Enterprise Requirements for Petabyte-scale File Data Management On-premises and in the Cloud

Enterprises of all sizes are using unstructured file data in new and varied ways to drive innovation and create value. Whether they are optimizing retail operations through AI-enabled video analytics or improving healthcare through an in-depth analysis…

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4 Ways the Healthcare Sector Can Lock Down Data

There are two main reasons healthcare providers are currently placing more emphasis on IT and data security: big data and ransomware attacks. Over the past few years, the amount of data collected and stored by organizations in every industry is astrono…

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What is Healthcare Analytics and How Can Big Data Improve the Industry?

Big data is making waves in almost every industry. No matter the sector, businesses are always working on the way they collect, store, sort, and use their data to improve processes and uncover customer patterns. One industry that is harnessing big data…

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From VMworld 2013: VMware CEO Acknowledges the I/O Blender, While EMC Clings to the Past

In his keynote address at VMworld, Pat Gelsinger, VMware CEO, said that virtualization “is partly to blame, as we hide the I/O patterns from the underlying storage … changing the characteristics of the storage environment itself.” While the statement is correct and it’s great to see VMware acknowledge this–it’s hardly fair to blame VMware. The real problem lies in the disjoint between two fundamentally different architectures. VMware has created a shared-services architecture that virtualizes the underlying physical assets. Although architected almost 25 years ago, storage still relies on this original design, which was created to be a subsystem to a … more >

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