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Solving the riddle of how complexity ate the IT budget

This white paper by Christophe Bertrand, VP of Product Marketing for ARCserve at CA Technologies, addresses the realization that many IT managers are discovering since the virtual acceptance and...

Back to Basics: tutorial on RAID

This class introduces you to R.A.I.D. technology (Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks), it's applications and gives advice for using disk redundancy in the real world. R.A.I.D. is fundamental...

Avago Technologies enters storage market with US$6.6b LSI acquisition

Singaporean company Avago Technologies has become the newest entrant into the storage component block with the announcement of its intent to acquire LSI Corporation for US$6.6 billion. Avago...

HGST ships 6TB Helium-filled HDDs for massive scale-out data centres

HDD vendor, HGST recently announced it is shipping the 6TB Ultrastar He6 hard disk drive. First revealed in September 2012, HGST’s HelioSeal platform provides a path for higher capacity storage...

The mechanics for securing data in the cloud

Whilst the personal and commercial benefits of the connected world cannot be denied, it is foolish to turn a blind eye towards the dangers the online world has exposed everyone. Tasked with...

Gartner predicts AP IT spending to reach US$767b in 2014

Analyst firm Gartner predicts the digital world will drive IT spending in Asia Pacific in 2014 with a forecast revenue of US$767 billion, a 5.5 percent rise from 2013 – the beginnings of the...

Industry-focused solutions will drive transition to 3rd platform in 2014

The 3rd platform is defined as the industry's emerging platform for growth and innovation built on the technology pillars of mobile computing, cloud services, big data and analytics, and social...

Dell partners with Accenture to expand cloud and security offerings

Dell and Accenture have signed a four-year global go-to-market agreement to jointly develop and sell a new set of offerings designed to deliver improved enterprise efficiency, higher security, and...

Inadequate IT infrastructure causing three in five

As more mission-critical applications are now deployed on virtualized environments, new approaches are needed to eliminate expansive and debilitating downtime. Fighting today's sophisticated...

Seagate to strengthen capital integration strategy with Xyratex acquisition

Seagate Technology is acquiring the HDD testing vendor Xyratex for approximately US$374 million. The acquisition will add to Seagate’s vertically integrated supply and manufacturing chain for...

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