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Click to view content  There has been a growing buzz from analysts and thought leaders on the growing role of object storage in the data center. A recent IDC InfoBrief, sponsored by Hitachi Vantara, titled “Object Storage: Foundational Technology for Top IT Initiatives,” shows that Object Storage has taken on a much more important role in supporting IT’s top… (Show more)
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Click to view contentAccording to today’s online StorageNewsletter.com, The storage market is beginning to slow down in EMEA. Although the EMEA external storage systems market recorded a positive quarter in 1Q19, with 2.4% Y/Y growth in U.S. dollars (10.7% in euros), according to International Data Corporation‘s EMEA Quarterly Disk Storage Systems Tracker, it was… (Show more)
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Click to view contentThis April there was a historic event that was considered impossible to accomplish. That was the capture of an image of a Black Hole.     This was considered to be impossible since black holes are a region of space where the pull of gravity is so dense that nothing can escape, not even light particles, and without light particles it could only be… (Show more)
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Click to view contentThe global big data market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 22.4% during the forecast period and reach USD 200 billion by 2024 according to MarketWatch estimates. Data analytics is expected to be the key driver for this market. However, the stocks of big data analytics vendors have been tanking in a way that is reminiscent of the dot com bust.  … (Show more)
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Click to view content“Social Innovation addresses the world’s social and environmental needs. It’s bigger than an individual or company. Social Innovation requires businesses and the entire society to work together toward a common goal. The goal of Hitachi’s Social Innovation can be summed  up with two simple words: "Powering Good.”   We are in the beginnings of a new… (Show more)
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Click to view contentOur Chief Marketing Officer Jonathan Martin, published a blog to call attention to the fact that the old ways of data management are getting in the way of transforming data into Value. He called for customers to shift their strategies towards more collaborative, unified, and automated processes that better leverage data to deliver outcomes. The… (Show more)
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Click to view contentFollowing the revenue misses announced by Pure and NetApp, in the prior week, Dell and Nutanix reported missed revenue targets on May 30.   Dell Technologies fiscal Q1 earnings missed the consensus revenue target of $21.9 billion compared to the Wall Street expectation of $22.44 billion. Dell’s Infrastructure Solutions Group revenue for the first… (Show more)
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Click to view content  Yesterday, MapR, a pioneer in cloud data management since 2009, announced that it plans to cut 122 jobs and close its headquarters which is located just a few miles from our location in Silicon Valley. Just a few years ago, MapR was considered one of the Unicorns (startups that were valued at a billion dollars or more) in the Big Data Analytics… (Show more)
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Click to view content  Today’s May 28, 2019, Wall Street Journal reports that data challenges are halting AI projects. They quoted IBM executive Arvind Krishna as saying, “ Data-related challenges are a top reason IBM clients have halted or canceled artificial-intelligence projects”.” About 80% of the work with an AI project is collecting and preparing data. Some… (Show more)
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Click to view contentThe latest International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Enterprise Storage Systems Tracker, was published on March 4, 2019. It showed vendor revenue in the worldwide enterprise storage systems market is still increasing: 7.4% year over year to $14.5 billion during the fourth quarter of 2018 (4Q18). Total capacity shipments were up 1.7%… (Show more)
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