Cloud Computing

  • Seagate: Fiscal 3Q18 Financial Results

    (in $ million) 3Q17 3Q18 9 mo. 17 9 mo. 18 Revenue 2,674 2,803 8,365 8,349 Growth 5% -0% Net income (loss) 194 381 658 721 Seagate Technology plc reported financial results for the quarter ended March 30, 2018. For the third quarter, the company reported revenue of $2.8 billion, gross margin of 30.2%, net income of $381 million and diluted earnings per share of $1.31. On a non-GAAP basis, which excludes the net impact of certain items, Seagate reported…

  • NAND Flash Prices to Decline

    The NAND flash market has witnessed a slight oversupply in 1Q18. The growth momentum remains weak in 2Q18 although the demand increases, according to DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce. It is expected that the slight oversupply in NAND flash market will remain and the prices will continue to decline. In the 2H18, the overall demand will increase due to the peak season. Demand in channel markets will also recover because of the lower prices. The growths in average NAND flash content per box for…

  • SoftBank is in talks to invest in data storage company Cohesity

    SoftBank’s Vision Fund is in late talks to fund a hot data-storage company, Cohesity, in a deal that would value the company at about $1 billion. Investors would place at least $150 million into the company, people familiar with the matter say, in what would be the latest romp on a deal spree by the massive technology investing firm. The Vision Fund-led round is still in the process of closing, the people said, and the numbers could change slightly. Cohesity…

  • 10 hot storage companies to watch

    Innovations such as software-defined storage (SDS), hyper-converged infrastructures (HCI), and blockchain have investors flocking to enterprise storage startups, and this market shows no signs of slowing down. Collectively, the 10 startups featured in this roundup have raised more than $736 million in VC funding. This total is even more impressive when you factor in two startups not included in that calculation. One of them is entirely self-funded, while the other has a unique business model and an equally unique source…

  • Can Supercomputers Break Down Data Silos?

    The Iridis Supercomputer. Credit: University of Southampton The race to build ever-more powerful supercomputers often seems somewhat superficial, a simple game of one-upmanship between research institutes and universities where academic performance and potential is measured in cores and petaflops. The announcements heralding a new supercomputer are often quite drab, focusing in on just the raw numbers involved, rather than how the computer actually benefits their academic homes, which spend lofty sums of cash on buying and maintaining them. The University…

  • How to download personal Facebook data

    At the bottom of Facebook’s Settings page, there’s a line that’s easy to miss: “Download a copy of your Facebook data.” It’s been there for years and it’s not particularly hidden, but few people ever had cause to click it. The data inside was not particularly usable for a Facebook user, except on Facebook. But with all the controversy surrounding Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal, in which the data of 50 million user profiles was misused, many users are reexamining their own…

  • Cloud Computing: Will 2018 be the Year of Rapid Growth?

    Cloud computing keeps on playing an essential part in organizations! Additionally, with a developing requirement for solid data storage facilities, numerous organizations move every one of their information to the cloud. Having developed from individual cloud storage, cloud computing now offers an advantageous means of storing and recovering expansive information volumes. There are different reasons why the cloud is so famous. By offering some advantages such as decreased costs, enhanced IT support, remote access, maintenance and management, cloud computing helps…

  • Is demand for data storage or supply driving increased storage?

    ContentItemController, generated at 17:43:56 Fri Mar 9, 2018, by pv-ecmappma2.techtarget.com Sergey Nivens – Fotolia Evaluate Weigh the pros and cons of technologies, products and projects you are considering. Is demand for data storage or supply driving increased storage? Figuring out whether we’re storing more data than ever because we’re producing more data or because constantly evolving storage technology lets us store more of it isn’t easy. RefineryController, generated at 17:43:56 Fri Mar 9, 2018, by pv-ecmappma2.techtarget.com EzinePromoController, generated at 16:48:37…

  • Dropbox and Salesforce forge major integration pact

    Video: Dropbox tends to freelance worker needs with Showcase Dropbox and Salesforce have announced a significant integration pact that will more tightly link their platforms for joint customers. The primary integrations center around Salesforce’s Commerce Cloud, Marketing Cloud and Quip platforms, and creating native, two-way access between these platforms and Dropbox. More specifically, executives from both Salesforce and Dropbox said the companies are focused on two key areas as the integrations roll out: Brand engagement and digital asset management, and…

  • Top 10 Data Center Stories of the Month: February 2018

    Here are the 10 most popular articles that ran on Data Center Knowledge in February: Why Mainframes Aren’t Going Away Any Time Soon – IBM’s former systems and technology CTO explains when it makes sense to buy a mainframe and what the advantages are. Meet Your New Data Center Manager: REMI the AI Persona – Facilities management specialist CBRE and startup LitBit say it won’t be long until data center staff work alongside AI counterparts. Oracle to Launch 12 Cloud…

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