Exacq Technologies sold out for $150 million to Tyco International

Exacq Technologies, one of the developers of video management systems used for security and surveillance purposes was sold out for $150 million to Tyco International early last week. Switzerland based Tyco International Company, which offers services related to security and fire, feels that the new addition to its company will boots its security products business… More Exacq Technologies sold out for $150 million to Tyco International

Storage Server failure pushes French government into financial losses

French Government financial status fell into jeopardy, when one of the storage servers in its data center failed for almost 43 minutes, thus, pushing the government into temporary monetary losses. The glitch in the server was restored after 4 days and this accounted to the loss of revenue to the government’s treasury. According to a… More Storage Server failure pushes French government into financial losses

Video Surveillance as a service market to grow in 2012-2016

Increasing number of security concerns are paving way to the growth of video surveillance market on a global note these days. And due to increase in number of benefits in terms of security and video storage capacity, the market for Video Surveillance-as-a-service (VSaaS) is expected to grow at a CAGR of 28.1% in between 2012-2016.… More Video Surveillance as a service market to grow in 2012-2016

Google Cloud storage now supports offline disk drive import

Google, the young player in enterprise cloud storage game will now on support the feature of sending terabytes of data upload to its cloud via offline disk drive import. For all those Google Cloud patrons, who are struggling to move terabytes of data to cloud due to bandwidth issues, will get a sigh of relief… More Google Cloud storage now supports offline disk drive import

Global Video Surveillance market will reach $23 billion in 2017

Global Video Surveillance market is said to reach the mark of $23 billion by 2017 and this was confirmed in the market research conducted by IHS. As per the new report released by the market research firm, the global market for video surveillance equipment is expected to grow by 80% in coming five years. It… More Global Video Surveillance market will reach $23 billion in 2017

Megaupload looses Petabytes of valuable data due to Leaseweb

Megaupload, one of the tainted file-sharing IP Storage providers; claims in its latest media statement that their company’s data has been wiped out without any prior notice by its hosting provider. LeaseWeb, one of Europe’s biggest hosting providers has wiped data from its 630 servers which contained valuable user and sensitive data related to the… More Megaupload looses Petabytes of valuable data due to Leaseweb

Storage Virtualization eases the need for new data storage in enterprises, says IDC

International Data Corporation (IDC) has predicted that efficiency will hold down the storage growth in coming years for companies. Techniques like Data Deduplication, and Storage Virtualization will play a crucial role in easing the need for new storage capacities in coming days. The internationally recognized research firm has added that the annual sales of storage… More Storage Virtualization eases the need for new data storage in enterprises, says IDC

US Security experts disclose that security surveillance cameras are susceptible to effortless hacking

IP Surveillance camera vendors will be bit disappointed with this news, which has been disclosed by a team of US security experts, who are a part of investigation team hired to discover more facts on recent Boston bombings. The team of US security experts on a collective note has an opinion that high end surveillance… More US Security experts disclose that security surveillance cameras are susceptible to effortless hacking

AMD ARM server chips code named Seattle details!

Advanced Micro Devices is focusing on building its server strategy around chips used in smart phones and tablets. The company will come up with its first arm server  model by this year end and will be more powerful, faster and efficient than its existing low power x86 server processors. Code named as “AMD Seattle”, the… More AMD ARM server chips code named Seattle details!