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  • IBM’s Cloud Object Storage Group Unveiled New Functions

    IBM Cloud Object Storage is the foundational data store for IBM Cloud that helps companies in managing data growth. The integration of IBM Cloud Object Storage with the Watson Data Platform has become the recent biggest news. This integration would provide companies with a persistent storage layer for ad hoc analytics, predictive analytics, real-time streaming, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning for software developers and data scientists. With the merge, users can now scale their computing and storage resources independently,…

  • Flash Is Redefining The Way We Travel

    By 2022, the global travel industry is expected to grow to ten percent of the global GDP or a yearly revenue of around $10 trillion. With lifestyles becoming crazier and high-paced by the day, what every single individual looks forward to is a lavish break once a year and a quick get-away on weekends. With high disposable incomes and rising standards of living, more and more people resort to travel to bust stress! Now, doesn’t that explain the growth projection?…

  • Storage: A Key Linchpin Of Enterprise Data Strategy

    .entry-header I had a great time speaking at SHIFT 2017. In particular, I enjoyed speaking about the importance of storage as it relates to strategy and overall enterprise performance. I wanted to highlight some real-world examples of how business and industries have used Intel® Optane™ technology to deliver new levels of performance. What Is Intel Optane Technology? Intel Optane technology is all about driving bigger memory and faster storage with consistently high performance. It’s a revolutionary and entirely new memory…

  • Infinidat Now Using Machine Learning to Optimize Storage Performance

      Infinidat, which specializes in petabyte-scale data storage systems, on Nov. 14 launched the latest release of its InfiniBox core operating software, v4.0, that now uses machine-learning algorithms to produce high performance. The rise of enterprise digital transformation requires new ways of thinking about information storage, the company said. Infinidat offers a new storage architecture that is fundamentally different from the consumer-centric cloud storage platforms of the last decade and earlier legacy enterprise storage systems. Unlike conventional enterprise storage systems…

  • Blockchain and storage for critical digital assets

    Blockchain, at root, is a distributed database in which individual transactions are verified across a peer-to-peer network of nodes. As such, it is a method of storing, managing and maintaining sets of information with great potential. By submitting your personal information, you agree that TechTarget and its partners may contact you regarding relevant content, products and special offers. You also agree that your personal information may be transferred and processed in the United States, and that you have read and…

  • Crucial BX300 SSD Review (480GB) – Now Featuring 3D MLC NAND

    Crucial BX300 SSD Review (480GB) – Now Featuring 3D MLC NAND Sean Webster November 7, 2017 1 Comment It seems like it was just yesterday that I was holding the Crucial M4 in my hands and I was ready to upgrade my first gen i7 system with my first SSD ever, let alone with the first SATA 6Gb/s SSD ever. While my X58 motherboard had the latest SATA 6GB/s ports provided by Marvell chipset, those in the know always opted…

  • Violin Names Rick Ruskin Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales

    SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Violin® Systems LLC, the enterprise storage industry leader for extreme performance with consistent low latency and data services, announced today that it has named technology industry sales veteran Rick Ruskin as senior vice president of worldwide Sales. In this role, Rick will be responsible for sales, systems engineering and worldwide sales operations, reporting to Ebrahim Abbasi, CEO and President. “Expanding our go-to-market leadership team is of paramount importance as we re-embark on our…

  • Cyber expert says cloud storage is hackers’ next target

    The cloud is among likely future targets of hackers, as are internet-connected home electronic devices, says a local law enforcement official who specializes in the field. San Diego County Sheriff’s Sgt. Mark Varnau is the law enforcement coordinator for the Computer and Technology Crime High-Tech Response Team, that goes by the acronym CATCH. The multi-agency task force formed in 2000 “to apprehend and prosecute criminals who use technology to prey on citizens,” according to its website, www.catchteam.org. CATCH members are…

  • SD Times news digest: TensorFlow 1.4, Prometheus 2.0 and Altova’s MobileTogether 4.0 – SD Times

    Google has announced the release of TensorFlow 1.4. TensorFlow is an open-source software library for machine intelligence. As part of this release, the machine learning framework Keras is becoming part of the core package. Keras integrates with other core parts of TensorFlow including the Estimator API. The Dataset API has also been added to the core package, as well as support for Python generators. This release also introduces a new function, which will simplify training, evaluation, and exporting Estimator models….

  • Claus Schmidt Named DACH Channel Manager, Zerto

    Claus Schmidt DACH Channel Manager, Zerto Replacing Max Schletzbaumh now at Tintri By Jean Jacques Maleval on 2017.11.13 Zerto UK Limited hired Claus Schmidt as DACH channel manager. Formerly he worked more than 11 years at QLogic and 3 years at NetApp. He replaced Max Schletzbaum now DACH channel manager at Tintri and formerly for 3 years at Zerto after 8 years at Commvault. He was also at 3Com from 1998 to 2001. Close div post-content Source: Claus Schmidt Named…

  • IBM Storage Enabler for Containers Archives

    Along with the recent announcements of many new IBM Storage offerings, product enhancements and leading-edge innovations, I would like to call attention to IBM Storage Enabler for Container Environments. This new IBM software for containers is a technology that is quickly becoming a cloud infrastructure “must-have.”[1] Container technology enables prepackaged and pre-configured software with the […] Source: IBM Storage Enabler for Containers Archives – IBM Systems Blog: In the Making

  • Intel Doubles Capacity For Its Optane DC P4800X SSD

      November 9th, 2017 by Adam Armstrong Intel Doubles Capacity For Its Optane DC P4800X SSD paging_filter Today Intel announced that it has doubled the capacity for its data center Optane DC P4800X SSD. The drive will soon be available in both HHHL AIC and a hot-swappable 2.5” U.2 form factor in both its initial 375GB capacity and the new 750GB capacity. The introduction of higher capacities and new form factors make this drive a more attractive option for data…

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