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  • 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…

  • Cloudian raises $25M in cash, $100M in credit to fund ‘composable infrastructure’ shift – SiliconANGLE

    Object storage appliance maker Cloudian Inc. is joining the “composable infrastructure” trend with a combined round of investment and loan financing that will enable it to offer pay-by-the-drink licensing. Composable infrastructure is a cloud-inspired approach to deployment and licensing that physical compute, storage and network resources as services. Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. has popularized the concept with its Synergy offering, which delivers computing resources as an integrated platform that can be spun up or down as needed, with customers paying only…

  • StorageNewsletter » IBM Pushes Software-Defined Storage

    This announcement was published on a blog of IBM Corp.‘s and written by Eric Herzog, VP, product marketing and management, storage systems. Storage innovation that drives 21st century business IBM Storage – the #2 storage software vendor by revenue market share[1] – is announcing a range of innovations to our software-defined storage (SDS), data protection and storage systems portfolio. Driven by the exponential volumes of data growth and the underlying value in this huge treasure trove of information, many 21st…

  • Blockchain and cryptocurrency may soon underpin cloud storage

    Through blockchain, Roberto Galoppini sees an opportunity to kill two birds with one stone: His organization, FileZilla, can offer users free online data storage while also allowing them to earn valuable cryptocurrency. Galoppini, director of strategy for FileZilla, the popular, open-source FTP client, said his service is planning to shift direction this year by using a peer-to-peer (P2P), distributed storage platform from Atlanta-based Storj Labs Inc. that will be managed via blockchain. FileZilla, which has been piloting the Storj decentralized…

  • 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…

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