Storage News, Features, and Interviews

  • 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
  • Make way for the algorithm economy

    As the data storage market in Australia surpasses $2 billion, the term Big Data is becoming increasingly irrelevant. It’s all big data now.

    17 May 17 12:34 Written by Matt Young, Nutanix
  • At Google I/O, enterprises may get A.I. they can put to work

    As Google I/O, the search giant's major developer conference, gets ready to kick off on Wednesday, enterprises will be curious to see if Google offers new artificial intelligence technology they can put to work.

    16 May 17 05:52 Written by Sharon Gaudin
  • Twenty years after Deep Blue, what can AI do for us?

    On May 11, 1997, a computer showed that it could outclass a human in that most human of pursuits: playing a game. The human was World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov, and the computer was IBM's Deep Blue. Murray Campbell, one of Deep Blue's creators, talks about the other things computers have learned to do as well as, or better than, humans, and what that means for our future.

    12 May 17 04:47 Written by Peter Sayer
  • 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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