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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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  • Week in Review: Digital Marketing is Hard + Networks Put People First September 1, 2014 7:00 pm
    LinkedIn Conundrum Two big changes to the social platform has this marketer scratching his head. Digital Marketing: No Walk in the Park Get ready for false starts and other struggles along the way Jive’s Social Business Approach Jive’s Summer release promises to put the end user first. People Rule in This Space Work like a network? That’s just marketing spin […]
  • Can Your Social Platform Be Your Intranet? August 29, 2014 2:55 pm
    I made the point back in July that good old fashioned intranet content publishing was not dead, and that enterprise social collaboration platforms really weren’t very good for one to many publishing. A separate web publishing platform would probably still be needed — use the right tool for the right job. As a result of that article, Jive Software asked to ha […]
  • Watch Your Favorite Tech Exec Get Wet: Ice Bucket Challenge August 29, 2014 2:30 pm
    The summer of 2014 will be known for many things. Among them, the cloud storage wars, Microsoft’s new Mobile First, Cloud First mantra, and the battle for the enterprise among Enterprise File Sync and Share (EFSS) vendors. It will also go down as the summer of the ice bucket challenge when everyone from Cristiano Ronaldo toKaty Perry to Jack Black to Novak D […]

Mobile & Social News

  • Apple working on iPhone-based mobile wallet and payments September 2, 2014
    Apple has developed a mobile payment system through a partnership with Visa, MasterCard and Amex, as well as unidentified banks and retailers, according to Bloomberg. The system, which will also inclu […]
    Richard Handford
  • IDC slashes 2014 tablet forecast September 1, 2014
    On the back of another quarter of lower-than-expected demand, research firm IDC has cut its full-year 2014 forecast for worldwide tablet shipments from 260.9 million to 233.1 million units. The new fo […]
    Ken Wieland
  • Apple addresses health app privacy September 1, 2014
    Apple tweaked its privacy rules to ensure the increasing number of health and fitness apps are not hindered by concerns about how developers use personal data. A Financial Times report said the rules […]
    Tim Ferguson
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