Western Digital continues to block Toshiba Memory deal

October 11, 2017

Western Digital has again reiterated its plan to block Toshiba’s sale of its semiconductor subsidiary to a Bain Capital-led consortium, despite the ink now being dry on the deal. To offset losses made by a disastrous attempt at breaking into […]

AI Building a Smarter Cloud

September 13, 2017

Category: Cloud Storage

Artificial intelligence is certain to affect IT infrastructure in a big way, but it seems that most of the immediate changes will take place on the cloud long before they seep into the enterprise data center. The simple fact that […]

Why tracking data centers is so hard

September 6, 2017

The Office of Management and Budget recently reported that the government has closed about 1,900 data centers since the launch of the Federal Data Center Consolidation Initiative in 2010, saving almost $1 billion. It also lists the remaining data center […]

Hardware, Solid State Drive

Samsung’s Next Gen NVMe SSDs Appear Online

October 16, 2017

Via: Tom's Hardware

Samsung’s next generation consumer NVMe SSDs first appeared on the University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory NVMe Integrator’s list in July. The listing shows the retail drives as NVMe 97X and 98X. Sources with knowledge of the industry informed us that Samsung […]

External hard drive, Hardware

This microwave-based hard drive will offer 40 terabytes of storage

October 16, 2017

Via: Digital Trends

In terms of hard drives, solid-state drives are popular, including with us, because they offer speed and reliability within a smaller package than other hard drives. Those advantages do come with a trade-off when compared to older disc-based drives, namely a […]

Storage News&Tips

Cisco brings intent-based networking to the data center

October 13, 2017

Via: Data Center Cage

A decade ago, one of the big knocks on Cisco was that its products were difficult to deploy and often even harder to manage. Over the past few years, though, particularly since Chuck Robbins took the helm as CEO, the […]