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  • 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,…

  • Storage needs set to double

    Data storage requirements for small and mid-size businesses are predicted to double over the next four years, according to a new Fujitsu study among senior finance professionals in SMEs. There is, however, widespread concern (from 76% of respondents) that high or unpredictable data growth will lead to escalating data storage and management costs. According to a survey conducted among 182 chief financial officers across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and South Asia, three in five see technology as an important…

  • Actifio Joins Ready for IBM Storage Program

    Boston, MA — August 24, 2017 — Actifio, the Enterprise Data-as-a-Service (EDaaS) company, today announced a partnership with the Ready for IBM Storage Program to accelerate enterprise digital transformation initiatives for DevOps, analytics and hybrid cloud. Actifio’s Big Database Solution is now available as a validated IBM PartnerWorld solution, enabling Actifio to support VAR, MSP and enterprise partners worldwide. The Ready for IBM Storage program integrates and validates partner offerings with IBM technology to enable end-to-end use cases, simplify deployment,…

  • Tape still viable as IBM sets new records

    IBM Research scientists have achieved a new world record in tape storage, their fifth since 2006 – and the new areal density could see tape becoming competitive for cloud storage. The new record of 201 Gb/in2 (gigabits per square inch) in areal density was achieved on a prototype sputtered magnetic tape developed by Sony Storage Media Solutions. The scientists presented the achievement at the 28th Magnetic Recording Conference (TMRC 2017) in Japan. Tape storage is currently the most secure, energy…

  • How Much Data is Generated Every Minute?

      How Much Data is Generated Every Minute? [Infographic] Domo has released the latest version of its ‘Data Never Sleeps’ infographic, which provides a snapshot of what happens online every minute – some amazing perspective to consider. So what’s changed since last year? Well, it’s kind of difficult to say, as most of the data points differ from those on version 4.0 of the graphic, although we can see that Giphy usage has increased by around 100k GIFs, The Weather Channel is…

  • A quest for the mother of all computers

    “In 15 years, IQC has established itself as a globally leading centre for quantum information science research,” Lazaridis said in an email. It was recently identified as the largest centre for quantum information science worldwide in a publication by quantum scientists in the United Kingdom, he said. “It is one of a handful of centres in the world where top researchers go to contribute and to collaborate,” said Lazaridis. There are now more than 200 researchers working in 55 labs…

  • What Is 3D NAND Memory and Storage?

    A few years back, hard disk drives were driven out of the market by a faster, reliable and quieter flash memory based Solid State Storage Devices. In recent past, biggest jump is 3D NAND flash. So what exactly it is? Let’s have a look. What is 3D NAND? Talking in layman’s terms, the 3D NAND is just a stacking of memory chips on top of each other, where some manufacturers call this V (Vertical) NAND. This will make the device…

  • 6 things you should know about backing up your PC

    Google’s new Backup and Sync app is fine for data, but it’s not a total-system solution. Does that even matter? Screenshot by Matt Elliott/CNET Last week, Google announced the new desktop version of its Backup and Sync app, and it got me thinking: What does desktop backup even mean in 2017? Not so long ago, there was one and only way to protect the precious data riding around in your laptop: Connect an external drive (or, if you were really…

  • Moving Data To The Cloud

      Getting large amounts of content transported over a distance is a challenge. For a large data set, it is difficult or impossible to move the data over conventional Internet links, the bandwidth available just isn’t enough. It is an old truism that a FedEx truck full of storage devices (originally magnetic tape) has a faster bandwidth than any conventional network. In order to make it easier for organizations to move data to the cloud, cloud companies have created packaged…

  • Rich Campagna CEO, Bitglass

    Rich Campagna Named CEO, Bitglass   This is a Press Release edited by StorageNewsletter.com on 2017.07.13 Bitglass, Inc., the total data protection company, has named Rich Campagna CEO of the company. He helped launch the company out of stealth in 2013, architecting go-to-market strategy, product vision and driving the company’s customer-centric approach to sales. He succeeds retiring co-founder Nat Kausik who will stay on as an adviser to the company. Campagna has a track record of success with Bitglass as…

  • General Data Protection Regulation and the role of object storage

    Next – Previous Links Next – Previous Links Display Category Labels Enterprise ITStorage Back to Home .Display Category Labels General Data Protection Regulation and the role of object storage By Nigel Houghton, EMEA Strategic Alliance & Channel Sales Director, Scality Ellie Burns 4th July 2017   Add to favoritesNigel Houghton from Scality looks at how object storage can help companies become and stay compliant in the GDPR era. The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), due to come into effect…

  • News Bits: Primary Data

      June 30th, 2017 by Adam Armstrong News Bits: Primary Data, Cisco, NetApp, IBM, DataCore, WD, Toshiba, Excelero, & 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. Primary Data unveils DataSphere for SMB. Cisco and NetApp partner with a software-defined CI solution. Veritas announces Hyperscale for Containers. IBM Cloud Object Storage now available on Cisco UCS. DataCore’s Hybrid Cloud Replication now available in Azure. WD Launches…

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