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  • Toshiba Finally Completes $18 Billion Sale of NAND Chip Unit to Bain

    Regarding consummation of the transaction for the sale of Toshiba Memory Corporation (TMC), Toshiba Corporation announced that all conditions necessary to close the sale of all shares of Toshiba Memory Corporation (TMC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Toshiba, to K.K. Pangea (hereinafter Pangea), a special purpose company formed and controlled by a consortium led by Bain Capital Private Equity, LP, had been met, and that the closing of the transaction was expected to occur on June 1, 2018. Toshiba hereby gives…

  • Cost-savings theme pervades IBM storage news

    A flurry of storage announcements from IBM share a common theme: Helping customers achieve greater efficiency and wring cost savings from their multitier, multi-cloud storage environments. Anchoring the news is IBM Storage Insights, a new AI and cloud-based storage management platform that’s designed to give users a fast view of storage capacity and performance, as well as make tiering recommendations to help cut storage costs. A single dashboard shows the status of block storage and captures trend information. “Imagine you…

  • Semiconductor Industry Topped $429 Billion in 2017, Highest Growth Rate in 14 Years – IHS Markit

    The semiconductor industry closed out 2017 in blockbuster fashion, posting the highest year-over-year growth in 14 years. Global semiconductor revenue grew 21.7%, reaching $429.1 billion in 2017, according to IHS Markit Ltd, in critical information, analytics and solutions. WW Ranking of the Top 10 Suppliers of Semiconductors in 2017 (ranking by revenue in $ million) Click to enlarge Recording year-over-year growth of 53.6%, and its highest semiconductor revenue ever, Samsung replaced Intel as the new market leader of the semiconductor…

  • Vendor Q&A Series: Brian Rosenberg, Juniper Networks

        Describe your company in five words.  Networking, security solutions vendor. Related articles   Tell us about how your channel program works. New features for 2018 include two new cloud specializations, as well as new partner specializations in cloud, security, datacenter and software development and enhanced specialization-based rebates for business growth. What do you think is the most challenging trend in the channel today? Why? The move to cloud. It threatens traditional resale models. It creates a need for…

  • History (1962): Bulk Storage Systems Add Low-cost Capacity

    This article comes from the Computer History Museum. 1962: Bulk storage systems add low-cost capacity NCR CRAM was the “first commercially significant Bulk Storage Subsystem” John Potter Three-dimensional selector and memory device patent figure (U.S. Patent Office) In 1957 Potter Instruments delivered to Univac three experimental Three-Dimensional Memory Devices designed by George Comstock that stored up to 2 million characters on removable strips of magnetic tape. Beginning in the 1960s, several companies introduced commercial bulk storage systems to offer online…

  • 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…

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