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  • Quantum: Fiscal 2Q18 Financial Results

    Quantum: Fiscal 2Q18 Financial Results Poor results, CEO Jon Gacek leaving company This is a Press Release edited by StorageNewsletter.com on 2017.11.13 (in $ million) 2Q17 2Q18 6 mo. 17 6 mo. 18 Revenue 134.7 107.1 251.0 223.9 Growth -21% -11% Net income (loss) 4.0 (7.9) (0.6) (11.5) Quantum Corp. reported results for the fiscal second quarter 2018 ended September 30, 2017, and made a number of other announcements. Fiscal Second Quarter Results (all comparisons are relative to the fiscal…

  • Storage For Surveillance

      I have written on occasion about digital storage for professional media and entertainment.  Of course, a big part of storage in M&E is for video assets.  An industry that also cares a lot about storing video content is the growing video surveillance market.  Surveillance video cameras with increasing resolution are appearing in many public places, often in response to fears of terrorist activities. As an example of this trend, Wikipedia says that the number of surveillance cameras in Greater…

  • Information about Software Defined Storage Market Players, Size, Share, Trends and Forecast by 2022 – MilTech

    .entry-header   Market research analyst predicts the global software defined storage market to grow at a CAGR of 31% during the forecast period. The market is driven by an increased need to reduce storage cost and enhance flexibility. Many firms are adopting software-defined storage solutions to minimize issues such as vendor lock-in, especially for hardware procurements from their storage suppliers. These solutions make it easy to maintain and operate storage operations. Storage virtualizations provide flexibility to add or remove storage…

  • Arcserve acquisition plans heating up

    Arcserve is on the hunt to buy more companies. The data protection and recovery company already has made two acquisitions since becoming independent from CA Technologies in 2014. It bought cloud provider Zetta last summer, giving it a larger cloud footprint and disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) offering. That followed the Arcserve acquisition of email archiving specialist FastArchiver in April for on premises or public cloud long-term data retention. By submitting your personal information, you agree that TechTarget and…

  • Hyper-converged infrastructure and disaster recovery

    Hyper-converged infrastructure delivers cost savings through a combination of slimmed-down hardware and greater operational improvements. The operational benefits of hyper-converged allow organisations to focus on the needs of the application rather than feed the infrastructure beast. 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…

  • Data Storage Startup Datto Acquired In Deal, Merges With IT Firm

    Connecticut’s billion-dollar startup, the cloud storage company Datto Inc. in Norwalk, has been acquired by Vista Equity Partners, a private equity and venture capital firm, the two companies announced Thursday. As part of the deal, Datto will merge with Autotask Corp., an information technology business management provider that is in Vista’s portfolio. Financial terms were not disclosed. “We’ve all been high-fiving today,” said Brooks Borcherding, Datto’s chief revenue officer. The deal brings expertise and investment to Datto and will help…

  • Rob Salmon Now President and COO, Cohesity

    Rob Salmon President and COO, Cohesity Coming from NetApp where he was EVP of WW field operations This is a Press Release edited by StorageNewsletter.com on 2017.10.20 Cohesity, Inc., in hyperconverged secondary storage, added two new team members with industry experience – former NetApp president Rob Salmon and former VMware president and COO Carl Eschenbach. Rob Salmon will serve as Cohesity’s first president and COO, overseeing sales, marketing, and support divisions. Carl Eschenbach, now a partner with Sequoia Capital, will…

  • New IBM TS2280 tape drive offers eighth-generation LTO Ultrium, maximum storage capacity of up to 30 TB

    New IBM TS2280 tape drive offers eighth-generation LTO Ultrium, maximum storage capacity of up to 30 TB Posted on October 16th, 2017 by Anna Ribeiro IBM recently announced its TS2280 Tape Drive that incorporates the latest generation of Linear Tape-Open (LTO) technology, delivering even higher capacity than the previous generation. In addition to backup, TS2280 is designed to help business handle the growing data demands of modern tape use cases like cloud, Internet of Things (IoT), and active file archive….

  • Microsoft warns overreaching warrants could hamstring US cloud storage companies

    Microsoft warns overreaching warrants could hamstring US cloud storage companies The Supreme Court today announced it would hear the Justice Department’s complaint against Microsoft concerning the company’s refusal to comply with warrants demanding it turn over emails residing on foreign servers. The implications of this case could determine the future of individual online privacy, and US-based cloud storage companies. The 2nd Court of Appeals last year ruled Microsoft had no onus to turn over emails residing on servers located in…

  • WD My Passport Ultra Review (4TB)

      August 18th, 2017 by Lyle Smith WD My Passport Ultra Review (4TB) paging_filter The My Passport Ultra drive is a portable HDD that features USB 3.0 connectivity and the company’s usual slick-looking design. Designed for consumers and professionals on the go who to store large amounts of data, the new My Passport Ultra is available in a maximum capacity of 4TB. This new release features an updated design, higher capacity, and improved performance compared to the previous generation. To…

  • Traditional IT infrastructure spending slows as public cloud takes over | CIO Dive

      Brief Traditional IT infrastructure spending slows as public cloud takes over • Published July 6, 2017 Dive Brief: Spending on IT infrastructure products — server, enterprise storage and Ethernet switches — needed to deploy cloud environments will increase 12.4% in 2017 to $40.1 billion, according to a new report from International Data Corporation (IDC). Public cloud data centers will account for just over 60% of that spending and will grow at the fastest rate year over year. Off-premise private cloud environments…

  • IBM DS8880 arrays lift mainframe archiving to the cloud

    IBM Storage has closed the loop on its Transparent Cloud Tiering software by adding it to IBM DS8880 arrays for archival storage of mainframe data. 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. The Transparent…

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