• The 7 Best Data Visualization Tools In 2017

      Big Data and the ever-growing access we have to more information is the driving force behind artificial intelligence and the wave of technological change sweeping across all industries. But all the data in the world is useless – in fact it can become a liability – if you can’t understand it. Data visualization is about how to present your data, to the right people, at the right time, in order to enable them to gain insights most effectively. Luckily…

  • Marvell to Acquire Cavium for $6 Billion

    Marvell to Acquire Cavium for $6 Billion Storage representing 46% of combined revenue This is a Press Release edited by StorageNewsletter.com on 2017.11.22 Marvell Technology Group Ltd. and Cavium, Inc. announced a definitive agreement, unanimously approved by the boards of directors of both companies, under which Marvell will acquire all outstanding shares of Cavium common stock in exchange for consideration of $40.00 per share in cash and 2.1757 Marvell common shares for each Cavium share. Upon completion of the transaction,…

  • How the biggest cyber security disasters could have been avoided

    Some 60% of Australian businesses experienced at least one security breach a month in 2016, compared with just 23.7% in 2015, according to a Telstra report. 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 agree to the Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy….

  • Michael Raam No Longer CEO of Weka IO

    Michael Raam No Longer CEO of Weka IO Real surprise as the file storage company accelerates. By Philippe Nicolas on 2017.11.15 Michael Raam, CEO of Weka IO since August 2015, has indicated on his LinkedIn page that he ends his CEO role at Weka IO this month. He’s still listed on the Weka leadership page as November is not ended and probably will stay listed until a substitute is announced. It’s a surprise as the company accelerates with a recent…

  • Storage dictionary in 18th edition evolves with the times

    Storage developer Carlos Pratt is a busy man, having recently left his job at IBM to work at a stealth-mode cloud startup, but his passion is words—Pratt in his spare time leads a team producing the Storage Networking Industry Association’s ever-changing dictionary. The dictionary team published its 18th edition online in September 2017 and in print last month. This year’s digital version is 330 pages and adds definitions for many aspects of non-volatile memory, which is a modern twist on…

  • Sherry Lautenbach Named SVP of Americas Sales, Nutanix

    Sherry Lautenbach SVP of Americas Sales, Nutanix IBM veteran for over 23 years This is a Press Release edited by StorageNewsletter.com on 2017.11.17 Nutanix, Inc. appointed Sherry Lautenbach as SVP of Americas sales. She will be responsible for leading sales execution and strategy for the company’s largest geographic region. “Nutanix offers an incredible opportunity for companies to transform the way they build and manage private, public and edge clouds,” she said. “I’m impressed by the outstanding net promoter scores it has…

  • IBM Spectrum Scale 5.0 Release – What’s coming !

      IBM Spectrum Scale Version 5.0 has been announced at Super Computing 2017 and is scheduled for general availability by the end of December 2017. So what should you expect from this release of the solution that IDC has rated the world’s No 1 Software Defined Storage – a one stop-shop for unstructured data workloads that require the very best performance and scalability? This latest release has been developed to meet the needs of the US Department of Energy CORAL…

  • IBM Announces New HPC Software

    November 14th, 2017 by Adam Armstrong IBM Announces New HPC Software paging_filter Today, right in time for SuperComputing 2017, IBM announced new software aimed at delivering faster time to insight for High Performance Computing (HPC) and High Performance Data Analytics (HPDA), such as Spark, Tensor Flow and Caffé, for AI, Machine Learning and Deep Learning. This new software will be deployed for the Department of Energy’s CORAL Project at both Oak Ridge and Lawrence Livermore. The software includes new AI…

  • Data Storage and Encryption Should Top the CISO’s To-Do List

    In today’s digitized world, data storage and encryption are surely top of mind for most chief information officers (CIOs). But given the increasing regulations and privacy implications surrounding data security, these measures should also be on the chief information security officer (CISO)’s agenda. Most organizations need to house massive amounts of data to comply with privacy regulations, enable cognitive activities, and facilitate the construction and analysis of attack patterns. At the same time, an effective data storage strategy promotes security…

  • Transform Any Document into a Searchable PDF with Adobe’s Scan App

    Using your phone to scan documents isn’t anything new. With apps like Scanner Pro and Turbo Scan out there, if you own a smartphone there’s pretty much no reason you need to break out the ol’ flatbed scanner to digitize anything anymore. Heck, even just snapping a photo of a document sans app could probably get the job done in most cases. Even if you’ve already found a favorite scanning app, Adobe’s new app, aptly named Abobe Scan, is one…

  • IBM Storage Tape Support for LTO-8 Type M Media

    IBM Storage Tape Support for LTO-8 Type M Media In first half of 2018 This is a Press Release edited by StorageNewsletter.com on 2017.11.15 Preview: IBM Storage Tape support for IBM Linear Tape-Open 8 Type M media Alongside the launch of LTO Ultrium Generation 8 tape drives, IBM plans to introduce multiple options for initializing M8 media to enable new LTO-7 cartridge capacity to be increased by up to 50% on LTO-8 drives. Customers who purchase new LTO-7 cartridges initialized as…

  • Google Study Finds Phishing Is Top Online Threat

    Internet data breaches threaten the usernames and passwords of billions of people, but bad actors find phishing is the most effective way to hijack their victims’ online identities, according to researchers at Google and the University of California-Berkeley. In a year-long study of online black markets, the researchers found that 25 percent of phishing victims were at risk of a Google email account takeover after their credentials were exposed, compared to 7 percent of victims of third-party data breaches and…

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