Storage

Feature

Replace your NAS with cloud storage: the 8 key requirements

The economics, scale, and manageability of cloud storage simply cannot be matched even by the largest enterprise datacenters.

Choosing the Cloud that's Right for You

Not every organization has moved its IT operations to the cloud, nor should we expect that to be the case. There are legitimate reasons to adhere to the on-premises IT approach, not the least of which is the fact that it assures that your IT infrastructure and all the data in it is under your control.

'Change of Guard' for Cyberoam, SonicWALL, Gajshield

Competitors of WatchGuard to the likes of Cyberoam, WatchGuard, and Gajshield have a great opportunity to bolster their UTM business in India.

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How-To

If We Show You How to Back Up Your PC for Free, Will You Finally do it?

Beyond simple hard drive failure, your PC could fall prey to user error or all sorts of nefarious malware. The only way to ensure that none of your personal files or programs are lost in a catastrophe is to back up everything regularly.

How to Create the 'Infinite Data Centre': Gartner

Small data centre environments with significant computing growth rates will maintain the same footprint for the next 20 years

How to Stretch Your SSD Storage's Life

A look at what wears down SSD drives, what to put on SSD, and what to put on HDD and how you can ensure a longer lasting SSD.

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Interview

How Digitization is Redefining Our Business: Ashok Vaswani, Barclays

Ashok Vaswani, CEO, personal and corporate banking, Barclays, talks about digital evangelism and how digitization is re-shaping the business of the 300-year old bank.

ViPR is Our Answer to Software-defined Storage: Amitabh Srivastava, EMC

Amitabh Srivastava, president for EMC’s Advanced Software Division is the man behind the storage giant’s much-talked about software-defined storage (SDS) initiatives. He talks in detail about EMC’s ViPR and why SDS has been wrongly-defined so far.

My Job is to Hallucinate: Unisys CTO

Jim Thompson, CTO, Unisys, talks to Computerworld India about the company’s Forward! solution, the state of the Unix mission critical market and how India figures in Unisys’s future plans.

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Video

Hu Yoshida, VP & CTO at Hitachi Data Systems on the Future of Storage

Hu Yoshida, VP & CTO, Hitachi Data Systems spoke about the future of storage, and that he's keeping his bets on non-volatile memory, and not flash, to manage more durable and high-performance systems.

Video Interview with Sandeep Dutta, storage head for IBM India

Sandeep Dutta, Business Unit Executive, Storage Division, IBM India talks about software-defined storage, flash storage, cloud computing and big data.

Oracle OpenWorld 2012: Ellison Takes on Competitors

At the event, CEO Ellison debates on why oracle products are better than other competitors such as Salesforce, Amazon, IBM and SAP.

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News

HP targets SMB start ups with new flash storage solutions

HP is targeting the SMB and new start-up space by making over its hybrid flash offerings, making them cheaper, better performing and more flexible.

NETRACK and Silentium Enter into Strategic Tie-Up to Build Active Silent Racks

ARA is the first of its kind soundproof rack-mount cabinet providing unprecedented levels of noise reduction up to 30 dB(A). 

Seagate Extends Relationship with IBM for High Performance Computing Storage

IBM Spectrum Scale Software and Seagate ClusterStor High Performance Computing Storage Solutions to yield productivity and efficiency gains for rapidly expanding data intensive markets.

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Opinion

Why You Might Still Want an Optical Drive

Not that long ago, every PC could read and write CDs and DVDs. Not anymore.

Best Practices for Cloud Storage Migration

The advantages and benefits of cloud data storage are quite obvious, and it is not hard to see why such services have immensely grown in popularity. Companies of all sizes can reap the benefits of cloud storage for a number of reasons.

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Slide-Show

7 Noteworthy Technology Projects on Kickstarter

Here are 7 technology projects that have managed to reach their funding goals on Kickstarter and could come in handy at your enterprise.

The Human Face of Big Data

"The Human Face of Big Data" is a book that aims to give readers, through photography and short articles, a glimpse of how powerful new data processing capabilities are changing people's lives.

Technologies That Will Mold the Future of IT

Which of today's newest shipping technologies will cast the longest shadow over business computing? Here are our best guesses.

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