Category: Storage News&Tips

Storage Management, Storage News&Tips

Microsoft will use a blockchain to decentralize data for better control

February 22, 2018

Via: Digital Trends

Microsoft said on Monday, February 13, that it plans to use blockchain technology to give you more control over your digital identity. Alex Simons, director of program management at Microsoft’s Identity Division, says the company invested in incubating a set of […]

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IBM Updates Its SDS, Data Protection, & Storage

February 21, 2018

Via: StorageReview

IBM Storage announced several new innovations around its software-defined storage (SDS), data protection, and storage systems portfolio. These announcements aim to help drive down costs, ease management, increase security, all the while helping users scale their storage to meet the […]

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62% Expansion of Customer Storage for Compuverde in 2017

February 19, 2018

Via: StorageNewsletter

As storage demands continue to rise, businesses are seeking a unified storage solution that will scale rapidly while delivering performance and reliability at reduced costs. Compuverde AG announced a strong 2017, marked by new partnerships and increased business. The majority […]

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How Object Storage Enables GDPR Compliance

February 16, 2018

Via: Caringo

The first challenge: how do you find all the relevant data when you receive a “Right to access,” a “Data Portability” or a “Right to be forgotten” request from an EU resident? Expecting that anyone can manually login to every […]

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Intel unleashes new Core i3 processor to give thin-and-light laptops a power boost

February 14, 2018

Via: TechRadar

In a move which, at least to some extent, seems to be running interference with AMD’s recently released (and well-received) fresh APUs, Intel has unveiled a single new 8th-gen Core i3 processor aimed at ultraportable laptops and 2-in-1s. The Core […]

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Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon X24 LTE modem supports speeds of up to 2 Gbps

February 14, 2018

Via: TechSpot

Qualcomm’s board may be busy dealing with rival chipmaker Broadcom’s hostile takeover attempt but for the rest of the company, it is business as usual. On Wednesday, Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon X24 LTE modem, the company’s eighth generation LTE multimode […]

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Samsung Begins Mass Production of 256 GB eUFS Devices for Automotive Applications

February 12, 2018

Via: Anandtech

Samsung has announced that it has started mass production of eUFS 2.1-compatible storage devices for automotive applications. The new 256 GB devices support select UFS 3.0 features for vehicles, are qualified to operate in extreme temperature ranges and offer performance […]

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Critical Capabilities for Object Storage

February 5, 2018

Via: StorageNewsletter

This report was published on January 25, 2018, written by Raj Bala, Garth Landers and John McArthur, analysts at Gartner, Inc. Summary Cost reduction is the driving factor in enterprise interest in object storage, but compelling hybrid cloud storage capabilities […]

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Backblaze’s Q417 HDD Reliability Report: Enterprise Premium Still In Question

February 2, 2018

Via: Tom's Hardware

Backblaze released its Q4 2017 hard drive failure statistics, and they continue to confound on the topic of enterprise-versus-consumer drive reliability. Cloud-backup provider Backblaze publishes hard drive reliability statistics from its data center every quarter. The startup has been keeping […]

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Storage Start-Ups in 2017

February 1, 2018

Via: StorageNewsletter

2017 was a little better than 2016 for storage start-ups. VCs were less reluctant to invest in storage. There were 46 financial rounds last year compared to 43 in 2016, that was the lowest figure since 2009, for a total […]