26 February, 2016
Tech business is built on the power of data, but not every company is in the tech business. Most just use tech and networking to…
11 March, 2014
Before the iPhone and Xbox, prior to the first Tweet or Facebook “Like,” and well in advance of tablets and the cloud, there was the…
26 February, 2016
Tech business is built on the power of data, but not every company is in the tech business. Most just use tech and networking to run the infrastructure that handles whatever they really do for a living. That said, even non-tech companies are discovering the power of data as…
19 May, 2015
Back in 2007 when Drew Houston, Dropbox’s CEO, had gotten sick and tired of misplacing his USB drive the idea of personal and small business cloud storage was a radical one. Today, everyone and their uncle seems to be offering cheap or free cloud storage.
That’s great! Except…
15 April, 2015
The expectations of CIOs around Hadoop are changing. They’re demanding more ROI from their data and saying goodbye to ‘experimentation.’ Of course, Hadoop is everywhere right now, but we’re seeing people (and companies) coining phrases such as “businesses becoming more data-driven.”
Since its inception, Hadoop has served…
23 February, 2015
There are many reasons to have a data backup plan within your practice—and legality is one of them. Although phrases like “data backup” and “data recovery” may call to mind nefarious hackers and identity theft, the far more likely scenario is a physical disaster such as a fire or…
4 February, 2015
The development of the Internet of Things (IoT) applications has generated demand for terminal devices, networking/communication equipment, cloud computing hardware/software and storage equipment, according to Taiwan-based embedded solution providers.
For terminal devices, while many vendors or makers lay emphasis on smart wearable devices, AMD and Taiwan-based…
20 May, 2014
The National Security Agency has been in the business of collecting information for a long time, but technological advancements over the past decade are the primary driver of the intelligence community’s ability to collect data on the grandest scales.
That those advancements continue to evolve at a frenetic pace…
Publication: Defense One
6 May, 2014
If you really must maintain your own data center, it’s nice if you can minimize the number of people who work there. A startup called StackStorm wants to help you do that.
Stackstorm, which has operated in stealth mode until today, intends to help stodgy enterprises run their facilities…
2 May, 2014
First, by 2025, data center managers expect nearly 25 percent of their power will come from solar energy, which today accounts for about 1 percent of a data center’s energy supply.
Second, in 10 years, nearly three-quarters of the respondents believe that at least 60 percent of computing…
30 April, 2014
Most people understand the relative size of their digital files. That report you just saved is 318 kilobytes (kB); those vacation photos tally 750 megabytes (MB); your new iPod holds 20 gigabytes (GB) of music. When data sets start to grow, however, their sizes become more difficult to explain. How…
2 April, 2014