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  • What is hyperconverged infrastructure, and why should you care?

    Spend more than an hour in a meeting with any major software company and you’re bound to hear the buzzword “hyperconverged infrastructure,” but what is it, and why should you care? Industry analyst Zeus Kerravala explained it for us in a question-and-answer session. We played the role of skeptic. SEE: Virtualization policy (Tech Pro Research) TechRepublic: We think we understand what hyperconverged infrastructure means, but how would you explain it? Zeus Kerravala: “It’s kind of a weird term. There was…

  • Personal Cloud Market Share to Register $115.05 Bn Growth by 2022

    This press release was orginally distributed by SBWire Sarasota, FL — (SBWIRE) — 01/12/2018 — The global personal cloud market is a storage platform that enables the customers to access, synchronize and share stored data across various mobile devices such as smartphone and tablets. In this period of digitalization, there is a rising need for storing and sharing personal data or professional data. The rapidly increasing tech-savvy population has considerably led to the growing demand for cloud computing services in…

  • What is big data storage?

    Big data storage is a compute-and-storage architecture that collects and manages large data sets and enables real-time data analytics. Companies apply big data analytics to get greater intelligence from metadata. In most cases, big data storage uses low-cost hard disk drives, although moderating prices for flash appear to have opened the door to using flash in servers and storage systems as the foundation of big data storage. These systems can be all-flash or hybrids mixing disk and flash storage. By…

  • 11 Amazon Alexa skills you didn’t know your Echo could do

    Editor’s Note: we’ve refreshed this article because Amazon Alexa products are on super-sale for Black Friday and Cyber Monday! Read on below to see the many reasons you need an Alexa, and if you don’t have one, we’ve also laid out the best deals you can get on the internet right now! Hurry before they sell out! If you have an Amazon Alexa-enabled device like the Echo, Echo Dot or Echo Show, you’ve probably used the basic everyday voice commands,…

  • 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…

  • How Pat Gelsinger saved VMware

    Author Detail 3Col corrections Premium Content Flag – provides a class hook for isPremiumTruncation and Not Embargoed As a boy growing up in rural Pennsylvania, Patrick Gelsinger expected he’d become a farmer like his father. An early aptitude for technology set his life on a far different path. Gelsinger spent 30 years at Intel as a technician and chip architect, working on microprocessors and game-changing innovations like USB and WiFi. He rose to become the company’s first chief technology officer….

  • Quantum: Fiscal 2Q18 Financial Results

    Quantum: Fiscal 2Q18 Financial Results Poor results, CEO Jon Gacek leaving company This is a Press Release edited by StorageNewsletter.com on 2017.11.13 (in $ million) 2Q17 2Q18 6 mo. 17 6 mo. 18 Revenue 134.7 107.1 251.0 223.9 Growth -21% -11% Net income (loss) 4.0 (7.9) (0.6) (11.5) Quantum Corp. reported results for the fiscal second quarter 2018 ended September 30, 2017, and made a number of other announcements. Fiscal Second Quarter Results (all comparisons are relative to the fiscal…

  • Iron Mountain Scores a Breakout in Data Storage

      Iron Mountain Scores a Breakout in Data Storage 12 hours ago Focus: FINANCIALS Leo Fasciocco Investment Columnist and Publisher, Ticker Tape Digest Html.Raw(myArticle.GetPage(cPg)) Iron Mountain (IRM), based in Boston, provides record storage services worldwide; annual revenues are $3.5 billion, notes Leo Fasciocco, breakout stock specialist and editor of Ticker Tape Digest. The company stores records, primarily physical records and data backup media, and provides information management services in various locations throughout the world. Iron Mountain provides storage and information…

  • 9 tech crazes that made us lose our minds in the ’90s

    Get up to speed on “The Nineties” on CNN, Sundays at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Video game graphics that blew our minds look like sand paintings in retrospect. Even though we had the Internet, we hadn’t yet perfected its primary uses (cat videos and abusing strangers on social media). Palm pilots and Tamogatchis happened. It was a mess! But it was a beautiful mess, and the crazes we once could barely believe were real are now ones we can look back…

  • Flash Back Friday: The Evolution Of Online Shopping

        The Evolution Of Online Shopping: 22 Ways The World Has Changed Since The Supreme Court Told Congress To Close The Online Sales Tax Loophole In 1992, the Supreme Court said states could not require out-of-state sellers to collect sales tax (for catalogs silly…there was no such thing as Internet sales back then). The Supreme Court told Congress it was their responsibility to solve this…they still haven’t. A lot has changed in 22 years, and the catalog decision became…

  • Tape Storage Advancements Aid HIT Infrastructure Data Demands

    Tape Storage Advancements Aid HIT Infrastructure Data Demands Source: Thinkstock   By Elizabeth O’Dowd August 03, 2017 – Healthcare organizations continue to store much of their data on tapes in the face of evolving cloud technology because it is easy to control and secure. Tape storage is also evolving as vendors continue to develop the technology to meet HIT infrastructure storage demands dictated by big data analytics. IBM Research announced its latest achievement in tape storage, expanding the storage capacity to…

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