Just a quick post on news that came over the wire late UK time.
Dell saw their share price drop by 17% today on weak quarterly figures, as reported by Forbes, with seemingly significant drops in their consumer business. Could this partly be the Apple effect? Dell are working hard at [...]Continue Reading This Post →
In a previous post, I touched on the need to have APIs for managing storage in cloud environments. In this post, I’ll talk about how the way in which storage is deployed in cloud environments has to change.
For the last 10 years, the advent of Storage Area Networks (SANs) has created a storage-centric view [...]Continue Reading This Post →
This morning I signed up and had a play with Microsoft Labs’ social media application, so.cl. This was quietly released over the weekend with little attention as it’s a piece of experiment work rather than a new social media platform. It’s early days to be commenting [...]Continue Reading This Post →
It’s pretty easy to pick holes in the current legacy storage products, especially when it comes to integration within both public and private cloud deployments. However it’s worth discussing exactly what is required when implementing cloud frameworks, as the way in which storage is deployed is radically different from the traditional model of storage operations. [...]Continue Reading This Post →
It’s been an interesting day of contrasts in the world of storage, one that shows storage is a diverse and wide ranging segment of IT.
Tape has been part of the discussion on the twitterverse and despite everyone’s best attempts, is not dead yet. Tape and backup may not be seen as cool [...]Continue Reading This Post →
HP have joined the Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) market and released their HP Cloud service in public beta. Here’s the announcement press release. The services on offer are:
Available Now as Public Beta Compute – on-demand server instances. Cloud Object Storage – object-based storage using RESTful APIs. Content Delivery [...]Continue Reading This Post →
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