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.

BlogThe design of some IT systems can leave gaps, particularly between the application and the database. Understanding and pointing out these gaps should be the concern of all IT auditors.
FeatureSince no data is taken in a ransomware attack, many perimeter security products cannot fight or counteract the loss if it’s successful in breaching an organization.
FeatureEnterprises are increasingly turning to all-flash arrays to support their data centers and prepare their business for what’s next. They must focus on three critical strategies to ensure success.
FeatureA growing number of companies are exploring data lakes, but many struggle with how to turn raw material into actionable insights, according to Rich Dill, an enterprise solution architect at SnapLogic.
FeatureIssues around data preparation and data quality continue to plague many data professionals, who spend as much as 80 percent of their time trying to make raw data usable.
Solid-state arrays "have matured beyond performance-oriented workloads, and the benefits are now compelling for all primary storage plus old and new unexpected workloads," according to research firm Gartner Group. In the firm’s recent report “Magic Quadrant for Solid-State Arrays,” Gartner looks at the top 13 vendors in this space.
By most accounts, the demand for professionals with data skills will remain strong heading into 2017. That translates into attractive salaries, especially for those with the most niche skills. According to the just-published “2016 Data Science Salary Survey” by O’Reilly Media, data pros with relational database skills can expect the following pay.
BlogThe ECM market is going through a period of real change. Just look at some of the developments in the past few months to see that vendors are either pushing change through themselves or being subject to it.
BlogThe move to spin off the Documentum, InfoArchive and Leap platform was expected, it wasn't entirely clear over the last few months who the lucky buyer would be. Step up OpenText!
NewsThe tie-up, valued at about $67 billion when it was first announced almost a year ago, brings together the leading provider of key storage products and one of the top makers of servers and personal computers.
Big data lakes have created a lot of change, a lot of angst and most importantly -- a lot of opportunity, according to Avi Kalderon, big data and analytics practice leader at NewVantage Partners. Here are five ways in which you can maximize the value of your data assets.
NewsEMC shareholders approved the Dell merger with 98 percent support in July. Before the deal is finalized the companies must still receive regulatory approval from China.
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