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As a CXO I want Big Data Analytics but I’m really worried about Big Data Protection…

What’s so big about big data? Let’s start with a few stats… 1. IDC says 1.8 zettabytes of data were created and replicated in 2011, and 1.8 trillion gigabytes are expected to be created and replicated in 2012. This is

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The world says #centralize but could #decentralization be more cost effective & practical?

Yes, desktops and disaster recovery are now being used in the same sentence, or at least they should be. True, management and some other costs are decreased, but what about the infrastructure to support it? Assuming an average user consumes

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Letting Go: Not Everyone Wants Their Data Floating In the Cloud

A certain famous Beatle is letting go. According to CNET, Paul McCartney and MPL Communications, his own media company, has partnered with HP to archive his personal media library hosted by HP. McCartney’s library is supported by HP’s Converged Infrastructure

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Taking Your Company Public – Public Cloud, That Is

On-demand IT service, increased efficiency, best-in-class technology and above all, a great reduction in IT costs and resources – to the decision makers, the benefits of utilizing the cloud for their firm’s IT needs are highly alluring.  Despite all of

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Tiered Storage Management – Oh The Possibilities!

The best way to manage and support data is based on its importance to your business.  It is vital and can save you loads of administrative time and money if the right kind of data is stored in the right

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Primary Storage Optimization Using Real Time Compression

The main difference between primary and secondary storage requirements lies in their performance and redundancy requirements.  Primary data is touched frequently and needs fast and easy access, but storage optimization processing introduces latency.  As a result, the access latency requirements

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The Mainframe Comeback

Although many computer experts have joked about these massive computers, mainframes remain in use in today’s world.  Despite the fact that most organizations turn to supercomputers for high performance computing, it has remained a 3.5 billion dollar investment over the

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Data Deduplication And Its Uses

For those companies trying to manage their storage, the term deduplication may very well be in your present vocabulary.  And for those thinking about making your storage more efficient, gaining an understanding of exactly what deduplication is, and how it

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Content Addressable Storage

The amount of data we have access to grows exponentially.  With this constant increase of information, it can be hard for companies to manage the mass amounts of data they come across daily.  Now if we throw backup into the

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Deduplication or Compression

Do I De-Dupe or Compress the Production data block?

Depending on the manufacturer and their implementation, the answers will vary. To retrieve a de-duplicated block, I must rehydrate. Do I have the space? Is that another daily storage management problem? Depending on how I compress, in-line or while at rest and whether the compression time is

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Big Data News

  • Googlebot Imposters Attack, Hack and Spam Your Site July 24, 2014 3:29 pm
    Content producers spend a lot of time worrying about Google’s search algorithms. But maybe it’s time to think less about how frequently Google crawls your site — and more about the potential damage from evil Googlebot imposters, who assume Googlebot’s identity to gain privileged access to websites and online information. According to new research released to […]
  • LinkedIn's New Marketing Tool Offers Testing, Personalization July 24, 2014 2:40 pm
    Marketers using LinkedIn as a tool can now personalize and test content in the newsfeed without having to originate posts on their LinkedIn company page, the professional social media network announced today.An expansion of LinkedIn’s "sponsored updates" product, the new solution is called "direct sponsored content."Sponsored updates are […]
  • Enterprises Still Crippled By Document Management Chaos July 24, 2014 2:30 pm
    Even with the vacations, there is still some notable news in the document management space — and not all of it is good. Docurated this week discovered that enterprises are still drowning in content and documents despite the large number of vendors that have introduced apps to manage both. And both Kodak and Parascript released or upgraded new capture solutio […]

Mobile & Social News

  • Samsung pushes Tizen further in smartwatches July 23, 2014
    Samsung announced an update for owners of its Galaxy Gear smartwatch, enabling them to swap out the Android platform originally used for its own Tizen OS – while also noting that this is “completely o […]
    Steve Costello
  • Microsoft unveils first sub-€100 Lumia smartphone July 23, 2014
    Microsoft announced a new entry-level addition to its Windows Phone-powered Lumia device range in the shape of the €85 Lumia 530, following its decision to shelve the Nokia X line which competed at a […]
    Steve Costello
  • Amazon launches beta wallet app - report July 23, 2014
    E-commerce giant Amazon has launched its own mobile wallet application on Amazon Appstore and Google Play, according to a TechCrunch report. Amazon Wallet allows users to store and organise gift and l […]
    Ken Wieland
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