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December, 2012

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December 27, 2012  7:04 PM

IBM Acquires StoredIQ, But What is It?



Posted by: Sharon Fisher
big data, e-discovery, ediscovery, ibm

IBM announced earlier this month that it was acquiring StoredIQ, but exactly what the company does isn't quite obvious. Part big data, part e-discovery, it's sort of neither fish nor fowl. As an example, analyst firm IDC included the Austin, Texas-based StoredIQ in its

December 20, 2012  7:59 PM

Lanza’s Hard Drive Next Focus in Sandy Hook School Shooting



Posted by: Sharon Fisher
backup, data storage, government, law enforcement, recovery, solid-state, ssd

It shouldn't be any surprise in this incident, about which nothing makes any sense, but it isn't clear what the status is of Adam Lanza's computer hard drive, which was smashed/damaged/destroyed by a hammer/screwdriver/sharp object that left data on it irretrievable/able to be recovered, according...


December 12, 2012  9:13 PM

USB ‘Dead Drops’ Offer Possibilities, Risks



Posted by: Sharon Fisher
file sharing, flash drives, memory stick, thumb drives, usb

Somewhere along a long, nondescript brick wall, there's a little spot that's different from the rest. Poking out from the rough surface of the wall is the half-inch extension of a USB flash drive. You connect it to your computer, upload or download files, and you're on your way, with no one the...


December 5, 2012  3:20 PM

What a Dropbox Acquisition Would Mean



Posted by: Sharon Fisher
apple, autonomy, box, cloud storage, dropbox, ediscovery, file sharing, ipo, nasuni, skydrive

In its list for 2013, IDC has predicted that the cloud file-sharing company Dropbox will be acquired next year.

"Dropbox will be acquired by a major enterprise...


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