Tuesday, August 25, 2015

13 firms join to open up Ethernet, object-storage to everyone

Former Google engineer revs up a new Linux filesystem | How the tech industry is greening its data centers

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13 firms join to open up Ethernet, object-storage to everyone
The Linux Foundation is organizing a collaborative effort with 13 tech companies to promote open source software and standards for cloud object storage technologies. The effort is aimed at promoting Ethernet-based storage technology with open source software and standards to address the fast adoption of cloud, virtualization, and object-based storage. Read More

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WAN Virtualization with Citrix CloudBridge
This white paper provides a detailed overview of WAN virtualization and discusses some of the unique features that the CloudBridge Virtual WAN solution provides. Learn More


Information Lifecycle Governance Leaders Reference Guide
Data is growing at unprecedented rates. But how much of it is useful to your business? Read this leader guide from CGOC to learn how to deal with excessive data, get more value from information assets, ensure compliance, and reduce risk. Learn More

Former Google engineer revs up a new Linux filesystem
An ex-Google engineer is developing a new file system for Linux, with the hopes that it can offer a speedier and more advanced way of storing data on servers. Read More

How the tech industry is greening its data centers
Data centers don't just suck down energy. They guzzle it. According to the National Resources Defense Council, data centers are one of the largest and fastest growing consumers of electricity in the United States. Read More


Rethinking Enterprise Wireless Networks
This paper from IDC explores the trends, challenges, and solutions that the latest generations of WiFi architecture deliver. View Now>>

Dell creates new server division for 'second-tier' hyperscale customers
Dell has formed a new business unit to go after the 'second tier' of hyperscale customers — those with similar needs to those of Google and Facebook but who aren't quite as massive. Read More

Vulnerability in enterprise-managed iOS devices puts business data at risk
A vulnerability in the iOS sandbox for third party applications, like those installed by companies on their employees' devices, can expose sensitive configuration settings and credentials. Read More


Develop a Social Business Strategy the Works
Social streams are quickly infiltrating today's business culture. Successfully tapping into their power can return big rewards. Learn how to design and adopt a social business strategy that will empower your workforce to strategize, engage and execute at new levels. View Now

Five signs an employee plans to leave with your company's data
A global high-tech manufacturer had reached its boiling point after several of its sales reps left the company unexpectedly and took with them sales leads and other data to their new employers. So the company hired several security analysts who manually looked at the behavior patterns for all sales reps working on its cloud-based CRM system, and then matched them with the behaviors of those who ultimately quit their jobs. What they were able to correlate was startling. Read More

5 Problems with big data
Big data can problematic.Think about it this way: A small amount of data can be easy to manage and straightforward analysis can be gleaned from it. After all, there's only so much data to consider. Read More

Big data's future: predictive analytics, Internet of Things
At the HP Big Data Conference 2015 in Boston, we asked speakers where big data technology was heading over the next few years. (Video) Read More

Is the cloud the right spot for your big data?
Is the cloud a good spot for big data? That's a controversial question, and the answer changes depending on who you ask. Read More


13 big data and analytics companies to watch

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