Data Storage

Computer data storage is accomplished on a variety of physical devices including memory chips, disk and tape drives, flash and other solid state memory and new storage mediums that store and read information. Data storage is an overhead archival cost that must also be managed for risk and compliance across a lifecycle of demand, usability and disposal.


Data ManagementOrganizations need to move large unstructured data sets across the world quickly and easily for big data analytics using Hadoop. Classic methods like FTP and HTTP aren't designed for such use cases. Here's how to move forward.
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ArchitectureSoftware-defined storage coupled with two other key trends seem ideally suited to address the ever-growing big data needs within today’s businesses.
NewsEMC, Pure and other suppliers are benefiting from better-than-projected demand from companies embracing flash-based storage as a way to speed up their websites and number-crunching. But prices have declined more rapidly than projected.
NewsCarlyle Group LP agreed to buy Symantec Corp.’s Veritas data-storage unit for $8 billion in the biggest U.S. leveraged buyout this year.
NewsIn the fast-growth big data market, some pundits spent recent months wondering if Hadoop's rapid rise was set for a slowdown. At least for the moment, Hortonworks has silenced those critics.
BlogHyper-convergent systems are a natural evolution of the traditional IT infrastructure, which is usually composed of operational silos (computing, storage, network) catering to specific business needs. The relatively new concept of hyper-convergence combines two or more of these components of infrastructure as a solution: an appliance combining server + storage + network in a box.
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NewsThe global data protection as a service (DPaaS) market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 57% from 2015 to 2019, according to a new report.
AnalysisWill the Internet of Things (IoTs) become smart sensors communicating directly into machine clouds? Actually, no. Here are seven reasons why edge computing is critical to IoT.
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BlogHere's what the future holds for this enterprise file sync and share (EFSS) platform -- especially in the context of enterprise content management.
NewsDropbox made itself a household name by giving away cloud storage. Its two-year-old effort to make money from business users has been less impressive.
NewsBox will integrate IBM content management software and enable customers to use IBM’s analytics tools, the two companies said today.
NewsMake your private cloud vision more attainable—activating it for less cost and with less complexity. That effort must include a well-defined storage strategy.
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