• Tech Giants Brace for Europe’s New Data Privacy Rules

    close story-meta Photo Facebook’s London office. The social network has not rolled out certain products in Europe because they may violate the region’s privacy laws. Credit Daniel Leal-Olivas/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images SAN FRANCISCO — Over the past two months, Google has started letting people around the world choose what data they want to share with its various products, including Gmail and Google Docs. Amazon recently began improving the data encryption on its cloud storage service and simplified an agreement…

  • Data Storage Protection Trends: Ten Storage Trends to Watch

    Data Storage Protection Trends: Ten Storage Trends to Watch Data protection has suddenly become hot once again. After years languishing as an unexciting item on every storage managers to-do list, it has once again moved to top of mind. This may be a sign of the times: growing cloud adoption, the rise of the distributed enterprise and the demand for analytics are all driving data protection to the forefront. Here are some of the top trends in this area. Data…

  • Qumulo Launches New Partner Program, Adds Channel Evangelist

    **Editor’s Note: Click here for our most recent list of important channel-program changes you should know or here to see which channel people were on the move in January.** Qumulo this week unveiled its Partner1st Program to meet increasing demand for its QF2 universal-scale file storage system that runs in the data center and the public cloud. Qumulo’s Leonard Iventosch The company also has appointed Leonard Iventosch, previously with Nimble Storage, ExtraHop and EMC, as chief channel evangelist to advance channel…

  • Peter Javestad Named Acting CEO, Proact

    After two years as CEO of Proact IT Group AB, during which the company has had growth and profitable development, Jason Clark has chosen to resign from his position as of February 1, 2018. The company has initiated a recruitment process of a new CEO. The board has decided to appoint Peter Javestad, as acting CEO, to lead the company’s operations. He has been a member of the company’s group management team since 2004 and has held senior management positions…

  • Scientists seek to raise efficiency of molecular data storage

    Sam Berube University researchers, led by Jacob Rosenstein ’ 05 (middle) and Brenda Rubenstein ’07 (front, second from right) have received $4.1 million grant for their work with molecular data storage. A group of University engineers and chemists, led by principal investigators Assistant Professor of Chemistry Brenda Rubenstein ’07 and Assistant Professor of Engineering Jacob Rosenstein ’05, has received a $4.1 million award to analyze new ways to store data using synthetic molecules. The research team has already used 25…

  • The buzz of bitcoin: Cryptocurrency for sale at vape shops, bars and gas stations – Naperville Sun

    People are buying digital currency in what might seem unlikely places. Unlike banks and currency exchanges, where people can trade foreign currency and U.S. dollars, a Naperville vape shop, an Aurora gas station, and bars in Elgin and St. Charles are some of the spots where people are purchasing cryptocurrency, which some see as the future of money. Naperville is home to two ATM machines — Vape N Tobacco at 1224 W. Ogden Ave. and the lobby of Van Buren…

  • What is hyperconverged infrastructure, and why should you care?

    Spend more than an hour in a meeting with any major software company and you’re bound to hear the buzzword “hyperconverged infrastructure,” but what is it, and why should you care? Industry analyst Zeus Kerravala explained it for us in a question-and-answer session. We played the role of skeptic. SEE: Virtualization policy (Tech Pro Research) TechRepublic: We think we understand what hyperconverged infrastructure means, but how would you explain it? Zeus Kerravala: “It’s kind of a weird term. There was…

  • IBM Partners Converge: InfoSystems Takes 50% Stake In Cloud Service Provider APSU – ChannelE2E

    IBM Partners Converge: InfoSystems Takes 50% Stake In Cloud Service Provider APSU InfoSystems Inc. now owns a 50 percent stake in APSU Inc., allowing the two IBM partners to work more closely together on cloud and IT services initiatives.   by Ty Trumbull • Jan 29, 2018 InfoSystems Inc. now owns a 50 percent stake in APSU Inc., expanding a relationship between the two IBM partners that first emerged in 2016. Indeed, UK-based APSU expanded into the United States in…

  • IBM Adds V100 GPUs to IBM Cloud; Targets AI, HPC

      IBM Adds V100 GPUs to IBM Cloud; Targets AI, HPC By John Russell   January 31, 2018 IBM today announced availability of Nvidia V100 GPUs in the IBM Cloud. The move keeps pace with Amazon and Microsoft Azure which also offer V100s and is more evidence of the effort by major cloud providers to rapidly beef up their AI and HPC capabilities. In making the announcement, IBM was quick to note it was “first to offer a comprehensive suite…

  • 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…

  • How data-over-sound is securing the future of the IoT

    We live in a world where everything is connected and, in turn, depends on being connected. Our businesses, our homes and our cities are intricately linked by the growth of IoT. And, increasingly, our children’s educational and play lives are also becoming more digitally-immersive. But, at what security risk? Stories about the threat and the potential fallout of cyber attacks on IoT and connected devices are increasingly hitting the headlines in the mainstream press. This is particularly the case when…

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