Storage

Western Digital Invests in Flash Storage Startup Kaminario (CTech)

Western Digital Capital, the strategic investment arm of California-based computer data storage company Western Digital Corp., led a $25 million investment in Israeli flash storage... More

A New Breakthrough for Main Memory Scale-Out (Western Digital Blog)

Storage Class Memory has been proposed as a cost-effective enabling technology for large-scale in-memory compute problems. However, to enable such systems at massive scale, we need... More

Wasabi Just Landed $68M to Upend Cloud Storage (TechCrunch)

Chances are you see a story about cloud storage, and you yawn and move on, but Wasabi, a startup from the folks who brought you Carbonite backup, might make you pause. That’s bec... More

Why the Future of Data Storage is (Still) Magnetic Tape (IEEE Spectrum)

It should come as no surprise that recent advances in big-data analytics and artificial intelligence have created strong incentives for enterprises to amass information about every... More

Why the ‘Digital Storage’ Growth Story Has Just Begun (Tech Wire Asia)

Storage is a growing market driven by several factors. Businesses are most likely able to understand this from the sheer volume of data that they produce on a daily basis versus a ... More

5G, IoT, and the Data Explosion: A Storage Problem? (TechHQ)

With 5G coming in, a lot more devices will ‘come online’. By 2023, Ericsson estimates that there will be around 31.4 billion connected devices, almost double the 2017 figure of... More

Box Adds AI Services from Microsoft Azure, IBM Watson (VentureBeat)

Injecting cloud storage with AI is easier said than done. Even something as simple as optical character recognition can take ages to get up and running, and businesses more often t... More

Qumulo Adds Another Hardware Storage Product (GeekWire)

Fresh off a new round of funding, Qumulo is taking the wraps off a new hardware storage device designed to bring “nearline” storage to data center racks. The Qumulo Nearline Ar... More

How DNA Storage Will Transform Data Center Design Beyond Recognition (Data Economy)

We are running out of space. And time. The need to find new ways to enable both storage and analysis of data is becoming critical and as the dependence on data-producing devices in... More

Caringo Honored for its Secondary Storage Platform (MESA)

Caringo announced that Caringo FileFly 2.0 Secondary Storage Platform has received the Silver Award in TechTarget’s Storage magazine and SearchStorage.com 2017 Products of the Ye... More

Moving to the Edge: Evolving IoT Data Storage in 2018 (Forbes)

Imagine you’re living in a quaint but awesome city. At some point, someone writes an amazing “Best Places to Live” article about that city, and suddenly tons more people move... More

Blockchain and Data Storage: The Future is Decentralized (Dataconomy)

2017 was the year when blockchain technology burst into the public consciousness. Even beyond the truly startling rise of cryptocurrencies, we became aware of how a range of market... More

G-Technology Announces New ‘Shuttle’ Storage Solutions (Storage Review)

G-Technology, a Western Digital Corporation company, announced two new products in its G-SPEED Shuttle family. These new 4-bay storage solutions are built for users that need high ... More

HGST: Huge Size of Today’s Data is Creating More Challenges Than Ever (SCN)

The tremendous size of much of the data that media and entertainment (M&E) companies are regularly using these days is making it necessary for many of them to change the economics ... More

Adidas Launches Smart Shopping App, Tailors Suggestions Based on Consumers’ Personal Style (The Drum)

Adidas has launched its own AI shopping app, which has been specially designed to offer a personalised experience for every customer based on their style and behaviour. The move ma... More

The Dynamic Value of Storage? (Data Center Tech Blog)

What do Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality and blockchain technologies have in common? First, they all aspire to improve experiences in our day-to-day life, whether through t... More

In 1,000 Years, This Recording of Miles Davis Preserved in DNA Will Still be Perfect (Fast Company)

Three hundred years from now, if someone wants to listen to a classic recording of Miles Davis playing at the 1986 Montreux Jazz Festival, they can reach for a piece of DNA. After ... More

Western Digital Invests in Cloud Storage in M&A Wave (Data Economy)

Western Digital has made one of its strongest bets yet in the cloud market with the acquisition of cloud storage companies Tegile and UpThere. The buys follow from early reports th... More

How an Active Archive Helped Drive Efficiency During the 2017 NFL Draft (SVG)

Michael Arthur, Ian Retzlaff, Wazee Digital: Considering the massive stores of high-value content at stake, it’s important for sports-rights holders to choose the right content-m... More

Sony Wants to Digitize Education Records Using the Blockchain (TechCrunch)

Sony said today that it has finished developing a digital system for storing and managing educational records on the blockchain. The Japanese firm is now looking to commercialize t... More