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  • NAND Prices to Fall 15% in 2018

    With the memory market booming, the Yole group of companies decided to launch its quarterly Memory Monitor report, covering DRAM Service – Memory Research and NAND Service – Memory Research, and the entire memory segment. Memory, fueled by huge contributions from DRAM and NAND, is poised to account for more than 1/3 of all semiconductor revenue in 2018, well above the historical average of ~25%. The semiconductor industry posted record results in 2017, with revenue exceeding $400 billion. Overall demand…

  • Throwback Tuesday : Magnetic Tape Storage

    This article came from IBM Corp. Magnetic Tape Storage IBM 726 An unglamorous invention called the vacuum column wound up being the key in the 1950s to a whole new generation of storage technology based on magnetic tape. The technology helped boost the speed of data processing and solve the problem of the tidal waves of punched cards flooding corporate and government offices. By the early 1950s, IBM, Remington Rand and other companies were working on the first commercial electronic…

  • FalconStor: Fiscal 1Q18 Financial Results

    (in $ million) 1Q17 1Q18 Growth Revenue 6.0 5.0 -17% Net income (loss) (1.1) 0.5 FalconStor Software, Inc. announced financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2018. “We are pleased with our Q1 performance and resultant financial results, which continued the return to profitability delivered in Q3 and Q4 of 2017,” stated Todd Brooks, CEO.  “Our products play a key role in efficiently managing and protecting critical data within enterprises around the world. Given our improved financial stability and continually…

  • Gartner analysts popular among cloud backup companies

      Gartner analysts popular among cloud backup companies   Cloud data management company Rubrik has picked up lead Gartner analyst Pushan Rinnen. Rinnen brings more than two decades of experience and expertise in backup and recovery to Rubrik and was a critical driver of Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Data Center Backup and Recovery Solutions. Rinnen, formerly a research director at Gartner, will join Rubrik’s marketing team to contribute to strategy and messaging for Rubrik’s product portfolio. At Gartner, she advised numerous…

  • IBM offers ‘stackable’ storage incentives for partners

    IBM has announced new storage incentives for partners, designed to increase channel momentum in the competitive storage marketplace. The incentives are available for IBM business partners who sell IBM’s storage systems and storage software services, stacking them up so that each eligible partner and systems engineer can potentially earn up to $100,000 in storage incentives annually. John Teltsch, general manager of IBM’s global business partners, laid out the company’s plan to be the biggest player in the storage market. “We want…

  • Dave Withers Named Board’s Director Digistor

    DIGISTOR, in secure data and storage solutions, announced that entrepreneur and investor Dave Withers has joined their board of directors. A veteran of multiple successful start-ups, He brings with him a 20-year track record of identifying disruptive technologies and building successful hardware and software businesses as both an operator and investor. He joins to assist the company through their unprecedented growth. He most recently served as VP of technology for global platform engineering at Dell/EMC. He joined Dell/EMC via the…

  • Big SSDs For Data Centers

    Samsung has announced that it is shipping a 2.5-inch form factor 30.72 TB Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) SSD. Samsung made this SSD by combining 32 of its new 1TB NAND flash packages, each with 16 stacked layers of 512Gb V-NAND chips. Performance of these drives are nearly twice its prior generation product. With a 12 Gb/s SAS interface the PM1643 drives offers random read and write speeds of up to 400,000 IOPS and 50,000 IOPS respectively and sequential read and…

  • Making data storage personal with #MemoriesInDNA

    A new UW project seeks to immortalize these moments in one of the smallest mediums imaginable: DNA. Partnered with Microsoft and Twist Bioscience, the UW #MemoriesInDNA Project team has set out to convert 10,000 images provided by technology users into genetic code. They will become a biological flash drive of sorts, encoded into strands of DNA for efficient data storage. Snapshots can be of anything: a day at the beach, a fleeting moment that caught you off guard, maybe even…

  • 3D Printing May Be the Key to Affordable Data Storage Using DNA

      Soon, digital data may be stored in a tubes of DNA. Finding more storage space seems to be an ongoing quest for modern humans. Our daily lives reflect this, and usually from beginning to end; in fact, my morning began today listening to my teenagers bicker about the mess in their bedroom closet. One likes everything tidy and out of sight, while the younger tends to toss things into the closet as if it were a black hole for…

  • Cloud Storage Service Market 2018 Global Analysis By Key Players

    Cloud Storage Service Market openPR-COM-468er Summary WiseGuyReports.com adds “Cloud Storage Service Market 2018 Global and China Analysis, Growth, Trends and Opportunities Research Report Forecasting to 2023” reports to its database. This report provides in depth study of “Cloud Storage Service Market” using SWOT analysis i.e. Strength, Weakness, Opportunities and Threat to the organization. The Cloud Storage Service Market report also provides an in-depth survey of key players in the market which is based on the various objectives of an organization…

  • Broadcom LPe32002 32Gb FC HBA Review

      December 29th, 2017 by Adam Armstrong Broadcom LPe32002 32Gb FC HBA Review paging_filter The Broadcom LPe32002 32Gb Fibre Channel (FC) Host Bus Adaptor (HBA) is part of Broadcom’s Emulex Gen 6 FC HBAs. The entire Emulex Gen 6 line is designed to deliver maximum performance and low latency to networked storage systems utilizing high performance drives such as flash and NVMe. We will be looking specifically at the LPe32002, which, like the rest of the LPe32000 series, comes in…

  • This Is the 1 State You Probably Don’t Want to Retire In

    This Is the 1 State You Probably Don’t Want to Retire In Let’s take a wild guess. Either you’re staring retirement in the face right now, or you’re passing the time at work daydreaming about where you’ll be retiring 10 years from now. Regardless of your timeline, one thing’s for sure: You’ll be miles and miles away from the stress of email inboxes and conference calls. During retirement, we want it all. Years of working well over 40 hours a week…

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