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Google cloud platform has come up with great innovations in the field of web development and storage. It allows you to develop your websites, applications, data storage on the Google’s infrastructure. With Google cloud platform you can build your websites or applications faster withou...
There are many reasons to reduce costs with third party maintenance (TPM) and the foremost is the amount of money you can save. Estimates show that when you use TPM, you can save nearly 30 – 60% of costs normally incurred and is the classic example where you can get more for less. It c...
HDDs will continue to be declared dead into the next decade, just as they have been for over a decade, meanwhile they are being enhanced, continued to be used in evolving roles. SSD will continue to coexist with HDD, either as separate or converged HHDD's. Where, where and how they ar...
With the recent launch of it’s highly anticipated “Moonshot” server product line, hardware giant Hewlett-Packard hopes to revolutionize the server infrastructure manufacturing business. With over 10 billion devices already hooked to an expanding world wide web which shows no signs of s...
As we begin to study security, healthcare, and the cloud, we’re finding that cloud-based data storage systems are perhaps more secure than traditional on-premise systems. Most in the healthcare space have yet to accept this situation, and perhaps won’t accept it until more deployments...
Seagate provides proof of life: Enterprise HDD enhancements By Greg Schulz Proof of life: Enterprise Hard Disk Drives (HDD's) are ehnahced Last week while hard disk drive (HDD) competitor Western Digital (WD) was announcing yet another (Velobit) in a string of acquisitions ( ...
The technologies from Google that use cloud computing like Gmail, Google App Engine, Google Docs, etc., provide users with a cloud-oriented way of saving their data. Google provides its Cloud services in highly secure manner and security is certainly an imperative design component of ...
There is an old saying that the best I/O (Input/Output) is the one that you do not have to do. In the meantime, let's get a side of some context with them IOPS from vendors, marketers and their pundits who are tossing them around for server, storage and IO metrics that matter. The go...
When you are trying to buy your company's first Storage Area Network (SAN), most experts' opinions will oscillate between High Performance Storage HP MSA P2000 G3/ 2040 Storage System. For most companies who are moving their storage, especially those in the field of media and technolog...
By Bob GourleyI’ve mentioned before how incredibly proud I am to be on the board of Centripetal Networks, provider of the Rule Gate high performance packet filter/network device and comprehensive solutions like Clean Internet service. Something we have been unable to publicly tal...
The question should not be if SSD is in your future, rather when, where, with what and how much will be needed. As part of this announcement, HDS is releasing an all flash SSD based HUS enterprise storage system. Similar to what other vendors have done, HDS is attaching flash SSD stor...
While cloud computing is well known for lowering costs, and bringing additional agility to enterprises, the emergence of vertical-specific clouds is beginning to define their value as well. Vertical-specific clouds are those public or community clouds that provide processes and suppor...
EMC Evolves Enterprise Data Protection with Enhancements (Part I) By Greg Schulz A couple of months ago at EMCworld there were announcements around ViPR, Pivotal along with trust and clouds among other topics. During the recent EMCworld event there were some questions amon...
Part II: EMC Evolves Enterprise Data Protection with Enhancements By Greg Schulz This is the second part of a two-part series on recent EMC backup and data protection announcements. Read part I here. What about the products, what's new? In addition to articulating their s...
Locaweb Increases Storage Utilization by 100 percent to Support 40 percent Year over Year Growth Without Additional Hardware PITTSBURGH- July 10, 2013- Avere Systems, the leader in network-attached storage (NAS) optimization, today announced that Locaweb, the largest web hosting servic...
New York, NY, July 09, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Global digital media company, CPX Interactive, has added to its growing ranks of industry executives by naming Gil Resh as SVP of Product & Technology. Resh, who revolutionized the industry by designing scalable, breakthrough ad-verificatio...
Barracuda Cloud LiveBoot for VMware Enables Customers to Boot VMware Images Replicated to the CloudWoking, Surrey: 9/7/13 - Wick Hill announces the availability of Barracuda 5.2, with Cloud LiveBoot. This new version extends Barracuda Backup LiveBoot recovery technology to the cloud, e...
Second edition of the global tech startup competition offers more chances to win, more mentoring and another massive prize pot for the enterprise tech startup community at www.techtrailblazers.com LONDON, UK - Calling all innovative enterprise tech startups: The second-annual Tech Trai...
July 4, 2013 - Oncore IT today announced that it has renewed a three year contract with 29 Bedford Row Chambers, a London set of barristers specialising in family and matrimonial law, to provide a comprehensive outsourced IT managed service. This includes Cloud-based backup, disaster r...
In its first phase, the “Roadmap to High-Value Cloud Infrastructure” focused on Data Storage Expansion. In the second, when talking about disaster recovery and data protection, we discussed not only data recovery, but application recovery in the cloud as well. In the journey toward cl...
