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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…

  • 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…

  • Bertrand Yansouni Named VP of WW Channel, Rubrik

    Rubrik, Inc. appointed Bertrand Yansouni as the company’s VP of WW channel. In this role, he will develop and lead the global vision and strategy for channel partners, including VARs, distributors and solution providers. He will report to Mark Smith, EVP of global sales and business development. He has helped design and execute highly leveraged go-to-market strategies at market-defining enterprise technology companies for over 25 years. In his most recent role as Google Cloud’s VP of global partner sales and…

  • Storage Predictions for 2018 by StorageNewsletter.com

    We didn’t find in 2018, as well as in 2017, revolutionizing storage technologies even if there will be a lot of enhancements in the current $100 billion+ storage industry. Look to several start-ups, especially in software. SSDs There is a strong demand. The price will finally going down this year with new fabs, especially in China, and consequently they will continue to faster replace HDDs from PCs and notebooks, and up to high-end storage systems. The massive move from 2D…

  • 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…

  • Innovation drives innovation: Top 5 storage predictions for 2018

    In 2018, new vendors will continue to respond to requirements of emerging applications across industry verticals 2017 was a fascinating year in the data storage industry: key events were the breakthrough of software-defined storage (SDS) and the fast adoption of non-volatile memory express (NVMe). 1. SDS will replace traditional storage arrays thanks to Server SAN The concept of SDS meets the requirements of many modern data centres: instead of bulky, expensive proprietary hardware-based solutions, standard servers can be leveraged with…

  • Troubled Toshiba scores coup with 14TB helium HDD without the sputter | TheINQUIRER

      Toshiba 14TB   TOSHIBA HAS announced a 14TB hard drive for the rest of us (well, ok, sort of). Up until now, high capacity 3.5 inch drives have required systems called Perpendicular Magnetic Recording and Shingle Magnetic Recording – which in vinyl terms means recording between the “grooves” of the record. This makes them great for storage, but not great for rewriting. Mostly these are used for things like permanent records, cold storage, and social networking data. However, the…

  • Ken Cheney Named VP of Business Development, Qumulo

    Ken Cheney VP of Business Development, Qumulo Was at Chef Software, Message Plus, Likewise Software (EMC), HP and Mercury Interactive. This is a Press Release edited by StorageNewsletter.com on 2017.11.28 Qumulo, Inc., in universal-scale file storage, announced the appointment of Ken Cheney as VP of business development. His appointment rounds out an executive team with success in building and scaling large companies. He was tapped for his business insight and track record in driving ecosystem, OEM and public cloud partnerships….

  • Micron Appoints Derek Dicker as Storage Business Unit Vice President and General Manager Nasdaq:MU

    BOISE, Idaho, Nov. 30, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Micron Technology Inc. (Nasdaq:MU) today announced that the company has appointed Derek Dicker as vice president and general manager of the Storage Business Unit. In this role, Dicker will be responsible for leading and expanding Micron’s solid-state storage business. This includes building world-class storage solutions to address the growing opportunity in large market segments like cloud, enterprise and client computing. He will report to Sumit Sadana, Micron’s executive vice president and chief…

  • 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…

  • Marvell to Acquire Cavium for $6 Billion

    Marvell to Acquire Cavium for $6 Billion Storage representing 46% of combined revenue This is a Press Release edited by StorageNewsletter.com on 2017.11.22 Marvell Technology Group Ltd. and Cavium, Inc. announced a definitive agreement, unanimously approved by the boards of directors of both companies, under which Marvell will acquire all outstanding shares of Cavium common stock in exchange for consideration of $40.00 per share in cash and 2.1757 Marvell common shares for each Cavium share. Upon completion of the transaction,…

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