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Amazon launches RedShift for massive petabyte-scale data analysis in the cloud
SpiderOak takes on Amazon S3 in archival storage

Amazon Glacier punts cloud-based backup at enterprise

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Amazon has added a new tier to its cloud services. Amazon Glacier is being marketed as cloud-based backup storage for enterprise with considerably lower storage costs than the similar Simple Storage Service, however it lacks the immediate file retrieval found in S3. Instead, a job submission for files must be...
Amazon Glacier punts cloud-based backup at enterprise

With Connect, Getty Images Leaps Into The 21st Century

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Getty Images is getting with the 21st century today.With its new Connect system, Getty is making it easier for web publishers and certain platforms like blogging tools to embed Getty's image products in their online publications than it may have been before. This is clever, definitely designed to boost revenues,...
With Connect, Getty Images Leaps Into The 21st Century

Amazon cuts its S3 storage costs to further incentivise new and existing users

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Amazon has announced it has cut the cost of its S3 Cloud storage service for users of its small and medium storage tiers, passing on a minimum 10% saving to new and existing subscribers. Noting the change in an official blog post, Amazon recognises the huge growth its S3 service...
Amazon cuts its S3 storage costs to further incentivise new and existing users

Cloud companies rejoice: Amazon S3 lowers prices for storing your precious terabytes

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Amazon Web Services, the world’s largest cloud infrastructure provider, has lowered the price of S3 cloud storage for basic U.S. customers, the company announced today. Just a week ago, AWS reported massive growth for its number of objects stored in S3, with a staggering 192 percent increase in objects...
Cloud companies rejoice: Amazon S3 lowers prices for storing your precious terabytes

Progress Report: A Car That Flies

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Thesis Private aviation often plays victim to bad weather and hefty storage and maintenance fees. If light aircraft could double as road vehicles, pilots would have a more practical, safer way to fly. Method The Transition has wings that extend and retract electronically, allowing it to take to the air...
Progress Report: A Car That Flies

NetApp brings Fusion-io server flash storage into the fold

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NetApp, a leading maker of storage appliances, now wants to manage third-party storage, including server-side flash from Fusion-io. And that’s what it’s doing with its new Flash Accel software. This is just the latest push by storage makers to reach out  beyond their own islands of data center hardware to...
NetApp brings Fusion-io server flash storage into the fold

A Hangout for All Your Social-Network Photos

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Nowadays, people are storing a lot of personal photos on a variety of social networks. They capture photos with their smartphone cameras, instantly share them with Facebook, Twitter or Instagram and never see them again. [ See post to watch video ] This week, I tried two methods for gathering...
A Hangout for All Your Social-Network Photos

Splunk 5 offers fault-tolerant indexing for mission-critical applications

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The new version of the Splunk machine data search engine comes with a distributed indexing technology that could save storage costs for those customers running the software as a high-availability service....
Splunk 5 offers fault-tolerant indexing for mission-critical applications

How Much Would It Cost To Store All US Phone Calls Made In A Year?

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An early criticism of Snowden's leak about NSA spying activity was that the $20 million annual cost for PRISM -- whatever that turns out to be -- was simply too low to be credible. One person who knows more about storage costs than practically anyone -- well, outside the...
How Much Would It Cost To Store All US Phone Calls Made In A Year?

Eyeing An IPO, Data Virtualization And Storage Company Actifio Raises $50M From TCV, Andreessen Horowitz, Greylock At $500M Valuation

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Virtualization data management company Actifio has raised $50 million in Series D funding led by Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV) with participation from existing investors Andreessen Horowitz, ATV, Greylock Partners and North Bridge Venture Partners. This fund brings the enterprise company’s total venture investment to $107.5 million. According to a Wall...
Eyeing An IPO, Data Virtualization And Storage Company Actifio Raises $50M From TCV, Andreessen Horowitz, Greylock At $500M Valuation

Canonical's Ubuntu One Cloud Storage Service Comes To The Mac

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Canonical isn’t just the company behind the popular Linux distribution Ubuntu, but with Ubuntu One, it also offers a cloud storage service with 5GB of free storage space, as well as a music locker, and support for Android, iOS, Windows and, starting today, OS X. The Mac version is officially...
Canonical's Ubuntu One Cloud Storage Service Comes To The Mac

Asus' dual-screen Taichi tablet-laptop hybrid on sale for $1299

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Asustek's innovative laptop-tablet hybrid called Taichi is now on sale in the U.S. starting at $1,299. At first glance, the Taichi looks like a standard ultrabook with an 11.6-inch touch screen when in laptop mode. However, closing the laptop activates another 11.6-inch touchscreen on the back of the panel,...
Asus' dual-screen Taichi tablet-laptop hybrid on sale for $1299
Why I don't buy the hype about 'big data'

