• Cheapest enterprise cloud storage providers not always best

    LAS VEGAS — Don’t choose the least expensive of the enterprise cloud storage providers, even if the vendor happens to be a big name. That was the advice from Raj Bala, a Gartner research director focusing on cloud infrastructure, at the Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations Management & Data Center Conference. Bala cautioned attendees about “horror stories” he has heard from customers that made the cheapest choice, even from “big brand names.” During a post-presentation interview, Bala declined to name any…

  • Bitcoin’s Big, Dumb Week

    December 8, 2017 12/08/2017 5:01 pm By Brian Feldman@bafeldman Share   Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency that is either going to send your child to college or bankrupt you, is having a hell of a week — reaching huge new landmarks, breaking its own exchanges, and making a lot of people very anxious. Over the last few days alone, the value of a single bitcoin has doubled, creating (theoretical) millionaires and billionaires the world over. As it stands now, at the moment of…

  • Oracle Layoffs 2017: Staff Cuts Trim Storage Hardware Sales Team

    Oracle Layoffs 2017: Staff Cuts Trim Storage Hardware Sales Team Oracle layoffs hit the database company’s North American storage hardware sales team amid continued Oracle Cloud deployment & migration initiatives.   by Joe Panettieri • Dec 10, 2017 Targeted Oracle layoffs have hit the database company’s North America storage hardware sales team, multiple sources confirm to ChannelE2E. Oracle’s server hardware team will take on the storage sales responsibilities, though the company’s top priority remains Oracle Cloud, the sources say. The…

  • Unstructured Data Growth Fueling Massive Migration to Object Storage – EnterpriseStorageForum.com

    Unstructured Data Growth Fueling Massive Migration to Object Storage It’s no secret that unstructured data is growing at astronomical rates, contributing to the big data deluge that’s sweeping across enterprise data storage environments. A new study from Western Digital and 451 Research sheds some new light on the scale of the challenge that storage administrators face each day and how it’s fueling the object storage boom. A 451 Research survey of 200 technology decision makers and influencers, sponsored by Western…

  • Bridging Object Storage And NAS In The Enterprise

    Bridging Object Storage And NAS In The Enterprise December 7, 2017 Jeffrey Burt Object storage may not have been born in the cloud, but it was the major public cloud providers like Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform that have been its biggest drivers. The idea of object storage wasn’t new; it had been around for about two decades. But as the cloud service providers began building out their datacenters and platforms more than a decade ago,…

  • Samsung Galaxy S9 to Come with 512GB Internal Storage

    Samsung Galaxy S9 to Come with 512GB Internal Storage     With Android phones, you need not worry about storage issues as they come in with an expandable storage option, unlike iPhone or iPads which lack the same. However, Samsung is all set to revolutionize its upcoming flagship with the latest Galaxy S9 that comes with a whopping 512GB built-in storage option. On Tuesday, Samsung announced the beginning of mass production of smartphone industry’s first ever 512GB internal storage solution…

  • 7 Tech Stocks That Will Be Acquired in 2018

    We’ve seen some big-name mergers so far in 2017, and could see more in the coming year. When looking for tech stocks that will be acquired in 2018, one should search for names that are in strong sectors that larger companies are looking to enter. The tech stocks that will be acquired will also have good products that are in strong demand and have great growth potential, as well as an affordable price tag. Although my method for predicting takeover…

  • Ken Cheney Named VP of Business Development, Qumulo

    Ken Cheney VP of Business Development, Qumulo Was at Chef Software, Message Plus, Likewise Software (EMC), HP and Mercury Interactive. This is a Press Release edited by StorageNewsletter.com on 2017.11.28 Qumulo, Inc., in universal-scale file storage, announced the appointment of Ken Cheney as VP of business development. His appointment rounds out an executive team with success in building and scaling large companies. He was tapped for his business insight and track record in driving ecosystem, OEM and public cloud partnerships….

  • Micron Appoints Derek Dicker as Storage Business Unit Vice President and General Manager Nasdaq:MU

    BOISE, Idaho, Nov. 30, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Micron Technology Inc. (Nasdaq:MU) today announced that the company has appointed Derek Dicker as vice president and general manager of the Storage Business Unit. In this role, Dicker will be responsible for leading and expanding Micron’s solid-state storage business. This includes building world-class storage solutions to address the growing opportunity in large market segments like cloud, enterprise and client computing. He will report to Sumit Sadana, Micron’s executive vice president and chief…

  • CSPi Named a “Best New Security Product” at VMWorld 2017ARIA Software Defined Security Platform Delivers Innovative and Cost-Effective Approach to Securing DevOps Environments | Markets Insider

    BOSTON, Dec. 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CSPi (NASDAQ:CSPI), a provider of advanced security products and security services, as well as IT technology managed services, announced today that it was named a finalist in the “Best New Security Product” category for its ARIA™ Software-Defined Security (SDS) platform.  CSPi’s ARIA SDS platform is the only solution on the market that can meet the agile and scalable nature of DevOps processes by automatically securing both containerized and VM deployments through assured source…

  • Data center cooling market set to explode in the coming years

    The worldwide market for data center cooling equipment will reach $20 billion by 2024, a massive jump over the $8 billion spent in 2016. That is the finding of a report from Global Market Insights (GMI), which says cooling systems account for approximately 40 percent of the total energy consumption on average. Data center operators have been obsessed with lowering their PUE, or power usage effectiveness, the ratio of power consumed by the hardware to power consumed to cool it….

  • Fujifilm Introduces TCO Calculator

    Valhalla, N.Y., November 29, 2017 FUJIFILM Recording Media U.S.A., Inc., a subsidiary of FUJIFILM Corporation, the leading global manufacturer of data storage media, today introduced a new proprietary TCO Calculator to help IT professionals assess the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of automated tape systems compared to low-cost disk and cloud-based archive data storage. This free online tool, developed by storage economics expert Brad Johns Consulting and sponsored by Fujifilm, calculates 5- and 10-year scenarios for the Total Cost of…

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