- DNA – The New Big Data Storage Solution of the 21st Century?
Scientists are constantly looking for alternative methods of storing information that will ensure long-term preservation of data at low cost and operating cost. Hitachi has discovered a new technologycapable of recording and reproducing digital data using quartz glass for hundreds of millions of years. But DNA has attracted more and more attention [...]
- Five Steps to Successful IT Consolidation
Has your Enterprise made the strategic decision to consolidate remote site IT infrastructure into central data centers? Then you have probably discovered that consolidation projects are fraught with technical, organization, and implementation challenges that require a well thought-out strategy. Download this paper by Riverbedand discover a clear 5-step approach to making sure [...]
- Symantec Study Reveals Hidden Costs of Cloud and Data Security Risks
A global survey has shown that it is very common that companies of all sizes suffer damage due to the use of public cloud applications that are not managed or integrated within the company’s IT infrastructure.
Symantec has released the results of a survey conducted by ReRez in the months of September and October [...]
- GoDaddy Introduces Its Own CDN, Website Accelerator
GoDaddy is currently undergoing a significant transformation in their efforts to provide more value to customers, and probably as a way of keeping up with the rapid advancements in the field. The newest addition to their series of 21st century makeovers is the roll-out of a Content-Delivery Network, or CDN.
What’s a CDN?
- Big Data Captures Bulk of UK Government Science and Technology Spending
In the recent Autumn Statement, UK Science Minister David Willetts announced a £600 million budget for science which will be allocated between big data, space, robotics and autonomous systems, synthetic biology, regenerative medicine, agri-science campuses, advanced material, and energy. The Ministry of Science is [...]
- VMware Partners With Puppet Labs and Invests $30 Million
VMware has recently invested $30 million on Puppet Labs, a cloud automation tools open-source vendor. With this investment, both companies agreed to form a partnership for them to work together to create application and infrastructure elements for Amazon Web Services, OpenStack, physical infrastructures, and VMware-based public and private [...]
- Red Hat Closes ManageIQ Deal For $104 Million
Red Hat was able to close a deal with ManageIQ last month for $104 million. With its new acquisition, the company will be able to strengthen its CloudForms infrastructure-as-a-servicemanagement tool. Meant to be offered as a “single pane of [...]
- SAP Earnings Get Boost From Big Data And Cloud Computing
Due to a stronger momentum, SAP is expected to grow in double digits this year primarily because of its move towards cloud computing and big data. It is estimating an 11% to 13% increase in revenues for software and related [...]
- Integrating the Cloud: Bridges, Brokers, and Gateways
For many organizations, a hybrid cloud architecture is the best way to take advantage of the benefits of public cloud computing resources without compromising on security or operational control. And yet the challenges and concerns over how to integrate with cloud environments and maintain control over security and performance continue to inhibit broader adoption.
- The State of Cloud Computing Around the World: Canada
Cloud Computing is taking off in various parts of the globe, partly because companies are now realizing the great potential of cloud computing technology when it comes to cost efficiency, productivity, agility, and operational flexibility. However, Canadian companies seem to be lagging behind the rest of the world when it comes to the adoption [...]
- Facebook is Redesigning Data Center Infrastructure with Open Compute Project
On the occasion of the Open Compute Summit which was held from January 16 to 17 in Santa Clara, the giants of the computer industry have strides toward the goal of setting standards for the most efficient server, storage and data center hardware.
- News Digest January 27, 2013
Ovum Study: The Market for Mobile Business Intelligence is MaturingThe performance and power of mobile phones, along with the development of the infrastructure has made the business intelligence on mobile phones (which has been called Business intelligence on-the-go) a reality.
Until recently, mobile BI solutions suffer from a lack of technological [...]
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