Cloud Computing

  • 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,…

  • 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…

  • IBM’s Cloud Object Storage Group Unveiled New Functions

    IBM Cloud Object Storage is the foundational data store for IBM Cloud that helps companies in managing data growth. The integration of IBM Cloud Object Storage with the Watson Data Platform has become the recent biggest news. This integration would provide companies with a persistent storage layer for ad hoc analytics, predictive analytics, real-time streaming, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning for software developers and data scientists. With the merge, users can now scale their computing and storage resources independently,…

  • Blockchain and storage for critical digital assets

    Blockchain, at root, is a distributed database in which individual transactions are verified across a peer-to-peer network of nodes. As such, it is a method of storing, managing and maintaining sets of information with great potential. 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…

  • IBM Storage Enabler for Containers Archives

    Along with the recent announcements of many new IBM Storage offerings, product enhancements and leading-edge innovations, I would like to call attention to IBM Storage Enabler for Container Environments. This new IBM software for containers is a technology that is quickly becoming a cloud infrastructure “must-have.”[1] Container technology enables prepackaged and pre-configured software with the […] Source: IBM Storage Enabler for Containers Archives – IBM Systems Blog: In the Making

  • Intel Doubles Capacity For Its Optane DC P4800X SSD

      November 9th, 2017 by Adam Armstrong Intel Doubles Capacity For Its Optane DC P4800X SSD paging_filter Today Intel announced that it has doubled the capacity for its data center Optane DC P4800X SSD. The drive will soon be available in both HHHL AIC and a hot-swappable 2.5” U.2 form factor in both its initial 375GB capacity and the new 750GB capacity. The introduction of higher capacities and new form factors make this drive a more attractive option for data…

  • How Pat Gelsinger saved VMware

    Author Detail 3Col corrections Premium Content Flag – provides a class hook for isPremiumTruncation and Not Embargoed As a boy growing up in rural Pennsylvania, Patrick Gelsinger expected he’d become a farmer like his father. An early aptitude for technology set his life on a far different path. Gelsinger spent 30 years at Intel as a technician and chip architect, working on microprocessors and game-changing innovations like USB and WiFi. He rose to become the company’s first chief technology officer….

  • #Cloud Global Power 100 Influencer List

    Week 44 – All Influencers Table                      Table                                      On The Move                  Rank Influencer Power Score 1.  (1) Steven Krohn A highly respected digital marketing consultant and social media influencer. A successful strategic advisor on ICOs, cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. 100 2.  (2) Mark Russinovich CTO of Microsoft Azure, author of novels Rogue Code, Zero Day and…

  • How blockchain technology could affect the future of network engineering | Network World

    Blockchain, also referred to as distributed ledger, is the concept behind the success of Bitcoin and provides a dynamic digital register of transactions. Think of it as a database that’s distributed throughout a network. Information is continually shared and reconciled throughout multiple nodes and each one has an identical copy of the database. Transactions within this database are audited and agreed upon by consensus. This decentralized method of keeping track of changes ensures the ledger can’t be practically controlled by…

  • Make Disaster Recovery Part of Your Holiday Plan

    Photo credit: igorstevanovic/Shutterstock While executives often feel their organization is very prepared to recover from data loss or damage, their IT professionals say otherwise. Going dark for days at a time could significantly alter revenue generation for a small business, especially during the busy holiday shopping season. If your small business has a busy holiday shopping season, disaster recovery preparedness should be a major part of your holiday planning process. A 2016 survey revealed a huge disconnect between C-suites 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…

  • IBM cranks up flash storage for greater capacity and speed

    All-flash storage has become increasingly popular in data centers as a means of much faster data access than traditional hard disk, but its growth has been impeded by cost and storage density. There was too much of the former and too little of the latter. Every memory, storage and server vendor is working full out to address that issue, and it has turned into quite an arms race, which benefits the customer. So much so that Gartner predicts that within…

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