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Trend 6: Object Storage Casts Light on Dark Data 2014 will see more awareness of the existence of dark data and the potential that it has for business value. Gartner defines dark data as the information assets organizations collect, process and store during regular business activities, but generally fail to use for other purposes (for [...]
Trend 5: Sync and share solution for shadow IT Industry surveys show that 28% of corporate data resides exclusively on laptops or mobile devices. This is the shadow IT that resides outside the control and supervision of corporate IT. While this data may be used for business purposes it is not always protected or secured [...]
Trend 1: IT will focus more on business outcomes than infrastructure The first trend is the base driver for many of the subsequent trends that I will be posting. This will be a change in IT focus from infrastructure to business outcomes.
As we draw near to the end of the 2013, I like to put together my thoughts on what may be the trends in 2014. Most of this is based on what I hear on customer visits and from industry analysts and bloggers. Last week, my colleague Michael Hay published his list of memes ideas, [...]
Since our Private Cloud announcement we have had many favorable comments from industry analysts and press. Wired Insights had this to say about the private cloud.
The value of cloud computing has moved past the early hype cycle and is providing real value to the market in terms of agility, and on demand services which provide strategic use of business data which was not possible before.
The Hitachi NAS (HNAS) platform is unique in the industry since it uses a patented hardware accelerated architecture which delivers massive data path parallelization and provides the foundation for Hitachi’s Silicon File System hardware based filesystem. The key is that it separates data movement from data management and utilizes the most appropriate processing resource for [...]
Recently the UK Defense Secretary Phillip Hammond announced plans to recruit Cyber Specialists into the military reserve. At his speech last Sunday he was heckled by retired veterans of the Royal Fusiliers, who were protesting the cut back of their own Regiment under planned budget cuts.
One of the big requirements in healthcare today is the requirement for Vendor Neutral Archives. This is the ability to store medical images from different vendors in a way that enables access to the data in a vendor neutral manner by other systems. This requirement arises because different medical image vendors have sold their systems [...]
HDS has a strong history of helping our customers build and manage private clouds. Our strategy recognizes that modernizing their datacenters is an important, transformational step for enterprises to take as they move towards implementing private clouds. HDS is in a unique position to provide them with the products and services they need to accomplish this [...]