Here is an interesting infographic found over at: Inquistr which helps illustrate just how much data and storage space is required to run Google and its various services.
Prevent downtime, protect data and ensure continuous business operations When Hurricane Ike slammed into the Gulf Coast in September 2008, it put business continuity and disaster recovery (BC/DR) programs to the ultimate test. Beyond the devastating impact of the storm itself, power outages extended across three states and lasted for several days, forcing many businesses to rely on backup systems for business-critical data and network connectivity—and shutting others down entirely. But it’s not just hurricanes, fire or other disasters that can bring a business to its knees. Everyday problems such as bad software, misconfigured networks, hardware failures or power outages
Having an agile, mobile workforce is becoming commonplace for a lot of small and medium-sized enterprises. Remote working has been happening in corporate environment for decades, but they have whole teams dedicated to deploying infrastructures and locking them down securely. Some organizations already have solutions in place, but are they secure? How do organizations who have no remote working capability get started? Authentication For years, you’ve heard the security community harping on about having secure passwords. It’s likely you are more than familiar with advice such as, no using the names of your children/pets, no birthdays/anniversaries, use a mixture of
iCloud: Features and Competitors With the release of iCloud, Apple has revolutionized the process of storage and interaction via the cloud computing technique. The best part about iCloud is that it is free. It does not charge subscribers any sort of fee during the usage of most of the iCloud services. The specific services provided in iCloud are discussed in the paragraphs below. iCloud facilitates its subscribers by offering synchronization of mail, address book and calendar. The brilliant and unique aspect about this service is that it functions as a PUSH feature. This means that an update made by any
Worldwide Purpose-Built Backup Appliance 2011-2015 Forecast This study provides the market size and initial five-year forecast for the worldwide PBBA market as part of IDC’s Cloud Storage Solutions coverage. In this IDC study, market share positions for revenue and raw capacity are reported for eight named PBBA vendors for the full year 2010. In addition, this study provides the market size and initial five-year forecast for the worldwide PBBA market as part of IDC’s Storage Solutions coverage. The five-year forecast reports total factory revenue and raw capacity in terabytes through 2015. The worldwide PBBA market covers both open system –
NetApp Enables Companies for Future Growth and Innovation while Maintaining IT Efficiency SUNNYVALE, Calif.—November 2, 2011 —NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) today announced six high-performing SPECsfs2008 NFS benchmark results, including a world record, further validating that NetApp customers don’t need to compromise efficiency and flexibility to achieve high performance. The speed of business has changed, and companies are required to be more agile than ever before, while keeping costs down. Innovative and value-conscious companies need to look at NetApp first for their high-performance storage needs. News Facts SPEC, the Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation, is an independent nonprofit that was formed to establish,