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  • Vcinity Exits Stealth Mode, Says Its Technology Is ‘Flipping The Cloud On Its Head’

    Vcinity, a startup developer of technology it says provides access to data stored anywhere from any device without impacting users’ performance, this week came out of stealth mode. Vcinity gives customers the ability to access data wherever it is and run applications using that data from anywhere, said Harry Carr, founder and CEO of the San Jose, Calif.-based company. “The application and the data may be far apart from each other, but the users don’t know,” Carr told CRN. “Distance…

  • Solving the data problem

    When we in IT talk about the data problem, we’re often talking about the vast amounts of processed and stored data moving among devices, systems, and data centers. But the data problem today isn’t exactly the problem of too much data, though that’s certainly connected. The data problem is really a problem of I/O capacity, which isn’t getting any faster, even as hard drive capacity grows.   Slower IOPS means that application performance suffers, and data-related tasks like backups and…

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