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10 Jul 2017
#64871
Digital Storage Outlook 2017 - Spectra Logic
StorageNewsletter.com, July 10th 2017

"Predicting the next Oscar or Super Bowl winner is a favorite social pastime and markets exist whereby a person can profit from prescience. Predicting weather is still imperfect, but has come a long way.

Predicting future storage needs and the technologies to satisfy them may not be the hot new game night activity, but it is important to storage and media manufacturers, application developers, and all sizable users of storage capacity. Understanding future costs, technologies, and applications is vital to today's planning..."
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    12 Jul 2017
    #64859
    6 Ways SSDs Are Cheaper Than Hard Drives
    Network Computing, July 12th 2017

    "When it comes to TCO, solid-state drives are a better deal than HDDs...

    With all the hype and counter-hype on the issue of solid-state drives versus hard-disk drives, it's a good idea to step back and look at the whole pricing picture. This is a confluence of the relative cost per TB of flash die versus HDD assemblies, the impact of SSD performance on server count for a given workload, and the differential in markups by OEM vendors to their end users..."
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    12 Jul 2017
    #64874
    Four Options to Optimize SSD Performance In the Data Center
    Search Data Center, July 12th 2017

    "As more organizations adopt SSDs, practices for storage optimization need to evolve. Learn how tactics, such as disabling defragmentation and using the write cache, can play a role.

    Solid-state drive storage has gained traction as enterprises seek faster and more reliable storage for top-tier applications. But the rise in solid-state drive deployment has also spawned a maintenance dilemma for IT professionals..."
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      10 Jul 2017
      #64875
      GDPR brings serious implications for data storage
      ComputerWeekly, July 10th 2017

      "New European Union data protection regulations put tough requirements on organisations that store 'personally identifiable data'. We look at what is needed to achieve compliance...

      In less than 12 months, new legislation comes into place across the European Union (EU) that radically changes the terms of use for personal data..."
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        12 Jul 2017
        #64881
        Is enterprise object storage ready to lead?
        SearchStorage, July 12th 2017

        "Since it was first conceived in the mid-1990s, object storage has grown to be one of the largest methods of storing data in use today. The development and commercialization of object storage happened nearly in lockstep with the technology industry that is still its primary user by far, the cloud. Recent advances and shifts in data storage technology have IT buyers wondering if enterprise object storage could become as common as cloud object storage..."
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          14 Jul 2017
          #64895
          Viking Technology unveils world's biggest 50TB SSD
          ZDNer, July 14th 2017

          "Viking Technology has unveiled a new Silo Solid State Drive with a record-breaking capacity of 50TB SSD.

          The Silo SSD, which is part of Viking Technology's Ultra High-Capacity (UHC) family of products, enables significant data center space and power reduction compared to HDDs, while offering the same 3.5-inch form factor and standard SAS interface, which eases the migration to flash.

          If 50TB seems too extravagant to you, Viking Technology have a more modest 25TB offering..."
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          11 Jul 2017
          #64896
          What Is 3D NAND Memory and Storage?
          How-To Geek, July 11th 2017

          "Flash storage (like SSDs) is all the rage for PCs these days. And though the process isn't going as fast as we might hope for, that storage is getting cheaper and denser all the time, creeping up in value towards conventional spinning disk hard drives. The biggest leap forward as of late has been 3D NAND flash, also known as vertical NAND or 'V-NAND.' What does this mean for you? In layman's terms, cheaper and faster storage and memory. In non-layman's terms, well, let's take a look..."
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          11 Jul 2017
          #64867
          Data Protection and Recovery Solution Market at $14.1 Billion by 2025
          StorageNewsletter.com, July 11th 2017

          The global data protection and recovery solution market is expected to reach $14.1 billion by 2025, according to a study, 'Data Protection and Recovery Solutions Market Analysis By Solution (Email Protection, Endpoint Protection, Recovery Management, Cloud Platforms), By Deployment, By Enterprise Size, By End-use, And Segment Forecasts, 2014 - 2025' ($4,950, 105 pages, June 2017), by Grand View Research, Inc.

          Market size was estimated at $4.70 billion in 2016 and is expected to gain momentum over the forecast period...
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