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.


FeatureThe entire data center is evolving. Five years from now, every organization of any size will look at its data center in a completely different light.
NewsBarracuda Networks Inc., which provides cloud-computing and data-storage services, is working with Morgan Stanley to seek potential buyers, according to people familiar with the matter.
BlogHadoop thoroughly disrupts the economics of data, analytics, and data-driven applications. That's cool because the unfortunate truth has been that the potential of most data lies dormant.
NewsEMC Corp. reported a decline in earnings, in line with analysts’ estimates, in a slowing market for storage devices, as it cuts jobs and moves forward with a planned $67 billion takeover by Dell Inc.
NewsGrowing adoption of cloud-based storage and the need for better utilization of data center storage systems has raised the demand for data center SAN offerings.
NewsCorrectly identifying patients and accurately matching their records as they are shared across healthcare organizations continues to be a daunting problem for the industry.
NewsCarlyle Group LP and Symantec Corp. have agreed to revise the terms of the deal for Symantec’s Veritas data-storage unit, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
NewsAmazon.com Inc. will open its first cluster of data centers in Canada this year, helping to meet demand from companies that don’t want their data stored in the U.S. where it can be monitored by security officials.
NewsTegile Systems Inc., a seller of flash-based data storage products, hired Mike Morgan as chief financial officer, bringing in an executive with experience leading startups through initial public offerings as it plans its own share sale in 18 to 24 months.
FeatureA virtualized infrastructure is a great productivity enhancer for the IT organization not to talk about all the added benefits of managing a virtualized infrastructure – but once you get past the rosy honeymoon, the ugly underbelly of virtualization starts showing up.
NewsA survey of 815 health information management professionals finds more than half routinely work on mitigating possible duplicate patient records within their organizations.
Netflix Inc. signed an agreement on Dec. 29 with Rostelecom PJSC, the state telecommunications operator, in Moscow, Russia, to allow the U.S. entertainment carrier to use its TV service starting in 2016. To mark the occasion, Rostelecom allowed the media inside its data center for a peek.
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