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Let the Data Not the App Drive Your Multi-Cloud Strategy

Artificial intelligence, machine learning, and analytics aren’t just technological trends. Data-driven innovation and decision-making is the future for business. There’s no longer any question. Yet the volume and Read more…

Why Infrastructure Flexibility is Critical to the Data Lifecycle

It’s not a coincidence that we associate the word lifecycle with data. From ingestion to transformation and archival - data is alive. It is the fuel that drives the modern enterprise and the lifeblood that flows throug Read more…

Global DataSphere to Hit 175 Zettabytes by 2025, IDC Says

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 -- will grow from 33 zettabytes in 2018 to a mind-boggling 175ZB by 2025 Read more…

The Future of Storage: Software

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 Read more…

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

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 p Read more…

How Erasure Coding Changes Hadoop Storage Economics

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. However, that storage boost c Read more…

Wrestling Data Chaos in Object Storage

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. While the simplicity of the object approach le Read more…

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

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. Nowhere is data more important than in scientific research. Read more…

IBM Stacks Memory Cells to Boost Flash Capacity

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 Read more…

Gartner: Top Storage Vendors Taming Unstructured Data

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 m Read more…

Data Recovery Gets Speed, Security Boost

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. With that in mind, a data manage Read more…

IBM Storage Breakthrough Paves Way for 330TB Tape Cartridges

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 gi Read more…

Public Cloud Storage ‘Revolution’: 80% Price Cut, 6X Performance Jump from Carbonite Spin-off

A revolution in public cloud storage price/performance could be in the offing as two storage industry veterans with a track record of disruption today launched a new company that they say cuts pricing for storage in the Read more…

Intel Moves Data Closer to CPU With Xpoint SSD

Intel Corp. has begun shipping new storage drives based on its 3-D XPoint non-volatile memory technology as it targets data-driven workloads. Intel's new Optane solid-state drives, designated P4800X, seek to combine t Read more…

HPE Acquires Nimble Storage

Hewlett Packard Enterprise continued its headlong push into the hybrid IT market with its second large acquisition of 2017: a $1 billion deal to acquire flash specialist Nimble Storage Inc. and its "predictive flash" cap Read more…

Big Genomics Data Gets a Storage Boost

Bio-processor developer Edico Genome is collaborating with storage specialist Dell EMC to bundle computing and storage platform for analyzing gene-sequencing data. The partners said this week the platform will be base Read more…

Exabytes Hit the Road with AWS Snowmobile

Big data, meet your big rig. Amazon Web Services took containerization technology to new levels yesterday when it unveiled plans to use 45-foot trailers equipped with scads of disk and fast fiber optic connections to hel Read more…

5 Ways to Optimize Your Cloud Storage ROI

Every day, machine data or data gathered from the Internet of Things (IoT) data is continuously produced by almost every process businesses run, including storage, applications, servers, networks, sensors and security sy Read more…

The Network is the New Storage Bottleneck

Along with the data center storage capacity explosion and the major shift in storage architecture from scale-up to scale out, there is one more trend which is not only effecting storage but also networking. This third Read more…

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