Big Data and the Future of Retail (TR)

The retail experience was undergoing a transformation even before the current pandemic forced massive changes in shopping behavior. A 2019 survey revealed that 92 percent of 1,400 ... More

Wasabi CEO: Why the Pandemic Has Accelerated IoT Adoption, and What it Means for Businesses (Verdict)

The rise of Industry 4.0 puts data centre-stage as a company’s most valuable resource. It is forcing businesses to think more strategically about how they interact with their dat... More

The Future of Shopping Will be on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney Plus (FastCompany)

As retailers struggle and e-commerce accelerates, there’s a big opportunity for brands, consumers, and streaming services to reinvent the theater of shopping.... More

M-Commerce is the New E-Commerce (Tech HQ)

While online retail is enjoying a boom, m-commerce is the channel of choice for the majority.... More

Simplified Video Archive Sharing in the Cloud from Wasabi, XenData (Wasabi Blog)

Across industries, there has been an urgent shift to work-from-home to keep people safe and businesses running. For the motion picture and television industry, the concept of remot... More

Spend on Cloud IT Infrastructure Will Scrape $70B This Year (Tech HQ)

Computing power that was once inordinately expensive, reserved for niche applications, is now accessible with the company credit card.... More

The Streaming Wars – Where Tech Matters as Much as Content (Tech HQ)

With Apple TV+, Disney+, HBO Max, Peacock, and Quibi joining the entertainment industry’s OTT reconfiguration, there’s a lot of focus on creative content… but CTOs also have ... More

Google Cloud Launches a Managed Memcached Service (TechCrunch)

Google announced the beta of Memorystore for Memcached, a new service that provides a fully managed in-memory datastore that is compatible with the open-source Memcached protocol. ... More

Seagate, Tape Ark Take Lead on Initiative to Liberate Massive Cold Data Libraries for New AI, Analytics (SVG)

Seagate’s Lyve Data Services and Tape Ark have teamed up to deliver a service that will free the data trapped in tape vaults — a simple, streamlined process to migrate high vol... More

Wasabi Opens New Data Center (CRN)

The fast-growing storage startup founded by former Carbonite CEO David Friend officially opened its fourth data center location in Virginia on Tuesday as Wasabi Technologies’ cus... More

Apple Sees Long-Term Potential for Cryptocurrency (CNBC)

Apple has become a big player in mobile payments since releasing Apple Pay for the iPhone in 2014 and moving deeper into the market with last month’s launch of Apple Card in part... More

The Future of Customer Experiences (Adobe Blog)

Adobe CTO Abhay Parasnis discusses how AR, VR, AI and voice will raise the bar for customer experiences.... More

Amazon Web Services Acquires Storage Start-Up E8 (CNBC)

Amazon has acquired some assets and employees of E8 Storage, a small start-up that built data center data storage hardware. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. A person familiar... More

Western Digital Aims to Help Rethink Unstructured Data Storage (CW)

Drive giant Western Digital has launched an open source initiative to allow the development of software-defined storage aimed at storing large volumes of relatively unchanging unst... More

5G and Data Storage (Wasabi Blog)

When enterprises think of internet connectivity, some still think of the old standbys of T-1s and T-3s, and we find many customers who haven’t touched their Internet connections ... More

Box Launches UK Content Storage Zone in Response to Brexit Data Fears (Verdict)

Box has launched a UK content storage zone to ensure organisations can meet data regulations post-Brexit. Box Zones UK consists of a primary data centre in London, as well as a sec... More

AWS Launches New Backup Service (CBR)

Amazon Web Services has launched a new backup management toolkit dubbed AWS Backup that provides a centralised backup console, a set of backup APIs, and a command line interface to... More

Qumulo Announces New Minneapolis Office to Support Growing Demand for Hybrid Storage Solutions (SCN)

Qumulo today announced the opening of a new Minneapolis office to take advantage of the strong digital and marketing and optimization talent in the Twin Cities. As the demand for Q... More

AWS Launches Fully-Managed Document Database Service (ZDNet)

Amazon Web Services has announced a fully-managed document database service, building the Amazon DocumentDB to support existing MongoDB workloads. The cloud giant said developers c... More

IBM Raises the Bar for Storage, Again (Forbes)

As IT organizations move from tape to cloud for data protection and archival storage, and as data comes alive with the rise of AI-driven analytics and edge-driven compute, managing... More