Tuesday, May 05, 2015

NAS shoot-out: QNAP vs. Synology

Cisco packing lots into new Catalyst Ethernet switch | Pure Storage CEO promises huge savings with flash

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NAS shoot-out: QNAP vs. Synology
The beefy QNAP TVS-EC880 delivers better performance under heavy workloads, while the elegant Synology DS2015xs shines with useful tools Read More


3 Guiding Principles to Improve Data Security and Compliance
Data security is a moving target—as data grows, more sophisticated threats emerge; the number of regulations increase; and changing economic times make it difficult to secure and protect data. Learn More


Total Economic Impact of InfoSphere Master Data Management
Forrester Consulting describes Master Data Management (MDM) as a 'critical business capability and technology foundation.' IBM clients interviewed achieved a variety of operational benefits from their MDM programs, including call center savings, improved efficiencies for inside sales staff, and lower costs for customer mailings and returns. Learn More

Cisco packing lots into new Catalyst Ethernet switch
Cisco next month will unveil an Ethernet switch designed for campus aggregation but in a space saving form factor that's smaller than previous models. Read More

Pure Storage CEO promises huge savings with flash
Scott Dietzen, CEO of Pure Storage, promises customers a savings of $500,000 -- and that's per storage appliance, per year. Read More

EMC hopes to extend ViPR Controller's reach with open-source release
Third parties will be able to contribute code and build their own products with it Read More


Digitizing The Enterprise Creates Content Challenges
IBM commissioned Forrester Consulting to examine these growing content transformation usage requirements within enterprise organizations. Learn More

Interview of Everything: Cisco CEO Chambers on white boxes, SDN, leadership and the cloud
Little did we know that our interview with John Chambers at Cisco's Texas Data Center Day in April might be our last with him as the company's CEO. As we learned this week, he'll hand the reins to Chuck Robbins in July, though will remain the company's chairman and become its executive chairman as well. He'll also hand Robbins the challenge of making Cisco the No. 1 IT company by forging ahead with its data center, cloud and Internet of Everything initiatives. Chambers discussed those topics and more with IDG Enterprise VP and Chief Content Officer John Gallant. Read More

Go-to storage and disaster recovery products
IT pros find peace of mind through hybrid cloud storage and enterprise backup and disaster recovery technologies. Read More

Drones in the enterprise: The future of data collection
UAVs (popularly known as drones) have been in the news a lot lately. But are they really useful as business tools? Here are some tips for enterprise IT on things to keep in mind when deploying a drone. Read More


Infographic: Growing Your Business with Cloud
Learn the latest facts and stats on how a multi-cloud environment can reduce costs and help your organization grow. Learn More

IBM, Fujifilm show tape storage still has a long future
Researchers fit 220TB on a future version of a standard-size cartridge Read More

IDG Contributor Network: A better way to store solar power for data centers
Pumped-storage hydroelectricity systems could become the 'world's biggest batteries,' and have implications for power-hungry data centers. Read More

Network World: 2015 State of the Network survey
The transformation of Network IT into a collaborative and agile team that is positioned to respond to rapid changes in technology is underway, according to Network World's 2015 State of the Network survey. Read More


How Chambers kept a high profile

Cisco CEO John Chambers has rubbed elbows with many business, political and entertainment VIPs during his 20 years at the helm.


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