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

How to encrypt and password-protect ZIP files the right way

You can protect the contents of a ZIP file, but unless you know the trick, you might as well not bother.

Cloud Storage Alternatives: Three Ways to Sync your Own Data Securely and Privately

Robert D Lonsdale, Jr runs his business from two computers in different states. He needs to keep files synced between them, but he would "prefer not to use a cloud service."

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.

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Interview

Dell’s ‘End-to-End’ Stack Syncs with Organizations’ SDDC Journey: Brenton Smith

Globally, nothing will halt IoT wave. There would be some pockets of absolute stupidity (experimentation) along the way, says Brenton Smith, VP & GM, Dell Software Group, APJ.  

Everything is Going to Become Software-defined: Uwe Neumeier, Fujitsu

Uwe Neumeier, VP, Global Server Business Service Platform, Fujitsu, talks about why India is an important region for the company and how today’s IT infrastructure is gearing up for a software-defined world.

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.

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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

Seagate breaks through the 1TB-per-platter barrier for laptop drives

It's also considering a hybrid drive that uses the new 1TB platters

Intel India accelerates innovation in India by opening Intel India Maker Lab and Intel India Maker Showcase

Intel India Maker Lab to support ten innovative product startups initially; the Top 20 entrants for the Innovate For Digital India Challenge will be eligible to use the Maker Lab without having to go through the selection process.

USD 1.6 trillion global data market ready to tap – big boost for data & cloud business

Asia’s largest SQL and Data Conference ‘SQLServerGeeks Annual Summit 2015’ inaugurated.

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Opinion

Binding compute to storage considered harmful

The unbundling of the database is here

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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