A blog for users, storage solution providers -- including value-added resellers (VARs), systems integrators, managed service providers (MSPs) and consultants -- about data storage hardware and software products and services, backup/archiving products and services, disaster recovery, storage area networks (SANs) and network-attached storage (NAS).
Some of your data is on your device/machine.
Some of your data is in a datacentre… gently being drip-fed to you depending upon which application/cloud/web service you are using.
Some of your data is out on the Internet of Things (IoT), out there at the edge.
With the very term edge now po…READ MORE
In today’s day and age, making an impression on potential customers is incredibly important. No matter what market an entrepreneur enters into, you can rest assured that it is saturated to an extent. With competitors already waiting at each turn, finding differentiating factors to get more people in…READ MORE
The number of IoT devices connected to the internet is expected to surge to more than 20 billion by 2020, then explode in the next several years. Some stats forecast at least eight devices per person connected to the internet by 2022.
While these new devices represent increased opportunities for …READ MORE
The Linux Foundation’s Core Infrastructure Initiative (CII) is a project designed to support best practices with a key eye on the security of critical open source software projects.
The CII team has this month worked with the Laboratory for Innovation Science at Harvard (LISH).
Together, the…READ MORE
Veeam has taken the wraps off the latest iteration of its software to speed up backup and recovery, along with other features to help enterprises better manage their data in a hybrid cloud environment.
Touted as the biggest release in Veeam’s history, Availability Suite V10 now supports mass re…READ MORE
Do you have a great data storage product that first shipped or was significantly enhanced this year? If yes, we want to hear about it. There’s just one week left to enter your outstanding product in Storage magazine and SearchStorage’s 2019 Storage Products of the Year competition.
We’ve just ext…READ MORE
By Alan Earls
Infrastructure as a services (IaaS) and platform as a services (PaaS) are both potential deployment paths for microservices. But there are big differences, and picking the right path for your project or organization involves a range of tradeoffs.
The problem with PaaS is that it …READ MORE
Contentions over proposed health data sharing rules, which would require health systems to implement standardized APIs, continue to heighten.
EHR vendor Epic recently sent a letter signed by about 60 health systems to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar opposing propo…READ MORE
The tech industry loves big tech events and for the host cities, these huge events represent a massive boost to the local economy.
Thousands upon thousands of customers, sales people, and industry executives travel to glamorous cities around the world. They endure long flights, dehumanising passp…READ MORE
Whether you realize it or not, your company needs Session Initiation Protocol. As legacy telephony networks wind down and cloud-based voice services continue to grow, SIP services are necessary to support the transition to the cloud and ensure reliable communications infrastructure.
SIP is the pr…READ MORE
Is there a reason normal CIOs should be thinking about the state of quantum computing? It depends on how one defines normal, was Brian Hopkins’ answer. Hopkins is a Forrester Research analyst who focuses on emerging tech.
“It’s very much dependent on the industry you’re in. We think the first bre…READ MORE
They say there are only two difficult challenges in the world of computer programming:
Synchronizing the invalidation of a distributed tertiary and quaternary cache; and
What to name things.
Given the number of problems I encountered when perusing the Internet with an older Firefox browse…READ MORE
It’s too soon to tell how the T-Mobile-Sprint deal may affect prices for wireless service in the long term, but industry observers agree the merger could produce a strong player in the 5G market.
A federal judge ruled favorably on T-Mobile buying Sprint this week, bringing the merger within a few…READ MORE
The great and the good of the digital identity sector gathered in London yesterday (13 February) for the Think Digital Identity for Government conference – a popular bi-annual event that always attracts the key players in the community to hear updates from their peers and a chance to catch up on t…READ MORE
GUEST BLOG: In this contributed blog post, Lucy Taylor, data analyst at Nominet, talks about her career path and how she moved from dancing to data analytics, whilst giving advice to other women who may be considering a career in technology.
I’ve been working as a data analyst for Nominet sin…READ MORE
In what must be one of the most inappropriate gestures in the history of human life, adult website CamSoda has offered free webcam sessions to the 3,600-plus passengers currently quarantined aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship due to the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak.
“Covid-19” isn’t tak…READ MORE
It has come as a great relief for all enterprises using Microsoft Office 365. NAKIVO v9.2 is launched and it comes with full support for Microsoft Office 365 backup. That means the latest version of NAKIVO Backup & Replication supports Microsoft Office 365 backup. NAKIVO is a fast-growing softwa…READ MORE
Last week I reported on a spate of Outlook errors characterized by MoAppCrash in Reliability Monitor details. Alas, the 12240 update did not fix that issue. In fact, it’s struck over 100 more times since that last report. I may now, however, be on the track to a more permanent fix. I’ve learned abou…READ MORE
I’ve been informed by Tech Target that they are going to be shutting down their blogging platform this month, so sadly this will be the last post that I put on this platform. It’s been an amazing 13 years that the folks at Tech Target have been putting up with me, and I sincerely thank them for th…READ MORE
At the 2019 re:Invent, AWS added a host of tools and features, raising the cloud provider’s portfolio to more than 175 services — many of which flew under the radar due to the sheer number of rollouts at the annual conference.
Flashier announcements took up much of the spotlight at re:Invent, …READ MORE