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  • Digital Storage For Media And Entertainment

    For 9 years, Coughlin Associates has been running a survey of media and entertainment professionals on their uses of digital storage for content creation and capture, post production, content distribution as well as archiving and preservation. This has provided insights on developments in digital storage for rich media applications. This article and a talk that Tom Coughlin will give at the 2018 Creative Storage Conference on June 7, 2018 in Culver City, CA (www.creativestorage.org) explore some of the results from…

  • Mike Dodson Named Interim CEO, Quantum

    Effective May31, 2018, Quantum Corporation appointed J. Michael Dodson as interim CEO, replacing Patrick Dennis, who resigned from the company as CEO and as a director effective May 25, 2018. Dodson was also appointed SVP, CFO, replacing Fuad Ahmad, who departed the company effective May 30, 2018. From August 2017 to May 2018, Mike Dodson, 57, served as the CFO of Greenwave Systems. Prior to that, he served as the COO and CFO at Mattson Technology, Inc. from 2012 to…

  • Block, file and object storage interfaces enable integration

    ContentItemController, generated at 17:43:44 Fri May 25, 2018, by pv-ecmappma4.techtarget.com Evaluate Weigh the pros and cons of technologies, products and projects you are considering. Block, file and object storage interfaces enable integration Explore the capabilities, as well as the strengths and weaknesses, of some storage vendors’ products that support and integrate block, file and object interfaces. SocialMediaShareBarController, generated at 17:12:07 Fri May 25, 2018, by pv-ecmappma4.techtarget.com   Block storage is the oldest type of storage. It was originally used to…

  • IBM offers ‘stackable’ storage incentives for partners

    IBM has announced new storage incentives for partners, designed to increase channel momentum in the competitive storage marketplace. The incentives are available for IBM business partners who sell IBM’s storage systems and storage software services, stacking them up so that each eligible partner and systems engineer can potentially earn up to $100,000 in storage incentives annually. John Teltsch, general manager of IBM’s global business partners, laid out the company’s plan to be the biggest player in the storage market. “We want…

  • The 9 Weirdest Data Storage Devices Ever Created #FlashbackFriday

    Image: Getty Storage devices have taken many strange forms over history. We’ve seen everything from an old 19th-century loom to massive data centers that power companies like Facebook and Google. But along the way, some truly weird devices tried to change how we save our precious data bits. These technologies were either wonderfully weird, woefully misguided, or just behind the times, but regardless, they each have their own idiosyncrasies worth remembering. Here are 10 of the weirdest storage devices ever…

  • Dropbox Chief to Join Elite Ranks of Idea-to-I.P.O. Founders

    close story-meta Photo Drew Houston, Dropbox’s chief executive, will soon join a small club of tech founders who took their start-up all the way through to the public markets. Credit Earl Wilson/The New York Times SAN FRANCISCO — When Drew Houston played computer games like Starcraft in high school, he made some changes so the games ran more smoothly on his friends’ computers. “He created this one little application, and it would basically display everybody’s shared files, and then if…

  • Why HCI Market is One of the Hottest IT Stories of 2018

      Hyperconverged infrastructure systems are all the rage, marketing analysts have been telling us for a couple of years. Everybody and his brother is trying to surf the prevailing wave that HCI represents. HP, Dell EMC, Cisco Systems, Lenovo, Nutanix, Pivot3, Cohesity, HyperGrid, Maxta and a group of others are crowding the space. While the competition is all good for the potential buyer, it’s only natural that a shakeout in this market–via acquisition or old-fashioned attrition–is probably going to happen…

  • Leaderboard – Best Hard Drive, SSD and Storage Solutions

      Leaderboard – Best Hard Drive, SSD and Storage Solutions paging_filter Updated 11/07/2016 The StorageReview Leaderboard briefly describes the drives that we believe are the best in their given categories. Note, however, that these capsule comments are not a substitute for the full reviews of the drives. To help consumers better sort through the clutter, StorageReview has also put together a list of the most important SSD brands (updated 10/14) to consider when buying an SSD. SMB and Enterprise users may also…

  • From HIPAA to hyper-converged – a healthier storage scenario lies ahead

    By Shridar SubramanianIn 2017, HIPAA turned 21. Had you told a health care IT professional in 1996 that health care data would grow 48% YoY, and the projected total volume by 2020 would be close to 2,500 exabytes, their head would have spun at the massive task of managing cost, complexity, risk and compliance. If that weren’t enough, when HIPAA was enacted into law, just 13% of the U.S. population had Internet, only 15% owned a mobile phone, and the…

  • IBM expands storage systems to enable modern digital business strategies – SiliconANGLE

    Storage has not historically been a high priority in terms of overall business strategy. But with new shifts in digital business focused around extracting maximum value from data, businesses of all sizes are facing an increased need for improvements in the flexibility of their systems. As big data elevates business processes across the board, companies like IBM are working to keep up with industry trends and competitive customer needs. “Storage is … one of the … critical foundations you have…

  • Tech sector fears fallout from Microsoft data privacy case

    Some in the tech sector look at Microsoft as a savior these days, fending off possible government intrusion on privacy. A lawyer representing Microsoft went before the Supreme Court Tuesday and helped justices decipher the mysteries of the internet and how data is retrieved around the world in a case involving Microsoft and a data center it owns in Europe. At stake in the case is whether the government can compel Microsoft to turn over the email of a suspected…

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