CloudSigma goes all-SSD to boost HPC performance in the public cloud

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Public clouds offer lots of flexibility, but not necessarily the sort of performance you need for handling big data. The Zurich-based provider CloudSigma has felt this pinch more than most, as it is a supplier to Europe’s performance-hungry science cloud, Helix Nebula, and now it says it has found the...
CloudSigma goes all-SSD to boost HPC performance in the public cloud

Delphix lands $25m from Jafco, Battery and Summit for ‘agile data’ solutions

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Delphix, which offers agile data management solutions (more on that below), this morning announced that it has raised $25 million in Series C funding. The capital injection comes from three new investors (Jafco Ventures, Summit Partners and Battery Ventures) and prior backers (including Greylock Partners and Lightspeed Venture Partners). The...
Delphix lands $25m from Jafco, Battery and Summit for ‘agile data’ solutions

Why And How To Destroy Your Data

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Holding on to old data slows applications, increases storage costs and backup times, and dramatically increases the danger of attacks. A good data disposal policy can reclaim some of your budget and help you sleep better at night. For the sake of argument, let's assume your company already has a...
Why And How To Destroy Your Data

Amazon S3 Price Reduction

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As you can tell from my recent post on Amazon S3 Growth for 2011, our customers are uploading new objects to Amazon S3 at an incredible rate. We continue to innovate on your behalf to drive down storage costs and pass along the resultant savings to you at every possible...
Amazon S3 Price Reduction

Cleversafe and Hadoop Combining Next Generation Storage With Big Data Analytics

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Apache Hadoop is becoming the de facto infrastructure environment for pushing data across a distributed infrastructure to then later analyze with MapReduce for such uses as optimizing web pages, personalizing content or increasing the effectiveness of online advertising. There’s just one problem. Hadoop is not meant as a storage environment....
Cleversafe and Hadoop Combining Next Generation Storage With Big Data Analytics
Google to Amazon: You’re not the only price chopper around

Cloudyn says it exposes hidden Amazon storage costs and you'd be surprised how big they are

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Cloudyn thinks you’re using a lot more Amazon storage than you think, and not all of it shows up in your AWS console. That’s the problem it’s attacking with its new S3 Tracker. We all know that people are putting tons of their digital stuff into Amazon; The S3 object...
Cloudyn says it exposes hidden Amazon storage costs and you'd be surprised how big they are
Amazon Web Services Drops Storage Pricing About 25%

Box CEO Aaron Levie On The Future Of Data Storage [Video]

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Last week, ReadWrite Editor-in-in-Chief Dan Lyons sat down with 27-year-old Box CEO Aaron Levie to discuss the complex market of enterprise cloud technology in the third ReadWrite Mix event in San Francisco. (See also Aaron Levie On The Uncertain Landscape Of Enterprise Software, Aaron Levie On Finding Mentors & Mixing Enterprise/Consumer Cultures and Aaron Levie On Growing Up During...
Box CEO Aaron Levie On The Future Of Data Storage [Video]

News: Megaupload's frozen funds mean data loss for users

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Data stored on the third-party servers used Megaupload could well be deleted as the company's frozen accounts mean it's been unable to pay for storage costs, the US Attorney's Office has warned. Once the credit and goodwill expires, server owners are likely to delete the stored information belonging to...
News: Megaupload's frozen funds mean data loss for users
Kim Dotcom's crazy cloud service Mega goes live for all -- will you use it?

Do Open Protocols Bring Storage Costs Down?

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The move to virturalization leaves stone is being left unturned. It touched the public network via EC2 (and now a host of hosts) it formed the Cloud and fused a new generation of the Internet. Service orientated also hits the data centers and this means things like switches, servers, and...
Do Open Protocols Bring Storage Costs Down?

THE GOOGLE INVESTOR: Google Cuts Cloud Storage Pricing To Compete With Amazon (GOOG)

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The Google Investor is a daily report from SAI. Sign up here to receive it by email GOOG Up As Market Rises Markets are up on optimism surrounding Greece as well as consumers are beginning to feel good about the economy. Investors continue look for Android momentum in the...
THE GOOGLE INVESTOR: Google Cuts Cloud Storage Pricing To Compete With Amazon (GOOG)

Amazon.com announces price cuts on S3 storage service

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Amazon Web Services is cutting prices … again. The company just announced a series of price reductions related to its S3 storage service, with Jeff Barr of AWS explaining the rationale in a blog post. S3, which stands for Simple Storage Service, is used by companies to store everything from...
Amazon.com announces price cuts on S3 storage service
Cloud: Is There a Landmine Hidden in Amazon's Glacier?
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