Wizards Storage Portal provides Load System with one Storage Resource Management monitoring and analysis platform for customers using IBM Tivoli Storage Manager, Storwize and SAN Volume ControllerJuly 3, 2013 - Viby J, Denmark - Debriefing Software, a world leader in cloud-based Storag...
In its first phase, the “Roadmap to High-Value Cloud Infrastructure” focused on Data Storage Expansion. In the second, when talking about disaster recovery and data protection, we discussed not only data recovery, but application recovery in the cloud as well. In this insta...
New York, NY, July 02, 2013 --(PR.com)-- The IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC 2013) will hold its 11th annual event dedicated to the advancement of consumer networking technologies, applications and services from January 10 – 13, 2014 in Las Vegas, Ne...
World's Largest Library Drives Web Environment and File Access with Avere FXT Series Edge FilersPittsburgh, PA June 26, 2013 - Avere Systems, the leader in network-attached storage (NAS) optimization, has announced today that the Library of Congress has selected the company to increase...
Study reveals mobile and collaborative working on the increase, but data storage remains an issue54% of local councils blacklist consumer file storage tools83% of local councils have some form of mobile working policy53% of local councils use collaboration software26 June 2013 - LONDON...
Irvine, CA, June 25, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Revelations about the once-secret government data collection program known as PRISM, which was exposed as a major source of National Security Agency raw intelligence from 2007-present, have American businesses on edge regarding data security. Wit...
Upgrading Lenovo X1 Windows 7 with a Samsung 840 SSD By Greg Schulz I recently upgraded my Lenovo X1 laptop from a Samsung 830 256GB Solid State Device (SSD) drive to a new Samsung 840 512GB SSD. The following are some perspectives, comments on my experience...
June 2013 Server and StorageIO Update Newsletter By Greg Schulz June 2013 News letter Welcome to the June 2013 edition of the StorageIO Update. In this edition coverage includes data center infrastructure managem...
  It would be a big challenge today to find a business that does not rely on computer technology. Even the smallest of businesses require this and the vast majority of businesses moves well beyond that simple level and establish …Read the full post
Morning Summer Storms Walking Through The Midwest By Greg Schulz It is June 21st which means closet enough to Summer solstice to say it's also Summer here in Minnesota. Being Prepared Summers in Minnesota also means severe thunderstorm...
EPA Energy Star Data Center Storage Draft Specification review By Greg Schulz For those of you interested in EPA Energy Star for Data Center Storage, here is an announcement for an upcoming conference call and review of the version 1.0 final draft specification. There are a ...
London - Jun 20, 2013 - Recognising an opportunity to leverage the power of flash, Nimble Storage redesigned the storage file system architecture from the ground up and developed its storage arrays to simultaneously deliver lightning-fast performance and cost-effective capacity. Enterp...
Thursday 20 June, 2013 PerDM has updated its data protection policy in line with the EU’s proposed Data Protection Regulation. The outsourced field marketing and sales firm expects increased demand for its services once the new regulations are implemented. The European Genera...
Cheyenne, WY, June 19, 2013 --(PR.com)-- The Wyoming Business Council, the state’s economic development agency, has successfully moved its data storage and web hosting from an out-of-state provider back to Wyoming. The Business Council chose Green House Data, a VMware® vClo...
San Francisco, CA, June 18, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Shared Media, (https://www.shared.com) today announced the open beta of the company’s new cloud storage service, Shared.com. Question: How many songs can be stored with 2 terabytes of storage? Answer: Approximately 400,000. That&#...
By Ryan KamauffToday’s data repositories are growing at a huge pace. Many vendors claim to have the panacea for data woes, but using only one vendor can often result in vendor lock-in (at great cost to the agency). Cleversafe is a unique data management product that is distribute...
June 13, 2013 - Oncore IT today announced that it will deliver an enhanced portfolio of Cloud-based services to existing and new customers powered by Hitachi Data Systems' (HDS) unified storage and content platforms, along with blade infrastructure. Capitalising on its extensive track ...
There are different kind of storage (services) you own. The most common one is the file server sitting in your office, in your office building or just at the C: drive in front of you. As you may be using a hosted service provider, you may also own a
82% see decision making hurt by data fragmentation. 93% struggling to control corporate data. 83% see security risks as data is spread across corporate or 'Shadow IT' networks.London, UK - June 5th 2013 - IT managers believe that fragmentation of corporate data across their IT infrastr...
Detroit, MI, June 05, 2013 --(PR.com)-- LithFire-X LLC, a Detroit-based specialty fire and safety management company, has been awarded patent protection for a fire suppression system specifically designed to contain and extinguish lithium ion battery fires in electric energy storage c...