Storage News, Features, and Interviews

  • 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
  • How the Queensland Brain Institute deals with its data deluge

    Storage can be a headache for any organisation that relies heavily on IT. But Jake Carroll, the senior IT manager (research) at the Queensland Brain Institute (QBI), doesn’t just have to contend with the typical storage needs for a 500-person organisation.

    07 June 17 06:30 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Australia to get Dropbox proxy server to boost performance

    Dropbox is to install a point-of-presence, a proxy server, in Australia, at Equinix’s Sydney data centre — a move that it says will improve upload and download speeds to and from its US data centres for Australian and New Zealand customers.

    06 June 17 07:00 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Inside the trillion-dollar selfie industrial complex

    The taking of selfies and other photographs inspired and driven in part by social sharing is the key to the future of business, marketing and the artificial intelligence age.

    03 June 17 20:39 Written by Mike Elgan
  • Top storage skills to boost your salary

    Tech pros with storage and networking skills garnered higher-than-average pay increases, according to the 2017 Dice Salary Survey.

    03 June 17 00:38 Written by Ann Bednarz
  • Microsoft’s DNA storage tech may fit in an enterprise

    Microsoft believes it can devise a viable DNA-based storage device to store the amount of information in an entire data center in a piece of hardware the size of a corporate copy machine.

    30 May 17 20:00 Written by Lucas Mearian
  • Flash back and forward

    It’s hard to believe that the all-flash data centre started over 20 years ago

    26 May 17 11:51 Written by Phillip Coates, Brocade
  • The AI fight is escalating: This is the IT giants' next move

    Artificial intelligence is where the competition is in IT, with Microsoft and Google both parading powerful, always-available AI tools for the enterprise at their respective developer conferences, Build and I/O, in May.

    24 May 17 19:07 Written by Peter Sayer
  • Here's how Google is preparing Android for the AI-laden future

    The future of Android will be a lot smarter, thanks to new programming tools that Google unveiled on Wednesday. The company announced TensorFlow Lite, a version of its machine learning framework that’s designed to run on smartphones and other mobile devices, during the keynote address at its I/O developer conference.

    18 May 17 10:26 Written by Blair Hanley Frank
  • The Future State of the CIO - A Case of ‘Career Is Over’ or ‘Career Is Opportunity’?

    Can the rise in importance of technology and data to enterprises mean that the ‘CIO to CEO’ route will finally open for more business technologists? What are the new skill sets that are necessary? And which elements of the old role can be safely jettisoned? Find out more in this insightful whitepaper.

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