech Data’s portfolio and continued struggles in Europe. Hume open to divesting parts of Tech Data’s portfolio Tech Data will be more aggressive in…

  • How to Make Your Own Cloud-Based Ebook Library

    We all know about the benefits of using Amazon to buy ebooks. They’re cheap, most titles are available, and they sync across all of your Kindle apps and devices. But lots of people also have a personal collection of ebooks. They could be books you have downloaded for free or that a friend has shared with you. But how can you access those books on your computers? It’s simple—you need to make your own cloud-based ebook library using Calibre. Why…

  • Distributed storage enables cloud-based telecoms

    Distributed storage enables cloud-based telecoms Feb 25, 2019 .et_post_meta_wrapper Kathy Gibson is at Mobile World Congress 2019 in Barcelona – As telecommunications operators move to cloud-based data centres and networks, distributed storage is becoming a necessary reality for them. Huawei has launched its next generation of data centre-level converged distributed storage. FusionStorage 8.0 is designed to help carriers and other enterprise users to cope with cloud migration challenges, according to Meng Guangbin, president of IT product line intelligent storage and…

  • You give apps sensitive personal information.

    Millions of smartphone users confess their most intimate secrets to apps, including when they want to work on their belly fat or the price of the house they checked out last weekend. Other apps know users’ body weight, blood pressure, menstrual cycles or pregnancy status. Unbeknown to most people, in many cases that data is being shared with someone else: Facebook. The social-media giant collects intensely personal information from many popular smartphone apps just seconds after users enter it, even…

  • Hyperconvergence and Infrastructure Composability

    How to Get This Report Option 1 Purchase just this report for $495.00 Option 2 Subscribe to GigaOm Research and get access to: This report. Our collection of 1,700+ other reports written by leading analysts. All new reports which come out monthly. The full video of GigaOm events, future and past. Our webinars, infographics and other valuable information. Receive Updates about our Reports MailChimp for WordPress v4.1.15 – https://wordpress.org/plugins/mailchimp-for-wp/ / MailChimp for WordPress Plugin Analysis There has been an increasing…

  • 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…

  • 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,…

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