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  • LTO Program outlines generation 8 specifications; extends technology roadmap to 12th generation

    LTO Program outlines generation 8 specifications; extends technology roadmap to 12th generation Posted on October 18th, 2017 by Anna Ribeiro The LTO Program Technology Provider Companies (TPCs), Hewlett Packard Enterprise, IBM and Quantum, announced on Tuesday specifications of the latest LTO Ultrium format, generation 8, which is now available for licensing by media manufacturers. The LTO Program also released a new LTO technology roadmap, detailing specifications up to twelve (12) generations of tape technology, extending the total capacity of data…

  • 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…

  • Backing up is not hard to do

    When some employees at FCM Travel Solutions lost their laptops over the past year, they were able to get their data back within half an hour. “People were really happy with the kind of support they were getting, as there are not many technical people in our industry,” says Surender Arora, head of IT at FCM Travel Solutions in India. “It was like a miracle and was something they had never expected.” By submitting your personal information, you agree that…

  • Rob Salmon Now President and COO, Cohesity

    Rob Salmon President and COO, Cohesity Coming from NetApp where he was EVP of WW field operations This is a Press Release edited by StorageNewsletter.com on 2017.10.20 Cohesity, Inc., in hyperconverged secondary storage, added two new team members with industry experience – former NetApp president Rob Salmon and former VMware president and COO Carl Eschenbach. Rob Salmon will serve as Cohesity’s first president and COO, overseeing sales, marketing, and support divisions. Carl Eschenbach, now a partner with Sequoia Capital, will…

  • Healthcare Object Storage Supports Growing Unstructured Data

    Healthcare Object Storage Supports Growing Unstructured Data Source: Thinkstock   By Elizabeth O’Dowd October 20, 2017 – Entities are looking into object storage as a way to store massive amounts of data on-premises, according to Gartner’s latest Magic Quadrant report. For healthcare specifically, organizations are seeking healthcare object storage to help them sort through the growing amount of unstructured data. “With data growth exceeding 50 percent year over year, infrastructure and operations leaders are looking for extensible on-premises storage products that…

  • Dave Wright Named VP of Technical Strategy for NetApp

    Dave Wright VP of Technical Strategy, NetApp Coming back to company By Philippe Nicolas on 2017.10.17 Dave Wright is back at NetApp, Inc., his LinkedIn profile being updated recently with a new job title, VP of technical strategy. Some of you might have seen him on stage during NetApp Insights conference. Many people had doubt about his return when he announced a sabbatical period. He is still one of the pioneers of the all-flash array storage wave with SolidFire. He…

  • Five Trends in Data Center Cabling

    Five Trends in Data Center Cabling     As companies and data centers alike recognize that structured cabling is the long-term groundwork for an efficient and capable network infrastructure, leaders are rethinking the why and how of their existing data cabling designs. A precision network infrastructure is essential for adapting to new technologies, supporting critical systems and doing so at a cost value that works. Although a logical cabling plan satisfied yesterday’s networking needs, today’s physical-infrastructure requirements are a necessity….

  • New IBM TS2280 tape drive offers eighth-generation LTO Ultrium, maximum storage capacity of up to 30 TB

    New IBM TS2280 tape drive offers eighth-generation LTO Ultrium, maximum storage capacity of up to 30 TB Posted on October 16th, 2017 by Anna Ribeiro IBM recently announced its TS2280 Tape Drive that incorporates the latest generation of Linear Tape-Open (LTO) technology, delivering even higher capacity than the previous generation. In addition to backup, TS2280 is designed to help business handle the growing data demands of modern tape use cases like cloud, Internet of Things (IoT), and active file archive….

  • 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…

  • WD announces 14TB HDD; Seagate responds with 12TB models

      Two rivals in the mechanical hard drive market have announced new high-capacity 3.5” desktop drives almost at the same time: Western Digital, or rather its wholly-owned subsidiary HGST, will be shipping its first enterprise-class 14TB drive, while competitor Seagate has taken the wraps off of three new 12TB drive targeting the NAS and desktop markets.   Starting with Western Digital, the new model in question is the HGST Ultrastar HS14, an enterprise-class drive which has started shipping to ‘select…

  • Tom Signorello Named CEO, Arcserve

    Tom Signorello CEO, Arcserve Interim CEO Dave Hansen remains chairman. This is a Press Release edited by StorageNewsletter.com on 2017.10.04 Arcserve, LLC announced the appointment of Tom Signorello as its new CEO, effective immediately. He has a long track record of innovation and success as CEO of OnX Enterprise Solutions, SVP and MD, North America, for Diebold Inc., and VP of global managed services, North America, at Unisys. “Tom is an incredibly strong leader who I’m confident will infuse inspiration…

  • 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…

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