IT News - Storage
2020 Jan 12
#88605
The Rise of the High-Capacity vs. the high-performance SSD
SearchStorage, December 30th, 2019

Kurt Marko writes in SearchStorage, "Solid-state drives have mostly replaced magnetic hard disks for enterprise application workloads and are an increasingly viable option for bulk data storage. While the total number of HDDs shipped continues to outpace SDDs, the crossover in units shipped will happen in the next year or two.."
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2020 Jan 12
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The 3 Biggest Storage Trends Of The Next Decade
ZDNet, December 30th, 2019

"I've been watching storage for some 40 years," writes Robin Harris in ZDNet, "And each decade has seen accelerating change, and none more so than the the past 10 years. That trend will continue. Here's the biggest trends I expect to affect all who use storage, whether they know it or not..."
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    2020 Jan 12
    #88607
    2019 Storage Mergers And Acquisitions Covered By Clouds
    SearchStorage, December 31st, 2019

    "Most of the enterprise storage-related mergers and acquisitions that happened or closed in 2019 had a cloud twist," notes Carol Sliwa in SearchStorage.

    "Take IBM's $34 billion blockbuster acquisition of Red Hat. That was about "resetting the hybrid cloud landscape" with access to the 'world's largest open source community,' IBM CEO Ginni Rometty said in October 2018 of the proposed deal. The acquisition closed in July 2019..."
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    2020 Jan 12
    #88608
    Top 100 Cloud Backup Companies For January 2020 - Backup Review
    Storage Newsletter, January 3rd, 2020

    "The top 100 online backup companies are grouped into 4 categories, namely:

    1) Consumer - for the general consumers

    2) Small Medium Business (SMB) - for SMBs

    3) Enterprise - for large enterprise corporations

    4) Enablers - for enablers, channel, white label companies

    The top 100 Online Backup Companies, according to Backup Review, are determined mainly based on these criteria outlined in this article: How Do I Choose the Best Online Backup Provider?"
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