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  • Backing up is not hard to do

    When some employees at FCM Travel Solutions lost their laptops over the past year, they were able to get their data back within half an hour. “People were really happy with the kind of support they were getting, as there are not many technical people in our industry,” says Surender Arora, head of IT at FCM Travel Solutions in India. “It was like a miracle and was something they had never expected.” By submitting your personal information, you agree that…

  • 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…

  • Healthcare Object Storage Supports Growing Unstructured Data

    Healthcare Object Storage Supports Growing Unstructured Data Source: Thinkstock   By Elizabeth O’Dowd October 20, 2017 – Entities are looking into object storage as a way to store massive amounts of data on-premises, according to Gartner’s latest Magic Quadrant report. For healthcare specifically, organizations are seeking healthcare object storage to help them sort through the growing amount of unstructured data. “With data growth exceeding 50 percent year over year, infrastructure and operations leaders are looking for extensible on-premises storage products that…

  • SP/Silicon Power Launches Its First Portable SSD

    PRESS RELEASE Taipei, Taiwan – October 11, 2017 –SP/Silicon Power releases its first portable SSD, the Bolt B80, which combines bold design, impressive performance and safe storage.       Design   The Bolt B80 impresses with an extraordinary design, shape, size, as well as feather lightness. Its futuristically stylish UFO-shaped aluminum housing measures only 1.2cm thick and 7.5cm in diameter and will glide effortlessly into pockets or bags for safe storage.   Performance   Equipped with a Type-C port and USB 3.1…

  • Alan Butler named VP of Global Alliances and Business Development, DriveScale

    Alan Butler VP of Global Alliances and Business Development, DriveScale Most recently MD director of enterprise channel sales and alliances at Dell EMC This is a Press Release edited by StorageNewsletter.com on 2017.10.11 DriveScale, Inc. appointed Alan Butler as VP of global alliances and business development and Herb Cunitz as a new advisor. Both of them have joined the team to help the company expand its reach and go-to-market strategy during a time of growth. Alan Butler joins the DriveScale…

  • Magnetized particles could solve our data storage problems

    Scientists have discovered an unusual magnetic behavior that could solve one of the biggest problems faced by our data-hungry world: data storage. In recent decades we’ve been getting progressively better at storing data but unless we find new and more efficient ways to store the increasing volume of data we’re producing every day, it won’t be long until data centres reach their capacities and progress grinds to a halt. The new discovery, which has the potential to store data in…

  • Top Storage Technology Trends for 2017

    Top Storage Technology Trends for 2017 3D NAND only revolutionizing technology but lot of enhancements By Jean Jacques Maleval on 2017.01.09 As in 2016, we see this year only one revolutionizing technology even if there will be a lot of enhancements in the current $100 billion+ storage industry. Look to several start-ups, especially in software designed in their R&Ds in Israel. SSDs They will continue to rapidly replace HDDs into PCs and notebooks, and up to high-end storage systems. Without…

  • Cray Takes Aim at Fast-Growing HPC Storage Market With Completion of Strategic Transaction of Seagate’s ClusterStor Storage Business Nasdaq:CRAY

    SEATTLE, Sept. 25, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. (Nasdaq:CRAY) today announced it has completed the previously announced transaction and strategic partnership with Seagate centered around the addition of the ClusterStorTM high-performance storage business. With the strategic transaction now complete, Cray will continue to sell, support, develop, manufacture, and test ClusterStor storage solutions with Lustre®, including the ClusterStor L300, the next-generation ClusterStor L300N and the ClusterStor SL220. “Storage is the fastest-growing part of the expanding HPC market…

  • Fast magnetic writing of data

    In 1956, IBM introduced the first magnetic hard disc, the RAMAC. ETH researchers have now tested a novel magnetic writing technology that could soon be used in the main memories of modern computers. Credit: IBM Magnetic data storage has long been considered too slow for use in the working memories of computers. Researchers at ETH have now investigated a technique by which magnetic data writing can be done considerably faster and using less energy. /4988204/Phys_Story_InText_Box For almost seventy years now,…

  • Red Hat Buys Storage Specialist

      Red Hat Buys Storage Specialist (Bedrin/Shutterstock) Open source leader Red Hat continued its buying spree with the acquisition of a data compression software specialist focused on cloud storage. Red Hat said this week its acquisition of Permabit Technology Corp. would add data deduplication and compression capabilities to its mainstay enterprise Linux platform along with its hybrid could offerings. Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) said it would acquire all technology and assets of privately held Permabit, based in Cambridge, Mass. Other…

  • General Data Protection Regulation and the role of object storage

    Next – Previous Links Next – Previous Links Display Category Labels Enterprise ITStorage Back to Home .Display Category Labels General Data Protection Regulation and the role of object storage By Nigel Houghton, EMEA Strategic Alliance & Channel Sales Director, Scality Ellie Burns 4th July 2017   Add to favoritesNigel Houghton from Scality looks at how object storage can help companies become and stay compliant in the GDPR era. The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), due to come into effect…

  • Microsoft’s DNA-Powered Server Cost $2 Billion — but Prices Could Drop Over 99.9%

    A few years ago, Harvard professor and bio-engineering rockstar George Church was a guest on The Colbert Report. As many of the talk show’s guests did, he presented host Stephen Colbert with a copy of his book, which he’d co-authored with Ed Regis. Well, sort of. He actually handed Colbert 20 million copies of his book — and they all fit in his front pocket. How was that possible? Church had programmed 20 million copies of his book into DNA,…

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