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  • 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…

  • What is Blockchain?

    What is blockchain? Simply put, a blockchain is just a list of digital records (blocks) that are chained together using cryptography. The financial industry today contains all types of middlemen – payments processors, banks, and credit card companies are just a few. These intermediaries help to establish trust between buyers and sellers and ensure the accuracy of data in the transactions. However, adding additional people and steps to the process oftentimes leads to cost increases and reductions in speed. Enter…

  • Data center cooling market set to explode in the coming years

    The worldwide market for data center cooling equipment will reach $20 billion by 2024, a massive jump over the $8 billion spent in 2016. That is the finding of a report from Global Market Insights (GMI), which says cooling systems account for approximately 40 percent of the total energy consumption on average. Data center operators have been obsessed with lowering their PUE, or power usage effectiveness, the ratio of power consumed by the hardware to power consumed to cool it….

  • Fujifilm Introduces TCO Calculator

    Valhalla, N.Y., November 29, 2017 FUJIFILM Recording Media U.S.A., Inc., a subsidiary of FUJIFILM Corporation, the leading global manufacturer of data storage media, today introduced a new proprietary TCO Calculator to help IT professionals assess the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of automated tape systems compared to low-cost disk and cloud-based archive data storage. This free online tool, developed by storage economics expert Brad Johns Consulting and sponsored by Fujifilm, calculates 5- and 10-year scenarios for the Total Cost of…

  • The 7 Best Data Visualization Tools In 2017

      Big Data and the ever-growing access we have to more information is the driving force behind artificial intelligence and the wave of technological change sweeping across all industries. But all the data in the world is useless – in fact it can become a liability – if you can’t understand it. Data visualization is about how to present your data, to the right people, at the right time, in order to enable them to gain insights most effectively. Luckily…

  • Violin Names Rick Ruskin Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales

    SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Violin® Systems LLC, the enterprise storage industry leader for extreme performance with consistent low latency and data services, announced today that it has named technology industry sales veteran Rick Ruskin as senior vice president of worldwide Sales. In this role, Rick will be responsible for sales, systems engineering and worldwide sales operations, reporting to Ebrahim Abbasi, CEO and President. “Expanding our go-to-market leadership team is of paramount importance as we re-embark on our…

  • David Schneider Board’s Director, Datrium

    David Schneider Board’s Director, Datrium Chief revenue officer of ServiceNow and formerly at EMC and Data Domain This is a Press Release edited by StorageNewsletter.com on 2017.11.08 Datrium, Inc. announced the appointment of David Schneider as a member of the company’s board of directors effective immediately. He is chief revenue officer of ServiceNow, an enterprise cloud company headquartered in Santa Clara, CA He is a cloud computing and storage veteran with an history of building multi-billion dollar sales organisations. Under his…

  • How Pat Gelsinger saved VMware

    Author Detail 3Col corrections Premium Content Flag – provides a class hook for isPremiumTruncation and Not Embargoed As a boy growing up in rural Pennsylvania, Patrick Gelsinger expected he’d become a farmer like his father. An early aptitude for technology set his life on a far different path. Gelsinger spent 30 years at Intel as a technician and chip architect, working on microprocessors and game-changing innovations like USB and WiFi. He rose to become the company’s first chief technology officer….

  • Quantum: Fiscal 2Q18 Financial Results

    Quantum: Fiscal 2Q18 Financial Results Poor results, CEO Jon Gacek leaving company This is a Press Release edited by StorageNewsletter.com on 2017.11.13 (in $ million) 2Q17 2Q18 6 mo. 17 6 mo. 18 Revenue 134.7 107.1 251.0 223.9 Growth -21% -11% Net income (loss) 4.0 (7.9) (0.6) (11.5) Quantum Corp. reported results for the fiscal second quarter 2018 ended September 30, 2017, and made a number of other announcements. Fiscal Second Quarter Results (all comparisons are relative to the fiscal…

  • Industry Outlook: The Data Storage Crisis

    Industry Outlook: The Data Storage Crisis     Industry Outlook is a regular Data Center Journal Q&A series that presents expert views on market trends, technologies and other issues relevant to data centers and IT. This week, Industry Outlook talks with Peter Godman about the explosion of data and how companies can manage it. Peter is cofounder and CTO of universal-scale file-storage company Qumulo, where he uses his expertise in distributed file systems and high-performance distributed systems to guide product development and management….

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