The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
Microsoft is rolling out changes to SkyDrive to enhance management of photos in the cloud storage service, including more efficient viewing and uploading of files.
By Juan Carlos Perez | 13 May, 2013 19:28
Box has acquired Crocodoc in a move to significantly improve the way documents are rendered for viewing on its enterprise storage and file sharing service.
By Juan Carlos Perez | 09 May, 2013 23:21
Western Digital has unveiled more information on its first hybrid solid-state drive, revealing that it worked with SanDisk to create the 500GB drive.
By Lucas Mearian | 09 May, 2013 18:44
Big data may seem to promise big insights to users, but more isn't always better, cautions statistician Nate Silver, who became one of America's most well-known faces of data analysis after his FiveThirtyEight blog accurately predicted 2012 presidential election results in all 50 states.
By Sharon Machlis | 08 May, 2013 19:57
As part of its ongoing restructuring, EMC today announced its latest round of layoffs, which are expected to include 1004 positions.
By Lucas Mearian | 08 May, 2013 19:27
Fusion-io President and CEO David Flynn has resigned and will be replaced by Shane Robison, the former CTO of Hewlett-Packard.
By Stephen Lawson | 08 May, 2013 18:48
Syria suffered another Internet and mobile communications outage that lasted for about 20 hours. Service was restored earlier today.
By Sharon Gaudin | 08 May, 2013 16:52
As powerful and beneficial as flash storage can be, many organizations are overspending on capacity they don't need, deploying flash in the wrong places, and inefficiently spending on flash applications that are not appropriate for their real business objectives.
By Mohit Bhatnagar, senior director, flash product strategy, NetApp | 08 May, 2013 15:25
When Freelancer.com launched in 2009, CEO Matt Barrie and his team knew the audience for the online outsourcing marketplace was big. And it was only going to grow. The market opportunity was "going to be phenomenally huge," says David Harrison, the company's vice-president of engineering.
By Rohan Pearce | 08 May, 2013 13:06
EMC will continue extending its Isilon OneFS network-attached storage operating system to new use cases later this year, adding deduplication, compliance auditing and object storage features.
By Stephen Lawson | 08 May, 2013 00:10
Only a year after acquiring Syncplicity, EMC is getting ready to make the company's enterprise file management system work with hybrid clouds.
By Stephen Lawson | 07 May, 2013 22:12
A common misconception in IT is that virtualization and enterprise-class disaster recovery just don't mix. Either you get the flexibility of the virtual data center or the robust capabilities and short recovery time objectives (RTOs) and recovery point objectives (RPOs) that come with great DR, but never both at the same time.
By Gil Levonai, VP of marketing and products, Zerto | 07 May, 2013 20:32
Seagate Technology today announced its new portfolio of flash-memory devices, taking the wraps off its first consumer SSD and its next generation of enterprise models.
By Lucas Mearian | 07 May, 2013 17:21
CQUniversity Australia in Brisbane has implemented a new high performance computing (HPC) system to help it store and process big data for healthcare and environmental projects.
By Hamish Barwick | 07 May, 2013 09:50
Pathologists working in different parts of Australia will be able to share gigabyte-sized image files and perform a diagnosis together following the rollout of a networked digital repository.
By Hamish Barwick | 02 May, 2013 13:06
The Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP) and Murchison Widefield Array (MWA) projects underway in Western Australia to map the universe are forecast to generate data amounts in the region of eight petabytes each year.
By Hamish Barwick | 01 May, 2013 11:52
If deployed correctly, encryption does not need to be a headache. Instead, encryption can be an enabler to achieve the flexibility, compliance and data privacy that is required in today's business environments.
By Steve Pate, CTO and co-founder of HighCloud Security | 30 April, 2013 21:04
Enterasys Networks, the Salem, N.H., maker of networking and security products, found coordinating collaboration among staff, suppliers and partners was cumbersome using Microsoft's SharePoint so went looking for a simpler way that wound up saving money by boosting efficiency.
By Tim Greene | 30 April, 2013 18:02
The Obama administration this week teamed with Cisco, Microsoft, HP and others to roll out what it called an "IT Training and Certification Partnership" designed to get thousands of service members into the information technology world.
By Michael Cooney | 30 April, 2013 16:16