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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…

  • SVP of WW sales Ron Miiller Left Commvault

    SVP of WW sales Ron Miiller Left Commvault Being nearly two decades in company By Jean Jacques Maleval | May 3, 2019 at 2:34 pm On March 31, 2019, Ron Miiller, SVP of WW Sales of Commvault Systems, Inc., resigned his position effective immediately, according to a SEC filing. The experienced multiple executive changes over the past year including new CEO Sanjay Mirchandani and the departure of chief accounting officer Gary Merrill. Miiller was with the company for nearly two…

  • Datrium Adds Four Executives

    Datrium Adds Four Executives George Li SVP finance and ops, Jeff Hartley VP product, Kristin Brennan VP marketing, Doug O’Shaughnessy VP global customer support This is a Press Release edited by StorageNewsletter.com on May 8, 2019 at 2:17 pm Datrium, Inc. appointed four executives to positions in finance and operations, customer support, product and marketing: George Li SVP finance and ops, Jeff Hartley VP product, Kristin Brennan VP marketing, and Doug O’Shaughnessy VP global customer support. These latest executive team…

  • Google’s Making It Easier to Delete Personal Data, and It’s a Big Deal

    Google has long used data such as a user’s location, app activity, and search history to provide more personalized suggestions in search and other services. For example, it can recommend restaurants in the city you are currently visiting, or optimize search results on the basis of your previous inquiries or activity. Starting soon, users will be able to set that data to be automatically deleted after either three or 18 months, and Google says it will remove it from its servers….

  • EMKA – Physical security for today’s industrial data storage environment

    Physical security for today’s industrial data storage environment 03 May 2019 According to the Gabriel Consulting Group 2011 the Data Centre Security Survey concluded that more than 60 percent of all malicious attacks on datacentres are by insiders – contrary to what one might think from all the clamour about electronic data protection. So, it is the people in our own companies who are physical security threats, the insiders have access to authorised cards, and sometimes cards other than their…

  • Why Opt For Cloud Storage Over a Local Server – Techiexpert.com

    Cloud storage becomes a possibility because of cloud computing — a phenomenon that took the world by storm. Cloud computing is often referred to as the “cloud” and it is better understood as a platform of shared computers connected to each other via the Internet. Cloud storage has displaced the storage of data in local servers to a large extent. Local servers have served people quite efficiently for years, so why are businesses, individuals and enterprises are switching to cloud…

  • Announcing Trendloader, the First Live Video and Audio Streaming Smart Sunglasses to Ever Exist

    ORANGE, Calif., May 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Trendloader announced its new product: Trendloader smart sunglasses. The two models, Alpha and Zeta, are the industry’s most feature-packed wearable technology capable of live video, photo and audio streaming and sharing, integration with social media platforms, fitness tracking and AI voice control, with a natural open-ear design. Where the company is unparalleled in innovation is the ability to stream live video and audio to apps and platforms like YouTube, Facebook, Instagram and Twitch-Alpha and Trendloader is the…

  • 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…

  • 7 out of 10 people are vulnerable to data breach while disposing off their devices

    The devices analysed in the study were procured from individuals, online portals & resellers across multiple locations. Global data care expert Stellar has conducted and announced findings of the world’s largest known study of residual data in used devices. The study analyzed a sample size of a total of 311 used devices comprising hard drives, memory cards, and mobile phones at Stellar’s central laboratory in India. The analysis revealed that a majority 71 per cent of these devices contained personal…

  • Top 4 cloud storage use cases to connect private and public clouds

    Public and private clouds are no longer an either-or option for most organizations. Instead, hybrid clouds are considered the best cloud practice today. Businesses also want flexibility in selecting which public cloud is used and the ability to move between clouds. Connecting private and public cloud remains challenging, however. Latency, bandwidth and in-cloud performance all affect what data is placed in the cloud and how it is accessed. So instead of trying to find the perfect cloud application that can…

  • The Business Case For IT Asset Recovery

    As data becomes increasingly central to business models everywhere, overall spend in data center hardware continues to grow. This is hardly surprising. It’s a good time to be in the data center, with a recent survey by AFCOM pointing to companies of all sizes planning to increase the total number of data centers in their respective organizations by almost 50% (from 12 to 17) across the next three years. Of this number, each organization expects to renovate a third of…

  • Data Quality in the Age of Big Data

    Data Quality in the Age of Big Data Traditional data quality best practices and tool functions still apply to big data, but success depends on making the right adjustments and optimizations. By Philip Russom April 19, 2019   Whether data is big or small, old or new, traditional or modern, on premises or in the cloud, the need for data quality doesn’t change. Data professionals under pressure to get business value from big data and other new data assets can…

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