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  • #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…

  • The Very Real Danger of Cyberattacks

      Shari Klevens and Alanna Clair   Law firms have become prime targets for many types of cyberattacks, including phishing scams, technological spying and hacking. It is no longer unusual to hear of valuable and confidential client information being leaked or stolen. Headlines have been replete with examples of law firms targeted by hackers seeking confidential client information. It is not particularly surprising that an internal report issued by Citigroup in 2015 concluded that “digital security at many law firms,…

  • The Decentralized Cloud And The Future Of Data Are Here

    In light of the recent Equifax hack, exposing over 143 million Americans confidential information, one must ask, can we really trust these giant corporations with our most sensitive data? Equifax is just another number on the list of companies that have failed to keep their customer’s data safe. In July 2017, Verizon had a data breach and lost 14 million customers information.The list goes on for 2017, going to show that storing data in a central location is very susceptible…

  • Fast Facts: 87% Growth In Government Cloud Market

    In the fast-paced IT industry, new statistics and data are released daily. Each week, Enterprise Mobility Exchange publishes Fast Facts, taking a look at interesting or noteworthy information impacting businesses. The federal government is woefully behind in its digital transformation journey, as outlined by the American Technology Council which met earlier this year at the White House. According to Senior Adviser Jared Kushner, the federal government currently operates 6,100 data centers across the country, the “vast majority of which can…

  • When big data gets personal…and cloudy

    According to IBM, we create 2.5 quintillion bytes of data per day. That is a lot of really big data. And big data is getting bigger. It is becoming even more ubiquitous as our Personally Identifiable Information (PII) not only forms part of it, but also helps to create ties between other information, like marketing data. Big data is spreading, like a slime mold across our web servers, into our mobile apps, and IoT devices; it is everywhere and it…

  • SP/Silicon Power Launches Its First Portable SSD

    PRESS RELEASE Taipei, Taiwan – October 11, 2017 –SP/Silicon Power releases its first portable SSD, the Bolt B80, which combines bold design, impressive performance and safe storage.       Design   The Bolt B80 impresses with an extraordinary design, shape, size, as well as feather lightness. Its futuristically stylish UFO-shaped aluminum housing measures only 1.2cm thick and 7.5cm in diameter and will glide effortlessly into pockets or bags for safe storage.   Performance   Equipped with a Type-C port and USB 3.1…

  • WD is developing 40TB hard drives powered by microwaves

    Western Digital (WD) may have lost a bid to buy Toshiba’s flash memory technology, but is still hard at work on its bread-and-butter hard drives. The company has unveiled a breakthrough called microwave-assisted magnetic recording (MAMR) that will allow ever-higher disk capacities, up to 40TB by the year 2025. “Commercialization of MAMR technology will pave the way to higher recording densities and lower cost per terabyte hard disk drives,” said VP of research John Rydning in a statement. If you’re…

  • Infinidat Raises $95 Million Series C, Total Funding at $325 Million

    Infinidat Raises $95 Million Series C, Total Funding at $325 Million $1.6 billion valuation for profitable company This is a Press Release edited by StorageNewsletter.com on 2017.10.04 INFINIDAT Ltd closed a $95 million series C financing round. The round was led by Goldman Sachs Private Capital Investing (PCI) with strong participation from series B leader, TPG Growth. Equity raised by the company to date totals $325 million. The company has several hundred enterprise customers adopting the InfiniBox platform and more…

  • Magnetized particles could solve our data storage problems

    Scientists have discovered an unusual magnetic behavior that could solve one of the biggest problems faced by our data-hungry world: data storage. In recent decades we’ve been getting progressively better at storing data but unless we find new and more efficient ways to store the increasing volume of data we’re producing every day, it won’t be long until data centres reach their capacities and progress grinds to a halt. The new discovery, which has the potential to store data in…

  • How to Fix a Corrupted Memory Card

    One of Android’s notable advantages over iOS is that phones running Google’s mobile operating system typically offer expandable storage via a microSD card slot. But that can be a double-edged sword when things go wrong, as forum user faaizkhan1 discovered. “My memory card was corrupted in an HTC M8. However, when I plug it into my PC, I can view all of the folders in the memory card. When I open the DCIM folder, the images are listed there, but…

  • Toshiba Decided to Sell NAND Chip Business to Bain Capital

    Toshiba Corporation, as approved by its board of directors, has decided on the sale of all shares of Toshiba Memory Corporation (TMC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Toshiba, to K.K. Pangea (Pangea), a special purpose acquisition company formed by a Bain Capital Private Equity, LP (including its affiliates, Bain Capital) led consortium (the Consortium), and to enter into a Share Purchase Agreement (SPA) with Pangea. With the aim of ensuring a stable business transfer, Toshiba will invest ¥350.5 billion in Pangea,…

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