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  • IBM Storage Tape Support for LTO-8 Type M Media

    IBM Storage Tape Support for LTO-8 Type M Media In first half of 2018 This is a Press Release edited by StorageNewsletter.com on 2017.11.15 Preview: IBM Storage Tape support for IBM Linear Tape-Open 8 Type M media Alongside the launch of LTO Ultrium Generation 8 tape drives, IBM plans to introduce multiple options for initializing M8 media to enable new LTO-7 cartridge capacity to be increased by up to 50% on LTO-8 drives. Customers who purchase new LTO-7 cartridges initialized as…

  • Intel Doubles Capacity For Its Optane DC P4800X SSD

      November 9th, 2017 by Adam Armstrong Intel Doubles Capacity For Its Optane DC P4800X SSD paging_filter Today Intel announced that it has doubled the capacity for its data center Optane DC P4800X SSD. The drive will soon be available in both HHHL AIC and a hot-swappable 2.5” U.2 form factor in both its initial 375GB capacity and the new 750GB capacity. The introduction of higher capacities and new form factors make this drive a more attractive option for data…

  • 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….

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Fast Facts: 87% Growth In Government Cloud Market

    In the fast-paced IT industry, new statistics and data are released daily. Each week, Enterprise Mobility Exchange publishes Fast Facts, taking a look at interesting or noteworthy information impacting businesses. The federal government is woefully behind in its digital transformation journey, as outlined by the American Technology Council which met earlier this year at the White House. According to Senior Adviser Jared Kushner, the federal government currently operates 6,100 data centers across the country, the “vast majority of which can…

  • 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…

  • Alan Butler named VP of Global Alliances and Business Development, DriveScale

    Alan Butler VP of Global Alliances and Business Development, DriveScale Most recently MD director of enterprise channel sales and alliances at Dell EMC This is a Press Release edited by StorageNewsletter.com on 2017.10.11 DriveScale, Inc. appointed Alan Butler as VP of global alliances and business development and Herb Cunitz as a new advisor. Both of them have joined the team to help the company expand its reach and go-to-market strategy during a time of growth. Alan Butler joins the DriveScale…

  • 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…

  • Where did the 15K disk drive go?

    .entry-header Image courtesy of Suriya Kankliang at FreeDigitalPhotos.net Just a few years ago, everyone wanted disk drives that spun at 15,000 rpm, commonly known as “15k disk”.  Why did people want these?  Well, the faster the spindle turned, the shorter the seek times, the less latency and the faster the writes to that disk.  Since I never worked at any of the drive manufacturers, I can’t really speak to the truth of this, but I do take it on faith.  So…

  • The Week In Review: IoT

    Finance Particle, the provider of a full-stack Internet of Things device platform for enterprises, has raised $20 million in Series B funding, bringing its total venture funding to $30 million. Spark Capital led the new round, with participation by Qualcomm Ventures and existing investors in the IoT startup. Machina Research estimates cellular IoT connections will increase from 334 million in 2015 to 2.2 billion by 2025. Startups Thinnect, a two-year-old startup that provides IoT technology to manage cooling, heating, and…

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