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  • 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…

  • Blockchain and cryptocurrency may soon underpin cloud storage

    Through blockchain, Roberto Galoppini sees an opportunity to kill two birds with one stone: His organization, FileZilla, can offer users free online data storage while also allowing them to earn valuable cryptocurrency. Galoppini, director of strategy for FileZilla, the popular, open-source FTP client, said his service is planning to shift direction this year by using a peer-to-peer (P2P), distributed storage platform from Atlanta-based Storj Labs Inc. that will be managed via blockchain. FileZilla, which has been piloting the Storj decentralized…

  • Annual IBM revenue rises, thanks to cloud, flash storage – Storage Soup

    ContentItemController, generated at 08:04:23 Tue Jan 23, 2018, by pv-ecmappma2.techtarget.com News Stay informed about the latest enterprise technology news and product updates.   Annual IBM revenue rises, thanks to cloud, flash storage GuideController, generated at 08:04:23 Tue Jan 23, 2018, by pv-ecmappma2.techtarget.com   LatestContentController, generated at 20:11:42 Mon Jan 22, 2018, by pv-ecmappma2.techtarget.com A data storage blog offering commentary on the storage industry, as well as a behind-the-scenes look at developments in storage management, SAN, NAS, backup, disaster recovery and…

  • Interview With Rick Clark, President and CEO, Aptare

    He is: He was: CIO of Sanrise Inc. (acquired by EMC) President and CEO of Aptare Inc. (1993-2000) Director, professional and education services, at Plexus Software Project manager, software engineering, at Plexus Software StorageNewsletter.com: Founded in 1993, Aptare is an established profitable company, how did you start the project? Did you raise money or brought your own finance? Rick Clark: Aptare started as a professional services company in 1993. We were instrumental in various extremely large IT projects in the mid-1990s…

  • 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,…

  • Four Big Benefits of Software-Defined Storage

    Four Big Benefits of Software-Defined Storage Antonio Pogliani Four big benefits of software-defined storage. Companies today are generating and storing more data than ever, and the trend shows no sign of slowing down. The rise of big data, the internet of things, and analytics are all contributing to the exponential data growth. Data has always been valuable, but retaining data for extended periods was more about disaster recovery, having an archive, or for regulatory compliance. As we move more into…

  • 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…

  • Scientists warn we may be creating a ‘digital dark age’

    Science, Tech & Environment Scientists warn we may be creating a ‘digital dark age’ Science Friday January 01, 2018 · 11:30 PM EST Wikimedia Foundation servers You may think that those photos on Facebook or all your tweets may last forever, or might even come back to haunt you, depending on what you have out there. But, in reality, much of our digital information is at risk of disappearing in the future. Unlike in previous decades, no physical record exists…

  • 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,…

  • Disappearing data? Google now has an app

    Google South Africa’s newly launched Datally app helps people to understand, monitor, track and manage data usage on their devices. For a while now, consumers have labelled data costs in South Africa too expensive and have also been enraged over the disappearance of data. Google South Africa labels data as confusing, hard to control, expensive and unpredictable. Their newly launched data management app aims to address these concerns and problems. The need for this app Asked why there was a need…

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