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  • Derren Lu Named CEO, Synology

    Synology Inc. appointed Derren Lu as CEO of the company, effective immediately. He takes the reins from Vic Hsu, who has contributed to the company’s consistent growth over the past year and expanded its presence in emerging markets. “With substantial software development and management experience, Lu has demonstrated outstanding leadership and strategic execution capabilities,” said Philip Wong, founder and chairman. “I am confident Lu will provide his expertise to propel the company forward for the next level of innovation.” Formerly the CTO of Synology, Lu has…

  • Job Opening: Data Center Systems Engineer

    Description: A current TS/SCI security clearance is required. Those applying without an active Top Secret/SCI clearance will not be considered. The selected candidate will establish and implement scanning and remediation procedures to ensure all end-user workstations are updated and compliant. Proactively ensuring all Assets are in Compliance with DISA IAVAs/STIGs. o Configuration Standardization Tracking o Troubleshooting System Changes o Reporting Compliance Status o Establish a good working relationship with enterprise administrators. o Knowledge Base Management. o Build a Working KB…

  • Oracle Layoffs 2017: Staff Cuts Trim Storage Hardware Sales Team

    Oracle Layoffs 2017: Staff Cuts Trim Storage Hardware Sales Team Oracle layoffs hit the database company’s North American storage hardware sales team amid continued Oracle Cloud deployment & migration initiatives.   by Joe Panettieri • Dec 10, 2017 Targeted Oracle layoffs have hit the database company’s North America storage hardware sales team, multiple sources confirm to ChannelE2E. Oracle’s server hardware team will take on the storage sales responsibilities, though the company’s top priority remains Oracle Cloud, the sources say. The…

  • 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….

  • 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…

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