How to maximize the storage capacity on your SSD?

Solid-State Drives are becoming economical these days as their availability is working on par to their demand. As these drives are termed as one of the easiest ways to speed up storage efficiency and productivity, they are now proving as much preferred storage media by PC manufactures. But though these drives offer speedy computing benefits… More How to maximize the storage capacity on your SSD?

What does Nirvanix Cloud shut down mean to cloud patrons?

As per a survey conducted by Cloud storage solution provider Twinstrata, sixty percent of respondents today use cloud storage, while more are going for this trend in coming months. It was also concluded in the survey that most of them use it as a part of disaster recovery strategy; while 13% admitted that they use… More What does Nirvanix Cloud shut down mean to cloud patrons?

IBM to come out with a single tape cartridge which can hold around 100GB of data per square inch

For all those who are in a mind-set that tape is out of fashion and is completely dead, here is an article which has the potential to prove your senses wrong. Physicists are generating four to six gigabytes of data per second from Large Hadron Collider, which happens to be the largest and most complex… More IBM to come out with a single tape cartridge which can hold around 100GB of data per square inch

What should we do when security of popular cloud storage sites is not up to the mark?

As more and more enterprises are following a trend of moving business and customer data to the cloud, selecting an apt IP storage solution in this situation can turn challenging. The prime concern will be data security and at what level it is being offered by the cloud service to its customers. While this theme… More What should we do when security of popular cloud storage sites is not up to the mark?

OCZ offers Deneva 2 SSD with 19 nanometer NAND flash

OCZ, a computer hardware maker expanded its SSD range with a new addition of Deneva 2 line of enterprise SSDs which are designed to be deployed in cloud storage, web hosting and data warehousing environments. Built on SATA III Bus interface, these 2.5 inches drives can deliver 550MB/s read and 520MB writes bandwidths possible by… More OCZ offers Deneva 2 SSD with 19 nanometer NAND flash

Microsoft Skydrive offers 200GB Free storage for Surface 2 Tablet users and starts wrestling with outage!

Cloud service providers Microsoft Skydrive and Google mail suffered a massive outage on Tuesday afternoon, when cloud service applications of these two IP Storage giants started to stumble initially and eventually failed to pop back. Microsoft’s Skydrive Cloud Storage Service began malfunctioning from 4Pm EDT due to a bug. As a result around 83,000 users… More Microsoft Skydrive offers 200GB Free storage for Surface 2 Tablet users and starts wrestling with outage!

Virginia Server leak spills out 145K job applicants’ details!

A Virginia Tech server leak has exposed sensitive data of about 145,000 people who applied for online jobs at a school from the past 10 years. An official from Virginia Tech has blamed a human error for this data breach, where details such as names, addresses, employment, education history and driving license numbers were exposed.… More Virginia Server leak spills out 145K job applicants’ details!

Facebook data centers do not need air conditioning

Facebook has once again proved that its enthusiasm for innovation is doing it good in return. The company has openly disclosed that due to its open compute project, the need for cooling its data centers has been cut down by 48%. That means the company operates its self-designed server farm with only 50% of cooling… More Facebook data centers do not need air conditioning

Cisco updates it security surveillance portfolio with new cameras and analytics

Cisco which is seeing more opportunity in the surveillance market due to the growing adoption of IP based technology has updated its security surveillance portfolio with new cameras and analytics software. Shifting its focus a bit from its usual networking products to surveillance, Cisco has released the latest version of its video surveillance software called… More Cisco updates it security surveillance portfolio with new cameras and analytics