Tuesday, July 07, 2015

More than 28 billion gigabytes of storage shipped last quarter

Nearly one-third of all IT infrastructure spending now devoted to cloud | Amazon finally releases Cloud Drive mobile apps, but they're bare bones

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More than 28 billion gigabytes of storage shipped last quarter
Worldwide enterprise storage shipments were up more than 41% year-over-year in the first quarter of 2015 with 28.3 exabytes of capacity shipping, mainly for company servers. Read More


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Nearly one-third of all IT infrastructure spending now devoted to cloud
Need more proof that cloud computing is taking over? Just before the Independence Day holiday, research firm IDC released its assessment of the Worldwide Cloud IT Infrastructure Market—and the numbers were astonishing. According to the firm's Worldwide Quarterly Cloud IT Infrastructure Tracker, server, storage, and Ethernet switch revenue for public and private cloud systems grew by 25.1% year over year to nearly $6.3 billion in the first quarter of 2015.Cloud takes a bigger piece of the pie Even more importantly, perhaps, the percentage of total IT infrastructure spending devoted to the cloud continues to mushroom to nearly 30%, up from 26.4% a year ago. Private cloud revenue jumped 24.4% to $2.4 billion, while the public cloud grew even faster—25.5%— to $3.9 billion. Servers led the way, up 28% for the private cloud and 33% for the public cloud.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

Amazon finally releases Cloud Drive mobile apps, but they're bare bones
Amazon is inching closer to having a complete cloud storage solution with new Cloud Drive apps for iOS and Android.The new apps allow users to view files and folders, preview documents and photos, play videos and music, and share files to other apps. It’s intended as an all-purpose complement to the photo- and music-specific apps that Amazon already offers, with an emphasis on productivity.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More


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HP enterprise chief Bill Veghte to depart before company split
The head of Hewlett-Packard’s enterprise division will leave the company ahead of HP’s planned split later this year.Bill Veghte, a former Microsoft executive who joined HP five years ago, will leave the company later this summer to “pursue a new opportunity,” HP said in a statement on Tuesday. It’s not clear what he’ll do next and Veghte couldn’t be reached for comment.Veghte is executive vice president of the HP Enterprise Group, a $28 billion division that sells the company’s servers, network and storage gear. He’s been leading the effort to separate the group into a new company.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

Red Hat builds on its open source storage portfolio
Red Hat continues to make inroads into the enterprise storage software market, improving two of its core storage technologies and striking partnerships with key IT system resellers.The company has updated both its Ceph and Gluster storage system software, in time for the Red Hat Summit, the company’s annual user conference, held this week in Boston.Although Red Hat was initially known for its corporate-ready version of Linux, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, it has been expanding its open source-based stack to accommodate additional needs of large organizations, including software to manage large amounts of storage.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

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Customers, employees and partners are more frequently accessing web-delivered services from their mobile devices. At the same time, attackers are constantly discovering new ways to compromise security, including advanced malware and application layer attacks. Without the right tools, you are vulnerable. Learn more

How 7 companies bring power to Hadoop big data applications
Intel and Cloudera joined forces just a year ago to accelerate enterprise Hadoop adoption. Here's how seven companies have taken advantage of new technology to drive big data. Read More

New products of the week 07.06.2015
Our roundup of intriguing new products from companies such as Spikes Security and JumpCloud. Read More


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