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  • IBM, Cloud Constellation Look at the Evolution of Data Storage Architectures – Via Satellite –

    IBM, Cloud Constellation Look at the Evolution of Data Storage Architectures As worldwide security growth moves to more than $96 billion in 2018, research firm Gartner is predicting an increase of 8 percent from 2017 for cybersecurity investment. Organizations are spending more on security as a result of regulations, shifting buyer mindset, awareness of emerging threats, and the evolution to a digital business strategy. Responding to this need, Cloud Constellation has released a joint white paper with IBM detailing how data storage…

  • Data Centers to 5G: Bring It On!

    Brian Lavallée is Senior Director of Solutions Marketing for Ciena. There’s no doubt that 5G will affect all parts of the network – from end users, to both man and machine (things) to data centers, and everything in between. In fact, according to IHS Economics and IHS Technology’s report from 2017, 5G is expected to lay the groundwork for technologies such as making self-driving cars more responsive to traffic changes or IoT sensors becoming more intuitive and integrated into smart buildings…

  • The Best Products of 2017

      When you test as many products as the PCMag analysts do, it’s not surprising that they all start to look alike. Every box seems to have the same features, every game the same mechanics, every technology is simply keeping up with the digital Joneses. Then, once in a while, something truly amazing stands out. Those are the products we’ve gathered here, the top 100 of close to 2,500 tested by our staff in 2017. That’s only 4 percent of…

  • White House unveils report on modernizing government IT

      The White House released a report Wednesday on modernizing the government’s information technology, urging agencies to move to cloud storage. The report also outlined general steps the government should take to ramp up its modernization efforts. The recommendations include bolstering security for the highest risk and most valuable technology, consolidating networks to save money and adopting broader tech tools that aren’t agency-specific to save money. “It is imperative for the Federal Government to leverage these innovations to provide better…

  • News Bits: Dell EMC, Virtual Instruments, Apple, Boomi, WekaIO, SwiftStack, & More | StorageReview.com – Storage Reviews

      December 9th, 2017 by Lyle Smith News Bits: Dell EMC, Virtual Instruments, Apple, Boomi, WekaIO, SwiftStack, & More paging_filter This week’s News Bits we look at a number of small announcements, small in terms of the content, not the impact they have. Virtual Instruments announces the newest version of VirtualWisdom. Druva announces record bookings and annual recurring revenue performance. Dell Boomi Gets an Update. SwiftStack 6 is now available. Dell EMC introduces new Future-Proof Storage Loyalty Program. Cavium announces…

  • Cheapest enterprise cloud storage providers not always best

    LAS VEGAS — Don’t choose the least expensive of the enterprise cloud storage providers, even if the vendor happens to be a big name. That was the advice from Raj Bala, a Gartner research director focusing on cloud infrastructure, at the Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations Management & Data Center Conference. Bala cautioned attendees about “horror stories” he has heard from customers that made the cheapest choice, even from “big brand names.” During a post-presentation interview, Bala declined to name any…

  • Oracle Layoffs 2017: Staff Cuts Trim Storage Hardware Sales Team

    Oracle Layoffs 2017: Staff Cuts Trim Storage Hardware Sales Team Oracle layoffs hit the database company’s North American storage hardware sales team amid continued Oracle Cloud deployment & migration initiatives.   by Joe Panettieri • Dec 10, 2017 Targeted Oracle layoffs have hit the database company’s North America storage hardware sales team, multiple sources confirm to ChannelE2E. Oracle’s server hardware team will take on the storage sales responsibilities, though the company’s top priority remains Oracle Cloud, the sources say. The…

  • Ken Cheney Named VP of Business Development, Qumulo

    Ken Cheney VP of Business Development, Qumulo Was at Chef Software, Message Plus, Likewise Software (EMC), HP and Mercury Interactive. This is a Press Release edited by StorageNewsletter.com on 2017.11.28 Qumulo, Inc., in universal-scale file storage, announced the appointment of Ken Cheney as VP of business development. His appointment rounds out an executive team with success in building and scaling large companies. He was tapped for his business insight and track record in driving ecosystem, OEM and public cloud partnerships….

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

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