Storage News, Features, and Interviews

  • ANZ deploys Azure Stack to keep processing in-house

    ANZ, the first — and so far only — named Australian customer for Azure Stack, Microsoft’s recently released on-premises version of its Azure public cloud service, is using the system to avoid having to move masses of data for a new application into the public cloud.

    23 Nov. 17 11:50 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Data: Lifeblood of the Internet of Things

    Much has been written about the rise of autonomous vehicles with testing being conducted globally and the increasing number of consumers who are already enjoying the benefits.

    06 Oct. 17 11:10 Written by BS Teh, Seagate Technology
  • Oracle leverages AI to push enterprise apps as users move to cloud

    Ratcheting up the pace of enhancements to its software as a service (SaaS) and platform as a service (PaaS) offerings, Oracle is riding the wave of companies that are ditching on-premises enterprise apps and heading to the cloud.

    03 Oct. 17 06:54 Written by Marc Ferranti
  • Imagination wants to add intelligence to smartphone chips

    Specialized hardware needed to accelerate machine learning algorithms is moving out of the data center and into high-end mobile phones. Soon it could be in everyone's pocket, if chip designer Imagination Technologies has its way.

    21 Sept. 17 21:44 Written by Peter Sayer
  • Light slowed with sound in photonic chip breakthrough

    ​Having travelled halfway round the world down underwater fibre optic cable in an instant, by the time data in light form reaches your computer, it has to be slowed down to be processed.

    19 Sept. 17 09:01 Written by George Nott
  • New cloud, HPC services to help drive research in South Australia

    eResearch South Australia is preparing for the imminent retirement of its Tizard supercomputer, officially launching a high-performance computing system dubbed TANGO and preparing to unveil a new cloud infrastructure service.

    24 Aug. 17 11:30 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Top storage certifications for IT pros

    Storage industry certifications that help demonstrate technical competency and boost qualifications for a better job.

    21 July 17 01:37 Written by Ann Bednarz
  • What is hyperconvergence?

    Hyperconvergence aims to simplify data center operations by combining compute, storage and networking in a software-driven appliance.

    12 July 17 08:07 Written by Ann Bednarz
  • Housing developer builds resiliency with DRaaS

    Milhaus turned to provider Online Tech for its disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) offering. Support for cross-hypervisor failover is a priority for Milhaus, which is standardized on Hyper-V.

    06 July 17 03:57 Written by Ann Bednarz
  • Construction company streamlines operations with Dropbox

    When Australian construction company Built adopted Dropbox to enable the sharing of large files between its offices, construction sites and partners the wide usage of the file sharing software by individuals helped accelerate uptake.

    03 July 17 10:01 Written by Stuart Corner
  • A.I. starts to deliver in the enterprise, at last

    After decades of unfulfilled promise, artificial intelligence is being put to real, productive use by some companies. Everybody else should be preparing for it.

    27 June 17 20:00 Written by Mary K. Pratt
  • Video storage a gateway to hyperconvergence for law enforcement agency

    The Bergen County Sheriff's Office first chose Pivot3's converged server and SAN solutions to handle video workloads. Today, Pivot3’s HCI appliance clusters allow BCSO to combine VDI, long-term storage, and video storage arrays within a single hyperconverged platform.

    20 June 17 08:10 Written by Ann Bednarz
  • How to tell if AI or machine learning is real

    False and misleading claims abound that applications and cloud services are now smart. Here’s how to identify true artificial intelligence and machine learning

    16 June 17 20:00 Written by Galen Gruman
  • Most acute storage pain points, letdowns

    Things don’t always go as planned with new technologies. Two new research reports document the struggles, disappointments and false starts that enterprise storage pros wrestle with as they modernize their infrastructure for digital business.

    14 June 17 23:15 Written by Ann Bednarz
  • Months of warning signs before storage problems took down ATO

    An analysis of log data from the HP Enterprise 3PAR SAN blamed for the dramatic outage of the Australian Taxation Office’s core systems in December reveals a number of warning signs in the lead-up, according to a report made public today by the ATO.

    08 June 17 14:25 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Samsung Portable SSD T5: Built for Working on the Go

    Find out how the Samsung Portable SSD T5 was able to significantly improve the business efficiency of a 3D printing business

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