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 technology capable of recording and reproducing digital data using quartz glass for hundreds of millions of years. But DNA has attracted more and more attention as an…

Red Hat, provider of open source solutions, announced new portfolio of solutions designed for open hybrid cloud for enterprises to create and manage open hybrid clouds. The solutions combine the complete product portfolio of Red Hat – which includes Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, Red Hat Storage, JBoss Enterprise Middleware, Red Hat…

Earlier this week, Google announced a significant increase in its infrastructure as a service (IaaS) offer with an increase in the number of virtual machine sizes available to the US and Europe customers from 4 to 40. In addition to the new types of instances, the company reduced the price of its Google Compute Engine…

Symantec has presented its vision for a secure, agile and efficient cloud. Within five years, companies would operate in a world of cloud, virtualization and mobile computing, converged IT; a world in which the cloud will be much more secure. Today, cloud computing technologies are changing rapidly. A survey conducted by Symantec reveals that 23%…

Economic difficulties damaged western European market performance of global software, while Russia, USA, China, Latin America and other regions continue to evolve positively. However, according to IDC, 2012 marks the beginning of a growth period with more conservative than those recorded in 2010 and 2011. Software applications are the fastest growing segment, with a rise…

A recent study, conducted by the Symform, the cloud backup provider, found that 20% of companies have no security policies or clear usage standards, to guide employees when using cloud applications or access corporate information from other devices. The survey queried nearly 500 companies including 18 percent representing enterprises, 34 percent from small and midsize…

Hadoop is a free Java framework for distributed applications and intensive data management. It enables applications to work with thousands of nodes and petabytes of data. With Hadoop, companies discover and put into practice new techniques for analysis and retrieval of data, techniques previously impossible to implement for reasons of performance, cost and technology. As…

Cloud computing technology is one of the most transformative technologies in recent history, as it allows computers to perform tasks that are normally beyond their computing and storage capabilities. We have also seen that the amount of web applications available has increased rapidly as the consumer market starts to accept cloud computing. Everything from document…