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Global DataSphere to Hit 175 Zettabytes by 2025, IDC Says

Nov 27, 2018 |

The data we have now is huge. But size, it turns out, is a relative thing. And according to the IDC, the sum of the world’s data – the DataSphere — Read more…

The Future of Storage: Software

Aug 3, 2018 |

In the previous story in this series, we looked at innovations occurring in storage hardware. Now it’s time to turn our attention to what’s going on in storage software, where innovation continues to push the boundaries of what is possible. Read more…

IBM Bolsters Storage with AI, De-Dupe, and Cloud DR

May 10, 2018 |

Organizations today are struggling to keep up with the massive amount of data they’re generating and collecting, and in some cases they’re close to maxing out their existing storage. In a way it’s good news for storage providers, but IBM says it wants to help customers by taking a smart approach to minimizing their data and maximizing their storage investment. Read more…

How Erasure Coding Changes Hadoop Storage Economics

Feb 7, 2018 |

The introduction of erasure coding with Hadoop 3.0 will allow users to cram up to 50% more data into the same cluster. That’s great news for users who are struggling to store all their data. Read more…

Wrestling Data Chaos in Object Storage

Jan 10, 2018 |

It has become all so apparent that object storage is the cornerstone of the cloud and the resting place for just about any aspect of business, industry, and government data. Read more…

The Top Five Reasons to Use Multi-Tier Storage for Managing Scientific Data

Oct 30, 2017 |

According to International Data Corporation (in an IDC White Paper sponsored by Seagate), the amount of data in the world will reach 163 zettabytes by 2025. Read more…

IBM Stacks Memory Cells to Boost Flash Capacity

Oct 26, 2017 |

All-flash platforms are steadily being used to drive down the cost and infrastructure required to store soaring data volumes as more enterprises shift to hybrid cloud infrastructure. Recent technology advances involving the stacking of flash memory cells have greatly increased storage density while continuing to meet data scientists’ Read more…

Gartner: Top Storage Vendors Taming Unstructured Data

Oct 23, 2017 |

Object storage and distributed file systems are being enlisted to handle the growing volumes of unstructured data in enterprise datacenters, market analyst Gartner Inc. notes in an annual survey of the evolving storage market. Read more…

Data Recovery Gets Speed, Security Boost

Aug 14, 2017 |

The rise of sophisticated cyber attacks such as ransomware is fueling demand for data backup and recovery platforms that can help companies quickly get back on their feet after an attack. Read more…

IBM Storage Breakthrough Paves Way for 330TB Tape Cartridges

Aug 7, 2017 |

IBM announced last week a new record for magnetic tape storage that it says will keep tape storage density on a Moore’s law-like path far into the next decade. In collaboration with Sony, IBM scientists recorded 201 gigabits on one square inch of prototype magnetic tape, achieving a 20x improvement over the areal density used in current state of the art enterprise tape drives. Read more…

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