Data Storage

  • Hybrid Cloud Computing and Data Storage: Key Hybrid Cloud Trends

    With so many organizations operating in hybrid cloud environments, there now exists many lessons learned that can be of material assistance to those about to embark on that journey. Here are some best practices from the experts for using hybrid cloud computing to make your storage more efficient. Hybrid Cloud or Not? Rather than blithely barreling into the hybrid cloud, organizations would do well to think carefully before pulling the trigger. While hybrid deployments allow organizations to dip their toes…

  • Tech Giants Brace for Europe’s New Data Privacy Rules

    close story-meta Photo Facebook’s London office. The social network has not rolled out certain products in Europe because they may violate the region’s privacy laws. Credit Daniel Leal-Olivas/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images SAN FRANCISCO — Over the past two months, Google has started letting people around the world choose what data they want to share with its various products, including Gmail and Google Docs. Amazon recently began improving the data encryption on its cloud storage service and simplified an agreement…

  • Data Storage Protection Trends: Ten Storage Trends to Watch

    Data Storage Protection Trends: Ten Storage Trends to Watch Data protection has suddenly become hot once again. After years languishing as an unexciting item on every storage managers to-do list, it has once again moved to top of mind. This may be a sign of the times: growing cloud adoption, the rise of the distributed enterprise and the demand for analytics are all driving data protection to the forefront. Here are some of the top trends in this area. Data…

  • Scientists seek to raise efficiency of molecular data storage

    Sam Berube University researchers, led by Jacob Rosenstein ’ 05 (middle) and Brenda Rubenstein ’07 (front, second from right) have received $4.1 million grant for their work with molecular data storage. A group of University engineers and chemists, led by principal investigators Assistant Professor of Chemistry Brenda Rubenstein ’07 and Assistant Professor of Engineering Jacob Rosenstein ’05, has received a $4.1 million award to analyze new ways to store data using synthetic molecules. The research team has already used 25…

  • Western Digital: Fiscal 2Q18 Financial Results

    (in $ million) 3Q17 3Q18 9 mo. 17 9 mo. 18 Revenue 4,888 5,336 9,602 10,517 Growth 9% 10% Net income (loss) 235 (823) (131) (142) Western Digital Corp. reported record revenue of $5.3 billion for its second fiscal quarter ended Dec. 29, 2017. Operating income was $955 million with a net loss of $823 million, or ($2.78) per share. The GAAP net loss for the period includes a provisional net tax charge of $1.6 billion primarily due to the…

  • 2018 Predictions of 38 Storage Vendors

    This study took place these last few weeks. We have asked a selection of 50 CEOs and other leaders of the storage industry about their 2018 predictions and got finally 38 answers to discover some trends or at least repeatable patterns and topics. To participate companies had to produce three predictions with a short paragraph illustrating each point. The list of vendors is: Avere Systems, C3DNA, Caringo, CloudEndure, Cloudian, Cohesity, Coraid, DataCore, Datos IO, Datrium, DDN Storage, DriveScale, E8 Storage,…

  • 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…

  • Storage Predictions for 2018 by StorageNewsletter.com

    We didn’t find in 2018, as well as in 2017, revolutionizing storage technologies even if there will be a lot of enhancements in the current $100 billion+ storage industry. Look to several start-ups, especially in software. SSDs There is a strong demand. The price will finally going down this year with new fabs, especially in China, and consequently they will continue to faster replace HDDs from PCs and notebooks, and up to high-end storage systems. The massive move from 2D…

  • The best emerging storage tech of 2017

    Storage technology is evolving faster than any time in the last 40 years. Here are my picks for the best technologies to emerge in 2017. My consulting focuses on emerging technology, especially in data storage. Storage is taking a larger and larger piece of the IT budget, and with the growth of IoT, Big Data, and AI, that trend will only continue. That’s why we need new technologies to improve our not-terribly-resilient storage infrastructure. Flash While flash is not new,…

  • Big Data 2018: Cloud storage becomes the de facto data lake

    As we bat cleanup with our 2018 predictions for big data, we’re going to pick up where Big on Data bros Andrew Brust and George Anadiotis have left off. Yes, it’s getting harder and harder to stay oblivious to the impact of AI, with implications from the geopolitical to the mundane and the positively creepy. It’s getting harder to miss the growing impact of IoT on everything from our homes to the way hospitals deliver care, autonomous cars are driven,…

  • 7 Tech Predictions For 2018 And Beyond

    The technology trends of 2017 were big and impactful, with Artificial Intelligence (AI) and many self-service platforms enhancing human experience. Today technology helps people and businesses accomplish so much more than they could even think a decade ago. Technology is evolving and meshing up into business processes and everyday lives seamlessly. As technology reaches a newer level, we can expect the following trends in the coming times: Integrating New Data into Existing Data Streams From wearables to facial and voice recognition, there…

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