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  • Tech sector fears fallout from Microsoft data privacy case

    Some in the tech sector look at Microsoft as a savior these days, fending off possible government intrusion on privacy. A lawyer representing Microsoft went before the Supreme Court Tuesday and helped justices decipher the mysteries of the internet and how data is retrieved around the world in a case involving Microsoft and a data center it owns in Europe. At stake in the case is whether the government can compel Microsoft to turn over the email of a suspected…

  • 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…

  • Blockchain Will Decentralize and Secure America’s Data

    Over the past few years, we have seen one data breach after another coming out of China, Iran, North Korea, and Russia. Many in the media and in Silicon Valley would have you believe they are our greatest threats when it comes to cyber threats. Then there’s also that threat of big brother watching — yes, the U.S. government — but what happens when someone has access to their data as well? Could we as a country be more vulnerable?…

  • 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…

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