Archive for January, 2013
IDC’s WW Quarterly Disk Storage Systems Tracker, 3Q1012 reports that Hitachi Data Systems has shipped more storage capacity into mainframe environments than any other supplier during the first 9 months of 2012. A lot of this can be attributed to our virtualization and dynamic tiering capabilities, which are unique in the industry and provide real [...]
Can technology make you happy? This is the title of a featured article in IEEE Spectrum Magazine, December 2012 by Kazuo Yano, Sonja Lyubomirsky, and Joseph Chancellor.
I recently visited some large customers in New York with multi-petabytes of data and heard consistently that very little was used for production data. One customer with close to 100 petabytes of storage made the bold statement that only 12% of their storage contained production data. Another customer who employs all the current technologies like [...]
Over the past few weeks I have been posting some trends that I expect to see in 2013. I am interested in any IT industry trends that you might expect to see. While some might point to big data as a trend, I view it more as an environment that will drive more specific trends. [...]
Trend 9: Secure Platform for the Adoption of Mobile Devices The adoption of mobile devices and BYOD will dramatically change the workplace, create more intimate end user experiences, and enable creativity and social innovation. According to the iPass 2010 Mobile Workforce Report, employees with mobile devices work an extra 240 hours per year, which equates [...]
Trend 7: Accelerating Use of Content Platforms for Data Archive and Data Sharing Virtualization enables multiple application servers to run on the same physical server and share storage resources. The application data, however, remains locked in separate silos. To provide a consolidated view of data across different applications, we need to virtualize or de-reference the [...]