Singapore preps for Big Data future with Data Science Academy

IDC expects Big Data technology and services market to reach US$16.9 billion in 2015. “By 2015, 4.4 million IT jobs globally will be created to support big data,...

Advanced analytics adoption is reaching inflection point says Dell Research

A new US-only research published by the International Institute for Analytics (IIA), and commissioned by Dell, shows that advanced analytics is reaching an inflection...

Acronis promises high value data protection with Backup as a Service version 3

Cloud services are changing how IT is delivered and consumed. One of the early applications of cloud computing has been the provision of storage services, including...

WW PBBA grew 11 percent in Q3 2014 says IDC

IDC defines purpose-built backup appliances (PBBAs) as disk-based solutions that utilise software, disk arrays, and server engine(s)/nodes, and used as a target for...

Asking the right questions when it comes to Flash

IT people do not understand business. For that matter IT people don’t understand vendors and sometimes are afraid to ask questions because they don't want to look...

Study reveals fake Big Data problem

A Luth Research survey of large organisations, currently using big data analytics software or planning to use it in the next 12 months, reveals that organisations are...

Singapore needs to invest more on security in 2015

Gartner says Singapore is one of the most well developed security markets in Asia/Pacific, and in the age of advanced attacks, organizations need to invest in four key...

WD strengthens enterprise flash array ambitions with Skyera buy for HGST

The enterprise flash war continues to escalate. Following months of rumours, WD finally announced it has acquired Skyera, famed for creating the densest enterprise flash...

RSA-Pivotal Security Big Data Reference Architecture

Despite significant investment in information security, attackers appear to have the upper hand. To reverse this tide and protect their organisations better, security...

Discovering your bad backup practices

One of my favourite movies is the Toy Story. I am sure you’ve heard of the legend of how three key strokes resulted in the deletion of Toy Story 2 (see the video...

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