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  • Still soaring: Cloud computing trends for 2018

    All signs point toward the continued growth of cloud computing, but what cloud computing trends or changes are we expecting to see in 2018? While it can sometimes be hard to predict, many cloud computing providers have already announced new changes they are planning or have already rolled out. Additionally, businesses and corporations have made their voices heard to understand what they want from cloud computing trends in 2018. If we look at the monetary predictions, Forrester sees public cloud…

  • IBM continues tape progress despite cloud and flash advances

    Image: ZDNet A new version of IBM’s virtual tape system has higher data compression rates than its predecessor, data-at-rest encryption, and 16-gigabit connections for Z-series mainframes. Solo configurations of the TS7700 series, announced on Feb. 6, 2018, can reach almost 2.5 petabytes, while 8-machine clusters can approach 20 petabytes. Thanks to the virtualization, you can trick a mainframe into thinking that various combinations of flash, disk, and real tape are all one pool. SEE: Quick glossary: Storage (Tech Pro Research)…

  • Data Center Connectivity Startup PacketFabric Raises $25M

    PacketFabric, the data center connectivity startup that’s built a software-defined networking platform that stretches across 150 colocation facilities located across the US, has raised a $25 million Series B funding round, provided by its original backer, the healthcare and biotech company NantWorks. PacketFabric’s private Layer 2 Ethernet network is designed for easy, automated connectivity provisioning and transfer of large amounts of data. The aim is to give data center users a way to provision network links the same way someone…

  • Annual IBM revenue rises, thanks to cloud, flash storage – Storage Soup

    ContentItemController, generated at 08:04:23 Tue Jan 23, 2018, by pv-ecmappma2.techtarget.com News Stay informed about the latest enterprise technology news and product updates.   Annual IBM revenue rises, thanks to cloud, flash storage GuideController, generated at 08:04:23 Tue Jan 23, 2018, by pv-ecmappma2.techtarget.com   LatestContentController, generated at 20:11:42 Mon Jan 22, 2018, by pv-ecmappma2.techtarget.com A data storage blog offering commentary on the storage industry, as well as a behind-the-scenes look at developments in storage management, SAN, NAS, backup, disaster recovery and…

  • Interview With Rick Clark, President and CEO, Aptare

    He is: He was: CIO of Sanrise Inc. (acquired by EMC) President and CEO of Aptare Inc. (1993-2000) Director, professional and education services, at Plexus Software Project manager, software engineering, at Plexus Software StorageNewsletter.com: Founded in 1993, Aptare is an established profitable company, how did you start the project? Did you raise money or brought your own finance? Rick Clark: Aptare started as a professional services company in 1993. We were instrumental in various extremely large IT projects in the mid-1990s…

  • Meet the Boss – Exclusive Interview with Bluzelle CEO Pavel Bains

    .entry-header Bluzelle is service-based (middleware) storage solution for the blockchain and businesses using it. The blockchain is in the end, just a protocol similarly to how the internet is a communication protocol. Hence, there is a need for middleware applications to capitalize on these protocols instead of making things more complicated. All of this starts off with a decentralized database network which includes two parties: producers and consumers. Producers in the Bluzelle platform are the people who mine which is…

  • Bertrand Yansouni Named VP of WW Channel, Rubrik

    Rubrik, Inc. appointed Bertrand Yansouni as the company’s VP of WW channel. In this role, he will develop and lead the global vision and strategy for channel partners, including VARs, distributors and solution providers. He will report to Mark Smith, EVP of global sales and business development. He has helped design and execute highly leveraged go-to-market strategies at market-defining enterprise technology companies for over 25 years. In his most recent role as Google Cloud’s VP of global partner sales and…

  • The Forecast: What 2018 Has In Store For CTOs (Hint: It’s Looking Cloudy)

    It has been an eventful 2017. We are in an era of technological change right now, and I see this taking shape in a few ways next year, specifically as it relates to chief technology officers. We are seeing organizations like the Pentagon make a shift toward open source computing as they seek more security and aim to adopt new tech at a fast clip, we’re realizing that the governance you place on your data has big implications for our…

  • What is big data storage?

    Big data storage is a compute-and-storage architecture that collects and manages large data sets and enables real-time data analytics. Companies apply big data analytics to get greater intelligence from metadata. In most cases, big data storage uses low-cost hard disk drives, although moderating prices for flash appear to have opened the door to using flash in servers and storage systems as the foundation of big data storage. These systems can be all-flash or hybrids mixing disk and flash storage. By…

  • How to use your PC as cloud storage

    Today we will be discussing how to use your PC as cloud storage. Cloud storage is an online/virtual storage for files and folders.Cloud storage providers allow users to upload any size and type of computer file, only e-mail attachments usually have limitations. Over the years, many organizations have come up with their own solutions to Cloud Storage and Data Privacy. Although any remote storage is usable for file upload during backup, providers dedicated to “backup as a service” (BaaS) usually…

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