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  • 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,…

  • Data Storage and Encryption Should Top the CISO’s To-Do List

    In today’s digitized world, data storage and encryption are surely top of mind for most chief information officers (CIOs). But given the increasing regulations and privacy implications surrounding data security, these measures should also be on the chief information security officer (CISO)’s agenda. Most organizations need to house massive amounts of data to comply with privacy regulations, enable cognitive activities, and facilitate the construction and analysis of attack patterns. At the same time, an effective data storage strategy promotes security…

  • 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…

  • Infinidat Now Using Machine Learning to Optimize Storage Performance

      Infinidat, which specializes in petabyte-scale data storage systems, on Nov. 14 launched the latest release of its InfiniBox core operating software, v4.0, that now uses machine-learning algorithms to produce high performance. The rise of enterprise digital transformation requires new ways of thinking about information storage, the company said. Infinidat offers a new storage architecture that is fundamentally different from the consumer-centric cloud storage platforms of the last decade and earlier legacy enterprise storage systems. Unlike conventional enterprise storage systems…

  • 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…

  • Storage For Surveillance

      I have written on occasion about digital storage for professional media and entertainment.  Of course, a big part of storage in M&E is for video assets.  An industry that also cares a lot about storing video content is the growing video surveillance market.  Surveillance video cameras with increasing resolution are appearing in many public places, often in response to fears of terrorist activities. As an example of this trend, Wikipedia says that the number of surveillance cameras in Greater…

  • 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….

  • Make Disaster Recovery Part of Your Holiday Plan

    Photo credit: igorstevanovic/Shutterstock While executives often feel their organization is very prepared to recover from data loss or damage, their IT professionals say otherwise. Going dark for days at a time could significantly alter revenue generation for a small business, especially during the busy holiday shopping season. If your small business has a busy holiday shopping season, disaster recovery preparedness should be a major part of your holiday planning process. A 2016 survey revealed a huge disconnect between C-suites and…

  • Hyper-converged infrastructure and disaster recovery

    Hyper-converged infrastructure delivers cost savings through a combination of slimmed-down hardware and greater operational improvements. The operational benefits of hyper-converged allow organisations to focus on the needs of the application rather than feed the infrastructure beast. By submitting your personal information, you agree that TechTarget and its partners may contact you regarding relevant content, products and special offers. You also agree that your personal information may be transferred and processed in the United States, and that you have read and…

  • Russian ‘eternal disc’ may store information for 1 million years

    Ivan Glebov © Dmitriy Serebriakov/TASS MOSCOW, October 27. /TASS/. Russian scientists are completing work on super-stable optical memory technology to create a disc capable of storing information for one million years under certain conditions. They created a prototype of an “eternal disc” and will conduct research and development work in 2018-2020, head of the Moscow-based laboratory of laser nanostructuring in glass at the Foundation for Advanced Research Projects (FARP) Ivan Glebov told TASS. “The research proves stability of encoded data, and…

  • IBM cranks up flash storage for greater capacity and speed

    All-flash storage has become increasingly popular in data centers as a means of much faster data access than traditional hard disk, but its growth has been impeded by cost and storage density. There was too much of the former and too little of the latter. Every memory, storage and server vendor is working full out to address that issue, and it has turned into quite an arms race, which benefits the customer. So much so that Gartner predicts that within…

  • Data Storage Startup Datto Acquired In Deal, Merges With IT Firm

    Connecticut’s billion-dollar startup, the cloud storage company Datto Inc. in Norwalk, has been acquired by Vista Equity Partners, a private equity and venture capital firm, the two companies announced Thursday. As part of the deal, Datto will merge with Autotask Corp., an information technology business management provider that is in Vista’s portfolio. Financial terms were not disclosed. “We’ve all been high-fiving today,” said Brooks Borcherding, Datto’s chief revenue officer. The deal brings expertise and investment to Datto and will help…

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