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Data at the atomic scale: breakthrough may lead to next-gen storage devices

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Tech Times Data at the atomic scale: breakthrough may lead to next-gen storage devices Tech Times Scientists at the University of Basel say the achievement represents an important step toward the production of devices for data storage or as...
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Western Digital Launches My Passport Wireless Mobile Storage Lineup

Western Digital Launches My Passport Wireless Mobile Storage Lineup | Storage News and Technology | Scoop.it
AnandTech Western Digital Launches My Passport Wireless Mobile Storage Lineup AnandTech The popularity of the mobile device market (smartphones and tablets) has opened up an allied opportunity for companies - augmenting the limited storage...
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Six Ways Flash Is Changing the Storage Landscape

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IT Business Edge
Six Ways Flash Is Changing the Storage Landscape
IT Business Edge
If your organization is thinking about storage, now may be the perfect time for you to give flash-based storage a look.
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Box plans a future beyond online file storage

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Box plans a future beyond online file storage
Fortune
Aaron Levie, CEO of online file storage service Box, explained how his hot company grew from a very small idea. “Originally, we were thinking, how would we text message a file to you?
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The future of storage is software-defined

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The future of storage is software-defined
Computerworld (blog)
Infrastructure managers who believe in the promise of software-defined data centers are beginning to see storage as the final piece of a puzzle that includes virtualization and SDN.
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Cold storage meets big data: Run low-cost analytics in the private cloud

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Cold storage meets big data: Run low-cost analytics in the private cloud TechRepublic There has been significant enterprise focus on tiered storage algorithms that route data to the most appropriate storage media based upon how frequently the data...
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New Dropbox Pro plan offers 1TB of storage, sharing controls for $10 per month

New Dropbox Pro plan offers 1TB of storage, sharing controls for $10 per month | Storage News and Technology | Scoop.it
TechCrunch New Dropbox Pro plan offers 1TB of storage, sharing controls for $10 per month PCWorld Dropbox is consolidating its three Pro account options into a single plan that's priced at $9.99 per month and includes 1TB of storage and added...
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OCZ delivers affordable ARC 100 SSD lineup | ZDNet

OCZ delivers affordable ARC 100 SSD lineup | ZDNet | Storage News and Technology | Scoop.it
The new solid-state storage family starts at $75 for a 120GB drive, though only a three-year warranty is included. (OCZ delivers affordable ARC 100 SSD lineup: The new solid-state storage family starts at $75 for a 120GB drive...
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Nexenta Object Storage Targets OpenStack, Big Data - EnterpriseTech

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Nexenta Object Storage Targets OpenStack, Big Data EnterpriseTech Software-defined storage specialist Nexenta launched the first version of it block and object storage package designed to provide inline data compression and deduplication on...
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Pure Storage Names Google Finance Exec as CFO - Re/code

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Re/code Pure Storage Names Google Finance Exec as CFO Re/code Pure, which specializes in storage arrays based on flash memory chips instead of traditional hard disks, has been growing like crazy; its sales have consistently grown by 50 percent or...
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NetApp launches private storage for Microsoft Azure

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NetApp launches private storage for Microsoft Azure
ZDNet
NetApp Private Storage (NPS) for Microsoft Azure uses a connector called ExpressRoute, which ties data centers to the cloud via a high-speed low latency connection.
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Storage Performance Key to Successful IaaS Deployments

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Storage Performance Key to Successful IaaS Deployments
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How Many Gigabytes Does it Take to Make a Human?

How Many Gigabytes Does it Take to Make a Human? | Storage News and Technology | Scoop.it
Not as much as you think. All you need is a mere 1.5 gigabytes to fit your entire genetic code.
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Samsung wants to kill hard drives with new high-efficiency SSDs

Samsung wants to kill hard drives with new high-efficiency SSDs | Storage News and Technology | Scoop.it
For the first time, Samsung has starting producing SSDs using (wait for it) 3-bit multi-level-cell, 3D Vertical NAND flash memory, better known as TLC V-
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NASA Scans Through Vast Amounts of Data by Converting it to Sound

NASA Scans Through Vast Amounts of Data by Converting it to Sound | Storage News and Technology | Scoop.it
You are looking at the visual representation of space data collected by NASA satellites over long periods of time, turned into sound.
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Infinidat shakes up enterprise storage market

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Infinidat shakes up enterprise storage market
ZDNet
The enterprise market is the most demanding and brutally competitive venue in storage. The incumbents have deep pockets, large sales forces, long-time relationships and proven products.
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Commodity storage has its place, but an all-flash architecture thrills

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Commodity storage has its place, but an all-flash architecture thrills
TechTarget
Every day we hear of budget-savvy IT folks attempting to leverage commodity servers and disks by layering on software-implemented storage services.
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Seagate announces massive 8TB hard drive for bulk data storage

Seagate announces massive 8TB hard drive for bulk data storage | Storage News and Technology | Scoop.it
9 to 5 Mac (blog) Seagate announces massive 8TB hard drive for bulk data storage 9 to 5 Mac (blog) “Seagate's new 8TB HDD provides IT managers with a new option for improving storage density in the data center, thus helping them to tackle one of...
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Cloud Storage Showdown: Google Drive, Dropbox, iCloud and More Compared

Cloud Storage Showdown: Google Drive, Dropbox, iCloud and More Compared | Storage News and Technology | Scoop.it
Struggling to decide which cloud storage you want? Check out our guide to help you out.
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Amazon's Zocalo enterprise cloud storage opens for business

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Talkin' Cloud Amazon's Zocalo enterprise cloud storage opens for business ZDNet Amazon's Zocalo, which along with security features also offers admin controls and user feedback functions, is free for a 30-day trial of 200GB of storage per user for...
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How Long Will CDs Actually Last?

How Long Will CDs Actually Last? | Storage News and Technology | Scoop.it
Let's hope that all the Chico Time Warp CDs deteriorate quicker than the rest.
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Cloud Storage Is Eating The World Alive - TechCrunch

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TechCrunch
Cloud Storage Is Eating The World Alive
TechCrunch
As you can see from the graph below, Amazon was the only real game in town for several years, and the price of cloud storage hardly moved the needle.
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US government says online storage isn't protected by the Fourth Amendment

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US government says online storage isn't protected by the Fourth Amendment
Engadget
A couple months ago, a New York judge ruled that US search warrants applied to digital information even if they were stored overseas.
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Seagate Unveils Networked Drives for Small Businesses

Top Tech News Seagate Unveils Networked Drives for Small Businesses Top Tech News personnel, the storage units employ a new operating system, NAS OS 4, which Seagate described as "intuitive." The company said these drives represent its biggest...
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To control storage costs, aim services at “the fat middle”

To control storage costs, aim services at “the fat middle” | Storage News and Technology | Scoop.it
To control storage costs, aim services at “the fat middle” SiliconANGLE (blog) Cloud-optimized_storage_ Companies and service providers designing cloud services to control costs should aim at the “fat middle” of the application population, with a...
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